AGNS – Sense of Site opens | Maud Lewis Heritage Day | Members bring a guest for free all month long!

 This February at the Gallery

Throughout the month of February, we invite our members to share your love of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia by bringing a guest for free.  Join/Renew!

Visit once, or visit 28 times – we can’t wait to welcome you and your guest and show you what’s on view.

OPENING THIS MONTH

A SENSE OF SITE
February 9 – May 12, 2019
Exhibition supported by PIA

Michael Belmore, Rebecca Belmore, Chris Clarke and Bo Yeung, Raphaëlle de Groot, Jeneen Frei Njootli, Maureen Gruben, Ursula Johnson, Cheryl L’Hirondelle and Camille Turner, Douglas Scholes, and Jin-me Yoon


IN THE STUDIOS

FAMILY SUNDAY: ALPHABETICAL ORDER 
Sunday, February 10, 2019
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Join us in the studios to create your own artful alphabet book. Use printmaking and drawing techniques to create artworks inspired by everything from A to Z.

Free with admission

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MAUD LEWIS HERITAGE DAY

MAUD LEWIS HERITAGE DAY
Monday, February 18, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Celebrate Maud Lewis with us all day long! Special programming includes Open Studio, Sketching in the Gallery, new kits for exploring art with kids, Our Maud reading with Ray Cronin – and so much more.

Free with admission

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IN THE GALLERIES

FILM SCREENING: REEL INJUN
Thursday, February 21, 2019
6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Cree filmmaker Neil Diamond explores the portrayal of Indigenous Peoples through a century of cinema, and how that has fueled stereotypes and misconceptions that are still circulated today.

Free during BMO Free Access Thursday Nights

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IN THE SHOP

THE JORDAN BENNETT COLLECTION

Exclusive to the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is a limited edition collection designed by artist Jordan Bennett, starting at $9.99.

The showpiece of this collection is the first-ever Mi’kmaq designed Pendleton blanket. Be one of the few to own this unique design.

View the full collection online or in-store


ON VIEW NOW

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

HIROSHIGE: THE FIFTY-THREE STATIONS OF THE TOKAIDO

ALPHABETICAL ORDER: THINGS ARTISTS HAVE DRAWN

Top image: Sheila Cotton, Whirligig Heart (detail), 1983. Purchased with funds provided by MT&T, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 1983.

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
1723 Hollis Street
Halifax, NS B3J 1V9
Canada