Live Bait Theatre
Tel. (506) 536-2248, 1-888-655-2248
This professional English language theatre company launches into its 25th season in 2013. Known for its high-energy, entertaining shows, Live Bait Theatre captivates audiences with their dinner theatres, main stage shows and one-night stands. Live Bait Theatre.
Festival By The Marsh
Festival By The Marsh, held every summer in July, presents outdoor Shakespeare theatre at the beautiful Mount Allison University swan pond. The integrated arts festival includes Jazz/Blues music performances, gallery shows, family events and arts workshops for youth. Professional performances, costumes and sets have been captivating audiences for over 5 years. Festival By The Marsh
The Music Barn
Tel. (506) 536-3031 (evenings and weekends) * (902) 667-8624 (weekdays)
The Music Barn is one of New Brunswick's most unique music venues. Country and bluegrass performers have come from as far as Missouri to perform on the stage. Concerts are scheduled spring, summer and fall. The Music Barn
Sackville Early Music Festival
Tel. (506) 852-0967
Mount Allison Performing Arts Series
Tel. (506) 364-2662
A series of internationally renowned performers of music and dance. Performances usually run between September and April and may include up to seven programs. Subscriptions and single tickets available. For more details visit: Mount Allison Performing Arts Series.
Tantramarsh Blues Society
Bringing world-class blues to perform at George’s Roadhouse in Sackville. The Roadhouse was voted one of the top ten live music clubs in Canada in a CBC Radio3 poll. Tantramarsh Blues Society
Mount Allison University Recitals
Tel. (506) 364-2374
During the school year, the students of the Department of Music perform, Colloquia Musicua (mini student recitals) in the University's Brunton Auditorium on Monday afternoons. Evening recitals by both faculty and students are scheduled throughout the year. For more information, visit Mount Allison University Department of Music.
Tel. (506) 364-2234
Located in the University Centre at Mount Allison University, Windsor Theatre offers student theatre productions throughout the Fall and Winter terms. Windsor Theatre
Owens Art Gallery
61 York Street, Mount Allison University
Tel. (506) 364-2574 • Monday to Friday: 10-5, Saturday & Sunday: 1-5 • Free Admission
The oldest university art gallery in Canada (1895). The Permanent Collection numbers 3,000 works and is one of the finest and most valued collections of historical and contemporary art in Atlantic Canada. Owens Art Gallery
106 York Street • Open 7 July to 31 August, 1 to 5 pm
Tel. (506) 364-2574
Former home of renowned Canadian artist, Mount Allison alumnus and teacher Alex Colville, and his family, from the 1940s to 1973. The house includes full-colour reproductions of Colville’s paintings, works on paper that relate to Mount Allison and the local area, films on the artist and his work, and an online photo scrapbook.
Fog Forest Gallery
14 Bridge Street • Tel. (506) 536-9000
• Tuesday-Saturday 10-5 or by appointment
One of the finest small private galleries in the Maritimes, Fog Forest has been dedicated to the exhibition and sale of original artworks by professional artists and craftspeople of Eastern Canada since 1984. The gallery also offers full-service custom picture framing. View the current exhibition on-line.
Struts Gallery &
Faucet Media Arts Centre
7 Lorne St. • Tel. (506) 536-1211 • Free Admission
Established in 1982, the centre is dedicated to the presentation of local, regional and national contemporary artist-initiated activities including exhibitions, performances, workshops, screenings, residencies and symposia. Struts Gallery also maintains a Media co-op for members to produce digital video works.
The Craft Gallery
34 Mallard Drive, Sackville Visitor Information Centre • Tel. (506) 536-4163.
Open May 1 - December 31.
A local artisan-run craft shop featuring unique creations produced by its members and juried consignors. A unique selection of quality handcrafts, including pottery, jewelry, creative stitchery, knitting, patchwork, hand-painted silk, hand-made soap, crochet and stained glass. The local art association also has works for sale.
Robert Lyon Graphics
10 Weldon St. • Tel. (506) 536-1904
T-shirts featuring Celtic and nature designs compliment the original artwork and limited edition prints of Robert and Katherine Hicks Lyon. Their creativity spills over to printed material, calendars, notecards, etc., and a unique selection of nature-themed shirts. Visit the Robert Lyon Graphics web site.
Sackville Arts Walk
This 1.5-hour walking tour highlights interesting artworks and architecture throughout the downtown and Mount Allison Campus.