Upcoming at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

Nine Compositions: InterActions with Art
Public Performances
November 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm
November 18 & 19, 2017 | 1:00 pm & 3:00 pm

This showcases nine new short plays by Nova Scotian playwrights. Each play was written in response to, and will be performed beside, an artwork on view.Tickets are available online and at the information deck (902) 424-5280.

Family Sunday
November 19, 2017 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join artist Aiden Gillis in the studio for Family Sunday   as he takes inspiration from the exhibition  Kepe’kek: From the Narrows of the Great Harbour. This exhibition uses photography, beading, and sculpture to explore the history of Turtle Grove, the Mi’kmaq community that was destroyed in the Halifax Explosion. Join us as we use art to explore history, narrative, and place.

Artful Afternoon
November 26, 2017 | 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia work together to provide a fun and creative program for people with dementia and their partner in care. This week participants will learn more about the small Mi’kmaq settlement of Turtle Grove in the exhibition Kepe’kek: From the Narrows of the Great Harbour through a hands-on studio art experience and a Gallery tour. Registration is required.

Artist Talk
November 26, 2017 | 2:00 pm

Join artist and editorial cartoonist Bruce MacKinnon and Curator David Diviney in the lecture theatre for a visual presentation and interactive discussion about MacKinnon’s exhibition Prime Suspects: Canada’s Prime Minsters in Caricature
Tickets required and available online or at the information desk (902) 424-5280.

Gingerbread Sunday
December 10, 2017 | 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Mark it in your calendar. The Gallery’s annual Gingerbread Sunday.. We provide all the materials you need to build your own gingerbread house; the forms, the crackers for the walls and roof, and of course lots of building supplies – candy, coconut, cereal and sprinkles to make delicious! Free for members and with admission.

Tea & Tour Book Launch
December 17, 2017 | 2:00 pm

.Join Curator Judith Dietz for a book launch and  tour of Centuries of Silence: The Discovery of the Salzinnes Antiphonal, followed by a book signing in the Gallery Shop.

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

HALIFAX   1723 Hollis Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1V9, CALL 902 424 5280
YARMOUTH      341 Main Street, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia B5A 1E7, CALL 902 749 2248