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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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Portfolio Development: Apply Now!

Are you a student in Grade 11-12 or a grad of 2019 planning to study post-secondary fine arts/crafts? Apply before September  for the James Venner Russell Portfolio Development Program. The deadline to pre-register for an interview is Friday, September 20, 2019. Please call 633-4870 to be assigned an interview time for Saturday, September 21, 2019. Click this icon to download the printer-friendly …

Artist Residency Opportunity

SJAC is proud to be part of the upcoming Cross-Cultural Creation Residency! The Acadian Association of Professional Artists of New Brunswick (AAAPNB), ArtsLink, and Mawi’art are teaming up to create a cross-cultural residency between an Acadian artist, an Anglophone artist, and an Indigenous artist. The residency will be in three stages, one week in each of the following communities: Caraquet, …

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Thank you, SHMF!

SJAC would like to thank the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation for their ongoing generous support – we are very excited to be coordinating this initiative with our colleagues at the Charlotte Street Arts Centre! Please see this statement by the SHMF on this important project: November 2018 Art Centre Directors Conference The Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation is committed to supporting …

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Professional Visual Artists’ Fund

UPDATE: April 3 – Submissions are now closed; thank you to the applicants, the jury will be meeting soon to choose this year’s recipient. The application process for this year’s funding opens March 1, 2018. Submission deadline is March 31, 2018. The announcement of the 2018 recipient will be at the opening reception for new exhibits at SJAC on May …

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Portfolio Development – Class of 2017

For the eleventh straight year, the Saint John Arts Centre will offer 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 2017! Congratulations to: …

Carnegie Rughookers

jSJAC’s Resident Fiber Arts Group Welcomes You! The Carnegie Rughookers were formed in Saint John in September 2004. They took their name from the historic Carnegie Building, the home of SJAC. The group meets here every Friday from 9:30am-12pm (September to May) to exchange information and ideas, to compare projects, and to work on their rughooking in a friendly, social …

SJ Gallery Association

As of  May 1, 2018 the Saint John Gallery Association members are: Buckland Merrifield Gallery Cobalt Gallery Handworks Gallery Jones Gallery Trinity Galleries New Brunswick Museum Saint John Arts Centre Saint John Art Club Saint John Free Public Library (Millennium Artplace) Third Space Gallery Due to the extreme popularity of the Gallery Hop events, it has become apparent to the …