August 19 - 22, 2021

THIRD SHIFT is a contemporary art festival presented by Third Space, a not-for-profit artist-run centre in Saint John, New Brunswick, that includes temporary installations, interventions, performances, projections, and events. 

Created as a platform for new experiences and communal exchange, THIRD SHIFT aims to offer Saint John citizens and visitors to the city a unique opportunity to engage with contemporary art and re-imagine urban space.

Photo (left): ‘LAVA’ by Lex Stephenson

Learn More

Festival Guide

Click here to flip through the THIRD SHIFT: TRAVERSE Festival Guide!

Map & Schedule

Check out the THIRD SHIFT: TRAVERSE Event Map and the Schedule of Events!


THIRD SHIFT is an evolving project and labour of love for Third Space. We’re proud that over the last seven years it has grown into an annual festival made possible through generous community support. Thank you to this year’s funders and sponsors!