Events

Gottingen X

Once Africville Stories

Feb-Mar, 2019

Curated by David Woods

Caribbean Diaspora Cultural Festival, Hfx Commons  Aug 6, 2017, 11 Nova Scotia artists of Caribbean descent Multi-disciplinary- painting, sculpture, quilts, woodcarving,

African Heritage Month Family Day Truro

The Return

Aug  7, 2018

Curated by David Woods

Caribbean Diaspora Cultural Festival, Hfx Commons  Aug 6, 2017, 11 Nova Scotia artists of Caribbean descent Multi-disciplinary- painting, sculpture, quilts, woodcarving,

Bolivia Czernon (Fraser) - featured image

Speaking In Tongues

Aug  7, 2018

Curated by David Woods

Caribbean Diaspora Cultural Festival, Hfx Commons  Aug 6, 2017, 11 Nova Scotia artists of Caribbean descent Multi-disciplinary- painting, sculpture, quilts, woodcarving,

Africville House

Once Africville Stories

Feb 2017

Curated by David Woods

Caribbean Diaspora Cultural Festival, Hfx Commons  Aug 6, 2017, 11 Nova Scotia artists of Caribbean descent Multi-disciplinary- painting, sculpture, quilts, woodcarving,

Various

Talk That Talk

Feb 17 – May 25 1998

Presented by David Woods and Dr Harold Pearse

Included artist talks, African Nova Scotian art history lectures, catalogue Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD Halifax Feb 10-28.

Tour: Museum of Industry, Stellarton; Cape Breton College Art Galley, Sydney NS; Shelburne.

Bolivia Czernon (Fraser) - featured image

Black Halifax Videos

Feb 6-27, 2014

Curated by David Woods

Chase Gallery, Public Archives of Nova, University Ave. Halifax. Included artists and curators talk contemporary art by African Nova Scotian young artists 28 years and younger.

Various

The Meeting

2010

Presented by David Woods

First-ever exhibition of African Nova Scotian quilts.  16 quilt artists included artist talks, catalogue, quiltmaking workshop.

 

Forgotten Victims - The 1917 Halifax Explosion(1)

Witness

Feb 1 – Apr 27, 2013

Curated by David Woods

Dartmouth Heritage Museum, Dartmouth NS Included artist talks, art history lectures, film screenings exhibition of works by 4 African Nova Scotian art pioneers Edward Mitchell Bannister (1828-1901), George Henry McCarthy (1860-1906), Edith Macdonald-Brown (C. 1870-1954), Audrey Dear-Hesson ( b. 1923- )

Various

Black Reality Song

Jul 22-27, 2008

Curated by David Woods

Seaview Park, Halifax  

A multi-disciplinary presentation on the art, history and culture of Africville. Included artist talks, quilt history lectures and curated art exhibitions and literary, drama, storytelling, film exhibitions and presentations

 

Forgotten Victims - The 1917 Halifax Explosion(1)

Home

Apr-Jun 2007

Curated by David Woods

Stellarton

African Nova Scotian and Gees Bend Quilts quilts. 40 African Nova Scotian quilt artists and Mary Lee Bendolph and Louisiana Pettway, Gees Bend, Alabama (quilts from individual African Nova Scotian communities added to the core exhibition at each exhibition stop)

Various

Choices In The Skin

Apr-Jun 2007

Curated by David Woods

Quilts  Museum of Industry, Stellarton

African Nova Scotian and Gees Bend Quilts quilts. 40 African Nova Scotian quilt artists and Mary Lee Bendolph and Louisiana Pettway, Gees Bend, Alabama (quilts from individual African Nova Scotian communities added to the core exhibition at each exhibition stop)

Forgotten Victims - The 1917 Halifax Explosion(1)

Home

2002

Curated by David Woods

Home Nova Scotian Quilts  Dartmouth Heritage Museum

First-ever exhibition of African Nova Scotian quilts.  16 quilt artists included artist talks, catalogue, quiltmaking workshop

Various

Once

Feb 2000

Presented by David Woods and Dr Harold Pearse

First-ever exhibition of art from and about the African Nova Scotian communities of East Preston, North Preston, and Cherry Brook-Lake Loon.  16 artists. Multidisciplinary.

