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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…

Hands On Craft

June 26 - August 26

Centre for Craft Nova Scotia 1061 Marginal Rd. Suite 140, Halifax, NS Exciting things are being planned at the Centre for Craft! Below is a list of activities that will be open to all throughout the summer! $10 Material Kits and demonstrations will be available for a variety of craft techniques with no experience necessary! Come on down and join us at the Centre located at the Halifax Seaport beside Pier 21, 1061 Marginal Rd. We're open Tuesday-Friday 9am-5pm and…

Cloth of Time

July 13 - August 26

Featuring works by Penny Berens & Judy Martin. Mary E. Black Gallery 1061 Marginal Rd. Suite 140, Halifax, NS Opening: Thursday July 12, 6pm On view: July 13 - August 26, 2018 FREE ADMISSION Penny Berens & Judy Martin use the contemplative activity of hand stitch to respond to and communicate their observations of nature and personal experience. Over the last ten years, the two artists have been meeting annually in either Nova Scotia or Ontario and have realized that…

Community Workshop: Yoga and Smudging Ceremony on the Rooftop – July 27, 2018

July 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Energize your day with a little rooftop yoga and a traditional smudge. Join Kelsie Young, Alliance Certified yoga teacher and Mi’kmaq artisan of Dream Webs, for an hour of Vinyasa Flow Yoga and a traditional Mi’kmaq smudging ceremony. Kelsie combines her indigenous traditions with her passion for yoga and Ayurveda to offer a powerful and spiritually-cleansing class. Please bring your own mat and water bottle. $15.00 per workshop Please RSVP to welcome@halifaxfarmersmarket.com to reserve your spot today. Space is limited.

Family Saturday Series – Story Time

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Date: July 28 Cost: Included with Museum Admission All summer long, take part in our Saturday series of programs for kids and their families. Saturday, July 28, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Story time in partnership with Halifax Pride, presented in English.

Community Workshop: Yoga and Smudging Ceremony on the Rooftop – July 29, 2018

July 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Energize your day with a little rooftop yoga and a traditional smudge. Join Kelsie Young, Alliance Certified yoga teacher and Mi’kmaq artisan of Dream Webs, for an hour of Vinyasa Flow Yoga and a traditional Mi’kmaq smudging ceremony. Kelsie combines her indigenous traditions with her passion for yoga and Ayurveda to offer a powerful and spiritually-cleansing class. Please bring your own mat and water bottle. $15.00 per workshop Please RSVP to welcome@halifaxfarmersmarket.com to reserve your spot today. Space is limited.

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…

Family Saturday Series – Acadian Day

August 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Date: August 11 Cost: Included with Museum Admission All summer long, take part in our Saturday series of programs for kids and their families. Saturday, August 11, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Acadian Day, presented in English and French.

Family Saturday Series – Taste of Cuba

August 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Date: August 25 Cost: Included with Museum Admission All summer long, take part in our Saturday series of programs for kids and their families. Saturday, August 25, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Taste of Cuba, presented in English.

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