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Drawing Basics

Join Amy Ash for a fun and informative overview of Drawing Basics! This class is ideal for beginners who’ve always wanted to try drawing or intermediate students who are eager to hone their skills. It is designed to develop your hand and eye in traditional skills and ideas that have occupied artists throughout history. Each week will cover exercises in …

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Art with Amy (Kids 5-8)

Mini artists ages 5-8 will enjoy this creative adventure with artist and educator Amy Ash – a blend of art skills and fun to encourage little hands and creative minds! Each Session: Saturdays, 10am-12pm SPRING SESSION 2: May 25 – June 22, 2019 (5 weeks) • Cost: $80 • All Supplies Included • UPDATE: FULL! Currently underway: March 16 – April …

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Oil Painting for Beginners/Intermediate

Manami Fukuda’s popular oil painting class is now offering an option for past students to advance their skills by choosing their own subject matter! Bring a few reference photos the first week, and Manami will help you choose a suitable image for the six-week time period. For beginners, this introductory class focuses on “still life.” In this six week course, you …

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Pottery on the Wheel

Try your hand at making your own clay works of functional art in Greater Saint John’s community arts centre’s pottery studio. Sign up now and join professional potters Molly Davidson, Joanna Pottle, and Helen Stanley for these fantastic classes, working on the wheel and handbuilding! Space is limited to only four students per class for plenty of time on the wheel …

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Portfolio Development 2019

For the thirteenth straight year, the Saint John Arts Centre has offered an 18-week Portfolio Development Program to high school students in this part of the province. This program, which is unique in New Brunswick, is designed for students who are dedicated to the pursuit and study of visual art. The students selected for this years’ program were: Amber Cho, …

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New Shows Open July 5th!

Please join us with the artists to celebrate the third exhibition cycle of 2019 with an opening reception on Friday, July 5th, 2019 from 5:30-7:30PM! The featured exhibits are: Frazee Gallery: Prints by Inuit Artists – private collection City Gallery: ‘Elemental’ – works by New Brunswick sculptors Canada Games & Library Galleries: Carnegie Colours – works by SJAC-based painters’ guild Rotunda …

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Make Some Mugs (or Bowls!)

Everyone loves to enjoy their beverages in handmade mugs (and snacks in handmade bowls!) In this class, students will join Molly Davidson for two Saturdays to make a set of mugs or bowls on the wheel, learn creative handbuilding techniques, and create unique handles for their mugs. Make them tall or wide, ornate or simple. Step into the rhythm of …

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Summer Classics Series 2019

Saint John Arts Centre and the Saint John Early Music Festival are proud to present this series of lunchtime classical concerts, Wednesdays in July & August at 12:15pm. All are welcome, admission is by freewill offering. Special thanks go to our sponsors: Emera New Brunswick, The City of Saint John Community Arts Funding, and Province of New Brunswick Department of Tourism, …