Aug. 15th - 17th

THIRD SHIFT is a festival of public contemporary artworks presented by Third Space, a not-for-profit artist-run centre in Saint John, New Brunswick. Established in 2015, THIRD SHIFT aims to offer citizens a unique opportunity to engage with contemporary art and re-imagine their city. THIRD SHIFT holds space for new experiences and communal exchange through the exhibition of temporary installations, interventions, performances and projections in the heart of Uptown Saint John. THIRD SHIFT is proud to announce it has expanded its schedule to include two days of artistic presentations and workshops leading up to our signature nighttime exhibition on Friday, August 17th, 2018. All activities are free of charge and open to the public.

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Call for project proposals

Third Space is now seeking project proposals from artists, collectives and organizations to be included in our one-night-only exhibition of public contemporary artworks.

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Doing It Together

There are so many ways to be involved in THIRD SHIFT! Third Space is now looking to connect with interested community partners, venue owners, volunteers and sponsors to participate in this year’s festival.


Media credits top to bottom: Homeless, a film by Industrial Parks performed with Rozalind MacPhail (2017) video by Hemming House Pictures. Help Phone installation by Maryse Arsenault (2016) photo by Mark Hemmings. THIRD SHIFT Artist in Residence, Meagan Musseau working on her story object, MENAGOESG (the windy place) (2017). Sistema NB Instructors’ performance (2016) photo by Mark Hemmings.