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Bermuda Sojourns
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Bermuda Sojourns

Modernist painter Isabel McLaughlin was captivated by Bermuda's artistic appeal during her frequent visits in the 1940s and 1950s This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the November 2001 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.  One sunny Bermuda day in January 1953, staff at Cedar Lodge, a large 11-acre property in Paget across the harbour from Hamilton owned by a rich winter resident, a Canadian, were engaged in an unusual and seemingly…


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FAMILY (FAM, I Love You) by Jayde Gibbons

Award-winning photographer Jayde Gibbons explores the enduring power of family bonds in a new exhibition at the National Museum of Bermuda. Award-winning photographer Jayde Gibbons is back with a poignant and moving exhibition that showcases a side of Bermuda’s social…


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Alice in Bermuda Wonderland: Artist Elizabeth Mulderig depicts Bermuda’s flora like never before

Growing up in Bermuda, Elizabeth Mulderig was shaped as a child by the abundance of the natural world around her. “Bermuda is a terrific place to be a child,” she says. “Some of my most precious memories are of riding…


Arts | The Bermudian Family

The Importance of Allowing Kids to be Kids in Art Museums

Masterworks’ Jasmine Lee explores the unique way children interpret art and offers tips for an enriching museum experience. Despite the saying, silence is not always golden. In fact, the idea of silence is perhaps one reason we’re here: demystifying the…


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Around Bermuda with William Wegman

Masterwork's latest exhibition features Bermuda-centric artwork by the world-famous visiting artist On view at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art is WILLIAM WEGMAN Around Bermuda, an exhibition conceived by Julie Sylvester and Mandy Cawthorn Argenio and organised and curated by Julie…

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Mary Prince and Ashton Warner: Two Slave Narratives Transcribed by Susanna Moodie

With the recent publication of the late black American writer Zora Neale Hurston’s long-lost transcription of a slave’s story, slave narratives have been much in the news. For its part, Bermuda has given the world a classic work in this…