Up and Upcoming...

Nov. 13, 2105 - Jan. 24, 2016

OPENING RECEPTION - Nov. 12 at 6pm

EXHIBITION - Nov. 13 - Dec. 20, 2015 & Jan. 5 - 24, 201

Master metalsmith and sculptor, Elizabeth Goluch shares her fascination with bugs, beetles, spiders and snails by sharing with viewers her intimate insight into their life cycles and lore.

Each larger-than-life anatomically detailed insect hosts jeweled elements and symbolic embellishments revealing secrets that disclose its own captivating story.



Sept 25 - Nov 8, 2015

Craft Year 2015 Exhibition - A representative survey of current works by NSDCC members

OPENING RECEPTION: September 24, 2015, 6:00 PM

Craft Year 2015 is a year-long, nation-wide festival aimed at promoting craft as a key player in Canadian Culture.

The Nova Scotia Designer Crafts Council's (NSDCC) annual members’ exhibition for Craft Year 2015 will be a representative survey of current works by members. There is no theme for this exhibition; members were asked to submit recently-created works, creating a snapshot of fine craft in Nova Scotia and beyond.

The exhibition, opening Thursday, September 24th at the Mary E. Black Gallery will feature 44 works by 25 fine craftspeople. 


Registration is open for Fall 2015 courses and workshops.

Call or email for further information or to register for a course. See http://www.craft-design.ns.ca/courses/course-list for course listings.

Sept 3-20

Join us Thursday, Sept 3 at 6PM for the opening reception of Surfacing, the group exhibition by our NSCCD Summer Residents. 

Artists Shelby Dodds, Lux Habrich, Twyla Heuval-Bernier, Jenn Maguire, Nathalie Maiello, Andreea Murgu, Anne-Sophie Vallee & Natalie Vanderzand share the products of their professional development residency.

July 16, 6PM

Join us Thursday, July 16 at 6PM for the opening reception of Turning Against the Grain. Beyond Traditional Woodturning. An exhibition of works by the Nova Woodturners' Guild.


Apr 25

Open Studio Saturdays are closed for the Summer Emerging Artist Residency Program and will resume with the Fall course schedule in September.

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