Exhibitions and Events
Artist Talk with Sharon Kallis and the Legion of Flying Monkeys
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.
REGISTER HERE: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_SltAZ0oJSzemUPebTn7hRw
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!
Performance: Nettle Spinning Circle
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
Public Tour with Curator Steven Mannell
Student Tour with Curator Steven Mannell
In addition to an overview of the social and architectural history of the Ark, there will be an opportunity to
Living Lightly on the Earth: Building an Ark for Prince Edward Island, 1974-76
Organized and circulated by the Confederation Centre Art Gallery
The Ark: an early exploration in weaving together the sun, wind, biology and architecture for the benefit of humanity.
– Ark dedication, September 1976
Herd of Pianos
Screening twice daily at the Dalhousie Art Gallery from
67th Student, Staff, Faculty, and Alumni Exhibition
Our annual celebration of the creativity of the students, staff, faculty and alumni of Dalhousie University and the University of King’s College!
Guided Tour with Artists and Curators
All are welcome to a guided tour of the exhibition i want to be a seashell / i want to be a mold / i want to be a spirit with artists Lou Sheppard and William Robinson, and curators Wes Johnston and Rebecca Semple.
The tour will begin at 2 PM inside the main entrance/lobby of the Dalhousie Arts Centre and continue in the gallery. ASL interpretation will be provided, and the tour will last approximately one and a half hours. Sunday 28 November is the final day of the exhibition, and the gallery is open until 5 PM.