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Elm City String Quartet: Dec. 22

SJAC is excited to welcome back the Elm City String Quartet! From the Quartet: The Elm City String Quartet invites you to an evening of seasonal music. We will be dimming the stage lights and lighting some candles to make things cozy. Sit back and relax into the spirit of the season. ECSQ: Quartet by Candlelight |  Thursday, December 22, …

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SJAC Gift Certificates

Give the gift of creativity! Are you shopping for that person who doesn’t want or need more ‘stuff’? SJAC gift certificates make great gifts for the people on your list who enjoy artistic adventures  – they are available in any amount as you can ‘name your own price’ (check our workshop listings to see current workshop fees.) You can even …

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Un-deck our Halls!

Once again this year, our resident fiber arts group, the Carnegie Rughookers, will generously donate beautiful hand-made ornaments for our tree as a fundraiser! Come visit during gallery hours (Tues-Sat. 9am-5pm) and un-deck our halls – there is something for everyone, with ornaments priced from $3 to $15 for extra big or fancy styles! We also have a ‘bargain basket’ …

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Silent Night: A Candlelight Concert

The Saint John Arts Centre is proud to partner with and the Saint John Early Music Festival for a special holiday program – pianist Tim Blackmore presents two performances of Silent Night: A Candlelight Concert here at SJAC in our Port Saint John Gallery at 2 pm on Sunday, November 27th and again on Sunday, December 4th. This one-hour program, performed …

Pottery Holiday Ornaments

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY UPDATE Please note that SJAC will continue to keep a mandatory mask policy in place for all programs (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events.) Workshop Description Deck the halls with beautiful handmade pottery ornaments. Molly Davidson teaches you how to create 2D and 3D clay ornaments that are sure to become family heirlooms. What a wonderful way …

Needle-felted Santas and Elves

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY UPDATE Please note that SJAC will continue to keep a mandatory mask policy in place for all programs (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events.) Workshop Description Get in the holiday spirit with Margaret Anne Smith and learn how to needle-felt a Santa and tiny elf!  This simple technique offers endless possibilities to play with colour and texture, and …

November 2022

Please join us for the exhibition opening celebrating new shows on Friday, November 4th at 5:00pm, our last exhibition cycle of 2022! Please note that community face masks are required. Please visit our galleries Tues-Sat 9am-5pm to enjoy these exhibitions until December 17th. Gallery visits are free (donations gratefully accepted!) Social distancing and extra sanitizing measures are in place for …

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2nd Port Saint John Residency Announcement!

Artist and sculptor Fred Harrison, best known for his stunning murals in the Sussex area, has been selected for the second biannual Port Saint John Artist Residency! In 2020, Port Saint John and the Saint John Arts Centre announced a landmark sponsorship of a signature gallery space at the Saint John Arts Centre, and partnership for a biennial artist residency, …

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Studio 65+: Drawing and Sketching for Beginners

IMPORTANT COVID POLICY UPDATE Please note that  SJAC will continue to keep a mandatory mask policy in place for all programs (workshops, galleries, performing arts events, rental events.) Workshop Description Do you want to learn to draw but don’t know where to start? Join Kelly Cunningham as she guides you through the time-honoured, proven principles of good drawing and sketching. …

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World of Keyboards: 2022-23 Season

SJAC is proud to partner with the Saint John Early Music Festival as they present a returning favourite series, World of Keyboards! All welcome, admission is by freewill offering. Join harpsichordist and pianist Tim Blackmore as he explores the world of Baroque and Classical keyboard instruments, their makers, and the composers and performers who created the music written for them. …