The Convent | Ta’n etl-mawita’mk in Kjikank, Unama'ki (Sydney, Cape Breton) is celebrating the opening of its first exhibition, “Are Wilds”, featuring a number of local artists, which will run until June 25, 2021 at Gallery 203, located on the second floor of the building, next to the Better Bite Café.

The Convent | Ta’n etl-mawita’mk is thriving, supporting artists, local businesses and the community despite the pandemic. The brilliant and energetic occupants and generous supporters continue to add character and life to the centre. Marking the one-year anniversary of the first occupants moving into the centre, there are plenty of exciting moments of creativity still to come, with the installation of new public art by local artists.

DTAH completed the architecture and landscape architecture design of The Convent | Ta’n etl-mawita’mk, a revitalized 133-year old building that now holds the community’s growing innovative and artistic businesses, and deep-rooted traditions of art and culture. The Convent | Ta’n etl-mawita’mk makes the arts more visible and provides a place to work that is safe, inclusive, affordable, and beautiful.

Find out more about the centre here