Upon direction from the Province of Nova Scotia, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia will be temporarily closed starting Friday, April 23, 2021. The Gallery hopes to reopen on May 20, 2021. We will continue to monitor the situation and will keep you informed of any updates or extended closures.
Know Before You Go – COVID-19 Guidlines
Our goal is to ensure that you can immerse yourself in art and art experiences in the safest space possible. To make this possible, we have implemented several safety measures throughout the Gallery. Click the COVID-19 button to ensure you know the new guidelines for visiting the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.
Open - Heritage Day (free admission), Easter Sunday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Natal Day, Labour Day, Thanksgiving Day
Reduced hours - Remembrance Day, Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve
Closed - Good Friday, Easter Monday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day
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.
1723 Hollis Street
Halifax, NS B3J 1V9
Parking is available nearby. There are numerous parking lots, as well as metered street parking.
The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is a participating venue in the Easter Seals Canada Access 2 Card program that offers free admission for the companion of those visitors with permanent disabilities who require assistance while visiting the Gallery. To learn more about the Access 2 Card Program, click here.
The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is a participating venue of the Canoo program that offers free admission to cultural attractions for newcomers of Canada during their first year of citizenship. To learn more about Canoo, click here.