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BAG Family Art Day

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery will be open to visitors of all ages from 12 pm to 5 pm with FREE admission and programs!

Free Tours of the Gallery’s exhibitions:
1 pm: English
2 pm: French
4 pm: English

Free Workshops 
1:30 to 3:30 pm in the Education Room **registration required
Join Science East educator Laura Sponagle for this workshop; maximum 12 families. Inspired by The Frame-up, use Scratch coding to bring the horse from the Santiago El Grande to life! For ages 8+. Participants are invited to bring a flash drive to save their work.

3:30 to 5:00 pm Education Room **registration required
Fabiola Martinez leads participants in this workshop. Learn architectural perspective by drawing the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick using pencils and fine tipped black markers on watercolour paper. Participants will have the opportunity to incorporate the natural carmine pigment from Grana Cochinilla (cochineal) in their works.

Free Activities
12:00 to 3:00 pm in the Pavilion courtyard
Watercolours sketches with Peggy Holt inspired by JW Morrice. Drop-in, as space permits. 

12:00 to 5:00 pm Jean E. Irving River Gallery and Elizabeth A. Currie Gallery
Drop in and visit with artist Stephen Hutchings in his exhibition, Landscape Tales, and hear about the artworks on view

12:00 to 5:00 pm Bruno Bobak Artist-in-Residence Studio
Meet our first participating artist in the Creative Summer Residency series: Jennifer Stead. See the creative process in action!

12:00 to 5:00 pm in the RBC Learning Centre and Pavilion courtyard
Cultural Expressions Festival murals: 10 panels for 10 years. Drop-in mural making

Free Performances in the Elizabeth A. Currie Gallery 
1:00 pm: Chinese Dances performed by the Chinese Cultural Association of New Brunswick 

3:00 pm: Indian dances performed by the Indo-Canadian Association of Fredericton followed by Mexican songs performed by the NB Latino Association 

Jun 24, 2018
12:00PM - 5:00PM
Free