2019 exhibition preview | Mi’kmaw language and craft in the studios | Art & Dementia: The Paradox of Vulnerability

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2019 EXHIBITION PREVIEW

A SENSE OF SITE
February 9 – May 12, 2019
Engaging the practices of 12 contemporary Canadian arists, including Rebecca Belmore, Ursula Johnson and Jin-me Yoon. Supported by Partners in Art.

HALIFAX HARBOUR 1918: HAROLD GILMAN AND ARTHUR LISMER
April 13 – September 2, 2019
Organized by the National Gallery of Canada in partnership with the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

HERE WE ARE HERE: BLACK CANADIAN CONTEMPORARY ART
June 1 – October 27, 2019
This exhibition, developed by the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, challenges preconceived notions of Blackness in Canada through the work of eight contemporary artists.


ON VIEW NOW

JORDAN BENNETT: KETU’ ELMITA’JIK
On view now
Exhibition supported by Stewart McKelvey

CLOSE TO THE EDGE…THE WORK OF GERALD FERGUSON
On view until January 20, 2019

ALPHABETICAL ORDER: THINGS ARTISTS HAVE DRAWN
On view now

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


CALL FOR ARTISTS

JORDAN BENNETT RESPONSE EXHIBITION
Deadline to apply: January 11, 2019

We are looking for 10 Indigenous artists between the ages of 18 and 30 to participate in a group exhibition that will travel through Atlantic Canada, starting at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.

Learn more about the project and how to apply

This program is made possible with the generous support of RBC Foundation, Lydon Lynch, and Mark Bursey & Jane Wells.


SPECIAL PRESENTATION

ART & DEMENTIA: THE PARADOX OF VULNERABILITY
Thursday, January 31, 2019
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Join us for an inspiring presentation featuring guest speakers Dr. Mark Gilbert and Hannah Minzloff.

The presentation will be followed by light refreshments and a viewing of the mosaic collaborative mural, Seaside Memories,   created by participants of  Artful Afternoon , a program at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia for those living with dementia and their partner in care.

Learn more | RSVP

Supported by the Windsor Foundation


IN THE GALLERIES

GUIDED EXHIBITION TOURS
Offered Tuesday through Sunday at 2:00 p.m. and Thursdays at 7:00 p.m.

Looking for more insight into our current exhibitions? Experience a unique tour at the hands of one of our trained volunteer guides.

No registration required. Free with admission

SKETCHING IN THE GALLERIES
Offered every Tuesday
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Bring out your inner artist during our drop-in sketching sessions led by a practicing artist.

Materials will be supplied – all ages welcome. Free with admission.


IN THE STUDIOS

FAMILY SUNDAY: PJILA’SI (WELCOME)
Sunday, January 20, 2019
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Experience an introduction to Mi’kmaw language and material practices while seeking inspiration from Jordan Bennett’s current exhibition,  Ketu’elmita’jik. Create your own Mi’kmaw language flash cards, learn basket weaving techniques, and more.

Free with admission.


PD DAY ART CAMPS
Offered throughout the year

Our full day workshops for primary to grade 6 students encourage creative development while teachers are participating in their professional development. Children will experience hands-on art activities in the studios and will be inspired by visits to our current exhibitions.

Sign up today!


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https://www.artgalleryofnovascotia.ca