This month at the Gallery – artist and curator talks, studio fun with the Canadian landscape, and much more!

See what’s happening this June at the Gallery!

UPCOMING EVENTS

AUTHOR 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 talk and book signing 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.

DAY TRIP TO ST. MARGARET’S BAY
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Our annual day trip highlights artists and galleries in St. Margaret’s Bay. Limited spaces remain! Learn more  on our website or contact the Visitor Services desk (902-424-5280) to register today.

ARTIST TALK: JOHN HARTMAN IN CONVERSATION WITH SARAH FILLMORE
Saturday, June 2, 2018
2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Don’t miss this afternoon talk with Chief Curator Sarah Fillmore and preeminent Canadian painter John Hartman, whose work will be on view this summer in Blue Rocks: Gerald Ferguson, Marsden Hartley and John Hartman.

CURATOR’S TALK: ON THE EDGE OF MODERNISM
Thursday, June 7, 2018
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Join us for an evening talk with Chief Curator Sarah Fillmore and co-curator Mollie Cronin for an insightful look at how modernism gained its place in Canada and the roll played by the Group of Seven and more specifically, Arthur Lismer.

SAVE THE DATE

NATIONAL INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY
Thursday, June 21, 2018

Join us for a special ceremony in the Ondaatje Courtyard to honour and bless the Mi’kmaq Grand Council flag. Learn about the importance of land acknowledgement and the symbolic significance and history of the flag.

Stay tuned for details, or contact Aiden Gillis to learn more.

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & SUMMER EXHIBITION LAUNCH
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Come celebrate a milestone year for the Gallery at our Annual General Meeting.

The evening will feature the presentation of our 2017-18 report to the community followed by a cocktail reception, celebration of our summer exhibitions, and curatorial tours. Invitation will follow.

 

IN THE STUDIOS

FAMILY SUNDAY: BEYOND THE GROUP OF SEVEN

Sunday, June 10, 2018
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Be inspired by the Canadian wilderness with this hands-on art making afternoon. Experiment with different types of paint, drawing, and clay materials with an experienced artist to help guide you with your own creations.  Read more

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

Limited spaces remain!

Sign up your children ages 5 – 12 for an art-filled summer they won’t soon forget!

Learn more and sign up today

 

EXHIBITIONS ON VIEW NOW

ON THE EDGE OF MODERNISM: THE GROUP OF SEVEN AND LISMER’S LEGACY IN NOVA SCOTIA

 

BLUE ROCKS: GERALD FERGUSON, MARSDEN HARTLEY AND JOHN HARTMAN

 

HIROSHIGE: THE FIFTY-THREE STATIONS OF THE TŌKAIDŌ

 

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

 

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