Fredericton / Calendar / 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!

Guided tours:
1:00 pm: English
2:00 pm: French
Please meet at Orientation Gallery

Free activities:

12:00- 5:00 pm (Contemporary Gallery)
Art Cart: New Brunswick Trading Cards with Scott McAllister
Make, trade, and collect bite-sized histories of our province in this hands-on drawing and memory making experience.

Scott McAllister is a printmaker at Rabbittown Press.

12:00 - 5:00 pm (RBC Learning Centre)
Earth creatures with Brittany Schuler

Be inspired by William Morris’ peacock and dragon tapestry and explore techniques with pastels to create your own entwined creatures.

Brittany Schuler is a landscape artist living and working in Fredericton, N.B. She studied Fine Arts and French Studies at Mount Allison University. Her work is greatly inspired by her travels as well as the beautiful back woods of New Brunswick.

12:00- 5:00 pm
Gallery wide Scavenger Hunt

Animal, vegetable, mineral: where do art materials come from? Explore the material world of art with your map to locate each precious material and the art that it made possible.

1:00- 3:00 pm (Bruno Bobak Artist-in-Residence Studio)
Come visit painter Donald Andrus!

Donald Andrus is a contemporary artist living in Charlottetown, PEI. He was trained in the studios of Canadian War Artists, Charles Comfort, Jack Nichols, Aba Bayefsky and the American artist Charles Morey at the University of Toronto in the late ‘50s and early ‘60’s. He is our artist-in-residence from April 23-May 3.

1:00- 4:00 pm (Education Room)
Plants and their Pollinators with Shinaid

Support the wild ecosystem and the insects who live in it by inspecting and drawing an insect, plant, or seed!

Shinaid is currently studying arts at UNB and is specifically trained in ceramic arts through NBCCD. She draws her artistic inspiration from the wonder and science of nature.

Free Performances:

3:00- 4:00 pm (Elizabeth A. Currie Gallery on the Green)
Cello Serenades

Join Sistema NB Teaching Artists Yusela Perez and Lydia Mainville along with New Brunswick Youth Orchestra members Vincent Mambo and Sami El Ouazzani for an afternoon concert of diverse repertoire featuring the rich sounds of four cellos and music by Villa Lobos, Mendelssohn, Goltermann, Klengel and more.

Apr 28, 2019
12:00PM - 5:00PM