Family Art Day

Beaverbrook Art Gallery

703 Queen Street

Fredericton, NB





Visual arts

Guided tours: 1:00 English 2:00 French Free activities: 12:00 - 5:00 pm Front steps or Orientation Gallery (weather permitting) #BAG60 Anniversary art activity Stop by our art cart and help us imagine what the Gallery will look like 60 years from now (in 2079) by drawing your predictions! 12:00 - 5:00 pm RBC Learning Centre Plant painting with Shinaid McGillivray 60 cheers for 60 years! Explore your inner naturalist by painting using a bouquet of local plants from the Gallery’s surrounding land. The Wolastoq River nourishes the land all around us. Discover the plants and create paintings with your plant-brush! 12:00 - 5:00 pm Education Room Postcard Paintings with Brittany Schuler Create your masterpiece inspired by the collection! Use the gilded postcards to paint in the style of Krieghoff, Turner, or Dali! 12:00 - 5:00 pm Jean E. Irving River Gallery Create shadow puppets inspired by characters in the art works! Use papers and stickers to assemble your puppet on a stick and create your own story to perform. 12:00 - 5:00 pm Gallery-wide sketching Please try out our drawing stations throughout the gallery. Create portraits, landscapes, and abstracts with colour pencils. Free Presentations 3:00 pm Elizabeth A Currie Gallery on the Green Meatball the Cat – A Shadow Adventure Co-Created by Solo Chicken Productions & Grey Rabbit Theatre Co. Performed by Dustyn Forbes and Naomi McGowan. Join our hero Meatball the Cat as they wake up to a beautiful morning in Fredericton and head out for an adventure full of beautiful trees, new friends, and epic views! 3:30 pm Elizabeth A. Currie Gallery on the Green Tutta Musica!!

This event is free and will be accepting optional pay-what-you-may donations for admission.

Fri Sep 25
Sat Sep 26
Sun Sep 27

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Organized by

Beaverbrook Art Gallery

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery brings art and community together in a dynamic cultural environment dedicated to the highest standards in exhibitions, programming, education and stewardship.


703 Queen Street

Fredericton, NB

Event Contact

front desk



English, French


This event is wheelchair accessible, and has gender-neutral washrooms.