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“A refuge in the middle of a busy city...” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bermuda National Gallery

Bermuda National Gallery
City Hall | 17 Church St., Hamilton, Bermuda
+1 441-295-9428
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Ranked #10 of 53 things to do in Hamilton
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Bermuda National Gallery was established in 1992 and has an historical and contemporary collection to reflect the history and diversity of the Island's evolving demographic. Artworks include European (for example Gainsborough, Reynolds, Wilson), traditional west African, Bermudian, American Impressionism, photography and more. Every other year, the BNG hosts the Bermuda Biennial of Contemporary Art, next opening is June 2014. This museum has provided sculpture for the Queen Elizabeth Park (formerly Par-la-Ville Park) in Hamilton and has a satellite location in St. George's: BNG East, located in Bridge House. Admission is free to the BNG sites.
Stoney Creek, Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“A refuge in the middle of a busy city...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

The gallery is small, but well worth the visit and the price is right (free). The space is is beautiful and the collection we saw was very interesting.

Visited February 2013
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Calgary, Canada
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“A small but great gallery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

FREE. My wife and I enjoyed the current show with an internationsl photojournalism exhibit - it was very moving. Not sure when it ends and there was also a local documentary showing the growing problems that ordinary Bermudans face - an eye opener!

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Although it is a small gallery, it is definitely worth visiting. It provides a very local perspective and this is always interesting. What you are there, be sure to visit the artist coop across the hall on the same floor. Everything is locally produced and is for sale..

Visited January 2013
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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Bermuda National Gallery at the City Hall”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2012

The location of the Gallery is perfect, next to the bus station on Church street and close to Front street for great shopping. The exhibitions are changed regularly and are always interesting.

Visited December 2012
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North Bay, Canada
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“Bermuda National Gallery--the Goodhews of North Bay. Ontario Canada.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

The Bermuda National Gallery is well worth a visit It is located in the architectually unique and beautiful Hamilton City Hall.The Gallery is small but holds a lovely collection of paintings done by local artists.

Visited February 2012
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