Exhibitions and Events
This film series by and about Acadians has been selected to complement the exhibition "There are no limits": The Work of Herménégilde Chaisson.
15 September - Fishermen of Pubnico/ Les pêcheurs de Pubnico
Léonard Forest, NFB, 1956, 10 min, b & w, English version
A portrait of a sword-fishing village in south-west Nova Scotia, this is one of the first films made about Acadians by an Acadian.
Les Gossipeuses/The Gossips
Phil Comeau, NFB, 1978, 58 min. French with English subtitles
Now in its fourth season, the groundbreaking PBS series Art 21 - Art in the Twenty-First Century provides a behind the scenes view of a diverse range of contemporary artists. Viewers observe intimate footage of artists at work in their homes, studios and communities and speaking in their own words about their practice.
SCREENINGS AT 8 PM | FREE ADMISSION
3 November - Fantastic Voyage
Richard Fleischer, USA, 1966, 100 mins. A team of scientists is miniaturized to enter a stricken man’s bloodstream in this famous Sci-Fi thriller from the 1960s. Rachel Welch and Donald Pleasance star.
10 November - Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
The Dalhousie Art Gallery will be open to the public for Nocturne Art at Night running from 6pm to midnight. The exhibitions Drawings From the Heart: Reproductions, The Directed Lie and From the Vault: The Oldest Patient will be up until November 22nd.
The Dalhousie Art Gallery will be participating in the 4th Vancouver Art Book Fair in conjunction with Halifax Ink, a publishing consortium located in Halifax.
For more information please visit: http://2015.vancouverartbookfair.com/
THURSDAY 15 OCTOBER AT 6PM | FREE ADMISSION
The Dalhousie Art Gallery is pleased to present a guided tour and discussion of the exhibition Drawings from the Heart: Reproductions with the artist, and retired cardiac surgeon and artist David Murphy.
Admission is free and light snacks and refreshments will be provided.
SCREENINGS TUESDAYS IN OCTOBER AT 8 PM
6 October - Nightwatching
Peter Greenaway, Netherlands/UK, 2007, 134 mins. Maverick filmmaker Greenaway dramatizes the period in Rembrandt’s life when he painted his masterpiece The Night Watch.
13 October - Rembrandt’s J’Accuse
Aristotle states, famously, in his Poetics, that “Characters must change”. In Science Fiction, sometimes everything changes. In this film program we look at a series of transformations, from Fritz Lang’s memorable 1927 film Metropolis to two recent adaptations of stories by the maverick Sci-Fi author Philip K. Dick: Minority Report and A Scanner Darkly.