November 2012



Sunday, November 4

2012 Annual Children's Festival presents:

ImagiNATION: Blazing the Art Trail       12:00 noon - 5:00pm

Join us for a day of artmaking, music, and other surprises! Families can fuel the fun factor with the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia’s annual Children’s Festival, 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....read more

Thursday, November 1

Artist Focus Film & Tour - A. Y. Jackson     7:00pm

A special series of short films and tours with our Gallery Guides. Begins in the Lecture Theatre with an 18 minute film followed by stops in the Gallery to view artworks by Group of Seven artist A.Y.Jackson.

Thursday, November 15

Artist Focus Film & Tour - Arthur Lismer     7:00pm

A special series of short films and tours with our Gallery Guides. Begins in the Lecture Theatre with a 19 minute film followed by stops in the Gallery to view artworks by Group of Seven artist Arthur Lismer.

Sunday, November 18

Telus Family Sunday presents: Pop Goes the Easel!       1:00pm - 4:00pm

*Interactive concert

Join us from 1:00 - 4:00 for the much-loved partnership program between Symphony Nova Scotia, Long & McQuade and the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. The musical performance begins at 1:30pm followed by the Instrument Petting Zoo where you can try out different instruments yourself!. The AGNS studio will be open throughout the afternoon with related artist-facilitated hands-on activities.

Wednesday, November 21

Pick of the Month at 12:15pm - 12:45pm

Join Dale Sheppard, Curator of Education and Public Programs, for an interactive discussion on Emily Carr's artwork, McCauley Point.

Young Patrons Circle - Canadian Pioneers Supper Club at 5.45pm-9:00pm
at Untitled Eats


Supper club nov 2012
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Join the Circle in this intimate and engaging event that will provide you with a unique chance to meet fellow Circle members, art enthusiasts, and our special guest Sarah Fillmore, Chief Curator of Exhibitions at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. Sarah will grace us with an exclusive tour of Canadian Pioneers: Tom Thomson, Emily Carr, J.W. Morrice and The Group of Seven - Masterworks from the Sobey Collections.

RSVP to Krista Wadman at gov.ns.ca 902-424-4862

Thursday, November 22          

Artist Focus Film & Tour - Tom Thomson       7:00pm

A special series of short films and tours with our Gallery Guides. Begins in the Lecture Theatre with a 20 minute film followed by stops in the Gallery to view artworks by well-known artist Tom Thomson.

Sunday, November 25

Art Lovers: Austria and Munich Information Session    2:00pm

Curator's Talk with Dr. Dianne O'Neill, AGNS Associate Curator of Prints and Historical Drawings                        2:30pm

Join Dr. Dianne O'Neill for an informative curatorial talk on the exhibition, On a Path to Learning: Early Nova Scotian Women Artists.

Thursday, November 29

Artist Focus Film & Tour - J.W. Morrice    7:00pm

A special series of short films and tours with our Gallery Guides. Begins in the Lecture Theatre with the film followed by stops in the Gallery to view artworks by artist J.W. Morrice.

 

 



Information, resources, and registration details:

Laura Carmichael

902-424-6314





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