On January 24,2019, Halifax Public Libraries' volunteer artist, Susan "The Sketcher" MacLeod, ventured to Central Library to listen to a discussion with and reading by Halifax's Poet Laureate, Afua Cooper.
On February 3, 2015, a new statutory holiday began in Nova Scotia. This holiday would honour important people, places, and events in our province. For Nova Scotia Heritage Day 2019, the art and life of folk artist, Maud Lewis, will be celebrated.
Local Art in The Sunroom | On display from January 19 to March 2, 2019 in the Sunroom at Central Library, Running with Rotary Cutter features handmade quilts by local artist Marilyn Smulders.
On December 17, 2018, Halifax Public Libraries' volunteer artist, Susan the Sketcher, ventured to Central Library to soak in the holiday sounds of East Coast Carolling in live performance. Check out her musical masterpiece.
On November 7, 2018, Susan the Sketcher ventured to Central Library to capture an evening with Ami McKay on the Scotiabank Author's Stage as she discussed her latest novel, Half Spent Was the Night: A Witches' Yuletide. Susan captured the event in one flowing graphic filled with witchy insights and magic moments. View the sketch story.
On October 23, 2018, Halifax Public Libraries' volunteer artist, Susan the Sketcher, attended the event Ego to Eco: "Wikewiku" (Animal Fattening Time) at the Central Library First Nations Circle. The Ego to Eco series is a talking circle focused on sharing the Mi'kmaq calendar as a way of understanding that human and ecological health are interdependent. View the sketch story.
Local Art in The Sunroom | Take a stroll through Halifax's unique landscapes! Throughout December 2017 and January 2018, 'Urban Sketches' exhibit by Andy Lynch are on display at The Sunroom at Central Library.
Local Art in The Sunroom | Breathe deep. Take a break from hectic city life. Throughout May and June 2017, the 'B I G S K Y' exhibit by Darrel Kanyok is on display at The Sunroom at Central Library. In a hurried world that surrounds us, Darrel Kanyok's work singles out the elements in nature that compel us to stop and take notice.
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