Exhibitions and Events
Free skillshare with a practising textile artist!
Sharon Kallis will give an informal talk about her multi-year journey getting from seed to wearable garment, and her current bi-coastal weave-along, featuring East coast and West coast nettles and linens.
This event will be concurrently streamed via Zoom.
After the talk, Plant Kingdom artist David Gowman and his band The Legion of Flying Monkeys will be doing a short set in the gallery!
Come enjoy the new exhibition Plant Kingdom and join us in the Sculpture Court (Arts Centre, floor 2) to observe a nettle spinning learning circle hosted by artist Sharon Kallis. She will be sharing fibre processing and spinning techniques with the volunteers who aided in her project by harvesting and processing stinging nettle from TapRoot farms in the Autumn of 2021.
Cecil Day, Frances Dorsey, David Gowman, Anna Heywood-Jones, Steve Higgins, Ursula Johnson and Lisa Myers, and Sharon Kallis
PANEL DISCUSSION: "Lessons from the Ark for the 21st Century" with Curator Steven Mannell and Architects Ole Hammarlund and David Bergmark
Sunday, April 3rd 2022 from 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | FREE ADMISSION
In addition to an overview of the social and architectural history of the Ark, there will be an opportunity to
The Ark: an early exploration in weaving together the sun, wind, biology and architecture for the benefit of humanity.
– Ark dedication, September 1976
Screening twice daily at the Dalhousie Art Gallery from
Our annual celebration of the creativity of the students, staff, faculty and alumni of Dalhousie University and the University of King’s College!