Government of New Brunswick


The Artist-in-Residency School Program funds art projects which are based on Fine Arts curricular outcomes and are a collaboration between one or more teachers and one or more artists. This program is jointly funded by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development and this department.


Application process:

Applications for this grant program must be received no later than September 30, 2022.

Schools in Anglophone districts are eligible to apply to the program by initiating a project together with a professional artist(s) in any but not limited to the following artistic disciplines; Music, dance, theatre arts, literature (playwriting, storytelling), plastic arts and media arts such as film and video.
In order to be eligible to participate, artists must register with the Artist Registry. Submit using the form: Artist Application Form.

*Please refer to the guidelines which contain important information about the criteria and conditions of this program.


The general objectives of this program are to encourage students to express themselves and to think creatively and critically through education in the arts.

Level of Funding:
Up to $3,000 per residency. Five residencies per fiscal year per school district will be selected. Additional residencies may be awarded of the remaining top scoring residencies budget permitting.

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