Noting her “significant contributions” to the Bermuda arts, Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Artwork has officially opened their “Dame Jennifer Smith Legacy Courtyard,” saying the Courtyard has been named immediately after her to “continuously recall her tremendous assistance in the generation of the Museum.”
Dame Jennifer Smith pictured in the “Dame Jennifer Smith Legacy Courtyard”
Founder of Masterworks Museum, Tom Butterfield claimed, “Naming the Dame Jennifer Smith Legacy Courtyard is most proper owing to her prolonged-standing determination to Masterworks. It commenced with the two of us conference above lunch at the Captains Lounge in August 1987 when she was then Shadow Minister of Education and learning.
“As Founder it was evident that her help would be crucial offered our concentration on instructional advantages, providing our island with a lasting room to discover about tradition, artwork, heritage and record. Bermuda is forever indebted to Dame Jennifer Smith and we thank her.”
Risa Hunter, Government Director adds, “Dame Jennifer leaves a legacy by assisting to shape the Museum we see nowadays and we are immensely grateful to her company as an arts patron and ambassador for our island’s education and learning.”
Dame Jennifer mentioned, “Masterworks is expensive to me as an artist. The out of doors courtyard has long served as a hub for younger apprising artists to meet up with and exchange concepts and recreation even though participating in their art training.
“Masterworks is a pivotal stakeholder in the preservation and celebration of Bermudian culture, and I am appreciative to Masterworks for the honour of having their beloved courtyard named right after me.”
“Masterworks Museum encourages the public to pay a visit to the Museum this summer season to love the Dame Jennifer Smith Legacy Courtyard as properly as their several exhibitions,” a spokesperson extra. “Visit www.masterworksbermuda.org to find out about their exhibitions, programmes and more.”
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