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National Museum Welcomes Summer Interns

National Museum Welcomes Summer Interns

Six Bermudian students are taking part in the National Museum of Bermuda’s [NMB] summer internship programme this year getting hands-on work experience and training in all aspects of museum work, including learning best practices in heritage management, as well as deepening their understanding of Bermuda’s diverse history. Through the programme,... Read more of this article

Post-Emancipation, Friendly Society Effects

Post-Emancipation, Friendly Society Effects

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] is offering a free virtual lecture on July 21 entitled ‘Societal Changes in Post-Emancipation Bermuda and the ‘Friendly Society’ Effects.’ A spokesperson said, “The National Museum of Bermuda is continuing its Bermuda and the Atlantic World lecture series with a free virtual lecture on Thursday,... Read more of this article

‘An Overlooked Bermudian Freedom Narrative’

‘An Overlooked Bermudian Freedom Narrative’

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] has published an article entitled ‘Benjamin Benson: An Overlooked Bermudian Freedom Narrative‘, which provides details about the narrative of the life of Mr Benson — who was born enslaved in 1818 — noting that the “edition exposes aspects of slavery in Bermuda that are little documented”... Read more of this article

“Museum Offers A Wealth Of Knowledge”

“Museum Offers A Wealth Of Knowledge”

“The National Museum of Bermuda offers a wealth of knowledge and inspiration, and deepens our understanding of our past and Bermuda’s place in a wider world,” said the Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport, Dr. Ernest Peets as he continued his visits to the island’s cultural institutions. “His most recent stop was the National Museum of Bermuda... Read more of this article

Commissioner’s House Verandah Re-Opens

Commissioner’s House Verandah Re-Opens

After months of renovation and repair work, the upper verandah of the Commissioner’s House at the National Museum of Bermuda has re-opened. A spokesperson said, “A Bermuda icon, the Commissioner’s House sits in the centre of the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB], dominating the Dockyard skyline and commanding sweeping views of the sea. Recently,... Read more of this article

New Volume Of ‘Heritage Matters’ History Book

New Volume Of ‘Heritage Matters’ History Book

The ninth and tenth compilation of Dr. Edward Harris’ Heritage Matters columns has now been published by the National Museum of Bermuda Press. A spokesperson said, “It’s time to dive back into Bermuda’s history with the release of Heritage Matters 9 and 10, the final two volumes to complete the series by Dr. Edward Harris, published by National... Read more of this article

NMB Honoured In Fast Company’s Awards

NMB Honoured In Fast Company’s Awards

The winners of Fast Company’s 2022 World Changing Ideas Awards were announced yesterday [May 3] including the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] as a finalist in the Education Category for their free community education programme Tracing Our Roots/Routes [TORR]. A spokesperson said, “World Changing Ideas Awards is a major annual awards programs focused... Read more of this article

NMB To Host Free Virtual Lecture On Enterprise

NMB To Host Free Virtual Lecture On Enterprise

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] is resuming its ‘Bermuda in the Atlantic World’ lecture series with a free virtual lecture on Thursday, April 28 at 5.30pm. A spokesperson said, “Reckoning with the slave ship Enterprise in Bermuda, 1835′ will be presented by professor Dr. Neil Kennedy and will share new research into the American... Read more of this article

NMB Launches Family Scrapbook Project

NMB Launches Family Scrapbook Project

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] has launched a community crowd sourcing project: Bermuda Family Scrapbook—Your Pictures, Your Stories, Our History. A spokesperson said, “NMB invites everyone living in Bermuda – and anyone abroad who has previously lived in Bermuda or has a relative who has lived in Bermuda – to submit their historic family... Read more of this article

NMB Launches The Future Of History Campaign

NMB Launches The Future Of History Campaign

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] announced a fundraising campaign ‘The Future of History’ to “usher the Museum into a new era.” A spokesperson said, “The Campaign, The Future of History, set out to raise at least $8.5 million to support education programmes, expansion projects and institutional stability at the Museum.... Read more of this article

Fidelis Partners With National Museum

Fidelis Partners With National Museum

Fidelis Insurance Bermuda Limited and the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] have partnered to launch a corporate-specific educational programme for all Fidelis employees entitled “Exploring History Through a Corporate Lens”. A spokesperson said, “The programme consists of interactive, participatory workshops using multiple perspectives to delve... Read more of this article

‘Ensure Preservation Of Lodge’s Historic Papers’

‘Ensure Preservation Of Lodge’s Historic Papers’

The Princess Royal Union Lodge is working with the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] to “ensure the preservation of the Lodge’s historic papers.” A spokesperson said, “The Trustees of the Princess Royal Union Lodge [P.R.U.] of Cobb’s Hill, Warwick have signed a Collections Management Agreement with the National Museum of Bermuda... Read more of this article

BF&M Sponsors Free For February At NMB

BF&M Sponsors Free For February At NMB

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] is offering free admission during its Free For February event, with this year’s iteration sponsored by BF&M. A spokesperson said, “The National Museum of Bermuda is opening its doors for free to all Bermuda residents during the month of February. This year, Free for February is generously sponsored... Read more of this article