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Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax

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As the largest art museum in Atlantic Canada, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia makes an excellent choice for art lovers. Pique your interest with exhibitions ranging from Inuit stone carvings to contemporary art. Learn about Nova Scotia folk art through the permanent exhibitions, the most popular displaying the works of famous local artist Maud Lewis. See her work displayed in the little wood house she lived in most of her life. The gallery offers many fun events for kids and adults, and if you go on Thursdays after 5 pm, you can enter for free. For Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and beyond, use our Halifax travel itinerary maker to get the most from your Halifax vacation.
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  • Its the best show in town,with all the collection and Her work and the House shows all Her struggle in life.  more »
  • The Maud Lewis exhibit is absolutely wonderful! We loved her beautiful little home & the short film about her life. What a large collection of her folk art on display as well... so lovely. We also enj...  more »
  • Went here to see the Maud Lewis exhibit and was blown away by the professionalism of the exhibit layouts. The Man d Lewis exhibit is exceptional and I became emotional looking at the art because of th...  more »
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  • We visited on a Thursday night when it's free to the public and fortuitously started on a guided tour given by Liza. Liza’s enthusiasm was contagious and the insight she provided into the artists, their relationships and how the pieces were curated, sequenced and displayed was a valuable addition to the gallery. She let us know that she wanted to have a discussion more than just narrate a tour which increased our engagement. Sharing her knowledge (and happy to do so) and experience with the pieces in the gallery made the visit much more than it ever could have been by us just stumbling around on our own. Thanks so much Liz!
  • A beatiful gallery, well curated, friendly staff. Highly recommended for anyone.
  • Would of liked to art work not just pictures.maybe next visit.
  • Small gallery, a good spot for someone who likes Maud Lewis.
  • A must see destination for the art lover in everyone.... Maude Lewis gallery is special.

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