Facility Rentals

Studio Space for Rent

Available Now – Studio space at the River Art Centre (an annex of the Andrew & Laura McCain Art Gallery)

The Andrew & Laura McCain Art Gallery is seeking visual artists to occupy both private and shared studio space at the River Art Centre, located at 8746 Main St in Florenceville-Bristol. Already occupied by talented artists James Buxton, Colin Smith and Monike Hawkes-Frost, this beautiful studio space is sure to inspire visual artists in a variety of mediums!

For more information about rental/membership fees, click here

To set up a viewing, e-mail info@mccainartgallery.ca, or call the gallery (506-392-6769).

Venue Rental Info

Use the Gallery as the venue for your next meeting or event. It is a beautiful, spacious, and inspiring venue, with art exhibits on display year round.

Contact: info@mccainartgallery.com or  506-392-6769

Full day (8 AM – 1 AM)                   $160
Work day (8 AM – 5 PM)                 $100
4 hrs (i.e.  5 – 9 PM)                         $60
2 hrs (i.e. lunch meeting)                $30
*Not-for-profits are encouraged to inquire about pricing discounts.

Dimensions: 120 Square Feet (60′ x 20′)                                 Height: 8.4 feet

EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE   *Advance notice required to reserve and for set up.
Flip chart/Markers
Projection Screen
Tables and chairs

Photocopying / Fax (small fee per page, posted by copier)
Free Wi-fi

We can help you in arranging (with advance notice):
Microphones and speakers

Request your Seating Arrangement:
Theater Seating – rows of chairs without tables
Classroom Seating – rows of chairs with tables. Tables are usually six to eight feet long banquet tables.
Hollow Square – setup up of six or eight foot banquet tables; used for conferences and meetings.
U-Shape – setup up of six or eight foot tables; used for conferences and meetings.

Banquet Seating – Round tables with chairs.
*Note: We do not have these tables, they would have to be rented separately.

Birthday Parties at the River Art Centre!

Do you have a child who loves art? Looking for a unique way to celebrate their next birthday? Why not book an art themed birthday party at The River Art Centre & Studios?

The River Art Centre & Studios, located at 8746 Main Street, Florenceville-Bristol, is available to host birthday parties for children of all ages. Our Art Education Coordinator will work with you to plan the date and time, coordinate fun activities and lead an art project.

The space, located downstairs, includes a large open room with tables and chairs. Accessible from this space is a small kitchen and bathrooms. Please note that the space does not have a stove and is not wheelchair accessible. It does have a fridge with freezer and comfortably holds about 15-20 people for a party. Plenty of parking space is available behind The River Art Centre & Studios and on Main Street.

The cost for a birthday party is a $50 venue rental, plus $5/child. There is a maximum of 12 children. Cost includes use of the space for 2 hours, including a one hour art activity led by our Art Education Coordinator. The second hour is for presents, cake, and so on. Set up my begin one hour before the scheduled party time. Food, drinks, decorations, table cloths, plates, cutlery, etc… are the responsibility of the person(s) booking the party. The hosting parent(s) and/or guardian(s) are expected to stay and provide supervision for the entirety of the event. If the children in attendance are under the age of seven (7), 2-3 additional parents and/or guardians should also stay to aid with supervision.

For more information or to book a party, please call 392-6769 or email bryanne@mccainartgallery.com.

**Note: Adults can join in on the fun as well! Art birthday parties can be fun for a birthday at any age, or if you would like to have us lead a fun art activity as part of a baby shower you are planning, or other similar gatherings. Contact us to discuss possibilities!

Potato Printmaking Workshop

A part of the Tourism New Brunswick Experience Collection.

Budding artists – both young and old – spend an afternoon touring the gallery and then sitting down to create a work of art using the region’s world-famous potatoes as your medium. Book your group for a workshop tailored to the ages and needs of your group.

Starting at $10/adult; 5$/child  |  By special appointment~ Offered year round