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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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Bermudian Artist Jon Legere Invites You to Play a Game of Finders Keepers

Opening next in the Rick Faries Gallery at Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art is Finders Keepers, a solo exhibition by Bermudian Artist Jon Legere featuring a collection of ‘Guardian Jugs’ and large collage paintings. Unlike traditional gallery openings where one…


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Triangle of Treason, a debut novel by Bob Richards

Growing up in Bermuda, E.T. (Bob) Richards has always loved boats, especially ferries, which he fostered an appreciation for as a child when he would board one each morning on his journey to school. As an adult Richards always planned…


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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,…