Become a part of a local community of professional craftspeople and craft enthusiasts.

Craft NB is the oldest Canadian provincial crafts council, and we offer a variety of memberships for the craft enthusiast, the professional craftsperson, students and emerging artisans. Learn how you can become part of New Brunswick’s growing fine craft community.


Support New Brunswick craftspeople by attending one of our fine craft events

Craft NB celebrates two annual festivals and organizes artist residencies, exhibitions, and workshops. In partnership with the Government of New Brunswick, we also organize the New Brunswick Artisans Nouveau-Brunswick booth at the Craft East Buyers Expo.


What Our Artisans Say About Us

I love the range of opportunities Craft NB provides its members — gallery exhibitions, fine craft festivals, workshops, and above all, friendly knowledgeable people in the office, ready to answer any questions you may have. So happy to be a member of this organization!

Deborah Payne

Artisan, Deborah Payne

I had no idea how much support Craft NB provides it members – wow!

Izabell Fagan

Artisan, StoneWorks

Beneath The Surface Residency: Call for Curator

CURATOR APPLICATION   Beneath the Surface 2019 Residency and Touring Exhibition Application Due Date: Friday November 16th by midnight   Craft NB and Fundy National Park ( FNP ) are pleased to host the second iteration of Beneath the Surface, a 5-day...

How to Write a Great Artist Statement

Written by Alison Murphy, Craft NB Executive Director What is an artist statement? An artist statement is a general introduction to your work. A good artist statement should enhance what a viewer sees, and provide a concise approach to a visual piece. A genuine, well...

Tell Your Story with Content Marketing: Crafting Your Business

Written by Vena Carr, Craft NB Marketing Manager Chances are, you probably already have an online presence. If you don’t, then get online already! Like the famous Bob Dylan lyric goes, “The times they are a-changin’...” Maybe you’re still struggling to make online...

Why Would I Volunteer for Craft NB? 5 Reasons

Written by Allison Green, Craft NB Vice President If you had asked me when I started my craft education if I would ever want to volunteer on the board of a non-profit organization, I would have said: “Are you crazy? I have enough trouble keeping track of my own...

What We Offer.

As a General Member, joining Craft NB entitles you to participate in the cultural heritage of our province at a fundamental level. You will have access to the community of active professional craftspeople, their events, exhibitions, workshops and information sources. You can receive discounts and free passes and add your voice to the decision making processes that guide this longstanding tradition of authenticity and integrity which life in the crafts inspires.

For the professional craftsperson, joining Craft NB entitles you to participate in the cultural heritage of our province at a fundamental level. You will become a part of a lively community of professional craftspeople and craft enthusiasts and have the opportunity to participate and engage in the events, exhibitions, workshops and information sources. By joining Craft NB you can take advantage of many membership benefits including discounts and passes, a health insurance plan designed specifically for artists, advice on funding opportunities, input on future programs and workshops, and access to various provincial, national and international opportunities
Learn more about Student Membership and Emerging Artisan Membership here.