Winter Fantasy Art Exhibition opens this Friday!

Winter Fantasy Art Exhibition coming this

Friday, February 14th 6-9 pm.

Art Zone Gallery
5755 Young Street Halifax, NS

Enjoy the Valentine’s day @ Art Zone with live music by the talented Halifax based Harpist Ellen Gibling. Ellen`s Harp repertoire will include famous classical solos.

On display, beautiful artworks by some of our best Nova Scotian talents! A wonderful group of 30 AZG member artists will be available to chat about their artistic experiences.

See you all at the opening #northend #Hydrostone 5755 Young street , 2nd floor of Humani-T Cafe.

 


Mohamed Ahmed
Art Zone Gallery
5755 Young Street Halifax, NS

Art 1274 Hollis Gallery – Live Artmaking and Koalas

Art 1274 Hollis Gallery for February features creatures and all things loving:

Saturday, February 15th: Live Artmaking by Jessica Steponaitis from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Jessica has been selected by Rug Hooking Magazine as a finalist for Celebration of Handhooked Rugs 30 to be published in August 2020. Visitors are invited to observe and ask questions – Drop by and see what’s happening!

In addition, Al Hattie’s Koalas are now available at the Gallery. Al (aka Redneck Craft Creations) has created Koalas to help the Koalas in Australia through the World Wildlife Fund @wwf_australia – A portion of the sales of these little guys will go to help the WWF with rescue efforts.


ART 1274 HOLLIS GALLERY, Halifax’s premiere Artists’ Co-op, features 23 local artists and artisans. This lively co-operative Art Gallery offers both fine art and fine craft with ever-changing new work of original, affordable paintings, jewellery, ceramic art, pottery, rug hooking and upcycled metal work.

1274 Hollis St., Halifax 902-446-4077 Open daily www.art1274hollis.ca

Watercolour Exhibition & Tangonova Retrospective! Works by Margaret Spore ~ (Postponed to FEB.14th)

Watercolour Exhibition & Tangonova Retrospective!

Works by Margaret Spore

NEW DATE

Feb 14th: Opening reception

7-9 pm

1313 Hollis St., Halifax, NS

A short demonstration of the Argentine tango will be presented around 7:45 pm.

Please join Margaret in celebrating her 70th!

The founder of Tangonova, Margaret Spore, is celebrating her 70th year, with a show of her watercolour paintings, plus 16 years of accumulated Tangonova publicity, 2003-2019. As a dance instructor and organizer who relocated to Halifax from Colorado in 2003, Margaret has been influential in establishing a community of tango afficionadas in the Maritimes. She first discoverd her passion for tango on a trip to Buenos Aires in 1994 and has been dancing it ever since!

Margaret studied with the Dartmouth Art league for the past 4 years under the guidance of Kay Stanfield (painting) and Jane Schlosberg (figure drawing)

Snow dates:

Friday, Feb 14, 7-9 pm.

Viewing times and related events at 1313 Hollis:

Sunday, Feb 23: 3-5. Artist talk/ 4 pm =Tango: Origin, Myth & Reality.

Saturday, Feb 29: 7-8:30 pm/Take a Leap & Try the Tango! = Class for all-levels.

Other viewing times by appointment.

Contact Margaret 902-229-8585/www.tangonova.com

 

OPENING NIGHT RESCHEDULED-Trinity Galleries

ANNOUNCEMENT:

The Opening Night for the Valentine’s Group Show at Trinity Galleries is postponed due to poor weather conditions.

The 2020 year at Trinity Galleries has started in full. We are introducing our newest work. Sneak preview of Marco Kooiman paintings. Introducing Jewelry by Clare Bridge, ”LOVE” paintings by Sophie Paquet, new darling wee bird paintings by Sarah Jane Conklin. including the one below:

Visit the Trinity Gallery Website for more!

AGNS: Italian landscapes , Atlantic Shorts , In Conversation

This February at the Gallery

NEW ON VIEW

GIGANTE’S MECHANICAL EYE: VIEWS OF 19th CENTURY NAPLES

On view February 1, 2020

NOVA SCOTIA SPOTLIGHT: DAVID J. BROOKS

On view until March 8, 2020


SHARE THE LOVE

ALL MONTH LONG

Throughout February, members are invited to share the love at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia by bringing a friend for free each time they visit. It’s a great time to become a member!

HERITAGE DAY – February 17

Monday, February 17, we’re sharing the love for Heritage Day! The Gallery will be open and we’ll be offering free admission to all visitors.


ARTIST TALK

IN CONVERSATION: AMY MALBEUF
Thursday, February 6, 2020
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Artist Amy Malbeuf shares her experience as an artist participating in the exhibition NSCAD Lithography Workshop: Contemporary Editions.

IN CONVERSATION: MELANIE COLOSIMO
Thursday, February 13, 2020
7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Join Melanie Colosimo, Curator of the exhibition NSCAD Lithography Workshop: Contemporary Editions, and Sarah Fillmore, Chief Curator, for a talk and tour.


IN THE STUDIO

FAMILY SUNDAY: ALTER EGOS AND ANIMATION
Sunday, February 16, 2020
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Join us for an afternoon of artmaking. Create your own alter ego by drawing characters and bringing their movements to life with an animation flipbook.


ATLANTIC CINEMATHEQUE

SHORTS PROGRAM: AIFF AWARD WINNERS
Friday, February 28, 2020
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

This month, FIN Fridays features winners of the Best Atlantic Short film prize at the Atlantic International Film Festival.

Click here for the list of selections

In partnership with Atlantic FIN International Film Festival.

SEE ALL THAT’S ON VIEW

Our mailing address is:

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

1723 Hollis Street

Halifax, NS B3J 1V9

Canada

Riding the Swells Art Show & Sale ~ Opening Reception this Wednesday!

Riding the Swells is a celebration of the Cape Island Fishing Boat that is used for the lobster harvest.

Dates: Wed Feb 5th – Fri Feb 28th.

Reception: Wed Feb 5th, 5:30 – 7pm Refreshments and cash bar

Show hours: Tuesdays – Fridays 11am-4pm during the show.

https://astortheatre.ns.ca

Brushstrokes of Nova Scotia 4th Online Art Show and Sale FEB. 6-9

Brushstrokes of Nova Scotia presents its fourth online art exhibition and sale. Join us on Facebook from Thursday, February 6 to Sunday, February 9 to see a selection of Artwork by Adriane Jacquard Art, Chris Paints, Chocolate Lake Studio, Elizabeth Cole Artworks, and Green Monster Brushstrokes along with our guest artists Christoper Hamilton-Visual Artist/Designer and Rhonda Barrett-Paper Collage Artist. All artwork will be available for purchase.

Please RSVP to the Facebook Event: Brushstrokes of Nova Scotia 4th Online Art Show and Sale at https://www.facebook.com/events/1022707218098678/.