Exhibitions and Events

Film

Simon and Laura

13 February, 2018

In this witty and prescient look at early reality tv in Britain, a couple has their everyday lives recorded for mass audiences despite an already shaky relationship.

Part of the series:

Women Filmmakers 1931-1969

CURATED BY RON FOLEY MACDONALD

Film

Young Lovers (Never Fear)

6 February, 2018

A young dancer must struggle with the aftermath of a polio attack in this striking social-issue film from actress/director Lupino, the most important and influential female director of the late 1940s and early ’50s.

Part of the series:

Women Filmmakers 1931-1969

CURATED BY RON FOLEY MACDONALD

Film

Christopher Strong

30 January, 2018

The only female studio director of Hollywood’s ‘Golden Years’, Arzner specialized in examining female archetypes. In Christopher Strong, Katharine Hepburn plays an aviatrix caught between achievements in the air and love on the ground.


Part of the series:

Women Filmmakers 1931-1969

CURATED BY RON FOLEY MACDONALD

Film

The Woman Condemned

23 January, 2018

The B-Moviemaker, aka Mrs. Wallace Reid, delivers a low-budget mystery with plenty of plot twists and turns concerning the apparent murder of a female radio celebrity.

Part of the series:

Women Filmmakers 1931-1969

CURATED BY RON FOLEY MACDONALD

Film

The Blue Light

16 January, 2018

Directing herself in a ‘mountain’ film co-written by the leftist actor and film theorist Béla Balázs, Riefenstahl plays a shunned woman whose discovery of a mystical light in a cave near the summit of a nearby peak leads to her ultimate betrayal.

First in the series:

Women Filmmakers 1931-1969

CURATED BY RON FOLEY MACDONALD

Exhibition

64th Annual Student, Staff, Faculty, and Alumni Exhibition

12 – 28 January, 2018

Our annual celebration of the creativity of the students, staff, faculty and alumni of Dalhousie University and the University of King’s College!

Submissions are to be made to the Dalhousie Art Gallery between 1 - 21 December, and 2 - 4 January during regular Gallery hours.

Opening Reception for the 64th SSF&A

11 January, 2018

Please join us for the opening reception of the 64th Annual Student, Staff, Faculty, and Alumni Exhibition—our annual celebration of the creativity of the students, staff, faculty, and alumni of Dalhousie University and the University of King’s College! Refreshments will be served and artists will be in attendance.

Admission is FREE and all are welcome.

Opening Reception for the 64th Annual SSF&A

11 January, 2018

Please join us for the opening reception of the 64th Annual Student, Staff, Faculty, and Alumni Exhibition—our annual celebration of the creativity of the students, staff, faculty, and alumni of Dalhousie University and the University of King’s College! Refreshments will be served and artists will be in attendance.

Admission is FREE and all are welcome.

film still from Russian Ark, Alexander Sokurov, 2002.
 

Film

Russian Ark

30 November, 2017

Alexander Sokurov, Russian Federation, 2002, 96 minutes.

A bravura single-shot tour of the great Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russian Ark examines the art, culture, and history of Russia after the collapse of the Soviet Union through the glass of the Tsarist Empire which preceded it.

Installation view from the exhibition Arthur Lismer and 'The Drama of the City'

Event

Arthur Lismer and the 1917 Explosion: When War Came to Halifax

23 November, 2017

The Dalhousie Art Gallery is pleased to present a talk by Alan Ruffman in conjunction with the exhibition Arthur Lismer and 'The Drama of a City'. In this talk, Ruffman will review Arthur Lismer's time in Halifax, and his generally unknown body of work on the 1917 Explosion.

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