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Halifax Metro


31Kathy Brown CSPWC

From the Sea

Kathy is known for incorporating nautical charts into her marine watercolours of the Nova Scotia coast and ocean, with its lighthouses and sailboats. Radically different paintings feature stylized doves flying amongst stars and galaxies and the expansive view from her high-rise studio. Come and see! Cards and prints. Commissions welcomed.

By appointment – Please call ahead.

(902) 479-3115
(902) 495-1242

kathy [at] fromthesea [dot] ca


903 - 50 Grandhaven Blvd.
Halifax, NS B3S 0H5

Directions: Easy access heading into or out of Halifax—at Hwy 103–beginning/end...[Leaving Hfx: 1st Exit (1D)–veer right off ramp •OR• Heading into Hfx: Exit 1D, left off ramp]...onto Dunbrack Street. Turn left at 1st lights onto Washmill Lake Dr. Go 1.25 km to Grandhaven Blvd, through archway on right– then left to # 50, Grandhaven Estates Apt 903. Guests park in front. GPS: 44° 38' 53" N 63° 39' 50"W


32Cranberry Stained Glass Studio & Supply

Cranberry Stained Glass Studio & Supply

Cranberry Stained Glass is a full service "working" stained glass studio specializing in restoration, custom design and creation, and fused glass. There is always something interesting on our tables! Drop in and "Share our Passion for Glass".

Mon–Fri 9:30am–4:30pm, Sat 10am–2pm, Closed Sun

(902) 876-5167
Toll Free
(866) 377-5167

contactus [at] cranberrystainedglass [dot] com


102 Chain Lake Drive, Vantage Point 1A
Halifax, NS B3S 1A7

Directions: Take St. Margaret's Bay Rd out of Halifax to Bayers Lake Business Park. At the lights make a right on to Lakelands Blvd, then a right onto Chain Lake Dr. Go 240m, we are on the right. GPS: 44º 38' 11"N 63º 39' 58"W

Workshops: We offer a variety of classes and workshops, from beginner stained glass to traditional painting and fusing. Scheduling is listed on our "website Calendar"


33Anne Launcelott SCA


Anne is a fine art travel photographer who is captivated by the diversity of cultures and is inspired by people and the themes of every day life. Her photography has the ability to capture an emotion in a fraction of a second and to draw the viewer in by telling a story about the human condition.

By appointment - Please call ahead

(902) 293-9611
(902) 477-9611

anne [dot] launcelott [at] gmail [dot] com


1 Dingle Road
Halifax, NS B3P 1B1

Directions: In Hfx, from the Armdale Rotary, follow Purcell's Cove Road to Fleming Park on your left. 1 Dingle Road is the very first house on the right once you come through the stone gates into Fleming Park. GPS: 44° 37' 50" N 63° 36' 29" W


34Kim Aerts & Kim Snider

Grayhouse Studios

Kim Aerts captures in oil paints the rugged coasts, lush valleys and wooded hills around Nova Scotia. Kim Snider is a lampwork and metal clay artist who creates beautifully sculpted beads of molten glass and fired metal clay. Their studio is near the Freedman Nature Reserve at Prospect Head.

By appointment–Please call ahead

(902) 830-6136

info [at] grayhousestudios [dot] com


343 Seligs Road
Prospect Village, NS B3T 2A8

Directions: From Halifax head southwest on route 333 toward Peggy's Cove for 16km, make a left onto Prospect Bay Rd, travel 4.5 km and then turn right onto Seligs Rd. GPS: 44º 30' 16"N 63º 30' 16"W


35Steadybrook Saddlery & Custom Leather

James Brown’s Steadybrook atelier is a working saddle shop. His specialty is making fine crafted tooled saddles and tack; but leather work of all kinds can be found in his studio, from handbags, briefcases, and satchels, to belts, cribbage boards, and billfolds. He also welcomes repairs, restorations and commissions.

