AAA Editor Notes
The Beaverbrook Art Gallery is opposite the Legislative Assembly Building at 703 Queen St. The permanent collection includes paintings by noted British and Canadian artists. British works from the Elizabethan era through the 20th century include formal portraits, historical subjects, and landscape and still life compositions.
The Canadian collection covers the 18th century to the present, with a special emphasis on the art of the Canadian Atlantic region. In addition to works by noted artists like Cornelius Krieghoff and Christopher Pratt, there are collections of Canadian crafts, folk art, contemporary art, Inuit prints and First Nations art.
The International Collection spans 600 years and features works by Italian, French, Spanish, Dutch and American artists. In addition to paintings there are European miniatures, British porcelain, tapestries and furniture. The New Brunswick Collection focuses on Acadian, Maliseet and Mi'kmaq artists. An adjoining sculpture garden displays large-scale works by regional, national and international artists.