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Professional Visual Artists’ Fund

The application process for this year’s funding opens November 29, 2021. Submission deadline is December 13, 2021. The announcement of the 2021 recipients will be on Wednesday, December 15, 2021. History & Administration of the Fund A group of professional artists and arts supporters in the Saint John region joined forces some years ago to organize a number of highly …

Upcoming Concerts

SJAC’s Port Saint John Gallery is playing host to a wonderful variety of music in the next few weeks – book your tickets now! Symphony NB Virtuoso Series Saint John String Quartet presents masterpieces by three composers who loved and drew inspiration from the stillness, grandeur, and stark beauty of the majestic North. Saturday, December 4, 2021 • 2pm Virtuoso …

Cross-Cultural Creation Residency 2020

Turbulence Canada Games Gallery | November 5 – December 17, 2021 Artists’ Statement We acknowledge that New Brunswick is situated on unsurrendered and unceded traditional territory of the Wolastoqiyik, Mi’kmaq and Passamaquoddy, the original keepers of this land. The Peace and Friendship Treaties signed in 1725 and 1726 were not to surrender the lands and resources but to establish rules …

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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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Copperplate Etching – Dec. 2021

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY UPDATE   As of September 22, 2021, some New Brunswick businesses will require Proof of Vaccination to access non-essential services. All of SJAC’s programs (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events) fall under the included categories of services. All people aged 12 and up will be required to show their record of immunization or medical exemption certificate and …

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Early Music Festival: Christmas Trios

SJAC is delighted once again to play host to the Early Music Festival as they present a holiday concert! ‘Christmas Trios’ • Sunday, December 5, 2pm Featuring: The Carleton Chamber Players: Tim Blackmore, square piano; Danielle Sametz, violin; & Daniel Britt, violoncello Program: Christmas trios by Haydn, Pleyel, and modern composers. Please Note: No paper tickets are required, but your …

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SJAC Gift Certificates

Give the gift of creativity! Are you shopping for that person who doesn’t want or need more ‘stuff’? SJAC gift certificates make great gifts for the people on your list who enjoy artistic adventures  – they are available in any amount as you can ‘name your own price’ (check our workshop listings to see current workshop fees.) You can even …

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Major Theft at SJAC

On the afternoon of Tuesday, October 19, at approximately 2pm, a theft occurred at the Saint John Arts Centre of a carved mask by Indigenous artist Ned Bear. The mask was the centrepiece of a permanent display acknowledging the unceded lands of the First Nations in this part of New Brunswick. SJAC is asking the public for assistance in locating …

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Indigo Dyeing 2-Day Workshop

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY UPDATE   As of September 22, 2021, some New Brunswick businesses will require Proof of Vaccination to access non-essential services. All of SJAC’s programs (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events) fall under the included categories of services. All people aged 12 and up will be required to show their record of immunization or medical exemption certificate and …