Year round: Mon–Fri 9am–6pm, Sat 9am–1pm

(902) 866-4055
(902) 866-0575

steadybrook [at] eastlink [dot] ca


303 Etter Road
Mt.Uniacke, NS B0N 1Z0

Directions: Exit 3 off 101 Hwy. turn left at gas station, take first right onto Etter Rd. Studio is at 303 Etter Rd. on right beside St. Paul's Brick Church GPS: 44º 52' 32"N 63º 48' 32"W

Workshops: I offer workshops to local junior groups teaching basic leather craft skills


17Secord Gallery

Established in 1979, the Secord Gallery features a diverse selection of modern & traditional works by many outstanding Nova Scotian artists. Their selection includes original prints, paintings, drawings, photographs, ceramics & sculpture. They also boast the largest selection of picture framing materials and the most knowledgeable & experienced framing consultation available in the region.

Year round: Mon–Thurs 9:30am–5:30pm • Fri 9:30am–7pm • Sat 10am–5pm (Summer & holiday hours vary)

(902) 423-6644

info [at] secordgallery [dot] com


6301 Quinpool Road (Upstairs)
Halifax, NS B3L 1A4

Directions: Located on Quinpool Rd between Harvard St and Monastery Lane GPS: 44° 38' 42"N 63° 35' 55"W


18Saint Mary's University Art Gallery

The SMU Art Gallery (founded 1971) focuses on contemporary visual art and craft featuring both emerging and established artists from Nova Scotia, Canada and around the world. Occasional historical exhibitions provide depth and context. Admission free.

Year round: Tues–Fri 11am–5pm. Sat/Sun 12pm–5pm. Closed Mondays

(902) 420-5445

gallery [at] smu [dot] ca


5865 Gorsebrook Avenue
Halifax, NS B3H 1G3

Directions: On the south side of the SMU campus, 1st floor of the Loyola Academic Complex at 5865 Gorsebrook Ave (access from Tower Rd) Wheelchair accessible. Go through Loyola Bldg., following signs to Art Gallery. GPS: 44° 37' 48" N 63° 34' 49"W


19Zwicker's Gallery

Eastern Canada’s oldest commercial art gallery celebrates its 130th year of operation. Zwicker’s carries original oil & watercolour paintings, drawings, sculpture & prints by over 80 Maritime and other Canadian artists as well as maps & engravings from the 16th to the 19th century.

Year round: Tues–Fri 9am–5pm, Sat 10am–5pm ● Monday by appointment only

(902) 423-7662

service [at] zwickersgallery [dot] ca


5415 Doyle Street
Halifax, NS B3J 1H9

Directions: Downtown Halifax: a block north from Spring Garden Rd & Brunswick St. GPS: 44° 38' 39" N 63° 34' 32"W


20Art 1274 Hollis Co-operative Ltd

A fine art gallery owned and operated by 24 local artists specializing in original paintings of oil, acrylic and watercolor. Also displayed is a diverse selection of functional pottery, fused glass and woodworking as well as raku and unique jewellery. You'll find a warm welcome 7 days a week.

Summer: Daily 10am–6pm • Jan–March: Daily 10am–4pm

(902) 446-4077

artcoophollis [at] gmail [dot] com


1274 Hollis Street
Halifax, NS B3J 1T7

Directions: Gallery located in Downtown Halifax near the Westin Hotel and across from the building with the red balconies. GPS: 44° 38' 30"N 63° 34' 12"W


21Studio 21 Fine Art

Studio 21 Fine Art has exhibited and sold the best contemporary Canadian art for 33 years, from regional and national artists. The gallery has paintings, drawings, original prints, sculpture and ceramics. Located in downtown Halifax’s new cultural mecca near the waterfront, the gallery looks forward to your next artful visit.

Tues–Fri, 11am–6pm, Sat 10am–5pm, Sun & Mon by appointment only

(902) 420-1852

fineart [at] studio21 [dot] ca


1273 Hollis St.
Halifax, NS B3J 1T7

Directions: Gallery located in Downtown Halifax down Hollis St, under the building with red balconies, on the left, near the Westin hotel GPS: 44º 38' 30"N 63º 34' 11"W



The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia houses the province’s art collection, with over 17,000 works and loca­tions in downtown Halifax and downtown Yarmouth. The Gallery engages people with art through innovative exhibitions & programming.

