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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

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