Exhibits/Galleries

ANNA LEONOWENS GALLERY

1891 Granville St.
494-8184.

Showcases work generated from within the community of NSCAD University. Features weekly exhibitions of student work and selected projects by faculty members, visiting artists and curators.

ARGYLE FINE ART

Collin’s Bank Building,
1869 Upper Water St.
425-9456

One of Halifax’s most progressive art galleries, showcasing contemporary art by established and emerging Canadian artists. June 6 to 29: Southern Exposure. New paintings by Sara Caracristi. Upper Vault Gallery: Within Sight of Shore. New works by Luke Naylor.

ART GALLERY OF NOVA SCOTIA

1723 Hollis St.
424-7542.
http://www.agns.gov.ns.ca

Continuing through June 8:

Arena. Works examining Canada’s fascination with the game of hockey.

Continuing through June 15:

When the Stars Threw Down Their Spears. Celebrating the legacy of New Brunswick artist Miller Brittain.

  • June 14 to September 1: Tom Forrestall: Paintings, Drawings, Writings. Forrestall’s works showcase the beauty in everyday life.
    June 20 to September 5: Face to Face. Faces in the Gallery’s permanent collection.
    June 28 to November 16: Show of Hands. Signature folk art from the Gallery’s collection.

THE CRAIG GALLERY

Alderney Landing,
2 Ochterloney St., Dartmouth
461-8401.
http://www.alderneylanding.com

Continuing through June 29:
A diverse collection of works by members of the Dartmouth Visual Arts Society.

DALHOUSIE ART GALLERY

Dalhousie Arts Centre, 6101 University Ave.
494-2403. www.artscentre.dal.ca

Continuing through June 29:
Ghosts in the Landscape: Vietnam Revisited. Even amid the chaos of war Craig Barber, then an 18-year-old Marine, appreciated the beauty of Vietnam. By 1995, Barber had become a professional fine art photographer, returning to the country and taking these photos.

EMOTION PICTURE GALLERY

5182 Bishop St.
422-7604.

A busy Halifax film production house now includes the city’s newest commercial art gallery. The gallery is a longtime dream for Halifax filmmaker Thom Fitzgerald, who is known internationally for feature films such as The Event and The Hanging Garden.

GALLERY PAGE & STRANGE

Granville Square, 1869 Granville St.
422-8995.
http://www.pageandstrange.com

Continuing through June 13: Ash Can Paintings. Enamel on canvas works by Gerald Ferguson.

MARY E. BLACK GALLERY

Shed 21, 1061 Marginal Rd.
492-2523.
http://www.craft-design.ns.ca

Continuing through July 13:
Quiet Prayers: Talismans, Contemplation and the Quest for Peace. Works by Stephanie Dean-Moore. Open daily.

MOUNT SAINT VINCENT UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY

166 Bedford Hwy.
457-6160.

June 8 to August 10:
Marginalia. Vancouver-based artist Kyla Mallett reveals “networks of communication.” Seton Academic Centre, Mount Saint Vincent University,

PAINTER’S PALETTE GALLERY

Dresden Market,
1535 Dresden Row
425-4619

Continuing through June: New work by the gallery artists. See more paintings at From the Neck Up salon at Park Victoria.

PIER 21

1055 Marginal Rd.
425-7770. www.pier21.ca

Continuing through September 2:
Asahi: Levelling the Playing Field. Examine the lives of the players, families and fans of the Japanese Canadian Baseball team that competed in the Vancouver Senior League until the team was banished into Second World War internment camps.

SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY

Loyola Building, Saint Mary’s University, 5865 Gorsebrook Ave.
420-5445

Continuing through June 8: Burrow. Janice Kerbel, Adriana Kuiper, Liz Magor and Samuel Roy-Bois explore notions of habitation in various media. June 14 to July 27: Duo / Trio / Quartet. Works by Andrew Forster.

SEEDS GALLERY

1892 Hollis St.
494-8301
http://www.nscad.ca/seedsgallery

Art by the students and alumni of NSCAD University, spanning a diverse range of artistic practices. Check out Spotlight at Seeds, a new storefront showcase of rotating exhibitions. Opening receptions on Monday, 6pm to 8pm. Open Tuesday to Saturday, 11am to 6pm.

STUDIO 21 FINE ART GALLERY

1223 Lower Water St. 420-1852

Continuing through June 18: Bliss. Acrylic on canvas works by Mark Grantham.
Continuing through June 18: Blue Sea-Blue Box.Oil on linen works by Elizabeth Enders.
June 20 to July 16: Works by Paul Bernhardt. Also featuring: Up North. Works by Raymond Martin and photography.

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VIEWPOINT GALLERY

1272 Barrington St. 420-0854. http://www.viewpointgallery.ca
June 4 to 29:
The Changing Face of China. Fine art photography by Anne Launcelott, focusing on China’s disappearing traditional lifestyle. Open Wednesday to Sunday, noon to 5pm.

VISUAL ARTS NOVA SCOTIA

1113 Marginal Rd. 423-4694.
Continuing through June 27:
Art in a Box. A showcase of works by Nova Scotian artists, including Margaret J.E Bailly, Louise Baker, Colin Campbell, Carolyn Fish, Barbara Kaiser, RenŽ Laramee, Diane Metzger and many others. Open daily, 8am to 6pm.

ZWICKER’S GALLERY

5415 Doyle St. 423-7662.
Founded in 1866, Zwicker’s is Metro’s oldest commercial art gallery. It boasts a broad selection of fine art in many categories and styles, including antique nautical charts, maps and engravings. It also boasts contemporary works by emerging artists, historical art from established names, Inuit and Native works, sculptures, ceramics and antiquities.

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