Creative Aging – An Art4Life and UNB Project

What is Creative Aging? Creative Aging is a movement which recognizes the beneficial role of the arts in improving the quality of life for older adults and its contribution to their psychological, physical and emotional health. Over the past decade there has been a fast-growing field of Arts and Aging based on a growing body of research linking the arts …

Fibre Art Network

20/20 Vision July 9 – September 3, 2021  |  City Gallery The Fibre Art Network (FAN) is a co-operative of Western Canadian artists committed to promoting fibre as an art form and each other as artists. FAN membership includes emerging fibre artists, teachers, authors and judges. Many members have been recognized both nationally and internationally for their work.  FAN was …

Alan Grabelsky

Love Songs: A Journal of Fateful Encounters July 9 – September 3, 2021  |  City Gallery Each of these prints is my attempt to capture and make manifest a particular moment in time. They represent an experience that included a visual component, but more importantly, a feeling component, that struck a chord deep within me. My formal art training was …

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Drawing: Classical Portraiture

The Saint John Arts Centre welcomes classically-trained artist and workshop leader, Melissa Kennedy, as she instructs participants in portrait drawing with a live model. This workshop begins with a Friday evening lecture, consisting of a discussion on critical issues for portraiture, while looking at examples of works from various artists as references. Topics include ideas such as; proportions, structure, methods of …

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SPaRT! Summer Camp

SPaRT! Camps (Sports/Participation/Art/Recreation/Together!) For Kids aged 9-12 SPaRT! is a fun-filled week of art and recreation designed to foster your child’s creativity and physical activity through the arts, swimming at the Canada Games Aquatic Centre and other fun adventures around town. SPaRT! is facilitated by our multi-talented summer interns at the Saint John Arts Centre. Participants are required to bring their own …

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Animal Sculpture in Clay

The Saint John Arts Centre is pleased to have Melissa Kennedy share her expertise in a four-day workshop, Animal Sculpture in Clay. You will be guided through the following: building on an armature a sculpture out of water-based clay; methods of observation; and, one-on-one critiques as you work on your own piece. Following the first three days of sculpting, the …