This unique exhibition, March 1- October 15, 2009, explored the provided history and links between England’s first couple of permanent colonies when you look at the "" new world "", regarding the occasion of Bermuda’s 400th anniversary.
an Uk presence had been established in Bermuda in 1609 when the Sea Venture, the flagship of a fleet en route to Jamestown, Virginia, founded 2 yrs earlier in the day, ended up being shipwrecked.
Beginning with the wreck of the Sea Venture, where Shakespeare’s play “The Tempest is situated, the convention traced Bermuda’s 400-year history, highlighting its significance as a strategic location and introduction as a premier vacation destination within the 20th century.
The event showcased over two dozen artifacts from the Sea Venture underwater archaeological web site and things related to very early government as well as the Church of The united kingdomt in Virginia and Bermuda.
Several nineteenth- and 20th-century paintings by leading US, Canadian and British musicians depicting Bermuda views had been exhibited along side posters along with other promotional products illustrating the interest in both Virginia and Bermuda as vacation destinations.