Past Events 2017

Handmade Holiday 2017

Friday, December 1 | 10am – 4pm
Admission: free to the public

Organized by CBU Art Gallery, A Handmade Holiday invites the funkiest, most exciting local crafters to participate in a seasonal campus celebration. The market attracts students, faculty, staff and members of the broader community for an afternoon of complimentary entertainment & treats and a festive holiday shopping experience.

All proceeds from this year’s Handmade Holiday were donated to the local environmental action and education charity the Atlantic Coastal Action Program (ACAP) Cape Breton.

National Canadian Film Day 150: New Waterford Girl

 Time: Wednesday, April 19th @ 12:00pm
Admission: free to the public

National Canadian Film Day 150 (NCFD 150), an initiative of REEL CANADA, was created as a new way to celebrate this great nation, embrace Canadian cinema, and have some FUN!

As part of NCFD the CBU Art Gallery is proud to be hosting a free film screening of the classic Cape Breton movie New Waterford Girl.

Filmed on location in New Waterford and set in the 1970s, New Waterford Girl is a comedy that centers around the attempts of Moonie (Liane Balaban) to flee the constraints of small-town life.  She befriends Lou (Tara Spencer-Nairn), the tough girl next door, who helps her cook up a plan to escape the area and pursue her dreams.

Directed by Allan Moyle, Originally released in 1999, Runtime: 97 min.


Greg Davies

Phone: 902.563.1852

Catherine Arseneau
Director, Cultural Resources

Office: CE-271-A

Phone: 902.563.1326