Summer Fest 2021 | Booth Registration is now Open!

Summer is on it’s way and we can’t wait for warm weather, sunshine and local, handmade craft and fine art from around New Brunswick. Summer Fest will be a day full of fun with food trucks, live demonstrations, music and some farm animals! 

Vendor registration is open now, but is limited! Register today to join us on July 3rd, 2021 in the Village of Gagetown. 

Already registered for your booth Summer Fest?

We’re so happy to have you! Please send us photos of your work to help us promote the amazing handmade items you’re going to be offering at Summer Fest! We’ll be sharing the images on our social media platforms, website, blog posts and more, so please include a link to your social media accounts, websites or online shops!

Send us an email with your images! 

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Craft East 2021 | Virtual Marketplace

The Government of NB has subsidized fees for NB producers! We’re happy to be able to give you a reduced rate of just $50+HST if your application is accepted. This Project is a Craft Alliance venture and you do not need to be a juried member of Craft NB to apply, but you are required to pay a 2021 General ($50+HST) or Market Membership ($110+HST) to participate. To apply, fill out and submit your application form.

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Citizens of Craft Virtual Market 

Have you thought about applying to the Citizens of Craft Virtual Market with Fabrique 1840 by Simons? All craft council members are invited to apply to the Citizens of Craft Virtual Market happening October 2021. The last day to apply is May 9th!

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Edventures – NBCCD | Summer Courses

EdVentures has a fantastic summer lineup with more than 30 online and courses listed! Their hands-on classes return to the NBCCD campus in downtown Fredericton for Summer. New this year, EdVentures is offering online courses with instructors from across Canada! Add something new to your creative practice or creative career. 

APPLY | Opportunities for Artists

Temporary Public Art Call | Phoenix Square Submission

Deadline: May 25th, 2021

The City of Fredericton invites proposals from professional artists to install a temporary public art piece at Phoenix Square, the public space in front of Fredericton City Hall. The installation, on display from July to mid-fall 2021, is meant to contribute to a welcoming and vibrant space for the community and visitors to enjoy throughout the summer and fall.

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House Portrait | Photography

When: May 1st, 1-4pm | Cost: $30 | Equip: Bring your own camera

Learn photography techniques for capturing the essence of your house or building that is special to you with instructor Stephen Hutchings. To register, call the Gallery at 392-6769. Space is limited, so register early! Class will be held at the River Art Centre, 8746 Main Street, Florenceville-Bristol, NB. If taken with House Portrait: Watercolour workshop, combined cost is $70.

House and Deck – Photo by Birgit Loit

Mental Heath & Wellness| Design Contest

Deadline: May 3rd, 2021

The Ontario Art Education Association is sponsoring a ​Visual Arts Competition ​to highlight ​teen mental health and wellness​. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected Canadians in many ways and, in particular, brought awareness of mental health concerns to the forefront. Using visual or media art forms, we are asking students to visualize ways that people can respond to, prevent, support, and, hopefully, overcome mental health challenges that affect oneself or others.

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Open Call Competition| The Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery

Deadline: May 28th, 2021

The Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery announced a national open call for submissions from Canadian clay, glass and copper enamel artists for Myths and Realities, a national group exhibition that will spark conversation, and reflect on changes we must face related to important societal issues. They welcome submissions from artists who broadly embrace or identify with the theme of diversity and inclusion and all related issues in their artistic practices and experiences including, but not limited to, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, religion, and mental or physical abilities. Multi-media works and those that incorporate new media within the use of clay, glass, and copper enamelling will be considered.

The selected works will be presented in the exhibition from September 2022 to January 2023.

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