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About The Craig Gallery

The Craig Gallery at Alderney Landing is a public art gallery programmed by a Volunteer Committee made up primarily of Dartmouth Professional Artists. The Gallery’s mission is to introduce the works of emerging and established local artists collectively providing a diversity
of mediums.

The Craig Gallery presents approximately 12 exhibits a year, 1 exhibit per month.

Mission Statement
Develop awareness and support of visual arts in our community

Purpose of Gallery
Maintain and enhance a visual arts gallery reflecting and promoting local emerging arts
for Dartmouth

The Craig Foundation for the Visual and Performing Arts
Founded by Jack and Joan Craig, this private family foundation supports the visual and performing arts in Nova Scotia. As long time philanthropists, Mr. and Mrs. Craig have contributed to a number of local and provincial organizations with emphasis on the visual and performing arts. The Craig Foundation contributed significantly to Alderney Landing's Capital Campaign and in recognition of their donation; Alderney Landing's Art Gallery is designated in their honor.

The Craig Gallery Advisory Committee
The Craig Gallery Advisory Committee meets four times a year to review and select exhibit proposals. In the past year, the committee has seen the number of proposals increase due to the growing popularity of exhibiting at the Craig Gallery. Current members Rose Adams, Tom Forrestall, Margi Hennen, Marilyn Forrestall, Jane Schlosberg, Hannah Minzloff, Bob Williams, Bea McGregor and Lee Cripps are responsible for developing programming, recommending policy, and selecting exhibits for the Gallery.

Gallery Hours:
Sunday - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Monday - CLOSED
Tuesday to Friday - 12noon to 5:30pm
Saturday - 9:00am to 5:00pm
*Gallery hours are subject to change.

 

The Craig Gallery Floor Plan


Click the button above to easily make a donation to The Craig Gallery, a not-for-profit Community Art Space. Every dollar helps, thank you for your support.

 Of all the various galleries in which I showed my work, Craig Gallery was definitely the most memorable
and pleasant.
 
- Zalman Amit

 The Craig Gallery provided both my 2010 and 2013 exhibits with a bright yet intimate space to show my work and a fabulous location that attracts a wide and varied audience. Thank you to the Craig Foundation and its staff and volunteers for two great experiences. 
- Teena Marie Fancey

 Working with the Craig Gallery was so satisfying for both Visual Arts Nova Scotia and our Mentorship Program artists. The atmosphere is very professional while also flexible and collaborative. Our Mentorship Program exhibition at the Craig Gallery garnered us our first media coverage of the annual exhibition with significant articles in the Chronicle Herald and The Coast weekly providing welcome exposure for the continued success of the program. I am certain that this success was in large part due to the dedication and promotion of the Craig Gallery, and I was happy to see several media outlets at the opening event to interview the program’s artists. 
- Becky Welter-Nolan, Programming Coordinator for Visual Arts Nova Scotia
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