BNG To Host Mid-Term Break Activities

February 11, 2018

The Bermuda National Gallery [BNG] is getting set to host a series of art activities for families and children in the community during the school mid-term break from February 12 to February 18.

A spokesperson said, “BNG values family time through creative expressions and art-making.

“On Monday, February 12 will be Art Talk @BNG. Visit the Gallery and listen to Ruth E. Thomas [Bermuda’s first cultural officer] speak about how families spent time growing up in Bermuda during the 1930s, 40s and 50s. Free and taking place at 11.00am with limited space.

“On Tuesday, February 13 will be Family Early Years Workshop. Make your own Valentine’s Day cards using Damien Hirst’s “All You Need is Love” artwork as inspiration. All materials provided. Taking place at 10.00am and free to all children, with limited space. Please book in advance to or 295-9428.

“On Wednesday, February 14 will be Valentine’s Day Art Talk @BNG. Listen to Ruth E. Thomas [Bermuda’s first cultural officer] speak about Bermudian traditions, including love, courtship and marriage. Taking place at 11.00am, free with limited space.

“On Thursday, February 15 will be a reading of Woolcock’s Wonders in the Children’s Gallery. All children will receive a Peter Woolcock booklet. Taking place at 10.30am, free to all children with limited space. Please book in advance to / 295-9428.”

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“On Friday, February 16 will be the BNG Scavenger Art Hunt. Spend time with your family and friends exploring the exhibition “The Power of Art”. Every child receives a gift. Free to all children.

“On Saturday, February 17 will be the Hamilton Princess Hotel Art Tour featuring artworks by artist Shepard Fairey, Tom Sachs, Ai Wei Wei and many more. Taking place at 10.00am; receive a free Admission Pass to BNG.

“On Sunday, February 18, visit the BNG Sculptures in Queen Elizabeth Park in the City of Hamilton and post a photo of your favourite sculpture to Instagram, Snapchat or Facebook using hashtag #BNG.

“Families are also invited to visit the Gallery anytime during the month of February to view the Current BNG exhibitions: “The Power of Art”, “Peter Woolcock: A New Bestiary for Children” and “Shepard Fairey: rebel with a cause”.

“To participate, all BNG activities require the cost of admission unless stated otherwise. Regular admission is $5.00; free for all children, students, seniors, BNG Members and NARM Members.

“For more information about this event, please contact Ms. Dany Pen at or 295-9428.”

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