Ideally situated at the corner of Main and Forest Streets, one block uphill from the Yarmouth International Ferry Terminal, the historic Murray Manor Art & Culture House is a destination for many reasons.Food aficionados can step up to the French Crêperie window to order warm and flavourful sweet or savoury crêpes, complemented by our exclusive blend coffee. Specialty sorbets and homemade ice cream are also lovingly prepared on site. Enjoy these in our garden setting, or while exploring our statuary haven.Art lovers are invited to tour our Gallery - featuring unique work of the most renowned regional artists that encompasses several mediums. Talent from the fundamental cultures of southwestern Nova Scotia - Mi’kmaq, Acadian and English - is strongly represented.Historians will appreciate the Regency Gothic architecture of this heritage home, built in1821 for Dr. Joseph Bond, Yarmouth's first doctor. The kneeling (or prayer) windows are particularly noteworthy. The property is encircled by a thick hedge and sturdy stonewalls.We encourage the sharing and appreciation of fine art in addition to providing assistance with personal growth. Art classes, cultural events, workshops and many other exciting happenings are planned for the future.The Murray Manor Art & Culture House was founded by Vera Saeme, an art historian and alumna of the Florida International University in Miami.Vera has lived in fourteen countries, speaks six languages and has collected art for the past 40 years. She utilizes her international experience and network to promote artists of the region and to make Nova Scotia a destination for art and tourism. In addition to her art education, Vera has completed a number of continuing education courses, including Museum Studies, Curating and Art as Global Business at the Sotheby’s Art Institute.Our hope for the Murray Manor Art & Culture House is that all who visit will be enriched by their experience.