The 13th Annual Christina Sabat Memorial Lecture / La 13ème Conférence à la mémoire de Christina Sabat

The 13th Annual Christina Sabat Memorial Lecture

Sunday April 3, 2011, 3 pm

Writer Alberto Manguel presents

No Art is an Island

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery is pleased to announce the speaker for the 2011 Christina Sabat Memorial Lecture Series: Canadian writer, editor, and cultural icon Alberto Manguel.

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More Than Just a Drawing Class

More Than Just a Drawing Class

Saturdays 3 pm – 5 pm
8 classes, March 26 to May 21 (no class on Easter weekend, April 23)
Cost: $120 for members and $140 for non-members, materials included, all you need is a sketchbook.

To register call 458-2028

Participants will draw Still Life, Portraits and Landscapes using a variety of drawing tools and materials on various surfaces.

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Four exhibits open today at art gallery

Published in The Daily Gleaner, Saturday February 26th, 2011

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery will debut four new exhibits today.

Gallery curator Terry Graff said the openings signal the beginning of a Renaissance period (pun intended) for the gallery.

“We’re really excited by where we are right now in terms of being the art gallery of New Brunswick and fulfilling that in a much stronger and bigger way,” Graff said.

Terry Graff, the chief curator at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, poses for a photo next to a Lobsterella by Peter Manchester as part of one of the latest exhibits, The Atlantic Art Collection: Image and Identity. The Exhibit ends June 5. The Daily Gleaner/James West Photo


A dispute over ownership of millions of dollars worth of art was resolved in September, and the gallery’s signature piece, Santiago El Grande by Salvador Dali, returned this month after an extended visit to a museum in Atlanta, Ga.

“Everything is moving on great. We have a lot of great things happening … a lot of things we haven’t revealed yet that are up and coming, in terms of our programming and our overall direction.

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