Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax

4.2
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. Add Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and other attractions to your Halifax trip itinerary using our Halifax road trip site.
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  • We spent most of a day in this art gallery, eating lunch in the onsite cafe. We were pleasantly surprised. The art gallery is laid out well, with a great variety of types and styles of artwork...  more »
  • First time in Halifax & accidentally found the art gallery. Front counter staff were exceptionally kind & welcoming. They showed me a map & clearly explained the layout of the gallery. I was...  more »
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  • Feel like they have a lot of space and they could really add much more for exhibits. my 6 year old really took a liking to the lady at the front counter who was super friendly and great with him. We went specifically to see the Maud Lewis exhibit but took in everything. Was a great experience to share with my son.
  • Really fun place to go! Lots of different exhibits that can take anywhere from one to two hours if you take your time. Definitely recommended, especially during the free viewing hours.

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