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Current Exhibits

Current Exhibits

The Carriage Room Photography Studio

Come and visit our recreation of a 19th-century Photographic Studio to learn how the art of photography has developed through the years. Peer into the past through the lenses of select antique cameras, and witness the process of creating wet-plate photographs.

This feature exhibit is on display in the lower level of Evergreen House.

Toys & Games from the Past – Closing March 7, 2017

We are bringing the fun back to Evergreen! Our new exhibit in the ‘old dining room’ features a charming selection of pieces from our extensive collection, guaranteed to make you smile.

This feature exhibit is on display in the main level of Evergreen House.

Edgemere & Rosenberg – Closing March 7, 2017

Featuring paintings and photographs by the man himself, our new exhibit tells the story of American-born artist Henry M. Rosenberg. Learn about his marriage to Emily Scarfe, daughter of the influential Frederick Scarfe, mayor of Dartmouth, and the building of the Edgemere home.

This feature exhibit is on display in the upper level of Evergreen House.

Upcoming Exhibits

We are planning an exhibit in 2017 on the Harbour Explosion of 1917. If you have artifacts or photographs available to be donated or loaned please contact the Museum.

Opening March 31, 2017 – W.R. Symons, Watercolourist

W.R. Symons lived his whole life in Dartmouth and left behind a wonderful legacy to the DHM in the form of watercolour paintings.  This exhibit will explore the life of this local artist who produced a wonderful record in the painting of lakes and streets of Dartmouth and the wider environment.

This feature exhibit will be on display in the upper level of Evergreen House.

Opening April 15, 2017 – Rare Dartmouth Maps

A look at the art of the cartographer from 1755 through ‘til the 1960’s through examples from our permanent collection.

This feature exhibit will be on display in the main level of Evergreen House.