News and events

NSCAD University Artist Talks, January 17-31, 2020

Artist Talks: January 17-31, 2020
Make-Time Series

Sarah Maloney with Onya Hogan-Finlay – Thursday, January 23, 2020, 6:30 p.m.

Thierry Delva with Anna Sprague – Thursday ,January 30, 2020, 6:30 p.m.

Both presentations take place at Art Bar +Projects, Fountain Campus, 1873 Granville St, Halifax, NS.

The structure of the evenings is a 20-minute presentation (of new work or work-in-progress) by the faculty member whose work is the subject for a conversation; a 20-minute one-on-one conversation about the work between two faculty members in front of an audience; followed by 20-minutes of open questions from the audience.


Research-Creation Talks

Rebecca Young

Friday, January 24, 2020, 12 p.m., Art Bar +Projects, Fountain Campus, 1873 Granville St, Halifax, NS.

To launch the Winter 2020 series of Research-Creation Talks at NSCAD University, Rebecca Young, Director of the NSCAD Library, will give a talk about issues that influence academic librarianship, and how art libraries are in a unique position amid the general shift to ebooks and other forms of digital publication. Young’s research interests include artists publications and archives.

The Research-Creation Talks series is a research colloquium in which NSCAD faculty present their most recent projects. The Research-Creation Talks is an informal venue to disseminate knowledge, exchange ideas and incite creativity in a collegial environment.

For more information, visit




2020 MFA Forum

Winter discussion Series

January 29 – February 26

Discussion Series #1

Guest Participants: Master of Arts in Art Education

Students with April Mandrona

Wednesday, January 29, 6 p.m., Art Bar +Projects, Fountain Campus, 1873 Granville St, Halifax, NS.

This Winter, the MFA Forum will host a discussion series. The intention is to foster increased collaboration between faculty and graduate students, and to host an event for exploration, experimentation and discussion of a variety of topics within the University Community. The seating configuration during this event will be circular, and the public is invited to attend and participate. Conversations will pivot from a particular keyword chosen by participating groups, and will include readings, performances, discussions about studio work, other artists, etc.


Save the Date

FEB 5: 2020 MFA FORUM, Discussion Series #2, 6 PM, Art Bar +Projects

FEB 6: MAKE-TIME SERIES, Barbara Lounder w/ Bob Bean, 6:30 PM, Art Bar +Projects

FEB 7: RESEARCH-CREATION TALKS, Neil Forrest, 12 PM noon, Art Bar +Projects

FEB 13: MAKE-TIME SERIES, Michael Fernandes w/ Craig Leonard,

6:30 PM, Art Bar +Projects

FEB 27: MAKE-TIME SERIES, Mark Bovey w/ Becka Barker, 6:30 PM, Art Bar +Projects

FEB 28: ARTIST TALK, Veronika Szkudlarek,1 PM, Bell Auditorium

(Above image: Veronika Szkudlarek)