View the art gallery of Nova Scotia’s permanent collection online
The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia collects, preserves, and exhibits visual arts for the benefit of the residents of Nova Scotia as well as its visitors. Over 19,000 works are currently in the Permanent and Study Collections.
Search the Collection
You can search the full collection database online using Argus. Images of works can be requested for personal or professional use.
The Gallery collects a limited amount of artwork every year, with a focus on under-represented and BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Colour) artists. To submit a work for consideration, please email email@example.com and include an image and, if known, the title, artist, and dimensions for the artwork.
Rights & Reproductions
Images from the AGNS collection may be licensed for personal, educational, or commercial use. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to receive the request form.
A great place to start your research is to Search the Collection. If you require more information please reach out to our collections team at email@example.com for help in determining what additional resources are available or if you’d like to arrange for a formal research visit.