January 29 – Oversize Matters show a success


The Oversize Matters show by local artists Brian Porter, Dan Earle, Travis Doyle, Dave Gorman, and Andre Haines wrapped up at the end of January.

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After exhibit had a well attended  preview at a Community, Culture & Cocktails event on Friday, November 3rd and was well received in the community.

The show also included a canvas created by those at the reception under the direction of Andre Haines.

January 28, 2017 – Dark Sky Photography

Creative Minds: Dark Sky

On Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 2 pm,  Timothy Doucette of Deep Sky Eye Observatory discussed night sky photography at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia-Western Branch, in Yarmouth to a full audience.

Doucette is a legally blind amateur astronomer whose passion is sharing and photographing the celebrated dark skies of southern Nova Scotia. He included an explanation of the many step needed to complete an image like the one above. The audience also learned much more about the need for dark skys and his observatory in Quinan.

This presentation was part of the Creative Minds series sponsored by the Friends of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.

January 27, 2018 – Yarmouth Art Society meeting

The  YARMOUTH ART SOCIETY had its monthly meeting in the Community Room where, in addition to the meeting, the group could enjoy the current  exhibit.  In appreciation for the bond between local visual artists and the AGNS, the Art Society voted to become Corporate Members for three years and give an additional donation to the AGNS.