Year round: Tue, Wed, Fri & Sat 10am–5pm, Thurs 10am–9pm, Sun 12–5pm ● May 23–Oct 24: Mon 10am–5pm

(902) 424-5280
(902) 749-2248


1723 Hollis Street
Halifax, NS B3J 1V9

Directions: Downtown Halifax at 1723 Hollis St, between George and Prince St. GPS: 44º 38' 54" N 63º 34' 23"W


23The Craig Gallery

The Craig Gallery is a Not For Profit Community Gallery and provides an important opportunity for emerging and established artists to exhibit current work in a professional Gallery. The mission of the Gallery is to develop awareness of visual arts in our community and support professional artists in the development of every stage of their career. We accept exhibition proposals on an ongoing basis.

Year round: Tue–Fri 12pm–5:30 pm, Sat–9am–5pm, Sun 11am–3 pm, Mon–CLOSED • Gallery hours can change, please call ahead

(902) 461-4698

lee [at] alderneylanding [dot] com


2 Ochterloney Street Alderney Landing Community Cultural Centre
Dartmouth, NS B2Y 3Z3

Directions: From downtown Halifax, take MacDonald Bridge (off Barrington St) to Dartmouth, merge to far right toll booth at funnel and turn right on Wyse Rd, continue to the lights, turn left at T intersection on Alderney to next set of lights, turn right and park. Enter lower level near NSLC sign, inside to your right. GPS: 44º 39' 55" N 63º 34' 17"W


24Made in the Maritimes Artisan Boutique

With a gallery atmosphere and Maritime feel, this boutique presents you with contemporary, high-quality handcrafted art and craft made in the Canadian Maritimes. You will find a constantly evolving collection of pottery, woodwork, jewellery, body & spa products, gourmet edibles, glassware, artisan furniture and handcrafted homewares. Visit our newly opened shop in the Hydrostone Market 5527 Young St, Halifax where you will find the same high-quality and selection of local art and craft.

Year round: Mon–Fri 9:30am–9pm, Sat 9:30am–6pm, Sun 12pm–5pm

(902) 406-2222

hello [at] madeinthemaritimes [dot] com


1595 Bedford Hwy Sunnyside Mall
Bedford, NS B4A 3Y4

Directions: Made in the Maritimes Artisan Boutique is located inside Sunnyside Mall. GPS: 44º 43' 59"N 63º 39' 17"W


gNova Scotia Designer Craft Council

(902) 423-3837

programs [at] nsdcc [dot] ns [dot] ca



hArt Gallery of Nova Scotia

(902) 424-2903

camille [dot] duboiscroteau [at] novascotia [dot] ca

1723 Hollis Street
Halifax, NS B3J 1V9

iDorothée Rosen - designer goldsmith

(902) 422-9460
(902) 223-3869

d [at] dorotheerosen [dot] ca


Halifax, NS

jSalvatore’s Pizzaiolo Trattoria

For over 20 years Salvatore’s has been crafting New York Italian pizza & Hero sandwiches that stand apart from the rest. Everything on the menu is prepared on-site with the finest ingredients available. Salvatore’s pizzas are hand-stretched, topped with a slow-cooked sauce featuring your choice of the best local & imported cheeses & toppings—pizza for the pizza purist ­ ­• Now Licensed •

Year round: Sun, 4pm–10pm • Mon 11:30am–10pm • Tues–Sat 11:30am–11pm

(902) 455-1133


5541 Young St.
Halifax, NS B4A 1Z8

Directions: In Halifax’s north end at the Hydrostone Market. GPS: 44° 39' 43"N 63° 35' 58"W


kThe Carleton Music Bar & Grill

A charming bar/restaurant/live music venue located in Halifax‘s oldest residential building (c.1759), The Carleton is considered the best live music venue east of Montreal. Open daily—lunch, dinner & brunch on the weekends...and a great patio for those warm summer days! Great food, excellent drinks, cozy atmosphere- not just another pretty place!

Year round: Mon–Fri,11:30am–2am. Sat & Sun, Noon-2am

(902) 422-6335

info [at] thecarleton [dot] ca


1685 Argyle Street
Halifax, NS B3J 2B5

Directions: In the heart of Halifax GPS: 44° 38' 49"N 63° 34' 28"W


lZwicker's Art Gallery

(902) 423-7662

service [at] zwickersgallery [dot] ca


5415 Doyle
Halifax, NS B3J 1H9

mKings Pier Vintage Fashion & collectibles

Laura [at] pier101 [dot] ca