Cape Breton Centre | Courtesy of Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design
Explore Nova Scotia’s beautiful art scene with our list of the top art galleries in the province. Regular exhibitions are held across the maritime province, so make sure to check them out on your next visit.
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia | Courtesy of Destination Halifax
Located in downtown Halifax, Atlantic Canada’s most prominent art gallery features over 17,000 works and holds regular events and exhibitions. Enjoy beautiful work from both local and Canadian artists.
If your travels take you to Yarmouth, check out the Western branch of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. If you plan on visiting both branches, keep your receipt to save 50% off admission to the second location.
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Lunenburg Art Gallery
The LAG features pieces from artists in Lunenburg and the surrounding areas and hosts regular exhibitions and workshops. One weekend each summer they also hold a two-day painting extravaganza, Paint Sea on Site, that draws in over 70 artists!
Lunenburg Art Gallery | Courtesy of Lunenburg Art Gallery
The Flight of Fancy is located in Bear River, a hot spot for artists and creatives in the province. The award-winning gallery and fine art store features over 200 artists and has been open for 37 years.
Serving as a hub for emerging and established artists in Cape Breton, the Centre features a gallery shop representing over 80 local artisans, events, exhibitions, craft markets, a guide to artisan shops throughout the island, and so much more!
The scenery is as beautiful as the art at this picture perfect gallery in Inverness, Cape Breton. Enjoy the sculpture garden, set against the Cape Breton coast line, and then peruse Doug’s gallery where he shares his paintings on oil canvas and linens.