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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

Family Art Day

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Beaverbrook Art Gallery

Fredericton, NB


Free, and accepts optional pay-what-you-may donations for admission.

Offered in English and French.

Wheelchair accessible and has gender-neutral washrooms.


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!!



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.


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