News

On July 1st, 2020, artsnb launched a music video based on the song “Find Your Way”, which was viewed online more than 30,000 times in less than a month. The song and video have generated quite a buzz about Indigenous music in New Brunswick, and showcase the talent of several artists, musicians and filmmakers of the province. Here is a brief history of how the song came to life and how it has impacted the career of several of its creators.

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

The Toronto-based F4A collective facilitates the Site + Cycle project, a residency that combines analogue filmmaking instruction with teachings about site specificity at Artscape Gibraltar Point on the Toronto Islands and at Anima Casa Rural in Mexico. Participants have produced films that explore the regions’ histories, topographies, and vegetation, and shared knowledge of organic plant- based film processes.

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

COVID-19 and artsnb


Friday March 20, 2020

Updated on April 3rd, 2020 – artsnb  is aware that grant applicants and recipients may be impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. At this time, our physical office is closed, but operations continue as normal, given that most of our work and the grant application process can be done online. 

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

March 2020 Newsletter


Thursday March 19, 2020

As of January 2020, artsnb has been releasing monthly Newsletters. If you aren’t receiving them by email, be sure to sign up to our mailing list! Our Newsletter includes important deadlines and opportunities for New Brunswick artists and organizations, featured artists, recent news, a glimpse into what our partners are up to and much more!