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Friday, September 21, 2018

Ceramics Exhibit at Government House

In collaboration with the Nova Scotia Potters Guild, Government House will host a ceramics exhibition titled Quaff: To Drink Deeply that has been created by some of Nova Scotia’s finest artists. Quaff is a juried exhibition of new work by members of the Nova Scotia Potters Guild. The show’s theme has inspired pieces ranging from complete tea sets to birds in a tree waiting to drink. “We are very fortunate to have a vibrant and high-caliber arts scene in this province that spans many disciplines,” said Lieutenant Governor Arthur J. LeBlanc. “This description can...
Monday, September 17, 2018

Registration is now open for the second event of the Fall 2018 Series of Evenings @ Government House on 2 October 2018, featuring an illustrated talk by the Nova Scotia Potters Guild on their ceramics exhibition "QUAFF: To Drink Deeply"

In collaboration with the Nova Scotia Potters Guild, Government House is pleased to host a ceramics exhibition titled QUAFF: To Drink Deeply that has been created by some of Nova Scotia’s finest ceramics artists. QUAFF is a juried exhibition of new work by members of the Guild. The exhibition’s theme has inspired pieces ranging from complete tea sets to birds in a tree waiting to drink. The works on display were selected by a three-person independent jury. The exhibition will be on display at Government House on specified days running from 20 September to 27 October 2018...
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Speech from the Throne

In fulfilling one of his most important constitutional duties, His Honour The Honourable Arthur J. LeBlanc, ONS, QC, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia, opened the Second Session of the 63rd General Assembly of the Nova Scotia Legislature on Thursday, 6 September 2018 by reading the Speech From The Throne. Earlier in the day, at 11 a.m., His Honour prorogued the First Session of the 63rd General Assembly. It is necessary to prorogue the existing session to open a new session of the General Assembly. Prior to reading the Throne Speech, His Honour received military honours and a 15-Gun Salute,...