Art Gallery of Nova Scotia to Display Newly Discovered Maud Lewis Artwork Timing Coincides with the Opening of Maudie in HalifaxMonday, 10 April 2017
Halifax, NS (April 10, 2017) – With a new film about her life set to be released, and a recently discovered original work, Maud Lewis is enjoying a renaissance. The famed Nova Scotia folk artist, who toiled in extreme poverty and with severe physical hardship, is one of Canada’s most well-known yet under-appreciated artists.
Friday, 3 February 2017
40 year retrospective featuring newly created, never before seen works
Friday, 25 November 2016
NOVEMBER 25, 2016 – HALIFAX, NS – The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia’s hours of operation at the Halifax location will change for the winter and the holiday season.
Saturday, 24 September 2016
September 24, 2016—The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia mourns the passing of contemporary Inuit artist Annie Pootoogook. Pootoogook was the first woman and first Indigenous artist to win the preeminent Sobey Art Award in 2006.
Thursday, 22 September 2016
Collection celebrates newly-acquired historical works enriching the Province’s collection
Friday, 24 June 2016
29 artists ambitiously interpret the province’s rich visual culture
Des chefs de fil canadiens appuient une campagne pour les jeunes en faveur de la justice et de la paix en Nouvelle-ÉcosseFriday, 17 June 2016
16 juin 2016, HALIFAX—Un groupe de chefs de fil canadiens issus des différents paliers du gouvernement, du monde des affaires, du milieu juridique, du milieu de la santé et du milieu culturel et communautaire joignent leur voix à une nouvelle initiative qui vise à soutenir les jeunes de la Nouvelle-Écosse qui utilisent les arts afin de faire progresser la paix, le vivre ensemble, la sécurité et la réconciliation au sein de leurs collectivités.
Friday, 17 June 2016
June 16, 2016, HALIFAX—A group of distinguished Canadians from the fields of government, law, business, health, academia, culture and community are lending their voice to a new initiative empowering Nova Scotian youth to use the arts to advance peace, safety, reconciliation and justice in their communities. Some of these “Justice Champions” will be attend a special event on Saturday, June 18, 2016, at 2:30 pm, at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, to kick-off a province-wide consultation on promoting justice, peace, reconciliation and understanding. The event will include art creation, artist talks and community feedback stations inside the 4th Wall exhibition space.
Monday, 30 May 2016
The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (AGNS) Board of Directors is very pleased to announce the appointment of Nancy Noble as the new Director & CEO for the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, effective September 12, 2016.
Wednesday, 18 May 2016
The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia announced its 2016-2017 exhibition program today at the Gallery’s Halifax location, presenting an excellent roster of established and emerging artists in solo and group exhibitions in Halifax and Yarmouth
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