<i>Vacant Faces</i>’ window on the city

Vacant Faces’ window on the city

A new Khyber installation by Arielle Twist and Brandon Hoax looks at the pain and playfulness in Indigenous art.
Ariel Twist and Brandon Hoax, Vacant Faces To January 2019 The Khyber Centre for the Arts, 1880 Hollis Street

Miss Chief and the Resilience

Kent Monkman is known for working on a monumental scale, and his recent work is as ambitious as ever.

Visual arts review: James MacSwain, Ex Libris

Paper collages landing somewhere between book and sculpture at Hermes.
To November 25 Hermes Gallery, 5682 North Street

Visual arts review: David Urban, The Precious Book

Rich, layered colours reveal a combination of music, landscape and still lives.
To November 14 Studio 21, 5431 Doyle Street

Nocturne 2018: Fox Hatch

The state of Nova Scotia’s forests is explored through the magic of puppets.
Exhibit 102 Paul O'Regan Hall, Halifax Central Library 5440 Spring Garden Road

L’nuwesimk: El-noo-wee-simk: Speaking Indian

Ursula Johnson and Angella Parsons find intimacy and history all over the city.
Exhibit 201 Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre 2158 Gottingen Street (6pm) Burying grounds at Sinnot Hill Park, 31 Windmill Road, Dartmouth (8pm) Granville Court, Granville at Duke Street (10pm)

Nocturne 2018: Poemtree

Examining the meaning, music and power of language.
Exhibit 307 5057 Salter Street

Nocturne 2018: Let Evening Come

Micro-concert invites attendees to experience the night in all of its mystery.
Exhibit 505 Downtown Dartmouth Business Commission 163 Portland Street

Nocturne 2018: Reading the Truth and Reconciliation Report

Members of The Nova Scotia Voice of Women for Peace speak the report’s truth where Cornwallis once stood.
Exhibit 215 Park at Hollis and Barrington Street

Nocturne 2018: Free Consultations

Dramatic Changes wants to support you.
Exhibit 115 Victoria Park, Spring Garden Road at South Park Street

Nocturne 2018: Black Hair Magic

An exploration of the importance and versatility of Black hairstyles
Exhibit 400 Alteregos Cafe, 2193 Gottingen Street

Nocturne 2018: Queer Songbook Orchestra

The Toronto-based outfit reinterprets queer classics and hidden gems.
Exhibit 404 Portia White Atrium, Citadel High, 1855 Trollope Street

Urbania’s legend

Nearly twenty years after their theft, Christopher Porter’s photos were found in an abandoned barn. Some of what he’s salvaged are now on display in Lunenburg.
Christopher Porter, Urbania Part 1 October 5-15 (opening reception Oct 5, 7pm) Lunenburg School of the Arts, 6 Prince Street, Lunenburg

Fall Arts: Anna Leonowens at 50

NSCAD’s gallery celebrates with a new logo, retrospective exhibitions and hot merch.
With over 125 shows annually, Anna Leonowens Gallery has plenty on its plate.

Fall Arts: On & Off the Wall at Chase Exhibition Gallery

Lunenburg comes to Halifax in a celebratory artistic collaboration.
On & Off the Wall To September 30 Chase Exhibition Gallery Nova Scotia Archives, 6016 University Avenue Discover two hidden gems with On & Off the Wall: Peer Gallery Contemporary Art and Chase Gallery.

Fall Arts: Selections from Five Decades at Studio 21

Father and son artists James G. and Turner G. Davis help christen the gallery’s new home.
James G. Davis and Turner G. Davis Selections from Five Decades To October 10 Studio 21, 5431 Doyle Street

Fall Arts: Emily Lawrence, Scratch & Sniff Menu at The Craig Gallery

The artist uses the senses to evoke memory in this interactive exhibition.
Emily Lawrence, Scratch & Sniff Menu To October 7 The Craig Gallery, 2 Ochterloney Street

Prismatic preview: SuperNova and Rah-Eleh’s identity issues

The Iranian-Canadian artist uses her humourous one-woman show to explore race, gender and politics.
SuperNova To September 17 Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, 1723 Hollis Street

The kid gloves come off at CFAT

Young children become art critics—blunt ones—at the Centre for Art Tapes’ new show, Tiny Takeover
Tiny Takeover: Kid Critics To August 31 Centre For Art Tapes, 2238 Maitland Street

Visual arts review: A Tapestry of our Towns

Art 1274 Hollis celebrates a decade
To July 31 Art 1274 Hollis, 1274 Hollis Street

Visual arts review: Jane Kidd’s Curious and group show Material Remains at MSVU

A pair of shows use textiles to explore gender and the environment
Jane Kidd, Curious and Material Remains To August 26 Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, 166 Bedford Highway

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Vol 26, No 29
December 13, 2018

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