Tag Archives: Doors Open Halifax 2014

Opening Doors and Looking Around

We spent much of the day visiting Doors Open venues at a leisurely pace.  Everywhere folks  were excited and proud to be showing off their spaces and programs.  When I got home it was fun to review what I had been noticing - and to imagine patterns. So here is a real mixture of images from some of… Read More

Building Boom 1860s Style

With 40 venues to choose from during Doors Open you could organize your visits in many themes:  halls of worship, places of learning, seats of power - you get the idea.  A theme that appeals to me is a group of buildings that were all built about 150 years ago, around 1860. Start at St Matthews on Barrington St.  This… Read More

Get thee to the Sacred Heart School

On Monday evening there was a garden lecture sponsored by the Friends of the Public Gardens and the Atlantic Rhododendron and Horticultural Society. I'm bringing this up now because it took place in a theatre in the Sacred Heart School and the Head Mistress, who greeted us, was excited that their building is part of Doors… Read More

Start planning for Doors Open

I am such a fanboy for Doors Open! For me it's a Festival of Noticing.  See my little chair swivel dance of anticipation for this year's edition of 40 venues  on June 7 and 8.  All the details on their site. Leading up to the big weekend  I'll use the blog to tell you some sites that excite me and some… Read More