Exhibitions and Events


Book Sale

17 – 22 December, 2013

The 60th Annual SSFA Exhibition

13 – 22 December, 2013

60th Annual Student, Staff, Faculty and Alumni Exhibition
OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday 12 December at 8pm

Our annual celebration of the creativity of the Dalhousie University and the University of King’s College—60 years!

Opening remarks will be delivered by VP of Student Services Dr. Bonnie Neuman  at 8:30pm

Wilma Needham, Over, Detail, 2013


18 October – 1 December, 2013


The Gallery is pleased to host a public reception for author Lawrence Hill, who will be presenting the second of the 2013 CBC Massey Lectures, Blood, the Stuff of Life, in the Rebecca Cohn Auditorium at 8 PM.


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