Nova Scotia Art Associations

There are many different associations available to Nova Scotian artists. Whether you are a member of them or simply enjoy there program they are an integral part of being connected with the art community. Here are just a few and our list is growing so please contact us if you know of an association or group that should be listed here.

logo-1Arts Nova Scotia

Arts Nova Scotia is the provincial funding agency that provides support to professional artists and arts organizations, arts education programs and a number of arts awards and prizes.

caslogoContemporary Art Society of Nova Scotia

A group of 120 amateur and semi-professional artists who meet monthly, (September to June),in Halifax to discuss our mutual interest in painting and the arts.


logoHants County Art Council

Supporting artisans in the Hants County area with a mandate to Increase the understanding and appreciation of arts and culture.
Maritime Art List allows artists and patrons of the arts to stay connected, keeping you up to date with the latest art news and events.

logo-1Nova Scotia Art Bank

Arts Nova Scotia manages the Nova Scotia Arts Bank. Every year the Art Bank adds to its collection through the Art Bank Purchase Program. Artists are invited to submit their works for consideration

logo-2Nova Scotia Design Crafts Council

Today, the NSDCC is the provincially recognized craft organization; we have a membership of over 300 individual artisans and craft enthusiasts, and represent over 1000 others through various member groups and guilds.

smvezlehti-qlmVisual Arts Nova Scotia

Visual Arts Nova Scotia is an artist-run organization incorporated in 1976 to support and promote artists while advocating for the visual arts sector in Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Potters Guild