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ANNA LEONOWENS GALLERY Tue-Fri 11am-5pm; Sat 12-4pm, Granville Square, 1891 Granville Street

Let me talk to you man to man Artist Erica Men­dritzki shows a col­lec­tion of can­vases, say­ing: “Like a lot of girls, I would like to have the chance to talk to some­body man to man. To en­gage with the his­tory of art or the his­tory of ideas, as a woman, is to in­ter­rupt a cen­tu­rys­pan­ning con­ver­sa­tion in which the rules of en­gage­ment and the top­ics of dis­cus­sion have been set by men.” To Sep 22 NSCAD Paint­ing & Draw­ing De­part­ment ex­hi­bi­tion To Sep 22

AR­GYLE FINE ART Tue-Sat 10am-5:30pm, 1559 Bar­ring­ton Street Teen­sy­land Artist Damien Webb in­vites you to his pint-sized world of won­der as he shares a col­lec­tion of orig­i­nal, minia­ture sculp­tures. To Sep 30

ART 1274 HOL­LIS Mon-Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 12-6pm, 1274 Hol­lis Street Com­forts for the Soul Colleen Un­der­wood’s en­caus­tic paint­ings and Judy Gor­don’s ceramic works softly echo each other. To Oct 2

ART GALLERY OF NOVA SCO­TIA Mon-Sun 10am-5pm; Thu 10am-9pm, 1723 Hol­lis Street The Light Fan­tas­tic This group show flaunts works in neon, video, print and paint. To Sep 16

Blue Rocks A ret­ro­spec­tive show trac­ing how two years liv­ing in Blue Rocks shaped the prac­tice of painter Mars­den Hart­ley. To Nov 4 Close to the edge... The Work

of Ger­ald Fer­gu­son Billed as a “com­pre­hen­sive overview of Ger­ald Fer­gu­son’s prac­tice,” this AGNS show sees some of the artist’s sig­na­ture works dis­played, un­der­scor­ing why he was in­cluded in such sem­i­nal show­cases as the Mu­seum of Mod­ern Art’s 1970 defin­ing ex­hi­bi­tion of con­cep­tual art, In­for­ma­tion, Sep 15-Jan 13 Transat­lan­tique: The Art of Fash­ion and Cos­tume De­sign in Paris and Hal­i­fax This ex­hibit traces the his­tory and trends of cos­tume de­sign in Hal­i­fax. To Sep 23

CHASE EX­HI­BI­TION ROOM Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm; Wed 8:30am-8:30pm; Sat 9am-5pm, 6016 Univer­sity Av­enue On & Off The Wall: The Peer Gallery of Lunen­burg shows in Hal­i­fax A smat­ter­ing of artists from the famed Lunen­burg gallery show­case works. To Sep 27

CRAIG GALLERY Tue-Fri 12-5:30pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 11am-3pm, Alder­ney Land­ing, 2 Ochter­loney Street, Dart­mouth Scratch & Sniff Menu Emily Lawrence’s works ex­plore scent’s tightly wo­ven con­nec­tion to mem­ory: Based on in­ter­views with peo­ple liv­ing with De­men­tia and Alzheimer’s dis­ease, Lawrence re-con­structed mem­o­rable foods, pho­tographed them, and in­fused the prints with scratch and sniff tech­nol­ogy. To Oct 7

You, Me, Them...Us Steel sculp­tures of plants com­mon in both Den­mark and Canada see Bar­bara Sch­meisser ex­plore the cul­tural and phys­i­cal land­scapes of both na­tions. To Oct 7

COR­RI­DOR GALLERY Mon-Fri 9:30am-5pm, 1113 Mar­ginal Road Ob­ser­va­tions from the Aries Fac­tory See photo. To Sep 28

GALLERY NINE­TEEN NINE­TEEN Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 9am-5pm, 6025 Stan­ley Street Land Pat­terns Tex­tile works by Pat Loucks. To Sep 14

HER­MES Tue-Thu 1pm-6pm; Fri-Sun 1pm-4pm, 5682 North Street Home­page Peter Dykhuis makes the mun­dane into art as scraps of vis­ual in­for­ma­tion are turned into mixed-me­dia works. To Sep 30 Squir­rel Vari­a­tions Jane Af­fleck and Peter Dykhuis share a year’s worth of col­lab­o­ra­tion with this ex­hi­bi­tion. To Sep 30

LION & BRIGHT Tue-Thu 8am-12am; Fri-Sat 8am-2am; Sun 8am-10pm, 2534 Agri­cola Street Land­scapes Five scenes by artist Molly MacLel­lan.

MARY E. BLACK GALLERY Tue-Fri 9am-5pm; Sat-Sun 11am-4pm, 1061 Mar­ginal Road Echos Sum­mer Res­i­dency Ex­hibit Eight artists ex­plore and es­tab­lish their cre­ative styles as part of this res­i­dency. To Sep 16

MOUNT SAINT VIN­CENT UNIVER­SITY ART GALLERY Tue-Fri 11am-5pm; Sat-Sun 1-5pm, 166 Bed­ford High­way Un­pack­ing the Liv­ing Room An “ex­plo­ration of the many dy­nam­ics of do­mes­tic en­vi­ron­ments,” sees a liv­ing room set up within the gallery. To Nov 10

SAINT MARY’S UNIVER­SITY ART GALLERY Loyola Build­ing, 5865 Gorse­brook Av­enue #call­re­sponse The call: five works by In­dige­nous women artists—in­clud­ing the Sobey award win­ning Ur­sula John­son—sees a cen­tring of marginal­ized voices as they de­pict liv­ing within Canada. The re­sponse: “To ground art in re­spon­si­ble ac­tion, value lived ex­pe­ri­ence, and demon­strate on­go­ing com­mit­ment to ac­count­abil­ity. To re­spond to re/ con­cil­i­a­tion as a present day ne­go­ti­a­tion.” To Nov 18

SECORD GALLERY Mon-Thu 9:30am-5:30pm, Fri 9:30am-8pm, Sat 10am-5pm, 6301 Quin­pool Road Rel­a­tiv­ity New, ab­stract works by Leya Eve­lyn share wall space with photos by Steve Farmer. To Sep 29

STU­DIO 21 Tue-Fri 11am-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12-5pm, 5431 Doyle Street James G. Davis: Se­lec­tions from Five Decades Stu­dio 21 cel­e­brates its new digs with an ex­hibit wor­thy of the oc­ca­sion: A se­lec­tion of highly nar­ra­tive, myth­i­cally in­spired works by famed artist James G. Davis. To Oct 10

TEICHERT GALLERY Sun-Mon 12-5pm, Tue-Sat 10am5pm, 1723 Hol­lis Street …and Turquoise Beach Matthew Collins’ works rou­tinely fo­cus on bod­ies of wa­ter, are or­gan­i­cally con­structed and have colour and mark-mak­ing play­ing key roles. Here, his tex­ture-rich takes on beaches make per­fect view­ing for sum­mer’s last days. To Sep 17

VIEW­POINT GALLERY Wed-Sun 12-5pm, 1272 Bar­ring­ton Street Farewell to 1272 Af­ter 10 years of shar­ing snap­shots from 1272 Bar­ring­ton Street, View­Point pre­pares to move house with this sweet farewell ex­hi­bi­tion full of mem­bers’ favourite photos. To Sep 21

Sure ThingOb­ser­va­tions from the Aries Fac­tory Gary Cas­tle presents the high­lights of his year­long, col­lage-a-day project at this show with 17 mixed-me­dia can­vases on a va­ri­ety of themes. Cor­ri­dor Gallery, to Sep 28

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