Exhibit | Traces and Pastimes

In Traces and Pastimes, Ms. Hassell explores ancestry, cultural identity, memory, and time through large scale digital collages and biodegradable flagging…

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Page | Traces and Pastimes

“This installation is a trace of who, why, what and where we have been. Identity should be self-determined and understood…

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Page | Campaign – The Future of History

“Supporting the Museum to preserve the past and strengthen our future is a gift to Bermuda and a gift to…

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Education
Blog | March 4, 2022

Fidelis Partners with National Museum of Bermuda on New Corporate Education Programme

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Collection Item | Swizzle Stick, c. 1960

Swizzle sticks were typically used in hotel bars in the mid-20th century—the Swizzle Inn at Blue Hole is said to have served its…

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Collection Item | Pig Statuette, c.1960 by Evelyn Fay ‘Byllee’ Lang (1908-1966)

Byllee Lang, an established Canadian sculptor, arrived in 1945 for a vacation and fell in love with Bermuda. The following year,…

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Collection Item | Public Carriage Licence, c. 1950

Horse and carriage rides were an iconic part of the 20th century Bermuda tourism experience, and a regular mode of travel for wealthier…

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Collection Item | The Purple Heart Medal, c. 1945

Bermudian Sgt Granville Burton Williams served in Co B, 317th Eng Bn, 92nd Inf Div of the US Army (the Buffalo…

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Collection Item | Bermuda Race Trophy, 1909

For over a century, sailors have raced to Bermuda from the US east coast in the Bermuda Race, the oldest regularly…

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Collection Item | Photograph of Building the Dockyard Extension, 1902

In 1900, a wave of West Indian immigrants arrived in Bermuda to work on a massive renovation and extension of the…

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Collection Item | Cedar Bugle, 1901

During the Boer War, the British POW camps in South Africa were at bursting point, and Britain began to use its colonies…

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Collection Item | Letter from Rudyard Kipling, 1895

The famous English author Rudyard Kipling, best known for writing Jungle Book, visited Bermuda in 1895 and stayed at the Princess Hotel. Writers,…

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