Authorities of Canada helps Beaverbrook Artwork Gallery’s Harrison McCain Pavilion

The Beaverbrook Artwork Gallery’s new Harrison McCain Pavilion in Fredericton will assist strengthen the native financial system and draw vacationers to world-class cultural sights

FREDERICTON, NB, Nov. 2, 2022 /CNW/ – The Minister of Canadian Heritage, Pablo Rodriguez, and the Minister of Official Languages and Minister liable for the Atlantic Canada Alternatives Company, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, are happy to announce greater than $2.5 million in funding for the Beaverbrook Artwork Gallery’s new Harrison McCain Pavilion in Fredericton.

The Authorities of Canada is constant its dedication to spend money on tasks that contribute to the vitality of our communities, assist the native financial system, and promote the event of the tourism business. 
Named in honour of the late Harrison McCain, co-founder of the multinational McCain Meals, the Beaverbrook Artwork Gallery’s new pavilion is a multipurpose group house meant to host a wide range of actions.

For the gallery’s infrastructure tasks, the Division of Canadian Heritage has offered $1.5 million in funding by the Canada Cultural Areas Fund, together with $1 million for the brand new pavilion and $500,000 for enchancment tasks inside the gallery itself.

To assist advertising and marketing and occasions in reference to the opening of the brand new pavilion, the Atlantic Canada Alternatives Company has offered non-repayable funding of $1 million by the Revolutionary Communities Fund (ICF), in addition to $48,557 in non-repayable funding beneath the Rediscover Fundamental Streets initiative.
The official opening of the Harrison McCain Pavilion was held on September 10 at an occasion open to the general public.


“Cultural organizations kind a key a part of the material of our nation. Tradition brings us collectively and unites us. The Beaverbrook Artwork Gallery’s Harrison McCain Pavilion venture completely embodies the imaginative and prescient behind the Canada Cultural Areas Fund. As we speak, I commend the dedication and dedication of everybody who took half in growing and implementing this venture, and I invite the general public to come back out and uncover all the things this gallery has to supply.”

— The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage

“We’re proud to spend money on the outreach of this new pavilion, which is able to allow guests to benefit from the expanded gallery and programming house. Cultural areas such because the Harrison McCain Pavilion provide enriching and thrilling actions that mirror all that Atlantic Canada has to supply.”

—The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Official Languages and Minister liable for the Atlantic Canada Alternatives Company

“Cultural and tourism areas are on the coronary heart of our communities. Because of tasks like the brand new Harrison McCain Pavilion, the Authorities of Canada is making a optimistic contribution to the event of the humanities and tradition sector, the enlargement of the tourism sector, and the financial way forward for the area and our nation.”

—The Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Affiliate Minister of Finance

“The Beaverbrook Artwork Gallery is a pillar of Fredericton’s cultural and social life. I’m delighted to see the gallery’s evolution with the opening of this new pavilion, a welcoming house that may deliver our group collectively. I commend the efforts of those that believed in and completed this venture.”

—Jenica Atwin, Member of Parliament for Fredericton

“The gallery’s mandate is to complement life by artwork. With our intensive assortment, we really have one thing for everybody. We’re assured that this enlargement will develop and develop the humanities and tradition sector on the Beaverbrook Artwork Gallery and past. We’re thrilled that, by funding from the Authorities of Canada, the Harrison McCain Pavilion will develop to supply much more to those that go to our house.”

—Thomas Good, Director/CEO, Beaverbrook Artwork Gallery

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Canadian Heritage’s Canada Cultural Areas Fund helps the advance of bodily situations for arts, heritage, tradition and inventive innovation. The Fund helps renovation and development tasks, the acquisition of specialised tools and feasibility research associated to cultural areas.

The Atlantic Canada Alternatives Company’s Revolutionary Communities Fund (ICF) helps tasks that construct the economies of Atlantic Canada communities.

The Rediscover Fundamental Streets initiative helps non-profit organizations workforce as much as generate new concepts that encourage locals and vacationers alike to rediscover all that their principal streets, downtowns and neighbourhoods have to supply, whereas driving extra assist for native companies.

Development of the Harrison McCain Pavilion began in 2019. A specific objective of this main venture was to create a completely accessible, 10,000-square-foot enlargement that will dramatically change the streetscape of Queen Road, honouring the legacy and generosity of Harrison McCain.

The Beaverbrook Artwork Gallery and a big artwork assortment got to the folks of New Brunswick by Lord Beaverbrook, Sir Max Aitken, on September 16, 1959. In 1994, the Beaverbrook was formally designated the provincial artwork gallery of New Brunswick.

The Beaverbrook Artwork Gallery brings artwork and group collectively in a dynamic cultural atmosphere ruled by the very best requirements in exhibitions, programming and training.

Because the provincial artwork gallery of New Brunswick, the Beaverbrook Artwork Gallery is dedicated to sustaining creative excellence within the care, analysis and growth of the gallery’s collections; presenting partaking and stimulating exhibitions and applications to encourage larger appreciation of the visible arts; and embracing and advancing the province’s two official-language communities, in addition to the Indigenous communities in New Brunswick.

Related Hyperlinks

Beaverbrook Art Gallery

News Release of August 16, 2022 (Beaverbrook Art Gallery website)

SOURCE Canadian Heritage

For additional data: For extra data (media solely), please contact: Media Relations, Canadian Heritage, 819-994-9101, 1-866-569-6155, [email protected]; Marianne Blondin, Press Secretary, Workplace of the Minister of Official Languages and Minister liable for the Atlantic Canada Alternatives Company, [email protected]; Ann Kenney, Senior Communications Officer, Atlantic Canada Alternatives Company, [email protected]

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