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August 22, 2017 The Haltown Stompers in Concert 7:00 pm As part of our continuing series of live music this summer, the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is pleased to welcome the Haltown Stompers for their debut performance on the Tuesday Night...
August 22, 2017 Artist of the Day: Watercolours and Wax Resist 2:00 to 4:00 pm The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is hosting a weekly craft session for kids and families called the Artist of the Day, where you’ll get to explore your creative side. The program...
August 29, 2017 The Tuesday Tunes Season Finale: Dan McKinnon and Naming the Twins 7:00 pm To wrap up the 2017 edition of the Tuesday Night Tunes, the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is pleased to welcome back Dan McKinnon and Naming the Twins for a two-hour season finale! Dan...
August 29, 2017 Artist of the Day: Draw What You Sea with Iain Keith Murray 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm As part of the Museum’s Artist of the Day program Ian Keith Murray will help children create a fun, nautical, and crazy collective mural with the theme “Draw what you SEA.” Iain...
September 5, 2017 Book Launch: Random Shots by David Mossman 7:00 pm – Small Craft Gallery Trapped between two infinities, human life is a snapshot of close calls. At birth, in war, in the wilderness, on land, sea or air it matters not – disguised along the...
September 12, 2017 Alex Boutilier - Book Launch From 14th Colony to Confederation: Governors, Placemen & Merchant Elite by A. D. Boutilier 7:00 pm Alex Boutilier’s newest book is a continuation of a series of books detailing the lives of the...
September 26, 2017 Book Launch: 6-12-17: The Halifax Explosion by John Boileau 7:00 pm On December 6, 1917, two tramp steamers, the Mont-Blanc and the Imo, collided in wartime Halifax Harbour, creating the largest man-made explosion prior to the development of nuclear weapons....
October 24, 2017 Book Event: Breaking Disaster by Katie Ingram 7:00 p.m. “The rumble got louder, the walls quaked as if in fear, and the classroom's windows started to pulse and shake before they completely shattered, showering everyone inside with glass." On...
November 23, 2017 to December 10, 2017
Lullaby: Inside The Halifax Explosion By Karen Bassett, Directed by Koumbie, Produced by Eastern Front Theatre Featuring Troy Adams, Mauralea Austin and Lisa Nasson It is a day that has become synonymous with tales of heroism, survival...