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Art Galleries and Exhibitions

Family-Friendly Exhibitions in HRM

Halifax is home to world-class museums and art galleries that display local talent and welcome touring exhibitions from across the globe. Whether you are passing along your appreciation for the visual arts or hoping to teach your child about the world and all of its creatures, there are exhibitions for
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Hockey: Faster than Ever At The Discovery Centre

Learn about the science of ice hockey at Discovery Centre’s newest exhibition, Hockey: Faster than Ever. Opening weekend will take place February 10th & 11th, with special guests, contests, and competitions. Hockey: Faster than Ever At The Discovery Centre Date: Opening February 10th Regular Hours: Wednesday to Sunday | 9:00
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Indigenous Ingenuity
Unleashing Indigenous Ingenuity at the Discovery Centre This Summer

The Discovery Centre is the perfect place to spark curiosity and engage in hands-on learning experiences that are fun for the whole family. This summer, they are proud to present their newest featured exhibit: Indigenous Ingenuity, an interactive experience which showcases the remarkable innovations and scientific knowledge of Indigenous peoples
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我的昨日拾光 In My Yesterday

As part of Pier 21’s Asian Heritage Month they are presenting a new exhibition, In My Yesterday is a solo exhibition by artist JJ Lee. This exhibition reflects on a Chinese Maritime family’s immigration experience through artwork, historical objects and documents. 我的昨日拾光 In My Yesterday Date: May 13- July 23rd,
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Asian Heritage Month
Embrace Diversity and Celebrate Asian Heritage Month with Vibrant Events and Activities

May is Asian Heritage Month in Canada, a time to celebrate the rich cultural heritage and contributions of Asian Canadians to our country. Here in Halifax, plenty of events and activities are happening to mark the occasion. From cultural festivals to art exhibits to culinary experiences, there’s something for everyone
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Our Painted House at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

Get creative at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. Our Painted House is a drop-in activity inspired by Maud Lewis’ iconic Painted House. Using a variety of materials, you are invited to create your own artwork shingle to add to the painted house, an almost-to-scale image of Maud’s home. Our
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We Stepped Inside A Starry Night at The Beyond Van Gogh Immersive Experience!

Have you ever felt enveloped by a mesmerizing work of art? The Beyond Van Gogh Immersive Experience lets you stop IMAGINING what it is like to be inside of a painting and actually allows you to become one with the art! This unique multimedia experience takes the viewer on a
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Art Battle Atlantic Championship

Take your art loving teen to this high energy, all ages event. The Art Battle Atlantic Championships are happening this weekend and will be the biggest and best Art Battle event ever held in these parts! Watch as 16 painters from throughout the Atlantic provinces will face off and sling
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Free Admission at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Free Admission at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

In 2012, BMO Bank of Montreal provided financial support to the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia (AGNS), including a grant to allow free public access on Thursday Nights. Now families can enjoy art free on Thursdays for FREE, from 5:00 -9:00 pm. Thanks BMO! Free Admission at the Art Gallery
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Replica Maud Lewis House
Replica Maud Lewis House in Digby, Nova Scotia

Did you know that there is a true-to-scale replica of Maud Lewis’ house, just outside Digby, Nova Scotia? We didn’t until we happened upon it during a trip to Digby this summer. My daughter was delighted to find it; they have been studying Maud Lewis at school. We were so
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