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* Galleries and venues *

New Brunswick

Acacia Art Gallery, Cambridge Narrows

1948 Lakeview Road

(506) 488-1119

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Andrew and Laura McCain Gallery, Florenceville     Email

8 McCain St.

(506) 392-6769

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Art Contact, Fredericton     Email

224 Lynhaven Street 

(506) 453-1856

 

 

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Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton

703 Queen Street  

(506) 458-8545

 

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Charlotte Street Art Centre, Fredericton    Email

 732 Charlotte St.

(506) 454-6952

 

 

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Earth, Wind and Fibre Gallery, Lakeburn (near Moncton)     Email

1937 Melanson Road

(506) 382-6990

London-Wul Farm

 

 

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Edgewater Gifts and Gallery, Miramichi   Email

1737 Historic Water Street

Miramichi, NB   E1N 1B2     (506) 773-3366

 

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Fog Forest Gallery, Sackville

14 Bridge St

(506) 536-9000

 

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Fredericton Playhouse, Fredericton

686 Queen Street

Administration: (506) 458-8345

 

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Gallery 78 Fredericton

796 Queen Street

(506) 454-5192 

 

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Gallery Connexion, Fredericton    Email

453 Queen Street (at the rear of the Justice Building on the corner of Queen and York Streets)

(506) 454-1433

 

 

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Handworks Gallery, Saint John    Email

12 King Street

(506) 652-9787

 

 

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Kingsbrae Arms Hotel, St. Andrews

Check out the gorgeous New Brunswick garland fabric on the walls of this turn-of the-century hideaway the next time you visit St. Andrews!

 

219 King Street

(506) 529-1897

 

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Loominations Studio and Gallery, Fredericton

Grasse Circle

By appointment only -- call 457-1443 for information or to book an appointment

 

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Marba Gallery of Fine Arts, Fredericton

1710 Woodstock Road 

(506) 454-4862

Tues-Sat 11am - 5pm, or by appointment.

 

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New Brunswick College of Craft and Design, Fredericton

Gallery Downstairs

457 Queen Street

(506) 453-2305

 

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New Brunswick Fine Crafts Centre, Fredericton

87 Regent Street

(506) 450-8989

 

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Old Government House, Fredericton

Woodstock Road

 

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Regency Rose Cafe and Craft House, Fredericton

608 Queen Street

(506) 455-CAFE (2233)

 

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River Gallery and Textile Studio, Glenwood (near Browns Flat)

7310 Route 102, Glenwood  E5M 2M6

1-877-468-9004 (Toll free in North America)

Owner: Sande Gunning

 

Home of the River Gallery Wool Club

 

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St. James Textile Museum, Dorchester

4967 Main Street

 1-800-822-6633  Diane Nicholson

featuring the Beachkirk Collection of late 1800s production of textiles.

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Saint John Arts Centre, Saint John

20 Hazen Avenue

(506) 649-6040

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Sunbury Shores Art and Nature Centre, St. Andrews      Email

139 Water Street

(506) 529-3386

 

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Third Space Gallery, Saint John

Second Floor, the Brodie Building, 42 Princess St

Tel: (506) 693-5839 

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UNB Art Centre, Fredericton

9 Bailey Drive, Memorial Hall, UNB campus

(506) 453-4623

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44 Front Street Gallery, Gagetown    Email

44 Front Street

 

 

 

* Museums *

New Brunswick

Acadian Historic Village, Caraquet

--Robichaud House shows the process of wool production to weaving, from raising the sheep to sewing the garments. The village recreates Acadian life in NB during the mid 1700s.

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Acadian Museum, Caraquet

15 St. Pierre Boulevard East
Address: Box 292, Caraquet, N.B., E1W 1B7
Contact: Corrine Jean / Lucien Sonier
Telephone: 506 726-2682 (museum)/506 727-2812 / 506 726-2727 (off season)
Fax: 506 727-7895
Date of operation: June to September

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Acadian Museum, Moncton

Clément Cormier Building, Université de Moncton Campus.

An interesting and varied collection of artifacts reflects the Acadian culture from 1604 to the present. Included is a book written by Samuel de Champlain, a huge painting of the Acadian deportation, the original Acadian Flag (1884), old Acadian newspapers, textiles and more.

Tel: (506) 858-4088 

Open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; weekends: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Open holidays.

