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

and so on so it goes Abby Bent’s artist’s state­ment sums up this ex­hibit: “The works in this ex­hi­bi­tion will un­ravel in a cyclic na­ture, stem­ming from the fol­low­ing con­cep­tual prompts: time and/or space, moth­er­hood, sen­ti­men­tal, pa­thetic fal­lacy, ob­ser­va­tion, rep­e­ti­tion, de­sire/need, do­mes­tic­ity, ob­ject, in­ter­ac­tion, states and/ or phases...and so on so it goes.”

To Oct 27

Deriva­tion David Knight, Con­nor MacKin­non and Heather Savard share a stu­dio space, so­cial cir­cle and, nat­u­rally, in­flu­ences. This show­case sees the three artists present “a series of in­di­vid­ual re­sults de­rived from a com­mon point

of sculp­tural ori­gin.” To Oct 27

Flip­ping a Glass Coin Noah Licht­blau’s col­lec­tion of draw­ings and sculp­tures “form an im­age atlas” as they present a vis­ual his­tory of the gallery’s past and fol­low the flux in nearby down­town store­fronts.

To Oct 27

float­ing rocks and young rope Notic­ing a rhyth­mic rep­e­ti­tion in the ma­te­ri­als found along Nova Sco­tian shore­lines, Rachel An­za­lone and Ali­cia Hunt present a col­lec­tion of nat­u­ral ob­jects—think seaweed and rocks—mixed with repli­cas made from plas­ter, clay and cloth.

Oct 30-Nov 3

There’s No Place Like Home Ab­stract oil paint­ings in­spired by 15 years’ worth of jour­nals as well as mem­o­ries of child­hood houses, this ex­hibit sees artist Emily Baron “us­ing the soli­tude of mak­ing as a way of ac­cept­ing and over­com­ing her per­sonal feel­ings of aban­don­ment.” Oct 30-Nov 3

Thick Sylvia Calver ex­plores tex­ture and sur­face in her paint­ings, tak­ing cues from nat­u­ral growths and or­ganic pat­terns. Oct 30-Nov 3

Works by Freyja Caskie A largescale, im­mer­sive in­stal­la­tion that sees Freyja Caskie use map-mak­ing and por­trai­ture to “fo­cus on the re­build­ing of per­sonal iden­tity af­ter trauma.” Oct 30-Nov 3 ART 1274 HOL­LIS Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 12-6pm, 1274 Hol­lis Street And the Beat Goes On (Rhythm of the Cities) Eric Bry­dges dis­plays a col­lec­tion of paint­ings.

To Nov 6 ART GALLERY OF NOVA SCO­TIA Mon-Sun 10am-5pm, Thu 10am9pm, 1723 Hol­lis Street Shame and Prej­u­dice: A Story of Re­silience Ac­claimed In­dige­nous artist Kent Monkman’s made a name for him­self with his abil­ity to in­fuse baroque-feel­ing can­vases with sub­ver­sive sto­ries. Here, the pain­ter shares a stack of the­atri­cal can­vases re­spond­ing to Canada’s 150 cel­e­bra­tions with Monkman’s gen­der-fluid, time trav­el­ling al­ter-ego, Miss Chief Ea­gle Te­stickle, tak­ing the viewer fly­ing back­wards through the con­fed­er­a­tion’s his­tory. To Dec 16

Blue Rocks A ret­ro­spec­tive show trac­ing how two years liv­ing in Blue Rocks shaped the artis­tic 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.

To Jan 13, 2019 Hiroshige: The 53 Sta­tions of

the Tokaido An epic, sprawl­ing ret­ro­spec­tive cel­e­brat­ing Uta­gawa Hiroshige, one of the great­est artists of Ja­pan’s Ukiyo-e genre.

To Mar 17, 2019

COR­RI­DOR GALLERY Mon-Fri 9:30am–5pm, 1113 Mar­ginal Road

Emo­tive Land­scapes Water­colours

by Kate Ward. To Oct 30

CRAIG GALLERY Tue-Fri 12-5:30pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 11am-3pm, Alder­ney Land­ing, 2 Ochter­loney Street, Dart­mouth Mo­saic for Men­tal Health Art Exhi

bi­tion & Sale Lo­cal artists do­nate hun­dreds of pieces in a swath of medi­ums to sup­port the CMHA Hal­i­fax-Dart­mouth So­cial Pro­grams at this sweet sale. To Oct 28

Cal­gary Days Hélène Blanchet’s quilts cap­ture snip­pets of daily life in Cal­gary: “Tiny bits of cloth are painstak­ingly ap­pliquéd ...onto a back­ground of fine quilt­ing and adorned with colour­ful em­broi­dery threads and wee glass beads,” the gallery adds. Oct 31-Dec 2

