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. This year’s festival spans August 21st-28th with an emphasis on the presentation of contemporary artworks online and temporary installations throughout Uptown Saint John.

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.

Learn More

Festival Guide

Click here to flip through the THIRD SHIFT 2020 Festival Guide!

Map & Schedule

Check out the THIRD SHIFT 2020 Constellation Public Art Trail Map and the Schedule of Events!

Register for an Event

Are you interested in attending an event that has limited spots available? Reserve your spot now!


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