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Indigo Workshop

Join Tzigane Caddell to learn the fundamentals of indigo dyeing in this one-day workshop, using shibori resist techniques on cotton and silk. Students will experiment with shibori patterns on cotton, then create a design on a scarf (silk OR cotton) and an organic cotton bandana. Tuesday, January 14, 2020 • 9:30am – 4:30pm (one hour lunch break) • Cost: $95 …

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Pottery on the Wheel

Try your hand at making your own clay works of functional art in Greater Saint John’s community arts centre’s pottery studio. Sign up now and join professional potters Molly Davidson, Joanna Pottle, and Helen Stanley for these fantastic classes, working on the wheel and handbuilding! Space is limited to only four students per class for plenty of time on the wheel …

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Un-deck our Halls!

Once again this year, our resident fiber arts group, the Carnegie Rughookers, will generously donate beautiful hand-made ornaments for our tree as a fundraiser! Come visit during gallery hours (Tues-Sat. 9am-5pm) and un-deck our halls – there is something for everyone, with ornaments priced from $3 to $15 for extra big or fancy styles! We also have a ‘bargain basket’ …

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SJAC Gift Certificates

Give the gift of creativity! Are you shopping for that person who doesn’t want or need ‘stuff’? SJAC gift certificates make great gifts for the people on your list who enjoy artistic adventures – they are available in any amount, or for a specific workshop if you prefer. We’ll even include a card to tuck under the tree! Please contact …

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Portfolio Development Class of 2020

For the 14th straight year, the Saint John Arts Centre is offering an 18-week Portfolio Development Program. This program is designed for students who are dedicated to the pursuit and study of visual art, and is aided by the generous support of the James Venner Russell Foundation. Our scholars have now been chosen for the Class of 2020! Congratulations to …

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Sewing: Festive Table Runner

Christmas is coming – deck your holiday table with your own Christmas table runner! In three weeks, Margo will lead you through each step in creating a unique and festive table runner of your choice. Come and make one for your own table or as a gift! Three options are listed below, each with a link provided for the materials …

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Life Drawing

These weekly non-instructional classes provide artists with the opportunity to sketch and draw the human figure from live models. Classes begin with short warm up gesture studies and progress to more sustained poses. Space is limited to ten participants. Please bring your own drawing supplies, but tables, easels, drawing horses, and boards are provided. Mondays, 10am-12pm (sessions start at 10am …