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Union House Arts is a community artspace in Port Union, Newfoundland & Labrador.

We are committed to supporting new work by artists and craftspeople through place-specific dialogues and collaborative programming. Our building is home to an art gallery, community kitchen, workshop space, studios, and artist accommodations.

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What’s Happening

Oct 5, 2023

Call for Submissions, Forage: Community Exhibition,

It’s that time of year again! We are excited to invite our community to participate in our FIFTH community exhibition, FORAGE. Every year we invite artists and craftspeople on the Bonavista Peninsula to participate in our community exhibition. Maker’s of all ages and skill levels are welcome to participate, we want to show off the… Read More

Nov 12, 2023

Union House Arts Wins Lacey Prize

We are so honoured to be the 2023 Lacey Prize recipients! Thank you so much to the National Gallery of Canada and the selection committee, as well as the Lacey Family for seeing our potential and believing in the magic that we have been creating here on the Bonavista Peninsula for the last five years…. Read More

Jul 21, 2023

Island Artisan Staycation Fundraiser Raffle

Our annual fundraising raffle is BACK and better than ever! We have three prize packages all worth over $1000! Plus, this year participants have the chance to win prizes from across the island, so if the Bonavista Peninsula has been a little too far for you to travel, you can now purchase tickets with prizes… Read More

Jun 10, 2023

They Knit: Call for Hand-knit Stockings

Attention: Knitters of Newfoundland and Labrador You are invited to submit a hand-knit stocking to our community exhibition “They Knit.” The Anna Templeton Centre will be celebrating the wonderful knitting and knitters in the province by hosting a community knitting exhibit at the Quidi Vidi Village Artisan Studios in November 2023. Union House Arts will… Read More

Jun 10, 2023


✨SAVE THE DATE!✨ We’ve got an all-out packed weekend coming up next month from July 8-9th! Join us on July 8th for a Kids Cyanotype Scavenger-Hunt Workshop in the afternoon from 2-4pm (Registration Required)! Later in the evening we will be celebrating the opening of our second exhibition of the season, Weaving Back and Forth,… Read More

May 2, 2023


CALL FOR BOARD MEMBERS Union House Arts is looking for 1-2 individuals to be a part of our team! If you’re passionate about building community and art accessibility send a short bio and resume to by May 31st! Board members generally put in between 4-8 hours of work a month. If you have any… Read More

May 2, 2023

Let’s Be Friends!

Let’s be Friends! It’s that time of year again as we kindly ask you to renew your Friends of UHA membership! Not a friend yet? Consider joining! We now have two new membership tiers as well as a few added benefits! Starting this year Students and Locals can purchase a reduced-price membership and receive the… Read More

Jan 24, 2023

Maker’s Afternoon with Port Rexton Brewing

Check it out! We’ve teamed up with Port Rexton Brewing to keep Maker’s sessions going throughout the winter! Join us this Saturday on January 28th at the taproom to grab a drink and hang out! Bring a project you’re currently working on or just pop by for the atmosphere. Maker’s Afternoons will take place on… Read More

Dec 16, 2022

Community Studio Rentals

Are you an artist or craftsperson looking for a bigger space to work in? Union House Arts is now offering a reduced studio rental price specifically for community members looking for a space to work in over the winter months. Studio Rentals will be available from January-March of 2023 for $60 a week. Interested artists… Read More

Dec 9, 2022

Last Week to See Coastal!

It’s the last weekend to see COASTAL, our community exhibition! We’re open everyday from Friday-Monday this week from 12-4, and our closing will take place on Sunday, December 11th from 5-7! Hope to see some familiar faces there Pictured are some hand built sculptures made by Helen Feehans’ late father, Victor Lodge! Victor spent a… Read More

Upcoming and Recent Events

September 10 - 29

Field School: Talk Series

Check out these talks about ethnographic research happening with Folklore Field School!