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Agricultural Museum of New Brunswick,  Sussex     Email

28 Perry St., (Princess Louise Park)

Tel: (506) 433-6799 (Seasonal)

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Baptist Heritage Centre, Moncton     Email

333 Gorge Road (Atlantic Baptist University)
Mailing Address: Baptist Heritage Center, P.O. Box 6004, Moncton, NB, E1C 9L7
Contact: Charles O. Hudson, Registrar
Telephone: (506) 858-9694 (museum), 506 855-9836 (home)
Fax: (506) 858-9694

Dates of Operation: open year round

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Doak Provincial Historic Site, Doaktown     Email

386 Main Street

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J.P. Fisher Museum, Kingston     Email

Junction of Route 845 and 850 (Downstairs in MacDonald Consolidated School) Address: 3366 Rt. 845, Long Reach, NB, E5S 1W3
Contact: Beth Quigley
Telephone: 506 763-2453 (h) / 506 763-2101 (museum summer)

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Kings County Museum, Hampton    Email

27 Centennial Road

Tel: (506) 832-6009

Open June 15 to Sept. 30; Monday to Saturday  10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

--Make sure to see the "Confederation Conference Quilt" quilt made from swatches of the gowns of the ladies who attended the balls and galas of the Confederation Conferences in 1864 at Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

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Kings Landing Historical Settlement, Prince William (near Fredericton)

20 minutes west of Fredericton, Exit 253, Route #2
Address: Kings Landing Road, Kings Landing, NB, E6K 3W3
Contact: Darrell Butler
Tel: (506) 363-4989
Fax: (506) 363-4999
E-mail: office@kingslanding.nb.ca 

Date of operation: June - October

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Musee Acadien, Caraquet    Email

15 St. Pierre Boulevard East
Address: Box 292, Caraquet, N.B., E1W 1B7
Contact: Corrine Jean / Lucien Sonier
Tel: (506) 726-2682 (museum)/ (506) 727-2812 / (506) 726-2727 (off season)
Fax: (506) 727-7895  

Dates of operation: June 15 to Sept 15

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New Brunswick Museum, Saint John

Market Square, Uptown Saint John and 277 Douglas Avenue, Saint John

Home to one of the largest collections of domestic textiles in Canada, with an estimated 8,500 pieces. This total includes 2,800 textiles and 4,400 fashion and accessory items. You also don't want to miss the largest library of decorative textiles books in Canada, available for on-site reference at the Douglas Avenue venue.

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New Denmark Museum (near Grand Falls)    Email

Tel: (506) 553-6897/ (506) 553-6584, (506) 553-6124 (museum in season)

Dates of operation: June 19 to Sept 2

A seasonal venue with a wonderful collection of Danish needlework brought over from Denmark in the 1800s. New Denmark, in Northwest New Brunswick, preserves many traditional Danish ways, and is frequently described as more Danish than Denmark!

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Old Government House, Fredericton

--Regularly holds displays of needlework. Also home to tapestries of NB Seals created by esteemed New Brunswick needleworker Dr. Ivan H. Crowell.

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Queens County Museum, Gagetown

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Ross Memorial Museum, St. Andrews    Email

188 Montague Street, St. Andrews, NB E5B 1J2
Contact: Margot Magee-Sackett, Director
Tel: (506) 529-5124
Fax: (506) 529-5183

Dates of operation: June 9 to Oct 11

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St. James Textile Museum, Dorchester     Email

4967 Main Street (Keillor House)
Address: 3497 Cape Rd. Unit 5, Dorchester, NB E4K 2X2
Contact: Diane Nicholson
Tele: (506) 379-6633 / 1 800 822-6633
Fax: (506) 379-3033

Dates of operation: June 15 to Sept 15

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Tabusintac Centennial Memorial Library and Museum, Tabusintac

4490 Route 11, Tabusintac, NB E9H 1J3 (Corner of Route 11 and Old Manse Road)
Contact: Gail Savoy
Tel: (506) 779-8045 (year-round), (506) 779-1918 (seasonal)
Fax: (506) 779-1918 (same as phone)
E-mail: gsavoy@nbnet.nb.ca 


Dates of operation: July 1 to Sept 1

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W.S. Loggie Cultural Centre - Miramichi

222 Wellington Street, Miramichi, NB E1N 1M9
Contact: Joan Cripps
Tel: 506 773-7645 (seasonal) / (506) 773-4996 (home)

Dates of operation: July & August
Accessibility: Full wheelchair access

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York Sunbury Museum, Fredericton   Email

571 Queen Street, Officers Square

Phone: (506) 455-6041

 

Canada

Barrington Woolen Mill Museum, Barrington, NS

Canadian Museum of Civilization, Ottawa

McCord Museum, Montreal

Textile Museum of Canada, Toronto

Wile Carding Mill Museum, Bridgewater, NS

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