Visit Architecture and Planning

We welcome members of the university and the public to many events throughout our academic year, from September to July. For upcoming events, check our Events page and Alumni page.

  • lunch-hour lectures and evening lectures in the auditorium
  • Dalhousie's annual Open HouseĀ for prospective students, in late October
  • graduation exhibition and Convocation Tea, during the week of May convocation
  • curated exhibitions of design work by architects and others in the Exhibition Room
  • reviews of student design work in the Exhibition Room
  • temporary constructions on the front lawn (and elsewhere in the province and beyond) by architecture students
  • School of Planning's annual conference, in early March
  • receptions for alumni in the Exhibition Room (and in other North American cities)
  • conferences and symposia open to the public
  • admissions advising and building tours for prospective students, arranged through the Architecture office ( or the Planning office (
  • open courses that introduce other undergraduate students to architecture or planning