Thank you, SHMF!

We would like to thank the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation for their generous support in awarding SJAC a Signature Technology Grant! The Foundation is supporting NB arts organizations in developing digital outreach programs during the challenges presented by the pandemic. Our Outreach and Education Coordinator, Maggie Higgins, is producing an exciting new kid- and family-friendly video series, ‘Art at Home’, with the support of this important funding! Check out the first two instalments of ‘Art at Home’ here:

From the Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation’s Grant Announcement:

A $25,000 Salute to Creativity

Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation is dedicating $25,000 in Signature Grants to salute and support the creative spirit of New Brunswick visual arts organizations dealing with the challenges of the 2020 pandemic.  Social distancing necessitated the closure of traditional venues for exhibition, art education and celebration; yet art is bubbling through, thanks to the hard work and innovation of many New Brunswick art centres. SHMF 2020 Signature Technology Grants have been offered to the following organizations who have exhibited leadership in developing electronic outreach to enrich the arts community.

  • Ax: Sussex Arts and Culture Centre
  • Canadian Art Magazine
  • Connexion ARC
  • Fredericton Arts Alliance
  •  Galerie D’art Louise et Reuben Cohen
  • Jones Gallery Art History Lecture Series
  • Owens Art Gallery
  • Saint John Arts Centre
  • Sunbury Shores Arts and Nature Centre
  • Third Space Gallery
  • UNB Arts Centre