DAL­HOUSIE ART GALLERY Tue-Fri, 11am-5pm; Sat-Sun 125pm, 6101 Univer­sity Av­enue

Nan­abozho’s Sis­ters A group show that “ac­knowl­edges the his­tory of In­dige­nous women artists’ con­tri­bu­tion to the de­ploy­ment of hu­mour, irony and satire within the vis­ual arts.” To Nov 25

THE DART GALLERY Tue–Fri 11am-6pm, Sat 11am-4pm, Sun 10am-2pm, 127A Port­land Street, Dart­mouth

Flower Streets: City Gar­dens A col­lec­tion of works by Angie Reid “in­spired by the flower streets of down­town Dart­mouth.” To Oct 25

GALLERY NINE­TEEN NINE­TEEN Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 9am-5pm, 6025 Stan­ley Street

Be­yond First Im­pres­sions Con­nie Publi­cover un­veils a col­lec­tion of fine art photography. To Nov 16


1451 Bar­ring­ton Street

Quaff: To Drink Deeply A ju­ried show­case of works by the Nova Sco­tia Pot­ters Guild sees a swath of orig­i­nal, drink-themed ce­ram­ics on dis­play at Gov­ern­ment House.

To Oct 27, 11am-4pm

HER­MES Tue-Thu 1pm-6pm, FriSun 1pm-4pm, 5682 North Street

Push­ing It Her­mes sums up artist Becky Wel­ter-Nolan’s lat­est: “Push­ing It is a per­for­ma­tive project fea­tur­ing a quilted soft-sculp­ture “boul­der” en­ti­tled Rock­yIII, pushed up­hill, [to] cri­tique labour and the nar­ra­tive of suc­cess.” To Oct 28


Tue-Sat 12-5pm, 1880 Hol­lis Street

A Thou­sand Cuts B.G-Os­borne’s Khyber ex­hibit “is a found-footage video com­pi­la­tion of cis­gen­der ac­tors por­tray­ing trans­gen­der roles in film and tele­vi­sion.” Over 80 sources are ar­ranged to con­front the per­pet­ual vi­o­lence of these in­au­then­tic rep­re­sen­ta­tions and the sys­temic era­sure of trans peo­ple in main­stream me­dia.” To Oct 27

MARY E. BLACK GALLERY Tue-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat-Sun 11am-4pm, 1061 Mar­ginal Road

Revo­lu­tion For this ju­ried ex­hi­bi­tion, 22 Craft Nova Sco­tia artists share works defin­ing their mean­ing of the word “revo­lu­tion”—from #metoo to per­sonal dis­cov­er­ies. To Nov 4


UNIVER­SITY ART GALLERY Tue-Fri 11am-5pm, Sat-Sun 1-5pm, 166 Bedford High­way Prospect 18: Chris­tiane Poulin, Echoes See photo, above. To Dec 16


1107 Mar­ginal Road The Shube­nacadie River Bead­ing

Project Car­rie Al­li­son—the In­dige­nous artist who last year ex­hib­ited her geo­graph­i­cally ac­cu­rate bead­ings of the Shube­nacadie River at the Port Cam­pus—re­turns to see “par­tic­i­pants come to­gether and col­lec­tively honour the space of the Shube­nacadie River” with a bead­ing of the wa­ter­way. To Oct 31

SAINT MARY’S UNIVER­SITY ART GALLERY Loy­ola Build­ing, 5865 Gorse­brook Av­enue

#call­re­sponse The call: five works by In­dige­nous women artists sees a cen­tring of marginal­ized voices as they de­pict liv­ing within the Cana­dian na­tion-state. The re­sponse: “To ground art in re­spon­si­ble ac­tion, value lived ex­pe­ri­ence, and demon­strate on­go­ing com­mit­ment to ac­count­abil­ity and com­mu­nity build­ing.” To Nov 18

SECORD GALLERY Mon-Thu 9:30am-5:30pm, Fri 9:30am-8pm, Sat 10am-5pm, 6301 Quin­pool Road 25th An­niver­sary Gallery Artists Ex­hi­bi­tion To Oct 26

STU­DIO 21 Tue-Fri 11am-6pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12-5pm, 5431 Doyle Street

New works by David Ur­ban The famed Cana­dian pain­ter de­buts a new series of paint­ings. To Nov 14


5440 Spring Gar­den Road Cross­roads: An in­ter­sec­tion in

time The Hal­i­fax Art Map’s 20182019 show­case. To Oct 27 TEICHERT GALLERY Sun-Mon 12-5pm, Tue-Sat 10am5pm, 1723 Hol­lis Street

The An­nual Group Show To Oct 29 VIEW­POINT GALLERY Wed-Sun 12-5pm, 1459 Bren­ton Street

The Beauty of Im­per­fec­tion View­Point cel­e­brates some new digs with a mem­bers’ group show.

To Oct 28

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