October 20, 2013 – Art hits the wall

Art Hits the Wall showcasing rugs and quilts as art !
October 26 to November 23, 2013Rug art
Show opening will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 26
with a tea social hosted by the local Rug Hookers of Yarmouth & Area.
The title, “Art Hits The Wall” was chosen by the committee to convey the message that it was time to “add excitement…whip the rugs off the floor, tear quilts off the beds and create them as hanging art” which is what the event continues to do.wwwarthitsthewall.com

October 24, 2013 – Creative Minds with Gerry Curry

Creative Minds is back! 

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERADuring the fall and winter, Creative Minds presents an “insider’s” view about how creativity works for various individuals on the last Sunday of the month.

October’s program (Sunday Oct. 24 at 2 p.m.) Gerry Curry will be presenting Sou’west Nova 366–living with your camera for 366 days straight.

Gerry undertook this daily image project as an attempt to make a long-term commitment and to improve his artistic sense and photographic skills.  Over a period of a full year (and one extra day as it was leap year!) Gerry photographed an interesting image and added it to his collection. The project started on March 19, 2011 and concluded on March 18, 2012. With very few exceptions, the images were taken in Southwest Nova Scotia.

For the Creative Minds series, Gerry will be giving an audio/visual presentation that was given on the opening night of his one man show at the Osprey Centre in Shelburne. It will be a lively discussions of the project and the equipment and techniques he used, as well as tips and tricks to help people take better nature and landscape photographs. The grand finale will be a musical presentation of the entire project!

Come enjoy a great program, good conversations and some light refreshments. Admission is free although donations are always appreciated.

October 18, 2013 – Student lobby exhibit

Our Identities, Our Stories, Our Land

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AGNS Western Branch in Yarmouth is pleased to host an exhibition of self-portraits produced by students at l’École Rose des Vents in Greenwood and l’École acadienne de Truro working with artist François Gaudet.

The exhibition will be on display until November 9, 2013.

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Western Branch

341 Main Street

Yarmouth Nova Scotia

For further information, please contact Kris Webster, Assistant Curator of Programs

websterk@gov.ns.ca (902) 424-6651

This exhibition was made possible through an ArtsSmarts Nova Scotia and GénieArts Nouvelle-Écosse partnership.

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia supports ArtsSmarts Nova Scotia, with funding from the Nova Scotia Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage and the Nova Scotia Department of Education.

www.artgalleryofnovascotia.ca @ArtGalleryNS facebook.com/ArtGalleryNS