Now on view
Opens September 12, 2014
Collective Remembrance Propaganda Posters from the Great War
August 30, 2014 - March, 2015
A century later, propaganda posters from the First World War – designed
to mobilize an army, persuade Canadians that support for the war was
just and noble, inspire them to exercise thrift, and to lend the
government their own money to pay for the war – will provide visitors
with an opportunity to pull aside the curtain of time and to experience
an earlier generation’s feelings, fears, and hopes about the first truly
Rock Show: At the intersection of art + music
July 11 - September 28, 2014
With a local spin, this group exhibition delves into the influence of
music as subject and subculture on contemporary visual artists and their
art making through a sampling of works from the Permanent Collection
complemented by key loans from several artists with ties to the region.
Buoys and Gulls
Open: June 20, 2014
Buoys and gulls, dinghies and dories… the imagery of the ocean and its
shores has served as subject and muse to folk artists in Atlantic Canada
for generations. This selection of whimsical and sometimes humorous
works from the Permanent Collection reflects this region’s cultural
heritage and ties to the sea.
Open: June 20, 2014
Between 1949 and 1952 Nova Scotia’s craft scene enjoyed an infusion of
European Modernist art sensibilities via Krystyna Sadowska (1912-1994)
and her husband Konrad Sadowski (1902-1960) who moved to Halifax to
teach at the Provincially-funded Handcraft Centre. The Sadowskis settled
in Indian Harbour where they converted an old house into a studio and
home, teaching and running a successful roadside pottery business. It
was a circuitous route that led the Sadowskis to Nova Scotia.
Now on View
Maud Lewis Gallery
Marvel at the numerous paintings that are part of the Gallery's collection as well as the charming and fully restored home of this beloved Nova Scotian folk artist.
Innovative Perspectives in the Corridor Gallery (Studios)
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