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Mosaic: Identity and Community Connection A Community Presents exhibition by the Immigrant Migrant Women’s Association of Halifax

March 8 - May 3

This exhibition, which opens on International Women’s Day, celebrates and explores identity from immigrant and migrant women’s perspectives. Using art as a tool for community building, the project sought to create an opportunity for immigrant and migrant women to collaborate. The goal was to create an art exhibit that would enhance the participants' identity, sense of place, belonging and community connection. The project features 11 works of art by women from nine different countries of origin. The multi-media sculptural collaboration…

Community Presents: The No. 2 Construction Battalion

March 16 - May 1

Community Presents: The No. 2 Construction Battalion is a temporary exhibit created by the Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia. This small exhibit commemorates the overseas departure of the No. 2 Construction Battalion, the first and last all-Black Canadian Army unit. On March 25, 1917, the battalion’s 600 men sailed from Halifax Harbour and arrived in France in May. The unit was an achievement for the African-Canadian community which had been denied opportunities to enlist. The battalion served mainly with…

Canada: Day 1 Exhibit Returns to Pier 21

March 18 - November 12

Celebrate our country’s 150th anniversary with the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 – home to a world of stories honouring the immigrants who helped shape the Canada we know today. From welcoming home the Museum’s Canada: Day 1 exhibit, to hands-on workshops and lively performances, join us for special Canada 150 events and programs at Pier 21 throughout 2017. In addition to the Museum’s programming, we will also host a variety of partner events. Check back regularly to…

Canada: Day 1 Exhibit Returns to Pier 21

March 18 - November 12

Discover the wide range of newcomers’ experiences on their first day of arrival in Canada spanning from confederation to present day. To celebrate Canada’s 150th, our curators and exhibition teams have created a very special version of this travelling exhibit, supported by RBC Foundation, that is larger, features eight distinctive artworks and includes compelling objects such as a Syrian Welcome kit, a Head tax certificate, moving War Bride correspondence and more. Cost: Included with Museum Admission


March 24 - May 14

Fencelines is an immersive artwork combining the blacksmithing of Ruben Irons, ceramics by Fenn Martin and gestural drawing by Raina McDonald. These Pictou/Antigonish County based artists share their collaborative exploration of the rural landscape, ownership, permissions and borders. Given the current global climate of fear and separation, this fence and gate with imagery reflecting on rural outmigration and the collapse of small farms, is an elegy and challenge to re-imagine rural life in Nova Scotia. Opening Reception: March 23, 6:00…

2017 NSCAD Design Graduation Exhibition

April 21 - April 29

The 2017 NSCAD Design Graduation exhibition will open to the public at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 21. Everyone is welcome! April 22 - 29, 2017 Industry night: Friday 21 April, 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. PORT LOGGIA Gallery, 1107 Marginal Road, Halifax NS 2017 NSCAD Design Graduation Exhibition Featuring 19 emerging designers and their work, this exhibition showcases the interdisciplinary nature of these young creatives. Each with a unique perspective expressed in a range of mediums with diverse skill sets.…

2017 NSCAD University Graduation Ceremony

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Celebrate the graduation of the Class of 2017! The ceremony takes place Friday, April 28, 2:00 p.m. at the Cunard Centre. For additional information: Terry Wade 902-494-8260

Northwood Live More Awards

April 29 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The Live More Awards celebrates people who see the need and make the choice to create better, more fulfilling lives for others. To help others, live more. The 2017 Live More Awards will be held on April 29th, 2017 at the Cunard Centre. This year we will be honouring Mr. Jim Dickson and his work in the community. Tickets: Single Ticket $150.00 Table of 10 $1,500.00

A Toast to Spring in support of the Mission to Seafarers

April 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market for an evening of live musical entertainment, a silent auction and raise a glass in support of the Mission to Seafarers! Celebrate spring’s arrival with a selection of wines from Bishop’s Cellar. WHEN: Saturday, April 29, 2017 TIME: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. WHERE: Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market TICKETS: $50 each or table of 8 for $400 For more information and to purchase tickets please phone (902) 422-7790.

Pier 21 Reads with Madeleine Thien

April 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for a reading of Do Not Say We Have Nothing with author Madeleine Thien, followed by a book signing. Born in Vancouver, Thien is the author of a short story collection and three novels. Her most recent novel, Do Not Say We Have Nothing (2016), explores the story of an extended Chinese family of musical prodigies in the 1960s and 1970s, the fallout from the Tiananmen Square Massacre and a fragmented family in modern Vancouver who take in…

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