African Heritage Month 2023 – Artist in Residence

African Heritage Month at ISANS: Artist in Residence Israel Ekanem

Every year, we work with artists to recognize and celebrate the diverse communities of Nova Scotia through art and storytelling. We’re thrilled to announce Israel Ekanem as our artist in residence for African Heritage Month 2023. Israel is an award-winning storyteller and founder of the Ubuntu Podcast Network. He hosts, produces, and directs the shows…

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Happy Lunar New Year from ISANS

Happy Lunar New Year from ISANS graphic consists of people from various countries in their traditional outfit along with Happy New Year messages in their languages

The Lunar New Year is one of the most important holidays for billions of people around the world. In China, Korea, Vietnam, Mongolia, Tibet, and many Asian countries and diasporas worldwide, Lunar New Year is a special time to bring friends and family together for feasting and festivities. Each country and culture celebrate in their own…

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New Mural – Mi’kmaki, by Lorne Julien – Adorns the Walls of ISANS’ Office

Lorne Julien working on his mural Mi'kmaki

Artist Lorne Julien in front of his mural at ISANS For Mi’kmaq History Month 2022, ISANS commissioned Mi’kmaw artist Lorne Alexander Julien to create murals for our Mumford office with the theme of “Welcome.” We installed this painting, titled Mi’kmaki, just past our reception desk in our atrium. We’re so excited that this art will…

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