Professional Artists’ Fund – Application for Funding 2021

Professional Artists’ Fund Application for Funding 2021 – Guidelines   History & Administration of the Fund A group of professional artists and arts supporters in the Saint John region joined forces some years ago to organize a number of highly successful fundraising events: Art in the City Studio Tour (2003)

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In Remembrance of Veterans

The military history collection at the New Brunswick Museum effectively began after the First World War when veterans returning from overseas began to donate their uniforms, weapons and memorabilia including captured enemy souvenirs. Thereafter, the collection deepened and broadened to include the present significant holdings of New Brunswick peace time militia uniforms from the 19th through the early 20th century

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Ask an Expert

Connecting You to Museum Professionals! Have you ever made an observation and wanted to know more? Curious minds across New Brunswick have been sending their questions to the experts in our departments. We invite you to follow our “Ask an Expert” blog, where each month our staff will share their

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The Paris Crew and John O’Neill

Competitive rowing began on Canada’s east coast during the early 1800s and developed out of one of the primary means of living; the water-based industries, including fishing, shipbuilding, and shipping.[1] As the century progressed, rowing gained popularity as a pastime and rivalries, and wagering became common among fishermen and other

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NBM launches new online activity sure to ignite memories and conversations for all ages!

From left to right: Wayne Long, Member of Parliament for Saint John-Rothesay, Dr. Dominique Gélinas, NBM Head of Exhibitions & Visitor Experience, and Bernard Riordon, OC., Hon DFA, NBM CEO.  The New Brunswick Museum (NBM) has launched a new digital project on its website ( www.nbm-mnb.ca ) called “Reviving Our

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Call for Submissions – New Brunswick Contemporary Quilt Award 2021

  Call for Submissions New Brunswick Contemporary Quilt Award 2021 Deadline: Sunday, 3 October 2021 The Marco Polo Quilters Guild and the New Brunswick Museum are proud to present the biennial, juried New Brunswick Contemporary Quilt Award (2021). The award winning quilt will be purchased for the permanent collection of

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New Brunswick Contemporary Quilt Award

The New Brunswick Museum (NBM) houses an extremely important textile collection.  In the bedding component alone, over 700 quilts, quilt tops and quilt blocks provide an excellent cross section of provincially-produced bedding.  More than ninety percent of these items originated, or most likely originated, in New Brunswick (especially Saint John,

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NBM Recent acquisition – Drum – 1880-1890

John C. Haynes & Co. (American, 1865-1900) drum, 1880-1890 varnished wood with leather, skin, metal and cotton or hemp 29.3 × 42.8 × 42.8 cm inside, paper label, MASSACHUSETTS / DRUM MANUFACTORY / JOHN C. HAYNES & CO. / 33 Court Street, Boston, / Wholesale and Retail Dealers in /

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Museum Foundation Raises over $300,000 for the New Brunswick Museum

On May 28th, the Foundation for the New Brunswick Museum (FNBM) presented a cheque of over $165,000 to Elspeth Williams-Hagan, the Vice Chair of the New Brunswick Museum (NBM). Since late 2020, the FNBM has now raised more than $300,000. These funds were raised by the FNBM for innovative educational

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Statement from the New Brunswick Museum

The Board of Directors, Staff, Volunteers, and Management of the New Brunswick Museum wish to join with all citizens of New Brunswick expressing our deepest condolences to the Tk’emlúps te Secwe̓pemc First Nation and all other Indigenous Communities for the horrific find of the remains of 215 children at the

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