Upcoming Events – May 12 - 19

Beaverbrook Art GalleryMay 11, 20180 Comments

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Traditional Chinese ink painting with Dan Xu [FULL]

May 12: 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. Max registration 15 spaces


Curator Crunch: Join Manager of Collections and Exhibitions John Leroux each month for an exciting, intimate, and fast-paced look at artworks on display. Designed to comfortably fit in your lunch break, these short presentations on artistic treasures are open to everyone. See what these artworks say, and how they connect us with the world – how’s that for “food for thought”?

May 16: 12:15- 12:50 pm, Fred Ross and Diego Rivera. 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.


Thursday night art class: Thursday, 7:00- 9:00pm. All skill levels are welcome, ages 16+. Cost is free for members, $15 per session for non-members; materials are included. Please call ahead to register.

May 17: Through studying the features of the human and face and form, participants will undertake mixed-media projects that incorporate drawing basics while experimenting with various materials. May instructor: Marie Fox


Art for Tots: Fridays from 10:00- 10:45am - Children ages 2-5 and their parents participate in fun art games, hands-on activities, and storytelling. Cost is free for members, $10 per session for non-members; materials are included.

May 18: X-ray paintings


International Museum Day

May 18: Visit the Beaverbrook Art Gallery to celebrate International Museum Day! The Gallery will be open regular hours (10am- 5pm) with free admission all day.


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.


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