Arts & Culture

Rich, historic and contemporary art works are on display in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the heart of East Coast arts and culture. 

Get close to Nova Scotia folk art by celebrated artist Maud Lewis and take in acclaimed Mi'kmaq collections at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. Experience the places and people that give Halifax its lively Maritime culture!

Stroll through our wide range of Halifax art galleries, museums and historical sites including:

And make sure you catch a show Neptune Theatre or Symphony Nova Scotia and maybe even take part in a traditional Ceili

Do some self-touring of the Halifax arts & culture scene:

Maritime culture is just waiting to delight you! For more ideas on taking in arts and culture in Halifax, check out our blog that features many local writers and bloggers! 

Learn more about the cultural origins of Nova Scotia and Halifax from Tourism Nova Scotia

Sample Attractions and Packages

Memory Lane Heritage Village
Rinso Soap Flakes, Coaster Brakes, Party Lines, Baked Beans and Brown Bread...experience the 1940s.
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia
The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is the largest art museum in Atlantic Canada
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
A ‘Whale’ of an Adventure!
Blue Diamond Tours
Wine & Dinner Escape
Grape Escapes Nova Scotia Wine Tours
Paint The Shore Red
Atlantica Oak Island Resort & Conference Centre