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Photos: NMB Launches Azorean Art Exhibit

Photos: NMB Launches Azorean Art Exhibit

The National Museum of Bermuda launched a new exhibition, “Alternative Voices: A Perspective on Contemporary Art from the Azores,” featuring works by Azorean artists and celebrating the 175th anniversary of Portuguese immigration to Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “On the evening of Thursday, June 6, 2024, a new temporary exhibition... Read more of this article

Minister Darrell Attends NMB’s Exhibition

Minister Darrell Attends NMB’s Exhibition

Minister of Tourism, Culture, and Sport Owen Darrell attended the National Museum of Bermuda’s Alternative Voices Exhibition. Minister Darrell said, “I am delighted to be here this evening to celebrate a commemorative exhibition as part of celebrations of the 175th anniversary of the arrival of the first Portuguese immigrants. I congratulate... Read more of this article

NMB: Meet The Artists And Make Art On June 8

NMB: Meet The Artists And Make Art On June 8

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] will host the ‘Meet the Artists and Make Art’ event on Saturday, June 8 with three visiting Azorean contemporary artists. A spokesperson said, “Meet the Artists and Make Art! at the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] on Saturday, June 8, from 12-2pm with three visiting Azorean contemporary artists.... Read more of this article

NMB Launches ‘Museum Memories’ Project

NMB Launches ‘Museum Memories’ Project

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] is celebrating 50 years as a museum this year, and as part of their 50th anniversary celebrations, they have launched a new community crowd-sourced project, “Museum Memories”. A spokesperson said, “Through the project, the Museum aims to collect and share community memories of the historic Keep Fort through... Read more of this article

NMB Free Lecture: Britain’s Convicts In Bermuda

NMB Free Lecture: Britain’s Convicts In Bermuda

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] will present a free virtual lecture on May 9, 2024, featuring Dr. Anna McKay, discussing Britain’s convicts in Bermuda from 1824 to 1863. A spokesperson said, “The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] is continuing its free Bermuda and the Atlantic World lecture series with a virtual lecture on May 9, 2024... Read more of this article

NMB Hosts Workshops For Scrapbook Project

NMB Hosts Workshops For Scrapbook Project

The National Museum of Bermuda is hosting a series of free workshops to encourage participation in their ongoing community crowd-sourced project, Bermuda Family Scrapbook [BFS] A spokesperson said, “BFS invites anyone who lives or has lived in Bermuda to submit historic family photographs and the stories behind them to NMB. The submissions will... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: NMB Holds Community Day

Photos & Videos: NMB Holds Community Day

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] hosted a free Community Day this weekend, offering a range of fun activities. NMB previously said, “Sponsored by Butterfield, the Community Day is part of Free for February which gives all residents free admission to the Museum during the entire month of February, also sponsored by Butterfield.” NMB Executive... Read more of this article

‘Portuguese Voices: Your Story, Your Voice’

‘Portuguese Voices: Your Story, Your Voice’

In honour of the 175th anniversary of the arrival of the first Portuguese immigrants in Bermuda, the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] and the Portuguese Cultural Association of Bermuda and “have joined forces with StoryCenter [a US-based non-profit] to collect stories and experiences of Bermuda’s vibrant Portuguese community.” A spokesperson... Read more of this article

NMB To Host Free Community Day On Feb 25

NMB To Host Free Community Day On Feb 25

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] is set to host a free Community Day on February 25th. A spokesperson said, “There will be food vendors, door prizes and a multitude of free activities for all ages for everyone to engage with the Museum and dive deeper into Bermuda history and culture. Sponsored by Butterfield, the Community Day is part of... Read more of this article

Free Entry For Residents In February At NMB

Free Entry For Residents In February At NMB

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] is opening its doors to all Bermuda residents for free during the month of February, generously sponsored by Butterfield. A spokesperson said, “2024 marks the eleventh year of this community programme and the Museum’s 50th anniversary. Free for February and a free Community Day planned for February 25 are... Read more of this article

National Museum Celebrates 50th Anniversary

National Museum Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] is celebrating its 50th anniversary as a cornerstone of Bermuda’s cultural preservation. A spokesperson said, “The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] is turning 50 this year. Located at the historic Royal Naval Dockyard and commanding Bermuda’s westernmost point, NMB is a non-government, not-for-profit... Read more of this article

Photos: Reg Grundy Photo Winners Announced

Photos: Reg Grundy Photo Winners Announced

The Dr. Reg Grundy Annual Youth Photography Competition prize-giving and exhibit opening was held at the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB]. A spokesperson said, “On Thursday, December 7, a crowd of over 115 students, teachers, family members, sponsors, and judges gathered at the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] for the Dr. Reg Grundy Annual Youth... Read more of this article

National Museum Promotes Katie Bennett

National Museum Promotes Katie Bennett

Katie Bennett has been promoted to Advancement Director at the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] after serving as Advancement Officer for five years. A spokesperson said, “In her new role, she is committed to lead the museum’s fundraising activities to ensure that NMB continues to be an invaluable educational and cultural heritage resource for... Read more of this article

Museum Expands Online Holiday Gift Shop

Museum Expands Online Holiday Gift Shop

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] has expanded their online gift shop, introducing a new ornament and jigsaw puzzle in addition to reproductions of historic prints and maps, NMB Press publications and memberships. A spokesperson said, “Shop proceeds directly support all the work of the Museum. NMB’s famous mouse-catcher, Bastion the cat,... Read more of this article

Museum Launches “Donate To Detonate”

Museum Launches “Donate To Detonate”

The National Museum of Bermuda [NMB] is giving community members, supporters and friends another opportunity to detonate one of the Museum’s historic cannon by making a donation to ‘Donate to Detonate.’ A spokesperson said, “This online fundraiser, first launched last year, supports NMB’s annual fund, The Anchor Fund, which... Read more of this article

Celebrating 50 Years Of The ‘Harris Matrix’

Celebrating 50 Years Of The ‘Harris Matrix’

On October 30th, a conference entitled “Matrix 1973-2023” was held in Florence, Italy to celebrate fifty years of the Harris Matrix, invented in 1973 by Bermudian archaeologist and Founding Executive Director Emeritus of the National Museum of Bermuda, Dr Edward Cecil Harris. A spokesperson said, “Dr Harris’ archaeological methodology revolutionised... Read more of this article