Big in Nova Scotia
23 Aug 2014 – 28 Sep 2014
MSVU Art Gallery was built in 1971. Its two-storey height was designed for the preeminent art of that era; expansive paintings on the scale of American field painting, and sculpture conceived in Minimalist terms as spatial theatre.
Forty-three years later, Big in Nova Scotia responds to the moment of the Gallery’s beginning with a selection of large works from the MSVU collection.
9 Oct 2014 – 30 Nov 2014
Today, there is an increasing permeability between the realms of craft and art occurring in step with an emphasis on reskilling and the handmade, as seen in contemporary art practice and in the widespread interest in all things handcrafted.
Annual Community Show 2014
10 Dec 2014 – 18 Dec 2014
Mount Saint Vincent University students, staff, faculty and alumnae are invited to enter up to three examples of their creative work in this annual extravaganza. All mediums are welcome (visual art, music, performance, poetry, craft, literary, basketry, beading, baked goods, etc.).
Prospect 17: Joanna Close
13 Dec 2014 – 15 Feb 2015
his is the 17th of the Prospect exhibitions, which showcase the works of selected Nova Scotian artists during the early stages of their careers. Joanna Close presents a series of hooked rugs depicting buildings from a former family farm in New Brunswick, now given over to an industrial gravel quarry.