Arts & Culture

Everything from rich, historic art to innovative and contemporary works thrives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the heart of East Coast arts and culture. 

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is an experience unlike any other. Visitors will experience Nova Scotian folk art by celebrated artist Maud Lewis and will experience acclaimed Mi'kmaq collections. Experience the places and people that give Halifax its lively Maritime culture!

Browse through and discover Halifax art galleries, museums and historical sites including:

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

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

Maritime culture is accessible to anyone from amateur art-lovers to experienced enthusiasts. For plenty of ways to experience and enjoy arts and culture in Halifax, check out our blog, featuring recommendations and reviews from 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
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21
Cajun Motherland Tour
Blue Diamond Tours
A ‘Whale’ of an Adventure!
Blue Diamond Tours
Hops and Vines
Blue Diamond Tours