Creative Minds – February 25th

Creating Reminiscences of Yarmouth’s African Nova Scotian Community

2 pm. Sunday, 25 February 2018

On Sunday, February 25, 2018, at 2:00 p.m., please join members of the group that created the exhibit “Reminiscences: A Retrospective on Yarmouth’s African Nova Scotian Community,” on display from Feb.10 to Mar. 25, 2018 in the Community Room of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Yarmouth. The group will share their process of envisioning, researching and creating this unique exhibit through a collaboration between artist Tootsie Emin and three Black Loyalist descendants of the greater Yarmouth community, Sharon Robart-Johnson, author of Africa’s Children: A History Of Blacks In Yarmouth, Nova Scotia; Chuck Smith, retired civil servant and community volunteer; and local businessman Bruce Johnson, the first African Nova Scotian to graduate from the Dalhousie School of Pharmacy (1974). Attendees will also be invited to share their stories.

The Art Galley of Nova Scotia is located at 341 Main Street, Yarmouth. Regular admission applies but no additional cost for the event, which is part of the monthly Creative Minds series supported by the Friends of the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia-Yarmouth. All are welcome. For more information, please call 902-749-2248 or email

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