Upcoming: Art Kitchen

Onlne ticket sales are now closed. Thank you to everyone who bought a ticket in advance. There will a small, limited number at the door. Tickets are $20.

In the event tickets are sold out, and you would like to join us for a beverage, you are welcome to a donation towards Art Kitchen. If you have any questions, please email info@connexionarc.org.

Event Details

Join us on Tuesday, December 5th, from 6 – 8 pm, at the Picaroons Roundhouse. The evening’s guest chef will be Robin Estey, of the Palate restaurant.

6 – 7 pm Soup is served
7 – 8 pm Guest chef, local collaborators, and the artists will present their creative projects.

Accessibility Notes

The Picaroon Roundhouse is fully accessible from Union street. There is an all-genders, wheelchair accessible washroom on site. Please call (506) 454-1433 or email info@connexionarc.org if you require assistance or have any questions.

If you have dietary restrictions, please RSVP by filling out this form or by e-mailing info@connexionarc.org. Vegan and gluten-free options are available, Art Kitchen will try to accommodate everyone.

About Art Kitchen

Art Kitchen rethinks the communal meal as a radically transparent and participatory approach to arts funding.

Over one evening, four emerging artists share a project, and patrons share a communal meal that generates independent funding to support local artistic and curatorial development.

Connexion ARC partners with local establishments and invites a guest chef to prepare a delicious soup using locally-sourced ingredients. This meal is served family-style and sold for an affordable price of $20 per person. Each patron is given one ballot to vote for one of four art projects they would like to see happen in Fredericton, NB. A popular vote determines the grant recipient; the selected recipient is announced one week after the event.

Art Kitchen is a method of arts funding that draws from entrepreneurial and grassroots strategies to generate funds for new, emerging, and newly professionalized artists and curators. Art Kitchen encourages communities to engage in the processes of art-making and local patronage, as a radically transparent and inclusive fundraiser.

For emerging artists and curators, applying for an Art Kitchen grant is a simple and unbureaucratic method to receive immediate support for a new or continuing project. The initiative approaches arts funding by working outside of possible granting barriers. As an artist-run organization, Connexion ARC seeks to foster the growth of contemporary artists in its membership.

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