Ned Bear Mask: Permanent Display

In the spirt of acknowledgement of and reconciliation with the First Nations people of the land where we present our programming and exhibitions, the Saint John Arts Centre has dedicated a new permanent public installation featuring a stunning mask by renowned artist Ned Bear. The mask is considered a fine early example of Mr. Bear’s work; it is presented with …

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Port Saint John Residency Announcement!

N.B. Artist Sarah Sackville selected for first ever Port Saint John Residency at Saint John Arts Centre Sussex-based painter Sarah Sackville, a self-described lover of cultural landscapes, has been selected for the first ever Port Saint John artist residency. Earlier this year, Port Saint John and SJAC announced a landmark sponsorship of a signature gallery space here at the Saint …

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Introducing: Port Saint John Gallery!

SJAC and Port Saint John are delighted to announce a landmark sponsorship of a signature gallery space here at the Saint John Arts Centre! Our largest main floor gallery space, named the Frazee Gallery in the era of the Carnegie building’s rich history as the Aitken Bicentennial Exhibition Centre, has been re-christened as the Port Saint John Gallery for a …

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COVID-19 notes

SJAC’s regular gallery hours are currently in effect: Tuesday-Saturday, 9am-5pm. We welcome visitors to all of our galleries to enjoy our featured exhibits by Gerry Collins in the Port Saint John Gallery, Kathy Hooper & Deborah Payne in the City Gallery, and a retrospective celebrating Peter Salmon in the third floor galleries. Of course there are some changes and it …