2018/ PIECES OF SABLE ISLAND Opening reception June 15, 2018, 7-9pm Argyle Fine Art, Halifax.
The Sable Island Institute and the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia’s ArtsSmarts Nova Scotia program visited Atlantic View Elementary school in Lawrencetown for a fun day of Sable Island-themed art-making.
In late January 2018, White Point Beach Resort hosted the 2nd Annual Salute to Sable Island Weekend - a fundraiser for the Sable Island Institute, and a special 'Sable experience' for all.
None of us ever know what is around the corner, or what can change our life’s work. In 2007, I was contacted by Red Deer Press about illustrating Free as the Wind: Saving the horses of Sable Island.
In summer 2009, between long hours of field work, copying field data and preparing labels, Janet kept a journal of the feelings, sensations, images, and mysteries of her Sable Island experience—poetry.
The visitor experience was well organized, and Adventure Canada staff were quick to help people have a great time. For many it was the trip of a lifetime, "a lifelong dream” fulfilled.
In late October 2012, after an 18-hour sail from Country Harbour, Nova Scotia, the Dominion Victory and a barge loaded with equipment and supplies arrived at Sable Island to begin a sealift.