Top 10 facts about Maud Lewis’ art

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This blog was written and submitted by the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, home of the largest public collection of Maud Lewis’ art and her original house. In celebration of local favourite Maud Lewis making it to the big screen, we wanted to share 10 interesting facts about her art work progression to becoming one of Canada’s most famous folk-artists.

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Top 13 facts about local folk-artist, Maud Lewis

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This blog was written and submitted by the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, home of the largest public collection of Maud Lewis’ art and her original house. If you are from Nova Scotia, there is a high probability you know of celebrated folk-artist Maud Lewis, but if you aren’t from the area there’s a good chance you don’t know who

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Learn about your family history for FREE at Pier 21

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Between the years of 1928 to 1971, over one million immigrants arrived at Halifax’s Pier 21. Some new arrivals chose to stay in the area, while many others voyaged across North America – settling in places they’d probably never heard of before arriving on this side of the Atlantic. Do you know when your family arrived in Canada or what

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Everything You Need to Know about Peggy’s Cove

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Arguably, there is no site more iconic in Nova Scotia than Peggy’s Cove, the small fishing village just 40 kms from Halifax. The lighthouse perched on top of the rocks, overlooking the rolling waves, is one of the most photographed and visited sites in the country. This handy guide will tell you everything you need to know for your next

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7 BEST places to stargaze in the Halifax region

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With twinkling stars, a big bright moon, and far-off planets in the distance, the night sky is one of the most amazing sights. Luckily the skies come alive every evening (depending on the cloud-cover) and are just waiting to be admired. All you need to do is find your favourite spot and look up! Here are our favourite places to

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