Visit Halifax

BMO Free Thursdays

Admission is FREE every Thursday evening from 5 - 9pm courtesy of BMO Financial Group.

About the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia


All areas of the Halifax gallery are wheelchair accessible. If assistance or a wheelchair is required, please visit our information desk.

Please note: backpacks, food, drinks, large bags, and umbrellas are not permitted in Gallery spaces. These items must be stored in our coatroom, lockers are also available. Photography is allowed, without flash.


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


Contact us

Getting there

Parking is available nearby. There are numerous parking lots, as well as metered street parking.


2017 Holiday Hours

For the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax

2017 Date Hours
New Year's Day - January 1


Heritage Day - February 20 OPEN 11-4
Free Admission
Good Friday - April 14 CLOSED
Easter Monday - April 17 CLOSED
Museum Day - May 18 OPEN 11-9
Free Admission
Victoria Day

OPEN 10-5
** Note Hours Change to Summer Schedule**
Open 7 days a week (10-5 & Thurs 10-9)

Canada Day - July 1 10-5
Natal Day - August 7 10-5
Labour Day - September 4 10-5
Thanksgiving- October 9 10-5
Last cruise Ship (projected Oct 31) ** Note Hours Change to Winter Schedule**
Closed Mondays.T/W/F 11-4, Thurs 11-9, S/S 12-4
Remembrance Day - November 11 11-4
Christmas Eve - December 24 CLOSED
Christmas Day - December 25 CLOSED
Boxing Day - December 26 CLOSED
New Year's Eve - December 31 11-4