Creative & Mindful Movement for Kids

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY UPDATE   As of September 22, 2021, some New Brunswick businesses will require Proof of Vaccination to access non-essential services. All of SJAC’s programs (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events) fall under the included categories of services. All people aged 9 and up will be required to show their record of immunization or medical exemption certificate and …

The Art Room: Clay Works

[ Workshop Description This workshop follows on the lessons in The Art Room’s ‘Create with Clay’. Learning the ancient practices of making clay objects will result in students creating a slab and coil flower pot and mug, scratching into the surface and adding various textures. Students will learn how to add sculptural elements to their work, and they will also …

Handbuilding Clay Objects

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY UPDATE As of Monday, February 28/22, visitors to SJAC will no longer be required to show proof of vaccination. Please note that out of an abundance of caution, SJAC will continue to keep a mandatory mask policy in place for all programs (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events) after the Public Health restrictions are lifted on …

Studio 65+: Handbuilding Clay Objects

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY UPDATE   As of September 22, 2021, some New Brunswick businesses will require Proof of Vaccination to access non-essential services. All of SJAC’s programs (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events) fall under the included categories of services. All people aged 9 and up will be required to show their record of immunization or medical exemption certificate and …

Upcoming Concerts

SJAC’s Port Saint John Gallery is playing host to a wonderful variety of music in the next few weeks – book your tickets now! Symphony NB Virtuoso Series Saint John String Quartet presents masterpieces by three composers who loved and drew inspiration from the stillness, grandeur, and stark beauty of the majestic North. Saturday, December 4, 2021 • 2pm Virtuoso …

Cross-Cultural Creation Residency 2020

Turbulence Canada Games Gallery | November 5 – December 17, 2021 Artists’ Statement We acknowledge that New Brunswick is situated on unsurrendered and unceded traditional territory of the Wolastoqiyik, Mi’kmaq and Passamaquoddy, the original keepers of this land. The Peace and Friendship Treaties signed in 1725 and 1726 were not to surrender the lands and resources but to establish rules …

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Major Theft at SJAC

On the afternoon of Tuesday, October 19, at approximately 2pm, a theft occurred at the Saint John Arts Centre of a carved mask by Indigenous artist Ned Bear. The mask was the centrepiece of a permanent display acknowledging the unceded lands of the First Nations in this part of New Brunswick. SJAC is asking the public for assistance in locating …

Ripley Stonebrook

Citizens of Concordia Percival Gallery  |  November 5 – December 17, 2021 What is Concordia? Founded in 1825, the factory City of Concordia covered an island off the Northern shore of New Brunswick. Now forgotten, it was once one of the most important cities of the world. But the city held a dark secret, its people ruled by a government …

Bernard Quintal

Maritime Beaches… Rock! Rotunda Gallery  |  November 5 – December 17, 2021 Artist Statement I have been collecting rocks since early childhood and you wouldn’t believe how much space that takes in my house. As a kid, I walked many Maritime beaches because I thoroughly enjoyed the search, the digging, the joy of discovery. To this day that still represents …

Brandt Eisner

Shirts Vs Skins Library Gallery  |  November 5 – December 17, 2021 Artist Statement Using sports as a theme, Shirts Vs Skins questions what masculinity is, and how our identities are formed through cultural norms. “Shirts Vs Skins”, is a familiar phrase for any man who has played team sports. Rather than team colours, players would be divided into groups of those …