Opening July 2021

Please visit the main floor galleries (Tues-Sat 9am-5pm) to enjoy new exhibitions starting Friday, July 9, 2021. Social distancing and extra sanitizing measures are in place for your protection! Port Saint John Gallery: Fibre Art Network, professional fibre artists of Western Canada – 20/20 Vision City Gallery: Alan Grabelsky – Love Songs: A Journal of Fateful Encounters – presented by Gallery 78 …

Opening September 2020

Please visit the main floor galleries (Tues-Sat 9am-5pm) to enjoy new exhibitions starting Friday, September 11, 2020. Social distancing and extra sanitizing measures are in place for your protection! The featured artists are: Port Saint John Gallery: NBCCD Instructors Drawing Show City Gallery: Alanna Baird; Melissa May (upstairs galleries are temporarily closed)

Opening May 2020

Please join us with the artists for the opening reception of new exhibitions on Friday, May 1, 2020, at 5:30pm. The featured artists are: Port Saint John Gallery: Wayne D’Entremont City Gallery: Stephanie Weirathmueller Upstairs Galleries: NBCCD Student Expo 2020

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Art with Stephanie (ages 5-8)

Mini artists ages 5-8 will enjoy this creative adventure with Stephanie McHugh (our ever-popular veteran teacher of animation and anime drawing workshops) – a blend of art skills and fun to encourage little hands and creative minds! (We will be practicing social distancing in our big workshop room!) COVID-19 POLICY NOTE: As a public building, SJAC must follow the Government …

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Understanding Anatomy: Figure Drawing for Artists

In this one-day intensive workshop students will be guided through the process of applying anatomical knowledge to their figure drawings. Instruction will focus on the skeleton and muscles of the human body that are important anatomical landmarks for figurative artists. Examples of these landmarks will be shown through anatomical references as well as looking at traditional figure drawings. Tips on …

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Intro to Italic Calligraphy

The italic hand is one of the loveliest and most versatile calligraphic hands. It originated in Italy during the Renaissance and is still widely practiced today. Join Miriam Jones for this workshop which will introduce you to the basic letter forms of a standard Italic. By the end of the six weeks, students should begin to feel comfortable forming words …

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Indigo Dyeing Weekend Workshop

Back by popular demand! Join Tzigane Caddell for a two-day introduction to learning the fundamentals of Indigo dyeing, using Shibori resist techniques on cotton. You’ll begin by stitching patterns on, and Indigo-dyeing, a hanky. Students will create Shibori resists on cotton yardage, a bandana and a large fine cotton shawl, which will be dyed in indigo. (Featured photo shows the …

Opening March 2020

Please join us with the artists for the opening reception of new exhibitions on Friday, March 13, 2020, at 5:30pm. The featured artists are: Port Saint John Gallery: Dan Xu City Gallery: Carol Taylor Canada Games & Library Galleries: Saint John High School IB Art Class of 2020 Rotunda & Percival Galleries: James Venner Russell Portfolio Development Class of 2020

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Quilt with Margo: Shape it Up!

Quilt or Sew with Margo: Shape it Up! Quilts with Templates Join Margo for a six week quilting/sewing course and learn the technique of using templates! You can choose between two options of creating a lap quilt. We will also learn some free motion quilting techniques to quilt your finished product. Patterns and templates above below will be provided. There …