Exhibitions and Events

Opening Reception

Test reception for Drawings from the Heart

18 November, 2015
Film

Acadia Acadia

13 November, 2015

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

Film

Art 21: Art in the Twenty-First Century

9 November, 2015

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.

Opening Reception

Opening reception for Drawing from the Heart

4 November, 2015
Film

The Future of Medicine

3 – 10 November, 2015

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

Event

Nocturne at the Dalhousie Art Gallery

17 – 18 October, 2015

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. 

Event

Dalhousie Art Gallery and Halifax Ink at the Vancouver Art Book Fair

17 – 18 October, 2015

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/

Event

Thierry Delva: Artist talk and tour with Dr. David Murphy

15 October, 2015

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.

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Film

Going Dutch

6 – 27 October, 2015

SCREENINGS TUESDAYS IN OCTOBER AT 8 PM

FREE ADMISSION

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

Film

Altered States: Transformation in Science Fiction Films

30 September – 16 December, 2015

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.

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