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September 17, 2016 to February 20, 2017
Return to Nova Scotia at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia [Robert D. Wilkie ?] Wilkinson,View of Halifax, Nova Scotia, from Dartmouth, c 1850s, Oil on canvas, 36.8 x 56.4 cm. Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, purchase made possible by funds provided by John...
December 17, 2016 to April 9, 2017
Here Be Dragons
Museum of Natural History, Halifax
Here Be Dragons celebrates human-dragon cultural connections with live animals and hands-on interactive exhibits. Map-makers mark the unknown with a giant serpent and the words, "Here Be Dragons"....
January 21, 2017 to January 22, 2017
Rug Hooking Demonstration
Ross Farm Museum, New Ross
Rug hooking is both an art and a craft where rugs are made by pulling loops of yarn or fabric through a base such as burlap. The loops are pulled through the backing material by using a small hook....
January 22, 2017 Titanic Society of Atlantic Canada – Annual General Meeting
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
Sunday, January 22nd - 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm Snow date: Sunday, January 29th at the same time Hosted by the Titanic Society of Atlantic Canada Agenda includes a Panel Discussion: Theory on the role of...
January 24, 2017 All Hands Lost: The Sinking of the Nova Scotia Gypsum Freighter Novadoc
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
7:00 pm Book and song by Blain Henshaw During a presentation at the Museum three years ago, broadcaster and writer Blain Henshaw performed a song he had written and recorded about the disappearance...
January 28, 2017 to January 29, 2017
Toboggan Making Demonstration
Ross Farm Museum, New Ross
This weekend our interpreters will be demonstrating how to make a wooden toboggan. For additional information: Joan Lenihan 1-902-689-2210 1-877-689-2210rossfarm@novascotia.ca
January 31, 2017 The Shipwrecks of the 1758 Siege of Louisbourg with Sarah Nicholson
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
7:30 pm On June 1, 1758, residents of Louisbourg woke to find the enemy at their doorstep. The arrival of British troops signaled the beginning of Louisbourg’s second siege, a conflict that lasted...
February 4, 2017 to February 5, 2017
Tatting Demonstration
Ross Farm Museum, New Ross
Visit Ross Farm Museum this weekend and chat with our interpreters as they demonstrate the beautiful art of both needle and shuttle tatting. For additional information: Joan Lenihan 1-902-689-2210 1-...
February 6, 2017 Industrial Heritage Nova Scotia Meeting The Halifax and Southwestern Railway
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
7:30 pm (doors open at 7:00) Industrial Heritage Nova Scotia is holding their monthly meeting at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic on Monday, February 6th. As always, they are having a guest...
February 7, 2017 The Terence Bay Mystery Wreck
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
7:00 pm The Underwater Archaeology Society of Nova Scotia (UASNS) carried out a survey and excavation of the Terence Bay Wreck Site between 1980 and 1983. The UASNS concluded the shipwreck was a New...

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