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Installation View - photo, Steve Farmer (2018)

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.

First You Dream: Celebrating 75 Years of the Nova Scotia Talent Trust

May 18, 2019 - July 28, 2019

The Nova Scotia Talent Trust was founded in 1944 and has been awarding scholarships to visual artists ...

Carrie Allison, Displaced (2017)

Carrie Allison: clearing

May 25, 2019 - September 8, 2019

clearing brings together Displaced, Carrie Allison’s 2017 watercolour and ephemeral ink drawings, and her new series of beaded portraits of grass.

Africville: A Spirit that Lives On – A Reflection Project

August 17, 2019 - November 10, 2019

Opening Reception Saturday, August 17 at 2:00pmPlease join MSVU Art Gallery, the Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia, the Africville Genealogy Society, and the Africville Museum for a relaxed reception…

Letitia Fraser

September 14, 2019 - November 3, 2019

This exhibition showcases a selection of works by Halifax painter and recent NSCAD graduate, Letitia Fraser. A proud descendant of North Preston, Letitia weaves faces from her life into textiles, both literal and figurative.

Sunetra Ekanayake: Botanical Watercolours

November 9, 2019 - January 26, 2020

In this exhibition of botanical watercolours, Dr. Ekanayake invites us to consider the precious and distinct nature of plant species found around the province and on the MSVU campus.

Annual Mount Community Show

November 16, 2019 - December 15, 2019

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

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Heather Hart: Northern Oracle

January 18, 2020 - April 5, 2020

Organized and circulated by the Doris McCarthy Gallery
Curated by Ann MacDonald

Organized and circulated by the Doris McCarthy Gallery, Northern Oracle is an ambitious rooftop installation that emerges from the floor of the gallery, and is accompanied by a series of mixed media drawings.

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Prospect 19: Megan Kyak-Monteith—Whale Hunt: I Think Everyone is Here

February 1, 2020 - March 29, 2020

Exhibitions in the Prospect series introduce artists in the early phase of their careers. Megan Kyak-Monteith is a recent graduate of NSCAD from Mittimatalik (Pond Inlet), NU who lives and works in Halifax.

Jane Everett: Understory

April 4, 2020 - May 24, 2020

Organized by the Kelowna Art Gallery, Understory is an immersive mixed media installation that evokes the feeling of standing amongst the grand forests of the British Columbian interior.

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