Bermuda National Gallery

This gallery is where there the national art collection is held, with many of the most important pieces of Bermudan artwork on display, as well as works from around the world. Mediums include paintings, photography, sculpture, and even cultural masks. Additionally, the Bermuda National Gallery in conjunction with the City Hall Arts Centre hosts numerous classes and programs for children throughout the year.

Offerings

Watlington Collection

The Watlington Collection is the core permanent exhibit, and features some of the European masters from between 1500 and 1850. These include Gainsborough, Reynolds, and Murillo.

African Collection

On display in the African Collection are figurines, masks, and royal artifacts.

Contemporary Collection

All works in the Contemporary Collection were completed in the 20th and 21st centuries.

Photography Collection

The Photography Collection features a selection of black and white photos by Bermudian photo journalist Richard Saunders.

Print Collection

The Print Collection is comprised of touching paintings.

Staying Close

Downtown Hamilton is a good option for those wishing to visit Bermuda National Gallery, because guests staying in this area of Bermuda will have the benefit of for the duration of their trip. Though the area isn't packed wall-to-wall with tourists, you'll nevertheless find a reasonably good selection of lodgings to choose from.

Hotels near Bermuda National Gallery
Hotel Type Distance Direction
The Oxford House Hotel 0.3 mi. (0.6 km) WSW
Rosemont Apartments Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.7 km) W
Edgehill Manor Guest House Guest house 0.4 mi. (0.6 km) W
Rosedon Hotel Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.8 km) WSW
Royal Palms Hotel Hotel 0.4 mi. (0.5 km) W
Fairmont Hamilton Princess Resort 0.5 mi. (0.9 km) SW
The Hamiltonian Hotel & Island Club Hotel 0.6 mi. (0.5 km) N

Location and What's Nearby

Island pastimes like hitting a few rounds of golf and beach-going will also be found easily in the vicinity. Visitors with an interest in showing their talents at the green, might want to do so at the closest option, which is Belmont Hills Golf Club. If you aren't a golfer, there's no need to fret - go over to Grape Bay Beach, one of the closest beaches to this landmark. Also, at least two other outdoor options remain in the vicinity. Guests will find additional other local attractions in the vicinity. There are two nearby attractions -Specialty Cinema & Grill and Victoria Park- which are both found a short distance from Bermuda National Gallery.

Information

Operating Hours

The museum is open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. They are closed on Sundays and public holidays.

Payment

Admission is free.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (441) 295-9428
FAX: (441) 295-2055

Location: Church Street, downtown Hamilton, Bermuda

Website: http://www.bermudanationalgallery.com/

 

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