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AGNS Children's Festival and November Film Focus

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT
October 31, 2012 – HALIFAX, NS –
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE –


CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL AT THE ART GALLERY OF NOVA SCOTIA

Families can fuel the fun factor with the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia’s annual Children’s Festival this Sunday November 4th from 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm. Presented by Telus, this year’s get creative day for young and old alike, is called ImagiNATION: Blazing the Art Trail and includes an afternoon of art activities inspired by the current AGNS exhibition, Canadian Pioneers: Tom Thomson, Emily Carr, J.W. Morrice and The Group of Seven – Masterworks from the Sobey Collections. Admission is free with regular gallery admission and free for AGNS members. For further information please contact the AGNS Info Desk at 424-5280.

CANADIAN PIONEERS FILM FOCUS AND TOUR

A special series of short films inspired by Canadian Pioneers: Tom Thomson, Emily Carr, J.W. Morrice and The Group of Seven – Masterworks from the Sobey Collections will run through the month of November at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia at 7pm on BMO Free Access Thursday Nights. The evening will begin with a 20 minute film followed by stops in the Gallery to view the artist’s work. Dates and featured artists are:

Thursday November 1st – Artist Focus Film & Tour – A.Y. Jackson  7:00pm
Thursday November 15th – Artist Focus Film & Tour – Arthur Lismer  7:00pm
Thursday November 22nd – Artist Focus Film & Tour – Tom Thomson  7:00pm
Thursday November 29th – Artist Focus Film & Tour – J.W. Morrice  7:00pm


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 About the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is the largest art museum in Atlantic Canada. With locations in downtown Halifax and downtown Yarmouth, the Gallery houses the Province’s art collection and offers a range of exhibitions and programming. For information: www.artgalleryofnovascotia.ca

For information contact: Donna Wellard | Marketing and Communications | Art Gallery of Nova Scotia | Phone 902-424-2903 | Cell 902-483-2019 | gov.ns.ca

Information, resources, and registration details:

 

Information Desk 

902-424-5280