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Refuge Canada

March 10 - November 11

Refugees face fear, shattered lives and often dangerous voyages in search of refuge. Canada has provided that refuge for many. However, over the course of the twentieth century, Canada has had mixed record in welcoming refugees, reacting generously to some while overlooking others. Refuge Canada provides the context for Canada’s place in the global refugee crisis and brings to light the challenges faced by refugees in Canada. The exhibition also shares stories of success and contributions made by people who…


May 18 - July 8

Featuring works by Catherine Allen. Mary E. Black Gallery Opening: Thursday May 17, 6:00 p.m. On view: May 18 - July 8, 2018 FREE ADMISSION

Kate Ward in the Craft LAIR

May 18 - July 8

Launching on Thursday, May 17 at 6:00 p.m. interdisciplinary artist Kate Ward will be exploring space and time during her Craft LAIR residency at the Centre for Craft Nova Scotia from May 18 - July 8, 2018. Her practice engages with issues of public space and social engagement in contemporary cultures, creating ephemeral, transitory experiences and spaces in which her audience is invited to engage with, and contemplate. In this residency Ward will create modes of exchange, questioning value by…

This is Me: Portrait as Pendant Workshops (Saturday, June 23, 2018)

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Saturday, June 9 & 23, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. FREE, family friendly, RSVP by phone at 902-492-2522 Artist and educator Catherine Allen exhibits a body of work capturing the unbounded imaginations of children's early representations of self. Over the past two years, Allen collaborated with children ages 3 - 7 years to draw portraits of themselves and their families and then "inflated" these images into jewellery objects. Allen's background in science informs her practice of electroforming: growing metal over…

12th Annual Halifax Seaport Beerfest

August 10 - August 11

Atlantic Canada’s largest gathering of Craft Beer, Specialty, Import & Cider! Breweries and agents representing over 110 producers will be on hand to sample and discuss over 300 unique products. Special pavilions from regions such as BC, ON, QC & Ireland highlight Craft Beer not normally found in NS. Plenty of local Craft Beer as well, including the new TAP LOCAL! Pavilion. Now in its 12th year, this is one of Halifax’s top summer festivals and an event not to…

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