Kingsbrae International Residence for the Arts (KIRA)

General information

Brief description of residency program

Kingsbrae International Residence for the Arts(KIRA) is located in St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada and opened in the summer of 2017. Spearheaded by Mrs. Lucinda Flemer, a generous patron of the arts and founder of the award-winning Kingsbrae Garden, KIRA aims at creating a rewarding and stimulating experience for artists and curators in residence which will advance their creative journey. It will
provide space, time and resources in a unique geographic and cultural setting. KIRA means to stimulate long-lasting and collaborative networks among Canadian and international artists and curators.

Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • Sculpture
  • Ceramics
  • Dance
  • Music
  • New Media
  • Printmaking
  • Film Making
Type of organisation
  • Independent Association/Foundation

Kingsbrae International Residence for the Arts

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • 1 month
Number of artists resident at one time


Companions allowed
  • Other
Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
  • Supplies
Expectations of the artist
  • Presentation
  • Leading Workshop or Class
  • Exhibition
Expenses paid by the organisation
  • Allowance/Stipend
Application who/how

Open Call

Selection procedure

By Committee

Presentation of artists' work

Exhibition at end of Residency

Description of residency



  • Internet Connection
  • Kitchen
  • Printmaking Facilities
  • Ceramics Facilities
  • Dance / Performance Practice Space
Number of studios


Type and size of studios

Private Studio

  • Private Room
Working language(s)
  • English
Other activities happening at the space
  • Workshops
  • Exhibitions

How to reach

By plane

YSJ- Saint John NB airport

1 hour drive from airport to St Andrews

By car

Trans Canada Hwy 1 to Route 127 to St Andrews

Nearest airport

Saint John NB

Contact information

Kingsbrae International Residence for the Arts (KIRA)
130 Prince of Wales Street
E5B 1R3 St Andrews

Phone: 506-529-8281
Fax: 506-529-4875

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