The Sanctuary Arts Centre

Dartmouth’s new home for the creative arts

Flat Rate Rentals

Our spaces are available with simple all-in flat rates. That means YOU keep the profits.

From Creation to Stage!

The Sanctuary Arts Centre offers creative offices, rehearsal spaces and event stages to help bring your vision to life (and the masses).

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We're dedicated to fostering a flourishing arts scene in HRM.

Our welcoming, accessible space plays host to a diverse range of immersive and engaging events, from intimate acoustic concerts to theatrical performances and educational programs. Guided by a passionate board of artists, producers, and business leaders, we are committed to providing unique opportunities for creatives of all backgrounds to connect, create, and inspire. 

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Exterior Sanctuary Arts Centre

There's no mistaking the 100+ years of history behind this building.

From its bold stone face to its peaked roof (which, fun fact, is actually shaped like a crucifix from above) the Arts Centre is an unmissable landmark, centrally located in Downtown Dartmouth. This 100+-year-old building has been upgraded for accessibility and inclusion to facilitate and inspire unforgettable creativity and performance. 

Ready for the next steps?

From immersive theatrical experiences to intimate acoustic concerts to art show exhibitions or comedy nights, The Sanctuary Arts Centre is the perfect place to take your artistry to the next level!

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Upcoming Events

Featuring: Al Forbes, Dave Campbell, Eric Stephen Martin, Jah’mila, Jake Ballard, Leigh Wills, McMillans Camp Boys, Noah Tye, Phil Sedore, Seamus Erskine, Tyler Messick, Dan Vorstermans, Kye Ehresman, Pete Davison, Rheo Rochon

Book An Event

Interested in staging your next event at The Sanctuary Arts Centre? Start here by letting us know a bit about what you’re planning.

For Information and Policies with respect to ticketing and events, click here.

Contact Us

For inquiries about our venue or our upcoming events, send us a message.

To inquire about booking your event in our space, we invite you to use our Booking Inquiry Form