Bear River Artworks Gallery Virtual Gallery

The artists at Bear River Artworks Gallery wish you safe distancing practices for 2020. To open our gallery season, we are launching a full service online gallery.

We have much to celebrate! This is the 6th year for our artist-run gallery. We have a plan for a series of workshops and pop-up themed shows.

Check out the artists’ pages, featuring new works that can be viewed and purchased online.

All displayed artwork is for sale. Prices and details are noted. Shipping costs are extra or, curb-side pick-up can be arranged. For purchase inquiries, please contact the artist via our gallery email:

20 Artists in Bear River ‘Object’ Show Nov 5 – 8, 2021

Bear River Artworks Gallery is hosting a Community Art Exhibition.
20 local artists will display their interpretations and inspirations from observing or incorporating a piece of rope, yarn or string into their work.

Please join us to view the wide variety of mediums and results.
Bear River Artworks Gallery
1894 Clementsvale Road (next to Sissiboo Coffee)
Bear River, NS.

Open Days

Fri. Nov. 5 > 3 pm – 8 pm
Sat. Nov. 6 > noon – 4 pm
Sun Nov. 7 > noon – 4 pm
Mon Nov. 8 > noon – 4 pm

Covid protocols will be followed.

It’s Elemental – Group Exhibition of Art opens in Bear River Fri Feb 28 – Sun Mar 1, 2020

We have a treat for you! This coming Friday, Feb 28, the Bear River Artworks Gallery hosts a special 3 day exhibition featuring over 50 works of art from 28 artists from all over Nova Scotia. (And 1 from PEI.!)

We are thrilled that so responded to the theme of THE ELEMENTS: EARTH, AIR, WATER and FIRE.

Here are a few of the artworks we’ve received:

Elements invitation - 1

Please join us in welcoming these artists and their pieces to Bear River Artworks Gallery.

Artist Call for Entry – application deadline Dec 31, 2019


FEBRUARY 27 – MARCH 1, 2020

call to artists!

Bear River Artworks Gallery is calling on artists to participate in a special Leap Year Exhibit at our gallery in the Oakdene Centre, Bear River, Nova Scotia.

The theme is the 4 Elements.
Application for entry DEADLINE is DECEMBER 31, 2019.

Please submit by email up to 4 example images of your work along with your contact information by December 31, 2019.
We will email/contact you with further details.

Artworks Gallery Special one-day-only Holiday Gift Sale on Nov 30, 2019

The elves have been working overtime to bring you lots of exciting treasures and ideas for Holiday gifts.
Please drop in for this special one-day-only holiday event.
We are in Oakdene Centre on the main floor and the building will be hopping that day with handmade crafts and edibles. We’ll have hot cider for you and new art and craft.
Saturday, November 30, 10am to 4 pm.

Paintings by Crystal Pyne :Woodstock-50- opens Aug 18, 2019

Bear River Artworks artist Crystal Pyne has created a collection of paintings to commemorate the 50 year anniversary of the pop festival, Woodstock.

The paintings are on display until August 31st. Meet Crystal at the show opening on August 18 and also on the 25th.

Also on display are the works of other gallery members.


Artworks Gallery opens Fri May 17, 2019

Please join us on Friday evening 6:30 -8:30 at our gallery in Bear River, Nova Scotia.
Join our 8 resident artists as we celebrate a new season of beautiful works in Bear River.

We are open every single day until Canadian Thanksgiving in October. 10 – 4 pm

ArtWorks opening 2019


Nova Scotia Stone Jewelry from Laurel Strachan

Every beach in Nova Scotia holds different types of stones. Some are rolled smooth by the ocean, others have ribbons of quartz through them. When she’s not in the gallery, you might find Laurel Strachan at water’s edge discovering an ancient pebble for her jewelry making.
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Tidal Rivers by Gary Fraser

Gary Fraser combines mood and mystery in his signature landscape photography.

PF Moose River Exit
Moose River Exit
© Gary Fraser
9×13 Framed 13×19
Open Edition $ 175.00

He knows these scenes like the back of his hand having had the good luck to grow up in Bear River.

Find some of his other works at Bear River Artworks Gallery here.

Take a Look Inside Bear River Artworks Gallery

We are 10 artists creating in Bear River, Nova Scotia. We take turns greeting visitors to our Gallery every day 10 – 4 until October. Please drop in to see how we each interpret our beautiful surroundings at the edge of the Annapolis Valley.

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