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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.

About UHA

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What’s Happening

Feb 16, 2024

We’re Hiring!

We’re looking for enthusiastic candidates to fill positions for our 2024 season! UHA is looking to hire up to three summer positions this year (pending funding)! If you’re interested in community building, sustainable futures, arts and culture, heritage, or just want to dip your toes into working in the arts, we might have the job… Read More

Jan 23, 2024

Join Our Anti-Oppression Committee!

The Anti-Oppression Committee is dedicated to fostering accessibility, accountability, diversity, and openness for Union House Arts (UHA) as an organization, for membership, and community. While this list is not exhaustive, as a committee we are dedicated to creating action towards decreasing the effects of oppression within systematic racism, ableism, xenophobia, zionism, islamophobia, colonialism, capitalism, homophobia,… Read More

Jan 17, 2024

Call For Artists: Residencies in 2025

Call for Proposals – Artists-in-Residence Location: Port Union, Newfoundland and Labrador, CanadaDuration: 3 to 4 weeks Slots: January 2025 – December 2025Supports: Accommodations, Kitchen, Workspace, Local Connections, HonorariumArtists’ Cost: Transportation, Food, Materials  Deadline: 26 February, 2024, 23:59 Newfoundland Standard Time (+3:30)  Notification: 6 March, 2024 or sooner. Please read about our Artist in Residence Program and… Read More

Feb 16, 2024

We’re Hiring: Garden Coordinator

Wage: $20.00/h, 35h/weekMay 1 – August 21: Negotiable Start Date with potential to extend position into the fall. Please note that this position is for a post-graduate who has completed their studies or program and is currently pending funding. This role is focused on both garden development and outdoor studio support.  Candidates with interests in… Read More

Feb 16, 2024

We’re Hiring: Gallery Attendant

Wage: /h, 35h/weekJuly 1 – August 26 (8 weeks) Please note that this position is for a youth under 30 and is intended to be an entry level position into building skills in the arts sector, this position is pending funding. Under the supervision of the Board of Directors, and the Programming Director, the Gallery… Read More

Feb 16, 2024

We’re Hiring: Gallery Coordinator

Wage: $20.00/h, 35h/weekApril 22 – August 12: Negotiable start date, 16 weeks of employment. Please note that this position is for a student who is currently enrolled with an educational institution or program and is pending funding. This role is focused on gallery and residency support.  Students with interests in visual art, craft, living heritage,… Read More

Jan 17, 2024

Volunteer at Union House Arts!

We’re looking for volunteers! Union House Arts is looking for volunteers to get involved in our Programming and Fundraising committees, as well as folks who would like to help out running our programming, tending to our garden, and taking care of the gallery! If you’re passionate about the arts and looking for a way to… 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

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

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

Upcoming and Recent Events

September 10 - 29

Field School: Talk Series

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