Art Gallery

Gallery Hours:
Mon-Fri: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Sat: by appointment for group bookings




July 15 – September 23, 2016
Opening reception: Friday July 15 | 6-8PM

fixed forever postcard front 6x4Fixed Forever is a photography exhibition that brings together a number of significant works from the Cape Breton University Art Gallery’s permanent collection. The exhibition will include a range of work by Canadian, American and European photographers such as Robert Frank, Andre Kertész, Meatyard, Eadweard Muybridge, Frantisek Drtikol, Frank Pimentel and Audrey Flack. Also included in the exhibition are a number of recent acquisitions by Carl Zimmerman, who explores themes of utopian architecture and George Thomas whose documentary photographs explored the ‘back to land’ movement in Cape Breton, during the 1970s.

Gallery News

Wednesday July 6, 2016 | 6-7pm
James McConnell Memorial Library

CBUAG Artist-in-residence, D’Arcy Wilson will discuss her current artistic practice and work in progress. For more information visit our upcoming exhibitions and programs webpage.


This summer the CBU Art Gallery is offering two one-week art-driven themed camps: Lil’ Creative Cape Bretoners Art Camp (ages 8-12) and Nature Arts Camp (ages 13-17). See here for more information about:  CBUAG Art Camps and other camps available at CBU.

Poster for volunteering at the Gallery = Reads: Volunteer Now! Contact: or call: 902-563-1342Volunteering Opportunity

Have you started thinking about volunteer opportunities for the new year? The CBU Art Gallery offers a great opportunity for students to get involved with the arts here in Cape Breton! Creating a welcoming atmosphere for visitors and helping with exhibitions and events are all things you could be doing to help out our local art gallery. For more information on volunteering in the gallery contact John Mathews.


“This collection is a jumping off point, a peek into a universe of limitless experimentation” – read Anna Taylor’s review of New Findings: An Exhibition by Yorodeo on Akimblog.



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