At the Sign of the Whale Nova Scotia Crafts and Art Gallery has been operating since 1981. From its beginning we have been an all-Nova Scotia craft store and art gallery.
This web site offers you a sampling of what we have in our shop/gallery. We carry the work of over 150 Nova Scotia craftspeople and artists who produce pewter (Amos, Basic Spirit, Gillis),weaving, jewellery, glass window ornaments, bubble glass, hooking (Cheticamp), knitting, capes, turned wooden bowls, stone lamp bases, folk art, carved birds, wind chimes, candles, pottery and Nova Scotia books.
Morris Pottery is made on the premises by owners Michael and Frances Morris. We also have original works of art by the following artists:
We are located in a Provincial Heritage Property (built by Jacob Tedford c. 1795) three miles outside Yarmouth, Nova Scotia on Route 1. We are the recipient of the TIANS (Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia) Tourism Services Award and are recommended by Frommers, Fodors, and Michelin travel guides. We offer the highest quality craft and art that Nova Scotia has to offer. Michael Morris is an appraiser of Modern Canadian Art (1900 to present) and an accredited member of the Canadian Association of Personal Property Appraisers. At the Sign of the Whale is a member of Nova Scotia Designer Crafts Council, Nova Scotia Potters Guild, the Yarmouth Craft Guild and Yarmouth and Area Chamber of Commerce. We welcome you to visit At the Sign of the Whale when you are next in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia.