The Craig Gallery is now looking for Advisory Committee Members

Join The Craig Gallery Advisory Committee and play a vital role in bringing the public together with the works of both emerging and established local artists who provide our community with a diverse range of perspectives, talents, and media.

We are now seeking new members to join our volunteer advisory committee as the gallery continues to grow and establish itself as a vital public art gallery in Dartmouth. This is an amazing opportunity to get more involved with the arts in your community and we encourage you to apply today!

The Craig Gallery at Alderney Landing is a public art gallery established in 1999 and programmed by a Volunteer Advisory Committee made up primarily of local professional Artists.

The Gallery presents approximately 24 exhibits a year including painting, printmaking, mixed media, and photography; fibre arts, sculpture, pottery, and Jewellery etc. 1 exhibit in the main Gallery area and 1 in the Craig Case Galleries display area every month.

The Craig Gallery dedicates a portion of their Exhibit time and space throughout each programming year to not-for-profit Arts Organizations and Community Groups. All proceeds from sales in these Exhibits and events go directly to the organizations to support their programming. The Canadian Mental Health Organization hosts its Annual Mosaic for Mental Health in The Craig each year and has done so for 20 years. The Dartmouth Visual Arts Society, Visual Arts Nova Scotia and Arts Groups such as ArtFocus and Vile Passéist Theatre have also benefited from use of our Gallery at no expense to their organizations.

As a not-for-profit Community Art Space, The Craig Gallery relies on a group of volunteers who act as gallery sitters, attend functions, and participate in ongoing exhibits throughout the year. If you’re interested in becoming a volunteer, please email [email protected] or phone The Gallery coordinator, Kahn Yuan at 902-461-4698.

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.

Serving a minimum of one 2-year term, the volunteer committee members meet four times a year to review and select exhibit proposals. The meeting usually takes between 3-4 hours on a weekday. In the past years, the committee has seen the number of proposals increase due to the growing popularity of exhibiting at the Craig Gallery. Current members Rose Adams, Julie Adamson Miller, Wendy Vrooman, Jane Schlosberg, Declan O’Dowd, Bob Williams, Bea McGregor and Kahn Yuan are responsible for developing programming, recommending policy, and selecting exhibits for the Gallery.

Committee members are not responsible for the daily operations of the gallery but will be consulted for advice and support in gallery events.


  • Artists (from all genres with the preference of Digital art‎ and New Media Art,);
  • Have a wealth of knowledge in art theory, community engagement;
  • Have previous experience volunteering or working with local arts or community organizations;
  • Possess a passion for the arts and community outreach;
  • Demonstrate commitment, decision-making skills and integrity;

Please email a letter of interest with the subject line – “Application – Craig Gallery Advisory Committee” along with a breviate resumé or Bio and your website address to [email protected]. This should be an introduction of who you are and why you are interested in serving on the Craig gallery Advisory Committee.