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Tove Storch, Untitled 2017 steel rods, wire 7.2 metres high x 8.23 metres wide x 18.51 metres long. MSVU Art Gallery, Halifax

Tove Storch: Sculpture

February 25, 2017 - April 9, 2017

Tove Storch’s first solo exhibition in North America follows a three-week production residency in the Art Gallery.

Brenda Pelkey, Court, Cobourg 2005

Brenda Francis Pelkey: A Retrospective

April 22, 2017 - July 9, 2017

The exhibition includes nine bodies of work by the nationally recognized photographic artist Brenda Francis Pelkey, dating from 1988 through 2015. Pelkey lives in Windsor and has made major photographic series in Ontario, Saskatchewan and rural Nova Scotia, where she has resided in the past.

Ian Willms, We Shall See 2016

Ian Willms: We Shall See

September 2, 2017 - November 5, 2017

In We Shall See Willms documents his father’s traumatic injuries and the details of daily hospital visits.

Installation shot of Bodies in Translation: Age and Creativity and Gallery Attendant desk (photo by Steve Farmer)

Bodies in Translation: Age and Creativity

September 9, 2017 - November 12, 2017

In keeping with the project’s focus on socially engaged creative work by artists who embody difference, the works in Bodies in Translation address various facets of aging, including age-related disability.

Vol en voile

Melanie Authier: Contrarieties and Counterpoints

January 13, 2018 - March 4, 2018

The spatial effects of Melanie Authier’s abstract paintings show how artists can engage with the art of the past and transpose it into their own visual language.

Maria Hupfield: The One Who Keeps On Giving. Installation view: The Power Plant, Toronto, 2017. Photo: Toni Hafkenscheid, courtesy of the artist

Maria Hupfield: The One Who Keeps on Giving

March 17, 2018 - May 20, 2018

Hupfield’s new two-channel video installation, The One Who Keeps On Giving, gathers around an object: an oil painting of a seascape by the artist’s late mother who painted it as a young woman and signed it as Peggy Miller.

Eternal August

“it just brings me closer”: Reflections on Memorial Tattoos

May 5, 2018 - October 29, 2018

This exhibition of photographs is part of a larger study on the meaning and purpose of commemorative tattoos.

Material Remains

May 26, 2018 - September 30, 2018

The works assembled in this exhibition express curiosity, skepticism and disorientation in the face of a world transformed by new technologies and consumption.

Jane Kidd tapestry: Land Sentence Series: Arbour (2009)

Jane Kidd: Curious

June 23, 2018 - August 26, 2018

Kidd’s tapestries connect the repeated gestures of weaving with the repeated patterns defining humans’ historical relationship to nature and the world.

Installation View - photo, Steve Farmer

Unpacking the Living Room

September 8, 2018 - November 10, 2018

This exhibition explores the many dynamics of domestic environments by staging a radically re-imagined living room in the gallery space. 

Echo 1: Reflection 2018 (detail) - 5 panels of pearl cotton woven in loom-controlled leno lace 264 x 96 cm (each panel) (photo credit: Steve Farmer)

Prospect 18: Christiane Poulin. Echoes

October 13, 2018 - January 27, 2019

The woven structures of Poulin's site-oriented installation allude to Brutalist design integrated into a landscape.

Annual Mount Community Show 2018

November 21, 2018 - December 16, 2018

Mount Saint Vincent University students, staff, faculty, alumnae and their families are invited to display their creative work in this annual extravaganza.

Jenn E Norton: Slipstream

January 12, 2019 - March 3, 2019

In an otherwise empty gallery space, six reflective panels positioned in an inward-facing ring...

James R Shirley: Landscapes from the Soul

February 9, 2019 - May 19, 2019

Black Then presents seven of Jim Shirley’s monotypes from the collections of Mount Saint Vincent ...

Skawennati: Teiakwanahstahsontéhrha’ | We Extend the Rafters

March 16, 2019 - May 5, 2019

Born in Kahnawa:ke Mohawk Territory, Skawennati creates Indigenous virtual environments addressing history, the future and change.

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