Eastern Edge is excited to present a preview of our upcoming 2019 Programming! All of this is made possible thanks to our generous core operating sponsors, including Canada Council for the Arts, ArtsNL, and The City of St. John’s.
HOLD FAST SEPTEMBER 18–21, 2019
HOLD FAST is a celebration of contemporary art practice held annually in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, HOLD FAST is St. John’s longest running and only festival dedicated to contemporary art in the province. HOLD FAST events are free and open to all. The four-day festival of contemporary art will launch on Wednesday. September 18th at Quidi Vidi Brewery, continuing with workshops, fancy artist talks, cocktails, and the Art Crawl main event, an all-ages creative extravaganza.
HOLD FAST 2019 Featured Artists: Ethan Murphy, Lucas Morneau, Arianna Richardson, Craig Francis Power, Teresa Connors + MORE!!! Check out more info on HOLD FAST 20th Anniversary HERE!!!
FND IN PARTNERSHIP WITH EASTERN EDGE GALLERY
Eastern Edge Gallery & The Festival of New Dance present a creative exchange that explores intersections between visual art, new technology, and storytelling practices: Brass Button Man a Production in Residence.
Tuesday October 2 – Saturday October 12
The Brass Button Man Exhibition
Eastern Edge Gallery
Presented by Under the Bridge Productions, The Brass Button Man is a tale from Burnt Islands Newfoundland, adapted by playwright Dylan Farrell into a shadow puppet play. Created collaboratively by Louise Gauthier, David Lane, Baptiste Neis, and Jamie Skidmore, The Brass Button Man is a creative re-imagining of this traditional tale with character design by Mike Feehan.