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Loyalist Concert

SJAC welcomes back the Early Music Festival for a special ‘Loyalist Concert’ on May 19 (May 18, 1783 marked the arrival of the United Empire Loyalists in what is now Saint John.) Admission is by freewill offering, reserve your spot early as seating is limited! Wednesday, May 19, 2021 • 12:15 – 1pm Featuring: Tim Blackmore (harpsichord) & Katherine Moller …

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The Art Room: Create with Clay

People have been making things from clay for at least 30,000 years! In this workshop, students will learn how to use hand building techniques to create all sorts of things, from textured ornaments, to a cool animal pinch pot, and a hand carved bowl using the ancient ‘coiling’ method for making pottery. They will learn about different ways that people create things …

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The Art Room: Let’s Draw

Students learn about the elements of art through a series of drawing exercises, aimed at developing their knowledge, skills and art vocabulary. Along with line, shape, colour, value, form, texture, and space, students will learn about positive and negative space, optical illusions, shading and layering, and patterning. They will have a great time learning fun facts about the history of drawing …

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New Art Program for Kids 9-12!

Artistic Pursuits • New Friends • Self-Expression • Confidence SJAC is very excited to introduce ‘The Art Room’: Visual Art Fundamentals Program for Kids ages 9-12! ‘The Art Room’ program provides keen young artists with an age-appropriate visual arts education that ignites creativity in a quality learning environment. Education in the visual arts fosters students’ exploration and expression of ideas while …

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Early Music Festival 2021

SJAC is excited to once again play host to the Saint John Early Music Festival, coming June 5 & 6, 2021, with the theme this year of ‘Bachs: The Next Generation’. ‘Tickets’ (no paper tickets issued) are available now online via SJAC’s website (click on links below) or at the front desk – check out the impressive lineup for this …

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Monotypes/Experiments in Printmaking

Join printmaker Nathan Cann for a five week endeavour into all things monotype. During the sessions, you will learn the technical aspects of working in a print studio and processes that can be accomplished without the requirement of a press. Classes are limited to six participants for plenty of workspace and instruction time. While all cleaning and printing supplies are included, participants will be asked …

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NBCCD Foundation Visual Arts at SJAC

SJAC is thrilled to partner with the New Brunswick College of Craft and Design as the Saint John location for the College’s Foundation Visual Arts program. This 1-year certificate program offers a wide-ranging overview of the practice, theory and history of the visual arts and is achieved over two semesters. A solid technical grounding and an understanding of the conceptual …

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Quilt or Sew with Margo

Join Margo for a six-week quilting/sewing course and learn the technique of using templates! You can choose between two pattern options for creating a lap quilt. You will also learn how to quilt your finished product. Skill level: Beginner-Intermediate / Please note: This class is for adult learners only. COVID-19 POLICY NOTE: As a public building, SJAC must follow the …