Category: Press Releases

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

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.

January 28th, 2020 – Fredericton – The New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb) is proud to announce that Darren McLeod has joined the Board of Directors and that Alain Boisvert has been re-appointed for a second term.

(Fredericton, December 10th 2019) –  Working toward its strategic goal of increasing the number of grants awarded to New Brunswick artists by the Canada Council for the Arts (CCA), the NB Arts Board (artsnb) gathered data spanning the last five years and organized it into a report with the help of the CCA. The full

(Fredericton, December 4, 2019) – The New Brunswick Arts Board (artsnb) is proud to announce that Mélanie Parent has joined the Board of Directors. Furthermore, Carol Collicutt, Chair, has been re-appointed for a second term. Download and read the full press release below.