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SNB: Ventus Machina

SJAC is proud to be the local host venue for Symphony New Brunswick’s Virtuoso Series of concerts! First up this season is wind quintet Ventus Machina, joined by percussionist Joël Cormier, to set the tone for the season with Upbeat, an exciting compilation of ground-breaking selections that’s sure to please! Sunday, October 2, 2022  |  2:00pm  |  Tickets: $30 Adult/$15 …

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SJAC Closed Sept. 30 – Day of Truth & Reconciliation

SJAC’s offices and galleries will be closed on Thursday, September 30th as we observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. Here are some online resources to learn more about this important observance: • Indigenous Film Festival at The Shire • The National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation • Orange Shirt Society • The Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls …

World of Keyboards: 2022-23 Season

SJAC is proud to partner with the Saint John Early Music Festival as they present a returning favourite series, World of Keyboards! All welcome, admission is by freewill offering. Join harpsichordist and pianist Tim Blackmore as he explores the world of Baroque and Classical keyboard instruments, their makers, and the composers and performers who created the music written for them. …

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Elm City String Quartet: Oct. 7

UPDATE: Due to expected poor weather on Saturday, Sept. 24, the concert has been postponed and rescheduled for Friday, October 7/22. SJAC is excited to welcome back the Elm City String Quartet! From the Quartet: The Elm City String Quartet is kicking off their first full season with a bit of everything. We will be starting with one of the …

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Felted Landscapes

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY UPDATE Please note that SJAC will continue to keep a mandatory mask policy in place for all programs (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events.) Workshop Description Learn to create a beautiful fibre-based landscape with instructor Margaret Anne Smith. Using two felting techniques (wet-felting and dry or needle-felting), play with colours and textures and create a wall hanging …

Tom Forrestall

The Sketchbooks of Tom Forrestall  |  City Gallery  |  September 9 – October 28, 2022 About the Exhibition Tom Forrestall, one of Canada’s leading artists, established his early career in New Brunswick; first as a student at Mount Allison University, then as a curator hired by Lord Beaverbrook for his art gallery in Fredericton. Later he established his career as …

Lynn Wigginton

Call of the Running Tide  |  Port Saint John Gallery  |  September 9 – October 28, 2022

Wayfinding

Cross Cultural Creation Residency Artists 2022  |  Upstairs Galleries  |  September 9 – October 28, 2022 Wayfinding Where are we? Where are we going? And how will we get there? Wayfinding brings together a group of ten artists, of varied disciplines and diverse practices, all based in so-called New Brunswick. Catherine Arseneault Maryse Arseneault Angela Beek Jean-Michel Cliche Tara Francis. …

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Pottery on the Wheel for Teens

[ Workshop Description This exciting workshop for teens explores the creation of pottery by learning to use the potter’s wheel.  Students gain experience on the wheel as well as learning hand building techniques to create bowls, mugs or other functional objects. You also learn to decorate your pieces with underglazes in a range of colours!  This workshop is limited to …