The Chewstick Movement

The Chewstick Foundation is a leading non-profit cultural arts movement born out of Bermuda in 2003. Dedicated to breaking down social barriers, providing opportunities for storytellers of every medium and committed to being a part of the solution; we use creative programmes, events and initiatives to empower the individual and enrich the community. Chewstick is the frontline of change; attracting the most diverse, inclusive and exciting audience and participants to be found. Support the vibes! respect. freedom. love. truth.

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FIRE Exhibition Artists

Meet the artists who have contributed artwork for the Chewstick FIRE Exhibition & Art Auction, opening Wednesday October 19th at CHUBB Gallery! Support the Chewstick Foundation by buying a piece of original artwork by these talented local artists.


FIRE Exhibition & Art Auction | CHUBB Gallery | Opens Oct 19

 Auction Preview Our auction catalogue is now available, generously designed and printed by Rhona Emmerson of AAC Saatchi & Saatchi. Click here to download the catalogue OPENING RECEPTION Wednesday, October 19, 2016 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM CHUBB Gallery The CHUBB Gallery, located at the CHUBB Building, 17 Woodbourne Avenue, Hamilton is open to the public weekdays from 10am […]


Sign up for the 2016 Fall Retreat – October 7-9 on Darrell’s Island

The Chewstick Foundation’s thrice annual Island Retreat program for 2016 concludes with the Fall Retreat, taking place Friday, October 7th through Sunday, October 9th 2016. Here’s the link to sign up! The Retreat programme is now in its sixth year and has met and surpassed its purpose to bring people together to connect, to learn […]


Post-Fire Press Statement

The Chewstick Foundation (Registered Charity #857) is still reeling from the devastating fire that took place on Thursday, July 21, 2016 that began in a nearby alleyway. The Chewstick Culture Hub at 81 Front Street has been under renovations for the past year-and-a-half and soft-opened in late May 2016 while final renovations continued to be […]


Culture Hub Fire Relief Fund

Updated: Monday, August 8th, 2016

Adult Puppetry with Alex Winfield

Adult Puppetry with Alexander Winfield | Saturday, July 9 | 7 PM | $10

On Saturday, July 9, the Chewstick Culture Hub will host Bermudian puppeteer Alexander Winfield as he presents two short puppet shows for an adult audience. Each show runs approximately 30 minutes, with a 15 minute intermission. The shows will begin at 7.00pm and conclude at approximately 8.15pm. As the two shows contain some scary scenes […]


FAME – Fashion Art Music Expo | Thursday, July 7 | $35

Don’t miss F.A.M.E. 2016, an intimate showcase of local fashion designers, visual artists and lyricists taking place at the Chewstick Culture Hub during Bermuda’s Fashion Weeks. F.A.M.E. – Fashion. Art. Music. Expo. will feature designers: Definitions by Deane by Dhameer Dean Williams Rookes Creations by Edith Rookes Leluka Designs by Aura Jones D’ezir by Desiree Riley […]


Jazz Fridays

The Chewstick Foundation and Bermuda Tourism Authority proudly present Jazz Fridays, featuring a live Jazz band EVERY FRIDAY, in the spirit of the legendary Hubies jam sessions. These are nights that should not be missed as icons of Bermuda’s music scene will share their talents, inspire and entertain. Location: The Chewstick Culture Hub, 81 Front […]


Roots Rock Reggae Wednesdays

The Chewstick Foundation presents Roots Rock Reggae Wednesdays! Join us EVERY Wednesday during Harbour Nights for a Live Reggae Band, plus Video DJ The Scientist playing Reggae niceness! Location: The Chewstick Culture Hub, 81 Front Street Happy Hour: 6 pm – 8 pm Showtime: 8:30 pm Cost: FREE before the band plays, $10 after. Schedule: May 25:  Conscious […]

Calix Smith

Calix Smith – A Prelude, To You, Not Giving A Sh*t at the Gombey Gallery

Professional Artist & ChewFam Calix Socrates Smith Jr. has a new art exhibition entitled “A Prelude, To You, Not Giving A Sh*t”, opening today, Friday June 24 at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM at the Gombey Gallery inside the Chewstick Culture Hub, 81 Front Street, Hamilton, Bermuda. He sat down with The Chewstick Foundation’s Hannah Collins for an interview. […]


Chewstick Culture Hub Opening Week | Tues. May 24 – Sun. May 29

After many months and long nights spent painting, buffing up the space and making it beautiful the Chewstick Culture Hub is open. There’s still some work to do with signatures needed to get everything in place, but we have been going forward with our opening week schedule and the support has been amazing. Details are […]


Become A Champion

If you miss the Chewstick Foundation’s venue based activities and outreach, become a Chewstick Champion TODAY! The Chewstick Champion campaign is an invitation for you, to make a pledge to raise funds toward the completion of the new Chewstick Culture Hub. Champions are those that see the value of the unique work that The Chewstick […]


The Chewstick Culture Hub Project

What is the Chewstick Culture Hub? The Chewstick Foundation has grown from a bi-weekly open mic forum into Bermuda’s leading cultural and performing arts charity. Over the course of our evolution we have seen that in order to strengthen the creative arts industry in Bermuda it is essential to provide not only opportunities to perform […]


Focusing on Culture Hub Completion in 2016

After much consideration, we regret to inform friends, supporters and the community that The Chewstick Foundation will not be producing Bermuda’s Good Friday KiteFest or Bermuda’s Annual BEACHFEST Emancipation Celebration in 2016, in order to focus our limited resources toward the completion of the, as yet unopened, Chewstick Culture Hub at 81 Front Street, in […]


Chewstick Community Art Program Creates Bermuda Flag Mural

Chewstick has organized the painting of a mural on Front Street, bringing national pride to life with a large example of Bermuda’s flag. As The Chewstick Foundation completes upgrades to the new Chewstick Culture Hub, currently under renovation at 81 Front Street, they have remained committed to uplifting the public consciousness through their off-site programming, […]