Sobey donation will help build new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia on Halifax waterfront

Rob Sobey says a $10-million donation from his family to help fund construction of the new Art Gallery of Nova Scotia on the Halifax waterfront was two years in the works.  “We are thrilled to be able to help out,” Sobey told Halifax Magazine today (Nov. 18), after the gallery announced the gift and revealed...

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Artists show interest in River John

RIVER JOHN – Creativity and expression will be abound in River John this week as artists converge on the village to be inspired. Joy Laking saw what was happening in River John when they were facing the school closure and the community spirit that existed there and wanted to capture that moment in time. “Joy...

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Group of Seven in River John: Celebrated artists spending week in village to document, through art, life there

RIVER JOHN – Artist Joy Laking believes art changes lives and perceptions. An award-winning professional whose gallery is near Great Villagea, she‘s been painting scenes of rural coastal life in communities in Atlantic Canada and around the world for many years. After closely following the activities in the community of River John over the last...

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