Forgotten Victims - The 1917 Halifax Explosion(1)

Black Journey

Feb 17 – May 25, 1998

Curated by David Woods and Dr. Harold Pearse

Included artist talks, African Nova Scotian art history lectures, catalogue Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD Halifax Feb 10-28.

Tour: Museum of Industry, Stellarton; Cape Breton College Art Galley, Sydney NS; Shelburne.

Various

Aunt Jemima Story

Feb 17 – May 25 1998

Presented by David Woods and Dr Harold Pearse

Included artist talks, African Nova Scotian art history lectures, catalogue Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD Halifax Feb 10-28.

Tour: Museum of Industry, Stellarton; Cape Breton College Art Galley, Sydney NS; Shelburne.

Forgotten Victims - The 1917 Halifax Explosion(1)

Part of the Deal

Feb 17 – May 25 1998

Curated by David Woods and Dr Harold Pearse

Included artist talks, African Nova Scotian art history lectures, catalogue Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD Halifax Feb 10-28.

Tour: Museum of Industry, Stellarton; Cape Breton College Art Galley, Sydney NS; Shelburne.

Various

The Detention

Feb 17 – May 25 1998

Presented by David Woods and Dr Harold Pearse

Included artist talks, African Nova Scotian art history lectures, catalogue Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD Halifax Feb 10-28.

Tour: Museum of Industry, Stellarton; Cape Breton College Art Galley, Sydney NS; Shelburne.

Forgotten Victims - The 1917 Halifax Explosion(1)

Womansongs

Feb 17 – May 25 1998

Curated by David Woods and Dr Harold Pearse

Included artist talks, African Nova Scotian art history lectures, catalogue Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD Halifax Feb 10-28.

Tour: Museum of Industry, Stellarton; Cape Breton College Art Galley, Sydney NS; Shelburne.

Various

Coming Up For Air

Feb 17 – May 25 1998

Presented by David Woods and Dr Harold Pearse

Included artist talks, African Nova Scotian art history lectures, catalogue Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD Halifax Feb 10-28.

Tour: Museum of Industry, Stellarton; Cape Breton College Art Galley, Sydney NS; Shelburne.

Forgotten Victims - The 1917 Halifax Explosion(1)

Heroes

Feb 17 – May 25 1998

Curated by David Woods and Dr Harold Pearse

Included artist talks, African Nova Scotian art history lectures, catalogue Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD Halifax Feb 10-28.

Tour: Museum of Industry, Stellarton; Cape Breton College Art Galley, Sydney NS; Shelburne.

Various

Black Reality Song

Feb 17 – May 25 1998

Presented by David Woods and Dr Harold Pearse

Included artist talks, African Nova Scotian art history lectures, catalogue Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD Halifax Feb 10-28.

Tour: Museum of Industry, Stellarton; Cape Breton College Art Galley, Sydney NS; Shelburne.

Forgotten Victims - The 1917 Halifax Explosion(1)

Black History Month DS Show

Feb 17 – May 25 1998

Curated by David Woods and Dr Harold Pearse

Included artist talks, African Nova Scotian art history lectures, catalogue Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD Halifax Feb 10-28.

Tour: Museum of Industry, Stellarton; Cape Breton College Art Galley, Sydney NS; Shelburne.

Various

Black Writes

Feb 17 – May 25 1998

Presented by David Woods and Dr Harold Pearse

Included artist talks, African Nova Scotian art history lectures, catalogue Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD Halifax Feb 10-28.

Tour: Museum of Industry, Stellarton; Cape Breton College Art Galley, Sydney NS; Shelburne.

Forgotten Victims - The 1917 Halifax Explosion(1)

I Have Known Rivers

Feb 17 – May 25 1998

Curated by David Woods and Dr Harold Pearse

Included artist talks, African Nova Scotian art history lectures, catalogue Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD Halifax Feb 10-28.

Tour: Museum of Industry, Stellarton; Cape Breton College Art Galley, Sydney NS; Shelburne.