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Introspect: a nature residency 2024 Resident Artists ⛰️

ArtsLink NB is pleased to announce the resident artists for the second Introspect: a nature residency, a biennial residency taking place in Mt. Carleton Provincial Park in partnership with NB Parks.

The artists for 2024 are: Stella d’Entremont, Caoife Garvey, Kaitlin Hoyt, Jaclyn Martinez, and Kim Stillwell.

A program of ArtsLink NB, Introspect is a low-tech residency that allows the artists to focus on the essentials of the creation process.

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The 2024-25 Provincial Budget: A Message to the Membership

Yesterday, the provincial government released its budget for 2024-25 titled Stronger Than Ever: Let’s Keep Building. In it, there are a couple of noticeable strides forward alongside some glaring omissions. I wish to convey our apprehension regarding the absence of crucial investments required for the arts and culture sector.

We are happy to see the inclusion of an increase to the New Brunswick Arts Board and Music•Musique NB’s programs of $1.9 million through the Arts Development Trust Fund, “towards grants and scholarships for New Brunswick artists, and grants for musicians and music organizations.” More details are expected soon on how this will be allocated.

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Lending Library Survey 2024 📚

As you may already know, ArtsLink NB has a Lending Library full of books, ebooks, and equipment that can help you make or document your art, and it’s free to use for our members.

Our annual Lending Library survey helps us learn what kinds of equipment and resources our members need and would like to have available in the future.

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Salisbury Chosen for Cultural Community Pilot

The Union of Municipalities of New Brunswick (UMNB) has announced that the Town of Salisbury has been selected as the host community for a pilot project to support the development of a municipal cultural policy for 2024-2025. 

The project is the result of a new partnership between the Association Acadienne des Artistes Professionel.le.s du Nouveau-Brunswick (AAAPNB), ArtsLink NB, and the Association Francophone des Municipalités du Nouveau-Brunswick (AFMNB) and UMNB, made possible with the support of the federal and provincial governments.

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