Friday, August 29, 2014

It' Almost ART HAPPY HOUR! Save 15% on the Artwork you LOVE!

Every Hour is Happy Hour at Argyle Fine Art but Fridays between the hours of 2pm and 4pm are the happiest of all!

The Long weekend is almost upon us and it's time to relax and enjoy the weekend. That's why beginning this Friday (August 29th) until the end of September we're hosting an ART HAPPY HOUR, where you will save 15% off any artwork purchased during these hours.

So celebrate the weekend with us...and treat yourself to something special! You've earned it!


The 15% off applies to artworks (paintings, prints , ceramics and jewellery) It does not apply to cards, art subscriptions and gift certificates or other special offers or payment plans.


Wednesday, August 27, 2014

New ceramics have arrived from Bronwyn Arundel!!

Bronwyn Arundel's new woodland inspired tea service and other sculptural items are pure joy!
They blend a perfect balance of functionality and art, turning common, everyday objects into special handcrafted items for the home : 

Large Teapot by Bronwyn Arundel $325

Monday, August 25, 2014

We're pretty excited about our Line-Up this Season! Check out some Sneak Peeks!

Hi everyone! We just did a number of updates over on our UPCOMING PAGE of this blog. We highly reccomend  you take a moment to take a look...and of course mark your calendars for some wonderful ART! It's shaping up to be a great art season at Argyle Fine Art.

Just look at this sneak peek at the next show coming to Argyle Fine Art by artist Mary Garoutte, called Something Red. This work is called "Red Bicycle, Young Street". Trust me...this is an artist you want to start collecting. Her talents never cease to amaze.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Tonight we'll host our first FOOD+ART tour- Thanks Local Tasting Tours!

We reached out to the amazing folks at Local Tasting Tours here in Halifax to arrange a special evening of art and food! It's been so successful as far as ticket sales go, as all the tickets have sold out for tonight's tour, but if you are interested in finding out more information for the next tour in November, hop on over to their website or give them a call at :

Tonight, our gallery will be teamed up with Indochine Banh Mi who we first met actually, through the Local Tasting Tours blog actually. We can hardly wait to introduce you to the owner and to also introduce you to our gallery, what's new and what's happening soon!

Since tonight will be all about food and art, we thought this would be the perfect time to share this NEW work by George Spencer with all of you.Pardon me, but I have to say this painting is truly BANANAS!

George is a self-taught artist living and working in Halifax, who gets better and better each painting he creates.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Welcome to "CREATIVE EDITIONS" our first limited edition is now on it's way to Subscribers!

Hello everyone and welcome to mid-August. We love this time of year-the city feels alive and people are taking extra long lunch breaks to soak in all the rays of the days!

We're also excited because we just launched our first of the year-long series, CREATIVE EDITIONS (which you can learn more about by clicking HERE)  this past Friday, alongside the opening reception for well-loved artist Gordon MacDonald. Creative Editions is a fun and affordable way to start collecting art, learn about a variety of local artists and support them and local business while your at it. This project is  all about art appreciation and building new audiences, and so far it's been received with open arms and happy customers.

The first CREATIVE EDITION for the month of August is called "Study for August at Four" which is a limited edition print of a study Gordon MacDonald painted in preparation for his show, on now at the gallery. It's been wonderful to have people pick up their limited editions and then be able to see how the piece changed from it's beginning to it's final state.

Here's a quick shot of the study (of course more bright and beautiful in person) and then the final piece hanging at Argyle Fine Art. It's so interesting to see the subtle yet important decisions the artist took to create the final piece.
Study for August at Four

August at Four  Oil on Copper

There are only 50 prints of each Creative Edition printed and subscriptions are selling quickly. Each are hand signed by the artist and printed on archival paper with archival ink, and include a full artist bio. You can still begin your subscription in August. Simply give us a call to find out more about this program  and buy a subscription for yourself or as a gift. Prints are ONLY available to subscription holders.

The next CREATIVE EDITIONS will launch on September 15th! 

Friday, August 8, 2014


Puppy Parents take note: Saturday, August 9th is Downtown Halifax's Dog Days of Summer, where pooches and their parents are encouraged to get out and enjoy the city! There are many events scheduled for your entertainment, and you can bet your bottom dollar that we'll be having fun here at the gallery too. A Doggy photo booth will be front and center, along with a number of door prizes and dog treats! We always have treats and water bowls on hand for our doggy visitors, but this event is a great way to highlight this simple fact. YES, we DO welcome friendly dogs into the gallery!!! So grab your furry friends, and make your way down tomorrow between 10 and 5:30!   

Photo booth pictures will be posted on Twitter with #furryfamilyphoto and will be projected in the windows that evening! Door Prizes will be drawn throughout the afternoon!

Pug Brooches by Isabelle Pineau! $15 each

Saturday, August 2, 2014

A new Harrison for our Natal Day Window!!

Come and grab a glimpse of this vividly coloured painting by Jennifer Harrison! It's titled "Adams and Knickle at the Back of Montague." First prize goes to the first person who comments on where exactly this is! (* the prize is a shower of admiration for your geographical smarts!)

Take a walk past the gallery tonight before or after the fireworks, and impress your friends with your knowledge of who the artist is! Happy Natal Day, Friends!