‘The Art Of Preservation’ Opening May 17

May 13, 2019

The Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard and the Bermuda Plein Air Group has partnered with the Bermuda National Trust for their upcoming show titled ‘The Art of Preservation,’ opening on May 17 from 5.30pm to 7.30pm.

A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Arts Centre at Dockyard and the Bermuda Plein Air Group is excited to partner with the Bermuda National Trust for our upcoming show this Friday night [May 17].

“The Bermuda Plein Air Group meets every Sunday morning at a different location around the island. Since September 2018 the group has been painting at Bermuda National Trust properties. The show is a collaboration of these weekly efforts.

“Everything has been covered from private homes to open spaces. It is a historical journey, The show is entitled ’The Art of Preservation’, for the paintings on display [and for sale] and also a tribute to the Bermuda National Trust for their endless and tireless commitment to preserve Bermuda’s history and open land.

“The show opens at 5:30pm and finishes at 7:30pm. All paintings are for sale, and will be located inside Waterville, [Bermuda National Trust’s Headquarters]. Additional paintings have kindly been donated by Bermuda Plein Air members for silent auction.

“Jerrard Polk will be offering caricatures during the evening. Come and see the Plein Air painters in action during a Quick Art Competition [A painting must be created in 35 minutes, between 6.00pm and 6.35pm. Fun to watch and all in attendance are encouraged to vote for their favourite.

“There will be information tables set up to explain about The Bermuda Arts Centre, The Bermuda Plein Air Group and The Bermuda National Trust; we encourage new members for all three.

“The show will be moved to The Bermuda Arts Centre that night and will hang on the walls until June 13.”

The Art of Preservation Bermuda May 2019

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