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Video: ‘Virtual Art Show’ Of Youth Photography

Video: ‘Virtual Art Show’ Of Youth Photography

In the first of what will be a regular series of ‘Virtual Art Shows’ by Bernews highlighting some of the island’s many skilled photographers and artists as well as some of our own images and designs, this inaugural installment serves to showcase the talented young photographers that were finalists in the Dr. Reg Grundy Annual Youth... Read more of this article

Dr. Reg Grundy Youth Photography Finalists

Dr. Reg Grundy Youth Photography Finalists

On Thursday [Dec 9], on a Zoom gathering of 51 students, teachers, family members, sponsors, judges and Minister of Education Diallo Rabain, the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] revealed the 27 finalists of the third year of the Dr. Reg Grundy Annual Youth Photography Competition: Your Eyes on Bermuda. One of the winning entries: Alisa Lightbourne,... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy Donates Racing Suit To Museum

Flora Duffy Donates Racing Suit To Museum

The racing suit worn by Flora Duffy during her historic Olympic gold medal winning performance will be on display at the National Museum of Bermuda. The Museum tweeted this image, saying, “Last month Duffy generously donated her 2020 Olympic race suit to the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB]. In July, Duffy won Bermuda’s first Olympic gold medal... Read more of this article

Commissioner’s House Undergoing Restoration

Commissioner’s House Undergoing Restoration

The National Museum of Bermuda’s [NMB] Commissioner’s House — which was built in the 1820s — is undergoing restoration work and getting a facelift. A spokesperson said, ““Scaffolding is up, and a local construction crew is undertaking preservation and repair work on the verandah and 19th century cast-iron pillars and fascia... Read more of this article

National Museum Expands Online Gift Shop

National Museum Expands Online Gift Shop

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] has expanded their online gift shop and will be selling sheep ornaments, jigsaw puzzles of the Hall of History, and reproductions of historic prints and maps, with all sales set to benefit the Museum. A spokesperson said, “Map enthusiasts will love the colour print of the first ever hydropgraphic survey of Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photos: 19th Century ‘Big Gun’ Moved To NMB

Photos: 19th Century ‘Big Gun’ Moved To NMB

The largest gun used to defend Bermuda’s shores — which was originally installed in St. George’s in the late 19th century and required  12 men to load, aim and fire the weapon — has found a new home at the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB]. A spokesperson said, “The largest gun ever used to defend Bermuda’s shores has found a new... Read more of this article

Dr Reg Grundy Youth Photography Competition

Dr Reg Grundy Youth Photography Competition

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] and Joy Grundy are inviting students to participate in the Dr. Reg Grundy Annual Youth Photography Competition, which will be launching on Friday [Oct 1]. A spokesperson said, “The National Museum of Bermuda and Mrs. Joy Grundy welcomes all primary, middle and high school students to participate in The Dr.... Read more of this article

NMB Hold Digital Storytelling Pilot Workshop

NMB Hold Digital Storytelling Pilot Workshop

In partnership with US non-profit StoryCenter, the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] recently held a six-week intensive digital storytelling pilot workshop for local educators. A spokesperson said, “A group of local educators will be returning to school with new skills after a National Museum of Bermuda professional development workshop that took... Read more of this article

NMB To Open Art Installation By Gherdai Hassell

NMB To Open Art Installation By Gherdai Hassell

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] will hold a virtual opening for their newest exhibit, Traces and Pastimes — a contemporary art installation by Bermudian artist Gherdai Hassell  — on Wednesday, July 14 at 5.30pm. A spokesperson said, “On Wednesday, July 14 at 5:30pm AT, the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] will hold a virtual opening... Read more of this article

Dr. Janet Ferguson: Crafting A Personal Story

Dr. Janet Ferguson: Crafting A Personal Story

Dr. Janet Ferguson, education expert, will lead a free webinar with the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] on Wednesday, June 16th at 5:30pm. A spokesperson said, “Dr. Ferguson, the former Executive Director of the Lifelong Learning Centre at Bermuda College is a storywork facilitator and a member of the board of StoryCenter [US]. She is also... Read more of this article

National Museum Releases Heritage Matters 8

National Museum Releases Heritage Matters 8

It’s time to dive back into Bermuda’s history with the release of Heritage Matters 8, the latest compilation of articles by Dr. Edward Harris, Founding Executive Director Emeritus of the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB]. For ten years, Dr. Harris’s weekly Heritage Matters column ran in the Mid Ocean News, and later the Royal Gazette, reminding... Read more of this article

Bermuda Railway Virtual Book Launch On May 6

Bermuda Railway Virtual Book Launch On May 6

On Thursday, May 6th, the National Museum of Bermuda will be hosting a virtual launch of its newest publication, “The Bermuda Railway” which was written by Simon Horn. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Railway is the newest publication from the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] Press. Written by Canadian historian and Bermudaphile,... Read more of this article

NMB: Personal Journey & Personal Objects

NMB: Personal Journey & Personal Objects

The third event of the National Museum of Bermuda’s [NMB] “Tracing Our Roots/Routes” programme will be held on Wednesday, April 14th. “On Wednesday, April 14 at 5:30pmAT, a panel of experts from the Smithsonian Institution will lead a webinar sharing how personal stories and objects play an integral part in the development of a museum’s... Read more of this article