Exhibitions and Events

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.

Exhibition

Reception for Three Exhibitions

24 September, 2015
Event

The Directed Tour of the Directed Lie

22 September, 2015

Join artist Paulette Phillips on a guided tour of her exhibition "The Directed Lie". The tour will be followed by a conversation between Phillips and the Gallery’s Director/Curator Peter Dykhuis, and Joanna Erdman, Assistant Professor of Law and MacBain Chair in Health Law and Policy at the Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University.

Event

Dalhousie Art Gallery and Halifax Ink at the New York Art Book Fair

18 – 20 September, 2015

The Dalhousie Art Gallery will be participating in the 10th Annual New York Art Book Fair in conjunction with Halifax Ink, a publishing consortium located in Halifax. 

For more information please visit: http://nyartbookfair.com/

Exhibition

From the Vault: The Oldest Patient

11 September – 22 November, 2015

In 1974, Halifax artist and arts educator Donald Cameron Mackay donated an ancient Egyptian mummified head to the Dalhousie Art Gallery. Although it arrived without the linen wrappings typical of the mummification process, thus affording a thorough visual examination of the face, skull and neck, the contents of the head remained a mystery.

Thierry Delva, Drawings from the Heart: Reproductions, 2014-15. Painting: Hans Memling, St John Altarpiece, 1479, St. John’s Hospital Museum, Bruges, Belgium. Photo: Kristiaan Dekeijser
Exhibition

Thierry Delva - Drawings from the Heart: Reproductions

28 August – 22 November, 2015

For much of his career as a sculptor, Delva has produced work that is one-to-one in scale, whether these are modified commercial refrigerators or mundane domestic objects such as Styrofoam coolers that he has precisely rendered in polished white marble. Although Drawings from the Heart: Reproductions may appear to be a departure from his object-making practice, it is consistent with his on-going interest in one-to-one renderings.

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