Exhibitions and Events

Still from Sasaki's, Herb & Dorothy, 2008

Arts Documentaries

25 September – 27 November, 2013

Catching up on some Arts Documentaries that have not yet played in the area, the Dalhousie Art Gallery is pleased to present some major non-fiction films on various issues on the arts including the art of collecting, modern design, sound recording, free expression and politics in China, and a screening of local filmmaker Alan Collins’ film on the artist Wayne Boucher, which features a special appearance by a certain Dalhousie Art Gallery personality.


Wes At Five

12 – 18 September, 2013

Wes at Five

Atlantic Film Festival/Dalhousie Art Gallery Annual Collaboration

Installation detail, The Lion's Share, Rita McKeough, 2012

Rita McKeough: The Lion's Share

30 August – 6 October, 2013

The exhibition tour and publication were organized by the University of Lethbridge Art Gallery in partnership with the Doris McCarthy Gallery, Dalhousie Art Gallery, and the Kenderdine Art Gallery-College Art Galleries.


Gerald Ferguson: 100,000 Grapes

30 August – 6 October, 2013

From the Dalhousie Art Gallery Permanent Collection

Image: Rita McKeough, The Lion's Share, An Installation with a kitchen and a chicken, dimensions variable, 2012/2013

En Route Artist Talk: Rita McKeough at CBU Art Gallery

12 August, 2013

Cape Breton University Art Gallery, 1250 Grand Lake Rd. Sydney, NS

August 12 at 6:00pm

Visual Arts Nova Scotia is delighted to present an artist talk by preeminent media and performance artist, Rita McKeough on Monday August 12 at 6:00pm, in Sydney, NS. In collaboration with Cape Breton University Art Gallery, and the Dalhousie Art Gallery, this artist talk is offered as the first installment of Visual Arts Nova Scotia's En Route Artist Talk Series

Anne Macmillan, documentation from LIttle Lakes, 2013. Photo Katie McKay.

Anne Macmillan: Little Lakes- Public Swim

7 August, 2013

Little Lake 44.496667,-63.721667

Marion Bond Gentleman from Petpeswick , n.d. oil on canvas Purchased with funds donated by Dr. John A. Scrymgeour, 1993

LOCAVORE: Works from the NSCAD Community in the Dalhousie Art Gallery Permanent Collection

4 June – 7 July, 2013

For 125 years, beginning in 1887 as the Victoria School of Art and evolving into its current form as NSCAD University, this independent art school has been the visual arts engine of the region and, arguably, for Canada. As the first contemporary degree granting visual arts institution – initially with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, then a Masters programme – NSCAD has become a creative powerhouse that supports a wide array of studio production practices balanced with programmes that promote historical, critical and contextual analysis.


Halifax Ink Wins CMA Award of Outstanding Achievement in Exhibitions

30 May, 2013

WHITEHORSE, Yukon, May 30, 2013 -- This evening, the Canadian Museums Association (CMA) proudly celebrated excellence in the Canadian museum field at the annual National Conference in Whitehorse, Yukon. This year, a total of 24 awards were presented during a special ceremony

held at the Yukon Beringia Interpretive Centre.