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Pottery on the Wheel

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 12 and up will be required to show their record of immunization or medical exemption certificate and …

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Monotypes/Experiments in Printmaking

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 12 and up will be required to show their record of immunization or medical exemption certificate and …

Quilt or Sew with Margo (Sept. 2021)

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 12 and up will be required to show their record of immunization or medical exemption certificate and …

New Art Program for Seniors: Studio 65+!

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 12 and up will be required to show their record of immunization or medical exemption certificate and …

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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 …

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The Art Room: Let’s Paint

Watercolour and acrylics are explored through weekly exercises where students experience exciting techniques that produce different effects on paper and canvas board. Subjects range from still life to animals, plants, and other things that exist in nature. While learning the elements of art, students will develop an art vocabulary as they learn to talk about their work and the work …

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Scratch the Surface: Clay Tiles

This workshop introduces you to the wonderful world of sgraffito on pottery. Coming from the Italian word for “to scratch”, sgraffito is a technique of scratching through layers of colour on the surface of ceramics to reveal the layers below, and enables an endless exploration of drawing, carving and painting techniques for your ceramics projects. You will work on flat …

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Bookbinding for Beginners

Back by popular demand! Join instructor Angela Black and find your creative outlet through this introductory bookbinding workshop. You will fashion beautiful pages with drawing elements, decorative papers, and other found objects that make up the content of your books. Design and produce your very own ‘zine’, while exploring three distinctive bookbinding techniques in a fun and exciting learning environment. Workshop …