ART LAB featuring the work of two wonderful Nova Scotian painters Tom Forrestall and Susan Paterson

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Art 1274 Hollis Gallery – Nature’s Treasures Just Outside Our Door

Art 1274 Hollis Gallery is pleased to announce a new exhibition, featuring paintings by Beverley Kelly with Nature’s Treasures Just Outside our Door!

According to Bev, “A painting brings beauty into the world, and into our homes, ignites our senses, and creates a narrative. It has the power to spark reflection and shared conversations, often transcending barriers”

Bev’s work is inspired by post-impressionism masters, Van Gogh and Cezanne, and she uses a subjective approach to painting, choosing symbolic colours, bold gestural strokes, and optical effects to evoke an emotional response.

We’d love for you to drop by the Gallery on Hollis Street or check out our website – and get yourself some art.

Art 1274 Hollis Gallery, Halifax’s premiere Artists’ Co-op, features over 20 local artists and artisans. Fine art and fine craft with dynamic new work of original paintings, jewellery, pottery, ceramic art, folk art, rug hooking, fibre art and upcycled metal art.

Nature’s Treasures Just Outside our Door!”, an exhibition of paintings by Beverley Kelly showing now through June. 1274 Hollis St., Halifax 902-446-4077 . Open daily 11-5 (12-4 Sundays) or Shop online. Curbside pickup or free delivery in HRM – New art added daily at

AGNS Announcing new acquisitions and reopening date

New acquisitions

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia has recently acquired twenty-nine compelling art works for the Permanent Collection.

Among the 24 artists are Letitia Fraser, Ursula Johnson, Brendan Fernandes, and others. View the works and full press release here.


Reopening in Halifax

Effective Thursday, June 17, the Gallery will be open to visitors once again.

We can’t wait to welcome you back. View the Halifax hours and safety guidelines on our website.

Annual General Meeting

Save the date on Thursday, June 24 for the annual general meeting.

Click here for more information.

Visit us online for at-home activities and virtual tours of exhibitions by Ned Pratt, Walter Ostrom, and more.

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“Splendid Isolation” Eva McCauley extended to July 31st at ARTSPLACE Gallery ~ NOW OPEN to the public!

Exhibition extended at ARTSPLACE Gallery until July 31st!

ARTSPLACE Gallery is now open to the public (with COVID protocols in place) as of Thursday, June 17th.

Splendid Isolation
Eva McCauley

April 24 – July 31st, 2021

ARTSPLACE Gallery, Annapolis Royal, NS

Splendid Isolation is a series of new oil paintings exploring themes of isolation, uncertainty, and transience during the strange and surreal time of a global pandemic.

The paintings are mostly night scenes, both urban and rural, and inhabited by solitary figures that are dissolving, shifting, and not very tangible. Even the ground is shifting beneath their feet. They inhabit places that McCauley has been in the past. There is a loose narrative being created in the paintings, unresolved and open-ended. The narrative is deliberately unresolved, to convey the feeling of uncertainty and unpredictability, with everything in flux. The paintings are night paintings – a liminal and solitary time.

Supported by the Waterloo Regional Arts Fund,

and the Canada Council for the Arts.

396 St. George Street
Annapolis Royal, NS
B0S 1A0
902-532-7069 / FB@ARTSPLACEGallery / IG @arcac.artsplace


ART LAB ~ EXPLORE the EMOTIONAL SIDE of LANDSCAPE with Marc Grandbois AUGUST 13-14-15-16

Marc Grandbois

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Antique Shows Canada – June 18-20, 2021

Gallery 18 will be taking part in the June 2021 Antique Shows Canada online event. G18’s virtual booth will feature items from its inventory, including Prince Edward Island art, antique maps, and books. See you at the show!



“Ramp It Up!” Wrap Up


Our 3rd biennial “Ramp It Up!” fundraiser in support of Lunenburg’s Second Story Women’s Centre has been an incredible success! Our School was unsure of how the COVID-19 restrictions, which required us to host a “virtual” event, would effect this year’s fundraiser. We are truly bowled-over by our community’s engagement and support.

Our goal was set at $4500.00, and thanks to the very generous community support we were able to exceed this goal and raise over $5000.00. 100% of the proceeds go to the Second Story Women’s Centre. We thank all of the bowl purchasers and donors!

We are truly grateful for all of our volunteers and artisans who made this event possible. A special “Thank You” to Douglas Bamford who led this effort, and who enlisted others to assist him in creating over 100 bowls. We are also grateful to the many local Artists who contributed their handsomely decorated pieces, and to our students who made some of our beautiful bowls. Lastly, a big “Thank You” to The Pottery Supply House of Oakville, Ontario, for its generous donation of clay.

Our School is incredibly proud to be able to provide this assistance to Second Story Women’s Centre, especially in these COVID-19 times, and we look forward to an in-person “Ramp It Up!” in 2023.


Lunenburg School of the Arts
6 Prince Street, P.O. Box 610
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia
B0J 2C0 Canada


Peer Gallery of Contemporary Art Celebrates 20 years in Lunenburg

Peer Gallery of Contemporary Art

Peer Gallery of Contemporary Art Celebrates 20 years in Lunenburg

We open our 20th Season with an exciting members show!

See works by:

Zalman Amit, Douglas Boutilier, Jennie Carton, Kate Church,
Jacqueline Cohen, Regina Coupar, Anke Holm,
Susan Hudson, Barbara McLean, Carol Morrow, David Pember, Anne Tweed, Tom Ward, Sally Warren and Bradley Wiseman

The gallery is located at 166 Lincoln Street, Lunenburg

Open Hours in June are Thursday through Sunday from 12:20 to 4:30

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