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June 2009

Thursday, June 18 9:00 pm @ CBC Radio Room, Sackville St
Sadie Benning Videoworks: Volume 2, a compilation including the 1992 Pixelvision works (total running time 49 min.): A Place Called Lovely; It Wasn’t Love; Girl Power

Saturday, June 202:00 pm
Opening for Family Portraits: Immigration and Identity

Sunday, June 211:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Family Sunday,Totally Lo-Tech & Father’s Day!
Inspired by the exhibition Sometimes Always

Do you think outdated technology is useless?! Not at this Family Sunday. Using the work of artists featured in the exhibition Sometimes Always, this will be your chance to work with different types of technology. Join us as we create tape drawings, zoetropes and design our own album covers!

Thursday, June 25

Annual General MeetingThe Art Gallery of Nova Scotia will hold its annual general meeting on Thursday, June 25, 2009 at 5:30pm at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia in the Windsor Foundation Lecture Theatre.

The annual general meeting is open to all AGNS Members and is an opportunity to meet other AGNS Members, the AGNS Board and the staff. The Gallery and all members will be recognizing the significant contributions of a number of AGNS Volunteers. For further information call (902) 424-5280.

Sunday, June 28 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Studio Daze, Circuit Bending with Adam Kelly, artist featured in Sometimes Always
(this workshop is aimed at children 8 years and older).

Join local artist and electronics technician Adam Kelly to learn how to circuit bend with second-hand electronic keyboards. Circuit bending is the intuitive and experimental short-circuiting of electronic instruments to create new sounds.

You will also have the chance to build an electronic noisemaker using the 555 timer chip. The 555 timer is one of the most popular and versatile integrated circuits ever produced. It can be used to build many different circuits, from circuits that blink LEDs to circuits that make noise.

More information on circuit bending

Monday June 29 Summer School of the Arts begins

Information, resources, and registration details:

 

Information Desk 

902-424-5280