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Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

1741 Hollis St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1V9, Canada
+1 902-424-7542
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Tour of the AGNS

We visited the AGNS to see the exhibits and the Maud Lewis display. Altough the site is not large... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Well worth a visit

Even if you are not an Art buff, this gallery is worth a visit if only to see the work of Maud... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Vicky R
Winchester, United Kingdom
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Art museum focusing on provincial and Canadian artwork in various mediums.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1741 Hollis St, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1V9, Canada
+1 902-424-7542
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited the AGNS to see the exhibits and the Maud Lewis display. Altough the site is not large it is well organised and worth the visit.

Thank T8632AASC
Reviewed 6 days ago

Even if you are not an Art buff, this gallery is worth a visit if only to see the work of Maud Lewis, a native Canadian who was crippled with arthritis but who managed to paint naive pictures for sale until she died. Her little...More

Thank Vicky R
Reviewed 10 December 2017

The gallery is in two buildings and we were like many there for the Maude Lewis exhibit, which was wonderful. But unlike some other comments here, we found much else that was interesting here and were lucky enough to tag onto a guided tour explaining...More

Thank fisher_eye_lens
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

This gallery is a beautiful historic building and the permanent collection has uniquely Nova Scotian art. The Maud Lewis exhibit was outstanding! Really enjoyed the gallery and gift shop and bistro were great too.

Thank GuyoftheGlobe
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Not usually our thing but we needed something to do on a wet day so we called in. There was plenty of space to move around and step back to view items on display including an interesting piece with a circle of stones on the...More

Thank Barbara D
Reviewed 17 November 2017

For those Maude Lewis Lovers, this exhibit is a real treat. I loved that the museum restored her old house and resurrected it inside the museum. If you love her, come and see it just for that. The rest of the art gallery however, requires...More

Thank HeatherFerguson
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The Maude Lewis exhibit was worth the price of admission. Large collection of her paintings, their home and an older video added to the attraction. Gift store could have more Nova Scotia art works available, especially as many of the local artisans have closed for...More

Thank REJ810
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Having seen the film Maudie earlier in the fall, and booked on a cruise from Montreal to NYC, we used our shore time for one excursion and a visit to the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, with the sole purpose of seeing the permanent exhibit...More

Thank susan c
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We drove, what seemed like a million miles out of our way, to see the Maud Lewis exhibit. All we can say...it was so worth it. We actually visited the exhibit 3 times in the same day. It was just that inspiring. There are some...More

Thank Kate W
Reviewed 19 October 2017

With the exception of the terrific Maud Lewis exhibit, we didn't find anything brilliant here, but if we lived in Halifax we would, for sure, be members. There must have been close to a dozen exhibits covering narrow but interesting aspects of art in all...More

1  Thank SkykomishBob
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Barbara L
15 August 2017|
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Response from White B | Reviewed this property |
We parked in one of the side roads. No problem! 100m walk max.
1 June 2017|
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Response from demarcocam0 | Reviewed this property |
Mon - Wed 10am - 5 pm Thursday 10am - 9pm Free Access Thursdays 5pm - 9pm Fri - Sun 10am - 5pm Daily Tours
Susan H
6 May 2015|
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Response from PamB882014 | Reviewed this property |
We paid $12 per adult on Sunday.