Beaverbrook Art GallerySeptember 16, 20190 Comments
Happy birthday to us!
Sixty years ago on this very day, Lord Beaverbrook officially opened the Beaverbrook Art Gallery, as a gift to the people of New Brunswick.
In the six decades of our institution’s life, we have accomplished an amazing amount by bringing art and people together in so many different ways – all thanks to the outstanding work of generations of artists, volunteers, and staffs.
Since 1959, our collection has grown to some 6,000 works – nearly 5 times the 300 paintings and 1,000 works on paper here the day the Gallery opened. Many of those original treasures remain on our walls today, joined by more recent acquisitions and creations in an ever-changing array of inspiring exhibitions.