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A Princess’ Voyage

WHEN THE WARSHIP HMS Dido brought Princess Louise to Bermuda in 1883, the international news coverage of the royal visit helped catalyse the development of tourism in Bermuda, which the Princess praised for its “eternal Spring.” The impressive, well-preserved logbook of the Dido, which includes descriptions of the ship’s preparations for the princess’s voyage; the 21- gun salute as the corvette departed the US port of Charleston, South Carolina; and the “royal salute” fired when the vessel arrived in Bermuda, was recently acquired by Bermuda’s Masterworks Foundation.…


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Gherdai Hassell on I AM Because You Are, and What’s Next for Her as an Artist

Editor Gabrielle Boyer talks to Gherdai Hassell about her first solo show, I AM Because You Are, her journey as an artist and what's next for her.    In your Artist Talk with the Bermuda National Gallery, you mentioned that…


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The 2020 Bermuda Biennial Opens at the Bermuda National Gallery

The 2020 Bermuda Biennial opens to the public on Saturday, March 7th. Featuring a number of works by local artists and photographers, the exhibition (sponsored by Bicardi Limited) has been hosted every other year by the Bermuda National Gallery since…


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Warwick Parish is Published

The latest in the Bermuda’s Architectural Heritage series, admirably produced by the Bermuda National Trust, is Volume Nine, which details the historic houses of Warwick. Engagingly written with crisp illustrations, this just might be the best book to date. Architecturally,…


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A Dark Iris by Elizabeth J. Jones

An excerpt from the novel by Bermudian magazine contributor Elizabeth J. Jones, published recently by Blouse and Skirt (Blue Banyon) Books. A Dark Iris was shortlisted for the 2018 CODE Burt Award for Caribbean Young Adult Literature and is available…

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Prudent Rebels: Bermudians and the First Age of Revolution

The National Museum of Bermuda and the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs have officially released their latest publication, Prudent Rebels: Bermudians and the First Age of Revolution, written by Bermudian Dr. Clarence Maxwell, with contributions from fellow Bermudian, Dr.…