Collector says art a weapon against Holocaust repeat

March 23, 2021  |  News

Art can help to tell the story of the Holocaust – and help make sure such a horror never happens again, an art collector said this week. Gilad Hayeem, who supplied many of the exhibits for the Shoah exhibition at the Bermuda Socie... Read more

Exhibition on the Holocaust opens tomorrow

Events, News  |  March 11, 2021

An exhibition designed to highlight the horrors of the Holocaust is to open tomorrow. The event was timed for the run-up to Holocaust Remembrance Day. Shoah: Understanding the Holocaust Through Art & Artifacts, organised by the Jewish Community of Bermuda, will be on show at the Bermu... Read more

Showing how Black people led the way to civilisation

News  |  March 1, 2021

In the year 10,000BC Black people led the way, creating tools, domesticating animals and exploring the science, art and cultivation of plants. It is where Melodye Micere Van Putten decided to begin the history lesson she created as part of her graduate studies at Temple University some 30 ye... Read more

Hailey Barbosa Wins BSoA Bursary Award

News  |  January 14, 2021

Hailey Barbosa — who is currently studying Fine Art — has been awarded the $5,000 Bermuda Society of Arts [BSoA] Bursary Award. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Society of Arts [BSoA] is pleased to announce that through fundraising efforts, student Hailey Barbosa has been aw... Read more

Timeless works on display at the Bermuda Society of Arts

News  |  December 23, 2020

Rory Jackson’s paintings at the Bermuda Society of Arts are timeless; and by that I mean that they could have been painted in 1930 or this morning. I am old enough to remember the Bermuda of the 1930s and there have certainly been many changes since then. Jackson chose to paint the Bermuda whi... Read more

Art borne of lockdown boredom

News  |  November 27, 2020

When Covid-19 forced Bermuda into lockdown, Kimmisha Perinchief began painting. She was still buzzing over the first-ever sale of one of her works at the beginning of the year, and had quickly become bored of having to shelter in place. “I’ve always been into art. I’ve always liked ... Read more

Art Show Opening At BSOA

Events, News  |  November 15, 2020

The Bermuda Society of Arts [BSoA] at City Hall is presenting several new art shows — set to be showcased from November 13 to December 9 — which highlight the work of local artists. A spokesperson said, “BSoA is excited to present several exciting new shows exhibiting from November 13... Read more

BSOA Art Exhibit On Emancipation

Events, News  |  August 23, 2020

The art exhibition on Emancipation has opened at the Bermuda Society of Arts [BSOA] at City Hall, showcasing a variety of artistic styles. In advance of the exhibition, the BSOA said, “Initially Emancipation Day, the day that marks the 1834 Slavery Abolition Act, was celebrated with informal c... Read more

Making art and music work in perfect harmony

News  |  January 9, 2020

Katie Ewles had a longtime love affair with music — and then a paintbrush intervened. A composer, vocalist, pianist, lyricist and visual artist, she's hoping to redefine what it means to be a “creator” by “actively engaging with synergy between art forms and styles”. Her work is... Read more