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

Alderney Landing
Halifax Citadel National Historic Site
A living history fort in the heart of Halifax, where cannons and bagpipes still resonate.
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History
Come find the beauty in the past of Nova Scotia, come to the Museum of Natural History!
From$534.00
Gaelic Getaway
Atlantic Tours
From$2640.00
Halifax City to Cabot Trail Country
Blue Diamond Tours
From$400.00
Ye Olde Halifax
Blue Diamond Tours