Art Gallery


Regular Gallery Hours:
Monday-Friday | 10:00am – 4:00pm
Saturday by appointment  for group bookings

Gallery News

Hey Recent Grads!

Are you a recent university graduate looking for an opportunity to work up-­‐close and personal with an exciting collection of art? The Cape Breton University Art Gallery seeks a mature, motivated individual to assist with the BioArt Exhibit and programming of a speaker series as well as contribute to the coordinating team of the STEAM Conference and the Community Window project.

For more details and how to apply click here: Intern Job Poster

Deadline for applying is Friday, June 30th at 4pm

Current Exhibition

For more information on “In Our Time” please visit our upcoming exhibitions page.

Image credits: “Our Victory Garden”, Josh Silburt (1945) Toronto Telegram

The Permanent Collection is now online!

To learn more about the new website click here.


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

Are you thinking about volunteer opportunities for the new school 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.


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Art Gallery Front Desk

Phone: 902.563.1342

Catherine Arseneau
Director, Cultural Resources

Office: CE-271-A

Phone: 902.563.1326