Beaverbrook Art Gallery 8th Annual Bridge Walk

On Friday, December 4, 2009, the Beaverbrook Art Gallery will be hosting its 8th Annual Bridge Walk, in support of the Fredericton Food Bank (http://www.frederictonfoodbank.com).  All those who are interested can meet at 12 noon in the Gallery front foyer, and the group will proceed to walk across the Fredericton walking bridge and back. Refreshments will be served.

All donations accepted, and anybody who donates over $10 will be issued a tax receipt.

Come out and support a good cause!!

Contact Laurie Glenn Norris for more information (506) 458-2024 or lglenn@beaverbrookartgallery.org

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Day Without Art / jour sans art

Day Without Art (DWA) began in 1989 as the national day of action and mourning in response to the AIDS crisis. To make the public aware that AIDS can touch everyone, and inspire positive action, some 800 U.S. art and AIDS groups participated in the first Day Without Art, shutting down museums, sending staff to volunteer at AIDS services, or sponsoring special exhibitions of work about AIDS. Since then, Day With(out) Art has grown into a collaborative project in which an estimated 8,000 museums, galleries, art centers, AIDS Service Organizations, libraries, high schools and colleges take part on both the national and international levels.

Each year the Beaverbrook Art Gallery participates in Day Without Art – December 1st – by shrouding a piece of art on display. This year we have chosen Graham Sutherland’s Portrait of Lord Beaverbrook (1951) to be covered for the day.

Le « jour sans art » à débuté en 1989 comme jour national d’action et de souvenir en réponse à la crise du sida. Pour faire remarquer au publique que le sida peut nous affecter tous, et pour inspirer des actions positives, environ 800 artistes et groupes lies au sida américain(e)s ont participés au premier Jour sans art, en fermant des musées, en envoyant leurs employé(e)s pour faire du bénévolat aux services de sida, ou en mettant de l’appui envers des expositions spéciales à propos du sida. Depuis cela, le jour sans art est devenu un projet collaboratif auquel environ 8000 musées, galeries, centres d’art, organismes de services liés au sida, bibliothèques, écoles secondaires, et collèges participent, aux niveaux national et international.

La Galerie d’art Beaverbrook participe au jour sans art chaque 1er décembre en couvrant un œuvre en exposition. Cette année, la Galerie à choisi de couvrir le Portrait de Lord Beaverbrook (1951) par Graham Sutherland pour la journée.

Vignette Series

Join gallery docent Mavis Cater this Sunday as she provides a detailed look at the portraits of Lord Beaverbrook and Sir James Dunn and the connections between the two men.

La Turbie: Sir James Dunn by Salvador Dali.

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery / The Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation (in dispute, 2004)

Sunday, November 29, 2009 at 3pm.

Free for gallery members/included in the cost of admission

Beaverbrook Art Gallery Calendar of Events – November 25 – December 1, 2009

Wednesday November 25

7PM – Making a Fair Country – John Ralston Saul C.C.

The author and essayist, John Ralston Saul will discuss his book A Fair Country: Telling Truths about Canada. This is a free presentation open to everyone.

Thursday November 26

7PM – Gallery Members’ Tour with docent Ann Morgan

Gallery members must register for this program. Please contact Laurie Glenn Norris at (506) 458-2024 or lglenn@beaverbrookartgallery.org

7PM -9PM – Thursday Night ART Sessionwith artist Kimberley Herron

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Sculpture Garden and NB Art Bank Opening

Friday, December 4, 2009 at 4:00 pm

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery Sculpture Garden

Featuring André Lapointe’s sculpture The Birth of Venus. To be officially opened by His Worship Brad Woodside, Mayor of Fredericton

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Celebrating 40 Years – New Brunswick Art Bank Anniversary Exhibition to be officially opened by Hon. Rick Miles, MLA, Minister of Environment

le vendredi 4 décembre 2009 à 16h

Le jardin de sculptures de la Galerie d’art Beaverbrook

avec la sculpture La naissance de Vénus réalisée par André Lapointe. Inaugurée officiellement par Son Honneur Brad Woodside, Maire de Fredericton

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Quarante ans, ça se fête – Exposition anniversaire de la Banque d’œuvres d’art du Nouveau-Brunswick inaugurée officiellement par l’hon. Rick Miles, M.A.L., ministre de l’Environnement

SALE!!

December 4th and 5th, 2009

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery shop is holding a 20% off holiday sale!

Applies to all Gallery merchandise – and membership discounts still apply!

le 4 et 5 décembre 2009

La boutique de la Galerie d’art Beaverbrook vous offre 20% de réduction pour célébrer le temps des fêtes!

S’applique à toute la marchandise de la boutique – et votre réduction de membre s’applique aussi!