The Joy Laking Gallery is open from June 1st until September 30, from Monday til Saturday 10 until 5 and on Sunday's from 1 until 5. We also welcome visitors at other times of the day and other times of the year by appointment or chance (902 890 8450 or 902 890 8730).

The Gallery is at 6730 Hwy. #2, Bass River, Nova Scotia.


In addition to the gallery being open and full of new work, Joy has an exhibition of 2016 paintings at Art Lab in Parrsboro until August 17.

On August 19, everyone is invited to a celebration "River John; through our eyes" between 4 and 7 at the Hub (the old school) in River John.  Lots of artists will have written and painted for a week in River John and this is your chance to see and hear everything.  The reading and the music will start at 5 pm.  The painters are Susan Patterson, Chris Gorey, Bill Rogers and Joy Laking. Our photographer is Laurie Gunn. Our sculptor is Dawn McNutt.  Rosalee Peppard is our songwriter, and our writers are Sheree Fitch Linda Little, Rita Wilson Shealgh Wilson and Monica Graham.

Starry Night; Parrsboro