The New Brunswick Arts Board is an arm’s length arts funding agency with a legislated mandate to facilitate and promote the creation of art as well as administering funding programs for professional artists in the province.
The team and the board are pleased to present to you Setting a New Course, artsnb new 2022-2027 Strategic Plan. Many artists, arts workers and community leaders have provided input and insight to ensure that this plan addresses the pressing issues facing the arts and culture sector.
The New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb) was established in 1989 as part of the New Brunswick government’s fine arts policy. The New Brunswick Arts Board Act was assented to in November 1990 and came into force in June 1991.
This act was amended in 1999 (An Act to Amend the New Brunswick Arts Board Act) in order to extend the autonomy and areas of responsibilities of the New Brunswick Arts Board. The act was further amended in 2016 (2016 Amendment to the New Brunswick Arts Board Act).
As a provincial entity, the New Brunswick Arts Board acknowledges that it carries out its work on the traditional unceded territory of the Wolastoqiyik, Mi’kmaq and Peskotomuhkati peoples. Read the full statement.