Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

Western Branch in Yarmouth

Record #: YAR0005
Last Modified: 01 Mar 2020
Last Full Update: 01 Mar 2020


Located In Yarmouth (town)
Where To Find Us
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Yarmouth
341 Main St
Yarmouth, NS B5A 1E7
Areas Served Yarmouth County


Phone 902-749-2248
Contact Angela Collier, Gallery Coordinator; Phone: 902-749-2248; Email:
Alternate Contact David Diviney, Curator of Exhibitions, based in Halifax; Phone: 902-424-3001; Email:
Mailing Address c/o Art Gallery of Nova Scotia Yarmouth 
PO Box 246 
Yarmouth, NS B5A 4B2
Fax 902-749-2255

Description & Services

Information In 2006, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia experienced significant growth with the opening of the branch in Yarmouth.  
The Western Branch is the only satellite gallery in Canada. Its establishment helps fulfill the Gallery's mandate of making art more accessible across the province and bringing the visual arts and Nova Scotians together. 
Group bookings available by appointment. Contact us for more information! 
Did you see the movie, Maudie? Celebrate our local history as part of your Canada 150 activities at the Yarmouth Branch!  
This exhibition showcases examples of Maud Lewis’ paintings from the Permanent Collection, returning the renowned folk artist’s work to the place of her birth, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. From views of oxen teams working the fields to lighthouses standing watch along the rocky shores, Maud Lewis’ paintings reflect the spirit of rural Nova Scotia and a life inextricably bound to the land and sea.
Accessibility Fully Wheelchair Accessible ; All areas of the Yarmouth Gallery are accessible