See what’s happening this May at the Gallery!

See what’s happening this May at the Gallery!
NEW & UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

ON THE EDGE OF MODERNISM: THE GROUP OF SEVEN AND LISMER’S LEGACY IN NOVA SCOTIA
On view May 19th 

BLUE ROCKS: GERALD FERGUSON, MARSDEN HARTLEY, AND JOHN HARTMAN
On view May 19th

HIROSHIGE: THE FIFTY-THREE STATIONS OF THE TŌKAIDŌ
On view now

TRANSATLANTIQUE: THE ART OF FASHION AND COSTUME DESIGN IN PARIS AND HALIFAX
On view now

IN THE STUDIOS

MOTHER AND DAUGHTER CONNECTION WORKSHOP
Saturday, May 12, 2018
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Artist and teacher Estelle Thomson returns for another special afternoon of painting. Join us this Mother’s Day weekend to celebrate the Mother-Daughter Connection.

This is a beginners acrylic painting workshop. Daughters should be seven years and older. Register today

FAMILY SUNDAY: FRESH FRENCH CONNECTION
Sunday, May 13, 2018
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Visit the art deco prints on view in Transatlantique: the art of fashion and costume design and then drop by our studio to try your hand at making your own textile accessories. Learn how to create brooches, scarves, bangles and more. Read more

REGISTER NOW: SUMMER SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS
July – August, 2018

Expand their creative mind this summer with clay, sculpture, painting, mixed-media, fashion and more.Sign up your children ages 5 – 12 for an art-filled summer they won’t soon forget!

 Learn more and sign up today

EVENTS

KIDS’ NIGHT OUT: GLOW TOUR & SKETCHING
Thursday, May 17, 2018
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Children ages 5 and up are invited to join us for a glow tour of the illuminating exhibition,The Light Fantastic, followed by sketching in the gallery with neon colours..

 

BOOK READING & SIGNING: Our Maud
Thursday, May 31, 2018
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Lindsay Children’s Room, Central Public Library
Join us at the Central Public Library for a guided talk with Ray Cronin. His latest book, Our Maud , brings to life the art and legacy of Nova Scotia’s beloved folk artist, Maud Lewis. Hear excerpts from the book and Ray’s own stories of how Maud’s work came to the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.

ARTIST TALK: JOHN HARTMAN IN CONVERSATION WITH SARAH FILLMORE
Saturday, June 2, 2018
2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon talk with Chief Curator Sarah Fillmore and John Hartman, whose work will be on view this summer in Blue Rocks: Gerald Ferguson, John Hartman, Marsden Hartley.

 

ART TRAVEL PROGRAM

Each year, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia’s Art Tour Committee organizes unique trips to local and international destinations. Travellers can expect inside access to artist’s studios, world-class museums, and so much more — all in the company of fellow art enthusiasts.

Upcoming tours include a day trip to St. Margaret’s Bay in June, and a 5-day trip to Montreal in October.

For more information, visit our visit our website.

 

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