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Storm Policy

With the arrival of more wintery weather, please note these reminders about our Storm Policy: General Storm Policy Our general policy for weekdays is if school is closed in Anglophone School District South, SJAC galleries and offices are closed for the day, and events and workshops are cancelled/postponed. SJAC will update our telephone voicemail message first (call 506-633-4870), and our website …

Quilt with Margo: XOXO Quilt

Ready to begin a new hobby of quilting? SJAC is proud to welcome back sewing expert Margo Duff for a fun introduction to this time-honoured skill! In this six week course, Margo will introduce and walk you through the basic steps of quilting and guide you as you create a simple, but beautiful quilt from start to finish – this …

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Remembrance Day Exhibit 2018

In 2015, SJAC instituted a new tradition of honouring a local military veteran with a display case featuring photos, artifacts, and memorabilia from their service. This year, we recognize the contributions of William Harris, who served in the First World War as a boy signaller onboard a ship that was on patrol at the mouth of Halifax Harbour during the …

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Read about our exhibits!

As we work to repair our website menus, please use this handy guide to our exhibits opening Friday, Nov. 2nd! Frazee Gallery: Kathy Hooper City Gallery: Ian McEachern Canada Games Gallery: Kyla Chung Library Gallery: Karen Knight and Helen Stanley Rotunda Gallery: Francis Riley

Kyla Chung

The Study of Saint John Artist Statement Having grown up in South Korea with modern architecture, I find myself absolutely intrigued by the rich heritage buildings in Saint John. I have a great appreciation for the fine craftsmanship that went into rebuilding the city after the Great Fire of 1877. It is amazing how well preserved some of these buildings …

Francis Riley

Francis Riley: Paintings, Drawings, and Prints Francis was born in Sheffield, England in 1936. He loved painting and drawing from an early age, but first studied part time at the Sheffield College of Art. He soon became a full time student, and upon his graduation, won a place in the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL in London. After he …

Karen Knight and Helen Stanley

Shop Talk Artists’ Statement Two artists meet over tea in handmade pottery mugs, of course, for a never-long-enough conversation about life with clay. For fifteen years these two friends have shared their passion for creating in the same medium while expressing that passion in contrasting ways. A second cup is filled to celebrate a brilliant success, a shoulder is offered …

Ian MacEachern

The Lost City “For the first time, a Beaverbrook Art Gallery touring exhibition opens in Saint John – and for good reason. Seventy-five black-and-white photographs drawn from the artist’s exceptional archive are presented, depicting 1960s life along Main Street in the city’s North End before ‘urban renewal.’ Poignant and sublime, these narrative photographs are among the finest visual documents of …

Kathy Hooper

What goes on in my head and lands up on paper Frazee Gallery, November 2 – December 21, 2018 Artist’s Statement I grew up on a small farm in South Africa. It was beautiful and because it was so far away from a town my sister and I could not be sent to school. We both read from a very …

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Art in Action (Kids 9-12)

Join artist and educator Amy Ash for art adventures! Young artists ages 9-12 will enjoy personalized visual art projects with Amy – a blend of practical art skills and forays into imagination to encourage creative development. Each Session: Saturdays, 1-3pm SPRING SESSION 2: May 25 – June 22, 2019 (5 weeks) • Cost: $80 • All Supplies Included Currently underway: March …