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“A must see for art lovers” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art

The Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art
Botanical Gardens | 183 South Road, DV02, Bermuda
+1 441-299-4000
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Owner description: Bermuda's first purpose built museum houses a collection of Bermuda inspired art of over 1,400 works by artists such as Georgia O'Keeffe, Winslow Homer and Albert Gleizes. A continuously evolving show of local artists is also on display. To learn about Bermuda's culture and history, there is no better stop on your vacation itinerary! Open Monday - Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm and Sunday from 11 am - 4:30 pm. CLOSED on Public Holidays and Exhibit Changeovers. Admission $5, free for members and children under 12.
St. George, Bermuda
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“A must see for art lovers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

Located in a beautifully restored building in the Botanical Gardens, Masterworks is a must see for art lovers! Through a variety of mediums and changing exhibitions the museum highlights Bermuda art through the years. Stay for lunch at Homer's Cafe - they have great gluten free options - and browse the gift shop for some lovely take home versions of the art on display.

Visited April 2013
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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“Don't miss this gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

I stumbled on Masterworks quite by chance, on a day when I walked from Hamilton to the Botanical Gardens. I stopped into the cafe--called Homer's--for a bit of lunch and afterwards visited the current exhibit entitled Drawing with Light, which is an exhibit of early Bermuda photographs. Sadly, the Winslow Homer's were not on view that day, but I was fortunate enough to meet the founder and creative director of Masterworks, Tom Butterfield (MBE), who very very kindly took me down into the store and showed me the three Homers, of which "Inland Water" is my favourite. Do visit this gem of a museum. The reception is warm and knowledgable, there is great refreshment waiting for you afterwards, and the setting at the Botanical Gardens is very pretty. Don't miss.

Visited April 2013
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Malverne,New York
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“Gives visitor good look at History of Bermuda as well as fine paintings.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

Located on grounds of Botanical Gardens which in March is not in full bloom, but still a pleasant spot with great views of island and ocean.

Visited March 2013
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norwood mass
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“Clearly a nice stop”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

Masterworks is off the beaten track, in the middle if the Botanical Gardens which is free to browse
This a sm. museum, very reasonable admission and a constantly changing spot from the masters to local children. In existence for 25 yrs. it has a nice coffee shop to stop at before or after. Soup to desserts are served inside, outside and in a dinning area downstairs good for children or intimate conversations. Tom Butterfield has been the caretaker of every piece donated or acquisition. Wander thru the gardens stop to eat and see all the Bermuda art, it will become a place you will visit every trip....
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Visited March 2013
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Brampton, Canada
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“Disappointing”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

Turner etc. exhibit taken down.Waste of a visit.No notice given particularly since you have to take cab or bus to it's location.Botanical gardens so-so.

Visited March 2013
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