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Port SJ Artist Residency: Apply Now!

Port Saint John and SJAC are very excited to announce the second biennial artist residency for 2022-2023! The residency will include unique access to the Port as a means to inspire a new body of work, culminating in an exhibit at the generously sponsored Port Saint John Gallery at the Saint John Arts Centre in September of 2023. The successful …

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Happy New Brunswick Day!

Please note that SJAC’s galleries and offices will be closed for the New Brunswick Day weekend, from Saturday, July 30th to Monday, August 1st, re-opening on Tuesday, August 2nd. Have a safe and relaxing long weekend!

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North of Union tour & concert

The North of Union Heritage Walking Tour and Concert SJAC is excited to partner with the Early Music Festival and play host to this wonderful FREE summer program for locals and visitors alike! Enjoy a one-hour walking tour of heritage buildings around the Saint John Arts Centre led by local historian David Goss, followed by a 45-minute concert of Loyalist-period …

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iClick Photography show

I-Click Photography presents MIDDLE GROUND Photography Exhibit: A journey into storytelling through the lens of Saint John’s Youth Opening: Wednesday, August 17, 2021, 6:30pm | Saint John City Market Solarium space | All welcome The I-Click Photography program, through the collaborative efforts of the Teen Resource Centre (TRC), the University of New Brunswick, and the Saint John Arts Centre, enabled …

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‘The Lost City’ book signing

SJAC is proud to welcome back photographer Ian MacEachern for a book signing for his fantastic volume on SJ’s North End just before the ‘urban renewal’ era, ‘The Lost City’, published by Goose Lane Editions. Meet the artist and author John Leroux, and purchase your copy of this piece of Saint John history. Thursday, August 19, 2021 • 5pm-7pm • …

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NBCCD Convocation 2021

If you missed it live, no worries – the NBCCD 2021 Convocation Ceremony is on YouTube – congratulations to all of the graduates, especially our very own Saint John cohort of Foundation Visual Arts Grads!

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NBCCD Info Session Mar. 13

Are you looking to transform your talents, passion, and dreams into a dynamic creative career? The New Brunswick College of Craft & Design welcomes students of all ages, artistic experience  and cultures. Our programs are designed to foster your unique creative voice and vision and prepare you for a career in a growing creative economy. Visit www.nbccd.ca for more info on …

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Spotlight on Women Artists

This year, SJAC is proud to join PRUDE Inc., the Saint John Community Loan Fund and the Lorenzo Society in celebrating International Women’s day. For the next month, we will feature local women artists who accepted our invitation to share their work and thoughts on this year’s theme, ‘Choose to Challenge’. From PRUDE Inc.: Celebrating International Women’s Day: March 8, …

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Get your copy at SJAC!

SJAC is thrilled to be the very first seller of James Wilson’s new book, ‘Social Studies’ – we have 50 copies, fresh off the presses! This long-awaited volume is the culmination of 30 years of capturing the faces of our community. Proceeds from copies sold here are being generously donated to support SJAC’s programs! ‘Social Studies’ the exhibition is now …

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Sculpture SJ Postponed

SJAC has been proud to partner with our friends and colleagues at Sculpture Saint John to bring workshops, demo days, and other educational programming to this highly-anticipated event. Understandably, Sculpture SJ has made the decision to postpone the symposium until summer of 2021. SJAC will be issuing refunds (cheques via Canada Post) to all who have already signed up for …