The Gallery is open! May 10, 2018

Beaverbrook Art GalleryMay 10, 20180 Comments

After 12 long days of watching the Saint John River closely, we are happy to announce that the Gallery has stayed dry and will be re-opening to the public on Thursday, May 10th.

We thank you for your patience and understanding while we resolve any remaining disruptions caused by the flood. All classes and events are expected to resume as planned; any further updates will be made on social media and at beaverbrookartgallery.org.

Upcoming events include:

Jeremy Dutcher Live at the Beaverbrook Art GalleryMay 10, 7pm

Toronto-based Wolastoq artist, Jeremy Dutcher presents Wolastoqiyik Lintuwakonawa at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery. Concert is pay-as-you-wish; CDs will be available for purchase on site.

Thursday Night Art ClassMay 10, 7pm

An evening of artmaking for adults interested in exploring creativity and developing skills in a variety of techniques. Instructor for May and June: Marie Fox. Please call in advance to register. 

Art for Tots, May 11, 10- 10:45 am

Children ages 2-5 and their parents participate in fun art games, hands-on activities, and storytelling.

Ink Landscape workshop with artist Dan Xu, May 12, 1:00-4:00 pm 

Participants will learn to paint landscapes in the traditional Chinese ink painting style, on special Chinese handmade paper. Ages 16+. Cost: $30 for members or $35 for non-members. All materials included.
**Please register by calling 458-2028. Max registration 15 spaces

Curator Crunch, May 16, 12:15- 12:50 pm. **Date has changed due to river levels

Fred Ross created some of the most powerful socially-conscious public murals in Canada when he was still a young artist in the 1940s. Come and see how Saint John met Diego Rivera and the Mexican mural movement head-on. Join Manager of Collections and Exhibitions John Leroux each month for an exciting, intimate, and fast-paced look at artworks on display.

Farewell Ceremony: Wishing the Alex Janvier Exhibition a Safe Journey, May 19, 1:00- 3:00 pm

Offered in partnership with the Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre at the University of New Brunswick, Opolahsomuwehs (the Centre’s Elder-in-Residence, Imelda Perley) will facilitate a ceremony as the Alex Janvier exhibition draws to a close at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery. Event is free and all are welcome to attend. The exhibition Alex Janvier, organized by the National Gallery of Canada, continues until May 21, 2018.

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