Family Art Day

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery offers FREE admission and programs to visitors of all ages on the last Sunday of each month from 12 pm to 5 pm!

Next Family Art Day: March 29, 2020 - Cancelled 


Guided tours:

1:00 - 2:00 pm English

2:00 - 3:00 pm French 
(please meet at the Welcome Desk beside the elevators)

Free activities:

12:00 - 5:00 pm Orientation Gallery
Check out the brushwork, colours, and textures in Chantal Khoury’s paintings and make your own scene through texture transfer and collage.

12:00 - 5:00 pm Canadian Gallery
Create your own landscapes like Emily Carr! Use colour pencils to blend and layer colours.

12:00 - 5:00 pm RBC Learning Centre
Rainbow Forest with Morgan Richardson

Be inspired by Emily Carr’s Fresh Seeing exhibition and fill the room with colour and light. Project your drawings with layers of colour to create a living kaleidoscope! 

Morgan Richardson is a ceramic artist and educator. She and her dog, Pony, live in Fredericton. Her favourite colour is yellow. 

12:30 - 4:30 pm Education Room
Animal portrait painting with Tojuba Olatunde

Emily Carr lived with dogs, cats, birds, and a monkey named Woo! Paint vibrant portraits of your animal friends using pastel and gouache.

Tojuba Olatunde is influenced by the vibrant colours and patterns of his Nigerian culture. He is a graduate of UNB and NBCCD and loves making art in the community. Currently he loved the colour burnt umber.

2:00- 3:00 pm Jean E. Irving River Gallery
Storytelling + Movement

Experience dance in its narrative form through a behind-the-scenes break down of a performance based on three sisters, "With love the McGonnells." Explore with the dancers through simple pathways and create your own narrative using everyday motions of the body.

Sasha French in a multi-disciplinary American artist who favors all bright colors, especially gold. She currently lives and creates work in Atlantic Canada in daily collaboration with her two young daughters.