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    Chosen Family

    November 30, 2021

    This summer, an animation of Chosen Family, a permanent installation in Halifax/Kjipuktuk by non-binary, transgender and queer artist Mr. Margot Durling will be adapted to illuminate the Kipnes Lantern. The vibrant work is a colourful celebration of gender identities, sexualities, and relationships. Durling is a visual artist and Creative Director at Fathom Studio in Dartmouth who were recently shortlisted to design a National Monument... Read more

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    Colour, Health, Hope

    February 23, 2021

    The NAC recently commissioned the art installation called Colour, Health, Hope from Jacquie Comrie, an acclaimed Toronto-based multidisciplinary artist. Centred on colour, this vibrant, visually powerful installation was created as a tool for wellness and hope during a difficult time. Colour, Health, Hope features eight unique creations, each of which centres on a particular colour, its associated attributes, and effects on well-being. “With a surge of COVID-19... Read more

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    World Mental Health Day

    October 10, 2020

    World Mental Health Day provides an opportunity for stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work and what more needs to be done to support those suffering from this serious health issue. The NAC will “Light Up Purple” today, to raise awareness about the issue of mental illness and the impact it has on the lives of... Read more