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Plan Your Visit

The AGNS is currently closed for an extended period for required maintenance.
The Gallery will look to reopen in June. 

Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

*BMO Free Access Thursday Night Thanks to the generous support of BMO Financial Group, we are pleased to present BMO Free Access Thursday Night, where admission from 5 pm-9 pm every Thursday is free of charge.

   

Open: Heritage Day (free admission), Easter Sunday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Natal Day, Labour Day, National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Thanksgiving Day

Closed: Good Friday, Easter Monday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day

Reduced Hours: Remembrance Day, Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve

Directions & Contact

1723 Hollis Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1V9
902 424 5280

*BMO Free Access Thursday Night Thanks to the generous support of BMO Financial Group, we are pleased to present BMO Free Access Thursday Night, where admission from 5 pm-9 pm every Thursday is free of charge.

   

Open: Heritage Day (free admission), Easter Sunday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Natal Day, Labour Day, National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, Thanksgiving Day

Closed: Good Friday, Easter Monday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day

Reduced Hours: Remembrance Day, Christmas Eve, New Year’s Eve


Admission Costs

Adult $12
Senior (60+) $10
Student (with valid ID) $7
Family (2 adults & 3 youth) $25
Youth (6-17) $5
Child (5 & under) Free
Members Free
Indigenous Peoples* Free

Admission prices include HST
*This new policy advances the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia’s ongoing work to respond to the TRC Calls to Action.


Yarmouth

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Western Branch is permanently closed.

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Western Branch is permanently closed.


Inclusivity Initiatives

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Welcomed In Halifax

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is a participating venue of the Welcomed In Halifax program that offers free admission to recent refugees to Canada. To learn more about the Welcomed In Halifax, click below.

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Rainbow Registered

The Rainbow Registered Program recognizes market ready businesses and organizations that are receptive to LGBT+ customers. The Program is based on criteria that define the required standards of practice and are informed by National Guidelines. Accreditation is awarded following rigorous assessment and having successfully met the required standards. Accreditation demonstrates commitment and consistent effort in providing customer satisfaction through progressive policies and practices.

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Easter Seals Canada

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is a participating venue in the Easter Seals Canada Access 2 Card program that offers free admission for the companion of those visitors with permanent disabilities who require assistance while visiting the Gallery. Visit the Access 2 Card Program webpage to learn more.

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Canoo

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is a participating venue of the Canoo program that offers free admission to cultural attractions for newcomers of Canada during their first year of citizenship. Visit the Canoo website to learn more.

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GoHere

AGNS participates in the GoHere Washroom Access Program.

GoHere Washroom Access

Parking

Street parking is available throughout downtown.

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia does not maintain public
parking and is not responsible for ticketing, associated costs, or impoundment.

Accessibility

The AGNS is wheelchair accessible. If assistance or a wheelchair is required, please visit our information desk.

Please note that backpacks, food, drinks, large bags, and umbrellas are not permitted in Gallery spaces. These items must be stored in our coatroom and lockers are also available. Photography is allowed, without flash.


Gallery Maps & Guides


Upcoming Events

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Installation view Generations: The Sobey Family and Canadian Art

2023-24 Annual General Meeting

  • 09:30 am – 10:30 am

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