Kjipuktuk/Halifax transformed by artists

311
Days
8
Hours
5
Minutes
21
Seconds
Thank you!
See you in 2022
Relive the magic

Brandon Hoax, photo by Kylee Nunn

WHAT IS NOCTURNE?

Nocturne is an independent, free, contemporary art festival in Kjipuktuk/Halifax presented by the Nocturne: Art at Night Society founded in 2008. The festival brings art and energy to the streets of our city showcasing and celebrating the visual arts scene in Mi'kma'ki/Nova Scotia. In addition to the festival, the society oversees a collection of arts programming utilizing the same mentality that art can be anywhere.

  • A platform for artistic creation and presentation of new work
  • A residency for emerging curators
  • A city shifted by artists
  • An immersive experience set apart from traditional art festivals
  • An intimate gathering of 35,000+
  • A year-round opportunity that goes beyond the festival
  • An expansive offering with a mission to use art as a catalyst for connection
Thank you for another great year!
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