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Rebecca Hannon Contemporary Camouflage

March 8 - April 28

A dazzling display is about to take over the Mary E. Black Gallery from March 7 to April 28. Local contemporary jeweller Rebecca Hannon has been playing with notions of concealing-and-revealing following her research into the extra ordinary history of Dazzle Camouflage used in WWI. This bright and visually stimulating camo was designed to confuse the senses of three dimensional forms and distance. Rebecca Hannon will envelope the Mary E. Black Gallery in an immersive installation, covering the walls with…

Family Bonds & Belonging

March 9 - November 3

What is family, anyway? Can you pick your family or is it determined by biology? Is family the people you share holidays with? Or, is it more of a feeling? Family Bonds and Belonging honours and interprets the many ideas of family - those of biology, of choice, of association and of place. Through four themes - belonging, growth and change, gatherings and generations - the exhibition celebrates Canadian identity by exploring families and family history, linking past to present…

Community Workshop: Watercolour Art – April 19

April 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Looking for a personal, unique, handmade card for Easter? Join Peachtree & Finch’s Jane Mason-Browne, as she teaches the basics of watercolour cards. In one hour, you will learn basic watercolour painting techniques and create handmade cards ready for sharing. $10.00 per workshop (includes supplies) Please RSVP to welcome@halifaxfarmersmarket.com to reserve your spot today. Space is limited.

Emerging Lens Film Festival: Opening Gala

April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Date: Wednesday, April 24 Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 Language: Presented in English Cost: Free The Museum is proud to host the Emerging Lens Cultural Film Festival’s opening gala for the fourth consecutive year. Join us for this incredible night of film, discussion and refreshments, with a feature presentation of Cory Bowles' Black Cop. The Emerging Lens Cultural Film Festival aims to educate, empower and inspire by honouring the influence of African Canadian and…

NSCAD Fashion Show Tooth and Nail

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Tooth and Nail is a fashion show showcasing the collections of student designers. As the title indicates, the 2019 NSCAD Fashion Show is the banding together of a group of rugged individualists in a gritty combination of blood, sweat, and tears. Is it worth the struggle? The practice of fashion by nature needs the support and resilience of a community/audience to really flourish; to take root; and to be fully realized. We invite you to join these scrappy emerging and…

Finding Form and Connections: Work Shop with Rebecca Hannon – April 28

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop runs twice, you can register for either Sunday, April 14 1-4 pm OR Sunday April 28 1-4pm! Register at: administration@craft-design.ns.ca Workshop costs $25.00 Surrounded by a gallery of sculptural jewellery, contemporary artist Rebecca Hannon will work with emerging artist and current Craft Lair Gillian Maradyn -Jowsey to present a workshop about colour, pattern development, and form. Through paper cutting and folding, working with colored pencils and graph paper, and well as working with a variety of connectors and…

Yom HaShoah: Holocaust Memorial Day

May 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Date: Wednesday, May 1 Time: 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Location: Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 Language: Presented in English Cost: Free Yom HaShoah is a worldwide day of Holocaust remembrance, and a national day of commemoration in Israel to recall the lives and heroism of the victims of the Holocaust. This year we welcome keynote speaker Ellin Bessner, author of Double Threat: The Canadian Jews, the Military, and World War II. The program includes a memorial candle-lighting…


May 3 @ 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm

We invite you to join us for the 20th anniversary of Dreamscape. Dreamscape is an annual fundraiser held in support of Phoenix Youth Programs. For the 20th anniversary we’re renewing Dreamscape as a gala event with the theme Black and White. Guests will enjoy first-class east coast musical talent, a delicious seasonally inspired meal and uplifting moments from Phoenix youth. Come celebrate with us and your support will enable youth to wake up to possibilities for a brighter future. Ticket…

37th Annual Big Spring Gala & Auction

May 4 @ 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm

“A Night of Winning and Giving” The Canadian Progress Club – Halifax Saturday May 4th, 2019 5:00 – 6:30 Reception / Complimentary Bar / Raffle / Entertainers 5:00– 8:30 Silent Auction 6:35 Welcome / announcements and dinner service begins. 7:30 Raffle tickets being sold 8:40 Live Auction Begins 10:00 Reverse Rolex Draw 10:30 Dance The Big Spring Gala & Auction began in 1982 and over 36 years has evolved into much more than your typical charity auction. The evening consists…

Family Business Atlantic – Peter Wilson Dinner with Tim Moore

May 9 @ 5:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Each year, the Peter Wilson Dinner attracts over 500 guests representing the who’s-who of successful family enterprises in Nova Scotia. It’s a true celebration of family business in a warm environment with your peers – all in support of family business in Atlantic Canada. Joining us on stage for this very special evening is Tim Moore. Ticket Prices: MEMBER PRICING Early-bird Table of 10: $999 / After Feb. 28: $1299 Individual seats: $125 NON-MEMBER PRICING Early-bird Table of 10: $1299…

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