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Living Furniture

January 26 - March 18

Mary E. Black Gallery Jan 26 - Mar 18, 2018 Opening: Thursday January 25, 6:00 p.m. Storm date for opening: January 26 FREE ADMISSION In this exhibition curated by Boutilier’s Point woodturner Stephen Zwerling, tenacious Nova Scotian designers offer us a new perspective on the furniture we live with. Jeff Amos, Carole Burnett, Shelly and Keith Haill, Alexa Jaffurs, Christopher Joyce, Lloyd Klassen, Peter MacLean, Randy Mugford, Veronica Post and Gary Staple are a far-flung cohort of emerging and established…

Kristina Vermeulen Craft LAIR: Local Artist-in-Residence

January 26 - March 18

Join us for upcoming events or visit the studio to try your hand at tapestry. Meet Kristina: Kristina Vermeulen is an interdisciplinary artist currently based in Eastern Passage, N.S. She received her BFA in Fine Arts from NSCAD University in 2007. Having grown up on a hog farm in the Annapolis Valley, much of her work has been heavily influenced on exploring the rural experience and the routine nature of raising livestock. Though her earlier work was based in mixed…

Vera’s Lament: A Jazz Opera by Jeri Brown

February 16 - February 18

Date: February 16, 17 & 18 Time: 3:00 p.m. Location: Kenneth C. Rowe Hall Language: Presented in English Cost: Included with Museum Admission A jazz opera premiere by multi-Juno Award nominee, Jeri Brown, Vera’s Lament is slated for three afternoon performances at the Museum. Get swept up in the drama of Vera and Joe as they navigate the breakdown of their relationship, and their feelings towards the woman who came between them. Vera’s Lament features moving performances by Halifax singer/actor…

Atlantic Wedding Showcase

February 18 @ 11:30 am - 4:30 pm

The largest locally produced Bridal Show in Atlantic Canada! Up to 135 exhibitors, including Photographers, Bridal Salons, DJs, Decorators, Wedding Planners, Wedding Cakes, Caterers, Hair & Makeup Salons, Wineries, and many more. Plus an amazing grand prize!

Atlantic Canada Golf Expo

February 24 @ 10:00 am - February 25 @ 4:00 pm

Saturday, February 24 :     10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday, February 25 :        10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 4000  VISITORS  50  EXHIBITORS  30  GOLF COURSES  20  TRAVEL COMPANIES

The Real Home Show

March 2 @ 12:00 pm - March 4 @ 4:00 pm

Friday, March 2: 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Saturday, March 3: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sunday, March 4: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The Real Home Show is an annual 3-day event by the Nova Scotia Home Builders' Association designed for Nova Scotians who are building, buying or renovating their homes.

Ideas of North

March 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Date: Saturday, March 3 Time: 2:00 p.m. Location: Kenneth C. Rowe Hall Language: Presented in English Cost: Included with Museum Admission Award-winning violinist and composer Andrew Forde creates a modern interpretation of the work of Glenn Gould, breathing new life into a classical legacy. Ideas of North brings listeners on an intimate and compelling journey to experience live music as performance art. Ideas of North is sponsored by TD, produced by Forde Music Group and supported by Halifax Black Film…

Craft Beer Cottage Party

March 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Head back to those long summer days by the lake at our Craft Beer Cottage Party! Sample beers from local and nearby craft breweries while you play a game of washer toss; or chill in an adirondack chair and listen the sweet live band. There will be picnic tables and delicious beer-friendly food available for purchase. Ticket price includes unlimited beer samples. Bring your best plaid and your best beard! Must be 19 to attend event.

March Break at the Museum

March 12 - March 15

A week of music, dance, eating, and an escape challenge. Each day is something different, and we look forward to welcoming children and families for this week of fun and learning. Space for workshops is limited. Day-of, in-person registration will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Workshops: Date: Monday, March 12 - Thursday, March 15 Time: 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Location: Museum-wide Language: Presented in English and French Cost: Included with Museum Admission Age: Workshops are suited to ages…

Votive Dance presents Homeplace

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Date: Thursday, March 15, 2018 Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Location: Kenneth C. Rowe Hall Language: Presented in English Cost: FREE Inspired by the choreographer’s residency in Ireland, Homeplace was born out of lush Irish landscapes, mythology and the beauty of everyday activities like a cup of tea with friends. The Museum is the perfect venue for this dance, which will draw spectators into its exploration of identity, ancestry, mythology, magic and concepts of home. Homeplace is presented by…

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