August 16 - 18, 2024

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

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2024 Schedule

🌙Stay tuned!🌙

Map & Festival Guide

The 2024 edition is underway. In the meantime, check out last year's map & guide:

Click here for the 2023 THIRD SHIFT Festival Guide!


THIRD SHIFT is an evolving project and labour of love for Third Space. We’re proud that over the last 10 years it has grown into an annual festival made possible through generous community support.