Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

1723 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1V9

Website

902.424.5280

Year Round, Hours Vary

About Art Gallery of Nova Scotia – Halifax

Originally called the Nova Scotia Museum of Fine Arts way back 1908, the museum has grown significantly to largest art museum in Atlantic Canada. Now named Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and it collects, preserves, and exhibits visual arts for the benefit of residents and visitors to Nova Scotia. The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia permanent collection currently holds over 17,000 works.

What to Do at Art Gallery of Nova Scotia?

Things to Do

Explore historic and contemporary Nova Scotian, national and international paintings, sculptures, drawings, and other art works, housed in two renovated heritage buildings in downtown Halifax and Yarmouth.

 The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia focuses on works by some Visual artists with strong ties to Nova Scotia, such as Maud Lewis as well as those artists with strong ties to the Atlantic Provinces. There are over 17,000 works that are currently in the Permanent and Study Collections which visitors can witness and appreciate during their visits.

The museum also makes a great location if you are in need of a place to rent for events, host birthday parties or any other celebration.

When to visit Art Gallery of Nova Scotia?

Hours

Summer: Open 7 days a week-10:00 PM – 5:00 PM & Thursday 10:00 AM-9:00 PM

BMO Free Thursdays: 5pm – 9pm
Winter: Monday – Closed
Tuesday – Wednesday: 10am – 5pm
Thursday: 10am – 9pm
BMO Free Thursdays: 5pm – 9pm
Friday – Saturday: 10am – 5pm
Sunday: 12pm – 5pm
Time required to visit:

2 – 3 hrs, depending on interest

How much will it cost to visit Art Gallery of Nova Scotia?

Admission

Member – Free
Adult – $12
Senior (age 60+) – $10
Student (with valid ID) – $7
Family (max 2 adults & 3 youth) – $25
Youth (age 6-17) – $5
Child (age 5 & under) – Free

Types of payment accepted – Mastercard, Visa, Cash, Debit

How to get tickets?
At the Door
Coupons & Discounts
Admission is FREE every Thursday evening from 5 – 9pm courtesy of BMO Financial Group.

How to get to Art Gallery of Nova Scotia?

Address – Halifax location
1723 Hollis Street, Halifax, NS B3J 1V9
Lat: 44.64803 Lon: -63.57282
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Parking: Street parking
Public Transit Accessible

What about amenities and accessibility?

Accessibilty

Wheel chair accessible
Service animals allowed

Amenities

Wash rooms/ family friendly
Café
Gift Shop – Online

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