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Grand Opening of Harrison McCain Pavilion 🎉
September 10, 2022 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Harrison McCain Pavilion is opening on September 10th at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in Fredericton!
An afternoon of celebrations will kick off on Saturday September 10th at 12 PM, free of charge, with:
12:00 – 12:30 PM: Muskrat Singers, Elder blessing with Maggie Paul, performance by Oromocto First Nation dancers
12:00 – 3:00 PM: BBQ on Queen Street (by donation). The Queen Street Creamery Ice Cream Truck will also be selling their delicious ice cream
12:30 – 1:00 PM: Fredericton High School Band, directed by Greg Webber
1:00 – 1:30 PM: Opening speeches and ribbon cutting1:30 & 2:30 PM: Frantically Atlantic performances in the Courtyard
2:00 – 2:30 PM: Multicultural performance in the Contemporary Gallery
2:00 – 4:00 PM: Meet the artists: James Wilson, Deanna Musgrave, Donald Stuart
2:00 & 4:00 PM: Guided tours in English
2:00 – 5:00: Art Activities in the Art
Education Centre with the following artists:
• Jennifer Pazienza and Paul Edouard Bourque: Exploring the Handmade – mixed media on paper
• I-Chun Jenkins: The art of creative textile weaving
• Brittany Schuler: Painting New Brunswick Trees – watercolours
• Natasha LeBlond: Art Buttons!
• Danielle Hogan: Culture looks like us / La culture nous ressemble – Clay installation
• Nicole Haché: Laisse ta trace/Leave your mark – Collaborative Installation
• Caitlin Wilson (Atelier d’estampe Imago Inc): Printmaking on paper
• Alisa Arsenault: Rug Hooking
2:00 – 5:00 PM: Artist in Residence Studio: Natasha Sacobie demonstrates quillwork
3:00 PM: Guided tour in French
3:00 PM: Dance Performance by Mi’kmaw and Ojibwe artist Kyana Kingbird in the McCain GalleryDusk: Light show by Mi’kmaq artist Alan Syliboy
Refreshments will be available for purchase throughout the day.