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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.

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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.

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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

“Atlantic Vernacular” — Travelling Craft Exhibition – Call for Work

Calling for craft made in or about Atlantic Canada. The 2020 theme for Craft NB’s biennial exhibition is Atlantic Vernacular. Atlantic Vernacular presents a rare opportunity participate in a high-calibre travelling exhibition that seeks to define what contemporary...

Gillian Dykeman named as curator for Craft NB’s 2020-2021 biennale juried member gallery exhibition themed “Atlantic Vernacular”

We are delighted to announce that Gillian Dykeman has been chosen as our curator for the 2020-2021 biennale gallery exhibition! Gillian comes to us with a plethora of talent and experience and we are excited to have her take the reigns of our next gallery exhibition....

Call for Applications: New Brunswick Artisans Nouveau-Brunswick at/à Craft East Buyers’ Expo 2020

Call for Applications: New Brunswick Artisans Nouveau-Brunswick Are you an emerging craftsperson interested in wholesaling your work? In partnership with Government New Brunswick, Craft NB will showcase emerging craftspeople at the New Brunswick Artisans...

Craft NB Biennale 2020 “Maritime Vernacular” – Call for Curator

Craft NB is seeking a curator for its Biennale exhibition titled Maritime Vernacular.  The Maritime Vernacular is uniquely ours. It goes far beyond the kitschy tourist keychains of lobsters and lighthouses.  It is entrenched with a rich history and also a contemporary...

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.