Maud Lewis
Art on the Move
Family Sundays

One Sunday a month the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia hosts Family Sundays. Drop in with your family and friends between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm for an afternoon of in-studio activities inspired by a specific exhibition or theme. All materials supplied.

Children need to be accompanied by an adult but registration is not required. 

Members free. Regular Gallery admission rates apply for non-members.


For information, call 424 5280 or email Check the Event Calendar for other Family Sunday dates and details.

Sunday, January 18


Join artist Terry Drahos for our Mary Pratt Family Sunday and create your own richly layered works of art using a combination of painting, photography and drawing.  You will be inspired by the Mary Pratt and Mary Mary Quite Contemporary exhibitions. 

Sunday, February 22

Inspired by the exhibition, RAM Rethinking Art & Machine, this Family Sunday will explore new media art. An afternoon to create with light, graphics, sound and technology!

Sunday, March 15

 POP GOES THE EASEL! Family Sunday (Concert at 1:30pm)

A great way to celebrate the winter holidays! "Pop goes the Easel!" gives a musical twist to this well-loved program. Each session features a live, interactive performance at 1:30 by musicians from Symphony Nova Scotia.You can also express your own musical creativity at Long & McQuade's Musical Instrument Petting Zoo when you can try out instruments yourself. The AGNS studios are open throughout the afternoon from 1:00 - 4:00 for artist facilitated hands-on activities. Come along and join the fun!


Information, resources, and registration details: