Six of the city’s premier art galleries open their doors in support of Culture Crawl – August 25.
There has never been a better opportunity to check out some of the finest art in the city of Fredericton. On Thursday August 25, six galleries will join together and open their doors to the public from 5 until 7 p.m. Bring your friends, family and out-of-town visitors and experience the pleasure of visual art while strolling through beautiful downtown Fredericton.
Here’s what you can expect:
- The Fredericton City Hall Gallery is highlighting works from the City of Fredericton’s collection.
- The George Fry Gallery at the NB College of Craft and Design is currently featuring an interdisciplinary exhibit of works by students from the Graduate Studies program.
- The Gallery on Queen will be showcasing the work of five Acadian artists including Marie Hélène Allain, Hermeìneìgilde Chiasson, Éveline Gallant Fournier, Claude Roussel and Romeo Savoie.
- The Beaverbrook Art Gallery is currently exhibiting a selection of both early and brand-new acquisitions to the collection, as well as visiting exhibitions of works by Lynn Johnston (For Better or For Worse), Michael de Adder, and William Kentridge.
- Gallery 78 is currently hosting three exhibitions all featuring the work of Atlantic Canadian artists.
- The Charlotte Street Arts Centre will display the mixed media works of MJ Edwards and drawings and paintings by Sheri Larsen, in addition to photography by Newcomer Youth in Fredericton.
Take your time and enjoy as many galleries as you desire, in any particular order. And if it’s a beautiful night, stop by Officer’s Square and catch a performance by the Fredericton Society of Saint Andrews Pipe Band.