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Seeking Home, Finding Peace

Mayse still remembers the day her father was preparing their immigration application when he told her, “All [of] what I’m doing now is for you and your brothers; one day I will tell our immigration story to my grandchildren. When that day comes, I will be living in a safe, friendly and peaceful place...”

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Discover Culture: Illusion Knitting

Grab your knitting needles and join Lena Hardiman on Saturday, October 4 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m., as she introduces the art of illusion knitting.

Presented in English at 11 a.m. and in French at 2 p.m. Space is limited!

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OPEN: May 1, 2014 to October 24, 2014
Seven days a week; 9:30am to 5:30pm

CLOSED: October 25, 2014 to May 2015. Temporarily closed.

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What does PEACE look like to you?

Kristine Kovacevic, Manager of Interpretation and Visitor Experience, recently asked her team of Interpreters what Peace looks like to them. Read on as her team gives us a glimpse into Peace – The Exhibition through their favourite tiles.

Get to Know…Yulia Sultan Shakh

Immigrant Settlement Integration Services (ISIS) works to welcome immigrants to Nova Scotia. Get to know Yulia Sultan Shakh, one of the many newcomers who have made Halifax home with the help of ISIS.

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Peace – The Exhibition

Come experience peace through a diversity of viewpoints, including: peace activists demonstrating to prevent war, soldiers fighting to end war and immigrants coming to Canada to escape war and its aftermath.

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