Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia's home for art

About this Experience
The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is the largest art museum in Atlantic Canada and an anchor of Nova Scotia’s cultural tourism. The Gallery is home to iconic artworks that reflect Nova Scotia’s culture to the world, as well as a showcase for temporary exhibitions that highlight the art of this region and this countryThe Art Gallery of Nova Scotia holds the Province’s art collection, with over 19,000 artworks. Host to numerous exhibitions and events annually, and a wide range of exhibitions and programming, the Gallery is a hub of cultural activity in our community.

Housed in two renovated heritage buildings the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia displays historic and contemporary Nova Scotian, national and international paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs, ceramics and other works from temporary exhibitions and the Gallery’s Permanent Collection. The Gallery also boasts an acclaimed collection of folk art including the Maud Lewis House.

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia provides a fascinating and enlightening day out. On site amenities include the Gallery Shop and the Art Sales & Rental Gallery.

Does this Experience require advanced booking?
No, advanced booking is not required.

Hours of Operation

Note: The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is currently closed for maintenance but is expected to re-open in June.

1723 Hollis Street,
Halifax, NS B3J
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The exterior of the Art Galley of Nova Scotia building just before sunset.A couple take in a piece of art during their visit to the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.