The Canada Council for the Arts tours Indigenous Communities

Following the announcement last Friday of a new partnership between the NB Department of Tourism, Heritage and Culture, the Canada Council for the Arts and artsnb, we are happy to announce that there will be visits to Indigenous communities of New Brunswick this month.

The Director of Indigenous Arts Programming at the Canada Council for the Arts, Steven Loft, will be visiting Indigenous Communities of New Brunswick. This is an opportunity for artists and organizations to learn more about funding programs available to them. There are different dates, times and locations for each visit.

Visit this link to learn more about Indigenous Arts programming at the Canada Council!

Public Sessions

Feb. 18: Fredericton, 10am to 12pm, Kinsella Auditorium at the Saint Thomas University (9 Duffie Drive)

Feb. 19: Elsipoqtoq First Nation, 10am to 12pm, Economic Development Centre (29 Big Cove Road)

Feb. 20: Metepenagiag Lodge and Heritage Park, 10am to 12pm (2202 Micmac Road, Red Bank)

Feb. 21: Tobique First Nation, 10am to 12pm, Paul Pyres Community Hall (270 Main Street, Tobique First Nation)

There will be one-on-one engagement sessions in the afternoon, all are welcome!

For more information, please contact Corrina Merasty at or 506-238-4071

You can visit our Facebook Event for more details. Be sure to click “Interested” or “Going” to get notifications about the events!

*Special guests Matt Comeau and Judie Acquin-Miksovsky will be joining us in Fredericton to perform (Tuesday, February 18th, 2020).