Category: Press Releases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The New Brunswick Arts Board elects Alain Boisvert as its new Chair November 12, 2020 (Fredericton) – At its annual meeting held in Florenceville-Bristol, the New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb) elected Alain Boisvert as its new Chair. Mr. Boisvert succeeds Carol Collicutt, who served in this role with distinction for nearly four

October 2, 2020 (Fredericton) – Mawi’Art: Wabanaki Artists Collective and the New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb) have signed a partnership agreement to collaborate closely for the benefit of Indigenous artists and arts organizations in New Brunswick and beyond. For years, artsnb has worked tirelessly to foster the development of Indigenous arts in New Brunswick. Notably, artsnb,

artsnb launches two new programs


Thursday August 27, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  (Fredericton, August 27th, 2020) – The New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb) is pleased to announce the launch of two new programs designed to provide New Brunswick artists with more equitable access to artsnb funding opportunities.   The new Accessibility and Equity programs testify to artsnb’s commitment to promoting equity for all New Brunswick artists. The implementation of these measures will allow more NB artists to build capacity through our programming while leveling the playing field for all. Following best practices at the national level, artsnb now offers additional

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Fredericton, August 25th, 2020) – Given that the Government of New Brunswick announced on June 24th that “interprovincial travel without the requirement to self-isolate will be permitted in Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, for residents of Atlantic Canada as of July 3rd”, grant applications (projects) submitted

The New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb) is pleased to announce a permanent increase to the maximum amounts for grants in the Creation and Documentation programs, effective for the upcoming October deadline.

June 29, 2020 (Fredericton) – Thanks to the $500,000 increase in funding announced by the New Brunswick government earlier this year, the number of grants and total dollar amount awarded in the latest Creation and Documentation competition by the New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb) has far exceeded all-time figures. Furthermore, increased efforts in promoting the grant programs during the COVID crisis contributed to doubling the previous record for the number of applications submitted to the Creation program (226 vs. 113). Details are provided below.  The board and staff of artsnb wish

(Fredericton, June 25th, 2020) – Given that the Government of New Brunswick has announced on June 24th, 2020 that “interprovincial travel without the requirement to self-isolate will be permitted in Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia, for residents of Atlantic Canada as of July 3,” grant applications (projects) submitted to

(Fredericton, June 15th, 2020) – The New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb) is pleased to announce a partial reopening of the Arts-by-Invitation and Artist-in-Residence components of the Career Development program.* Furthermore, grant maximums for the Professional Development and Promotion & Professionalization components of the Career Development program are increased from $1,000 to $1,500, effective for the

Fredericton, April 16th, 2020 – The maelstrom created by the COVID-19 pandemic has eclipsed recent news that the government of New Brunswick increased grant funding to artsnb in its 2020-2021 budget by $500,000. This fulfills in large part a major goal that artsnb had fixed for itself in its 2018-2021 strategic plan.  Consequently, artsnb is pleased to announce that for the first time in its 30-year history, it plans to deliver well over one

Grant Programs Adapted for COVID-19


Thursday March 19, 2020

Published April 14th, 2020 – In response to the ongoing pandemic, artsnb has reviewed its programs and has a few temporary changes and announcements. Creation and Documentation Deadline has been pushed to April 30th, 2020. Budget *may not* include travel-related projects scheduled before July 31st, 2020. 10% of the project budget may go towards capital