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“Art Art Art”

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Ranked #19 of 138 things to do in Halifax
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Art museum focusing on provincial and Canadian artwork in various mediums.
Schaffhausen, Switzerland
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26 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Art Art Art”
Reviewed October 21, 2012

There you can find a rich variation of different styles of art and painting of different actors. You may need more than one visit to study all

Visited October 2012
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English first
Toronto, Canada
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59 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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“A small gem”
Reviewed October 4, 2012

Come here, not for Eurpoean art, but for the art of the maritimes, the wonderful folk art, the canadian paintings and the lovely sketch books, botanical watercolours and journals of the early settlers. Really a gem.

Visited September 2012
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Pittsburgh
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75 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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“Very interesting exhibits”
Reviewed October 2, 2012

We especially enjoyed the Maude Lewis exhibit which included not only her art, but her home is part of the exhibit. She is a most fascinating artist to learn about

Visited September 2012
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Pasadena, Maryland
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50 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Filled with Creativity”
Reviewed September 27, 2012

We found this museum to be extremely unique in it's content. They have a small collection of many works of art of the masters, but what really caught our appreciation were the current and recent works of artists representing many styles and media. it is truly worth a visit if you wish to see the unusual and talented expressions of current and former NS residents. One exhibit was titled Skin and it had skin portrayed in many forms by different artists. There is so much to stimulate your creative juices and go home and create.

Visited September 2012
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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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38 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Prompted to respond!”
Reviewed September 22, 2012

I am a local who just read the review by a lady who complained that there were not many artists at the Gallery she knew. Our Art Gallery of Nova Scotia has an extensive collection of local, regional and national works of Canadian art by Canadian artists. The range of this art is very eclectic in both form and content. There are ongoing changing exhibitions of contemporary art and the Gallery does indeed host world class travelling exhibits of artists this reviewer would indeed recognize.
It is unfortunate that she wants to see what she is most familiar with rather than widening her vision. If one would like to see the same ol' same ol' stick to books and skip the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. How ever if one would like to widen their experience in art this is a great place to visit.

Visited August 2012
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