This face-on view of the old Charlotte Street School shows the oldest section of the building, which dates from 1884. It was designed by James C. Dumaresq of Halifax, who also designed the New Brunswick legislature, and Harry H. Mott of Saint John.

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Celebrating Charlotte Street!

Mondays, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Next Date: Monday, April 21, 2014
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Monday, March 3, 2014 -
Monday, March 3, 2014
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Beyond Words: a photographic gallery - exhibition by NBCCD graduating photography students

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 -
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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This Spring, Fredericton’s youngest citizens will get a boost to their extracurricular activities! The Charlotte Street Arts Centre is excited to announce that Fredericton artist/musician Kaylee Stevens will be leading three different after school classes for a variety of age groups, beginning April 30, 2014.

Spring Splash for ages 2-5, will allow toddlers to dig in deep with bright colours, developing dexterity while getting hands-on with different styles of painting. They’ll take a crack at landscapes, figures, and exploring different textures and layers of paint. Parental participation is strongly encouraged! Six weeks of classes will run ­every Wednesday till June 5, from 1:30-2:15pm.

Wild, Wacky Painting for ages 5-9, aims to foster the wild imaginations of elementary-aged children. From creating friendly monsters and silly creatures to imagining new worlds altogether, the students will work in acrylic, collage, and pastel. Six weeks of classes will run every Wednesday till June 5, from 2:45-3:30pm.

Pop Art Papier Maché for ages 10-14, will give middle-school aged students a chance to really let loose, exploring their own inspirations in 3-D imagery. They’ll explore the art history of Dada, Surrealism, and the Pop-art movement, drawing inspiration from Breton, Warhol, and Dali to create puppets, statues, or abstract installation pieces, using recycled materials where possible. Six weeks of classes will run every Wednesday till June 5, from 3:45-4:45pm.

Kaylee Stevens is a mixed-media artist from Fredericton, New Brunswick. She works as a painter, draughtswoman, sculptor and musician within various Fredericton communities. Her greatest inspirations are drawn from surrealism and contemporary street art, and she is interested the relationship between music and visual art. She has been teaching art in the Fredericton community for several years, and finds inspiration in working with young artists and loves to help them develop their uninhibited creative selves.

For more information on program costs, how to register or any other inquiries, please contact the Charlotte Street Arts Centre at 454-6952 or email Downloadable registration forms are also available on our website under CAMPS, at

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Gaining the studio space at the Charlotte Street Arts Centre has given us the ability to reach so many more people."

- Cara Hazelton, Precision Pilates

"The good quality of the [Auditorium] facility made our recording stand out from others.

- Vivian Ni, First Place Winner, American Protégé International Piano & Strings Competition 2014

 "The Charlotte Street Arts Centre has become an essential part of our city's vibrant cultural life, and proof that the arts are fundamental to a community's soul.

- Mayor of Fredericton, Hon. Brad Woodside

Our 175-seat auditorium is a venue for performing arts with stage lighting and a professional sound system. It is also available for meetings, conferences, and other events. See Centre Events for coming attractions.

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The Charlotte Glencross Scholarship

Fredericton Arts & Learning created an arts scholarship in 2009 to honour the late Charlotte Glencross, using donations to the organization made in Charlotte's memory. The $1000 award for professional development in the arts is administered yearly by the Charlotte Street Arts Centre.

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