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Organ donation registry

Health PEI now offers Islander organ and tissue donors an online version of the Intent to Donate Reg [ ... ]

ICMP Family Fun Day

The International Children’s Memorial Place will host their Annual ICMP Family Fun Day on July 30  [ ... ]

Artisans on Main Montague

July 20–August 2 Lighthouses to Lillies Mary Carr-Chaisson and Kathy Stewart showing photography using digital, pinhole and encaustic techniques opens July 20, 7–9 pm. Featured is work of 35+ PEI artisans and artists—fine art, fine crafts, art prints, photography pottery, quilts, jewelry, hooked and braided rugs, hand made paper, woodworking etc. Mon–Sat 10 am–5 pm, Sun 12–5 pm. 10 Water St, Montague. 902-361-3081

Artisans on Main Souris

A collection from local artists ages 14 to 86 is displayed—paintings, jewellery, handmade soaps, fused glass, quilts, potato sack pillows, jams and jellies, pottery and more. New stock arrives weekly. Mon–Sat 10 am–5 pm, Sun 12–5 pm. Coffee shop with pastries is located in house. 120 Main St, Souris.

Avonlea Art Gallery

Summer Exhibit ongoing to September 10 with new works by Linda Shaw Packard, Maurice Bernard, Jim Steadman, Betty Jenkins, Ray Doiron, Julia Purcell, Kim Jabbour, Adam Sultan, Anne Mac Kay, Wayne Barrett, Scott O’Neal, Maurice Bernard, Marie McMahon-young, Lindsay Walker, John Cox, Greg Garand and Sylvia Ridgway. A large selection of prints and cards by PEI artists, Island stone mirrors, photography by Holly Caldwell, Mel Gallant and Susan Sorensen. PEI artist Maurice Bernard paints onsite most days. Open 7 days a week from 10 am–8 pm. Avonlea Village, Cavendish. 902-963 2084

Confederation Centre Art Gallery

RE: collection curated by Kevin Rice and Pan Wendt to December 31; Gretzky is Everywhere to September 24; Mon–Sun 9 am–5 pm, and to 8 pm Thursday. Guided interpretation with a docent is available 10 am–4 pm Mon–Fri. Confederation Centre, 145 Richmond St, Charlottetown. 902-628-6142,

Cornwall Library Art Gallery

Julia Rita Theriault’s exhibit Country PEI to July 28. August 1 at 7 pm is the opening celebration of an exhibit by the artists known as Millie’s Marvels. This exhibit runs to September 8. Contact Giselle Déziel at 902-566-3347 for information on displaying in the gallery. Tue 1–8:30 pm, Wed 1–5:30 pm, 6:00–8:30 pm, Thur–Sat 9:30 am–12:30 pm, 1–5:30 pm. Cornwall Town Hall, off TCH. 902-629-8415

Details Past & Present

Gallery: Ron Arvidson, P. John Burden, Holly Caldwell, Canoe Cove Glass, Kevin Cook, Grace Curtis, Katharine Dagg, Wendell Dennis, David Garcia Jimenez, Jamie Germaine, Elaine Harrison, Jessica Hutchinson Pottery, Island Stoneware, Sandi Komst, Heather M. Larter, Wendy Manning, Monica Macdonald, Heather Millar, Connie O’Brien, PEI Smoke Fired Pottery, Pottery by the Sea, Dr. Paul A. Price, Arlene Rice, Susana Rutherford, Ben F. Stahl, Richard Vickerson. Maritime artists: Bronwyn Arundel Pottery, Mark Brennan, Kate Brown Georgallis, Gale Colpitts-Abbey, Doretta Groenendyk, Michael Khoury, Kiln Art Glass, Peter Kinsella, Mary Jane Lundy, Shelley Mitchell, Susan Paterson, Susan Robertson Pottery, Bill Rogers, Kath & Robert Rutherford, Anna Syperek. National/international: Ayala Bar Jewelry, John Bowdren, Anne Marie Chagnon Jewelry, Four Seasons Jewelry, Hanson & Kastles Glass, Robert Held Glass, Victoria Kovaleva, Rebecca Krupke, Eleanor Lowden, Carol Malcolm, Colin Page, Faye Rogers, Jean-Claude Roy, Dianna Shyne, Soapstone Carvings, Arte Vargas Glass, Holly Yashi Jewelry. Designer jewelry, art, glass, pottery. Victoria Row. 166 Richmond St, Charlottetown. 902-892-2233,

Dunes Island Art Gallery

The Dunes Island Art Gallery carries the work of: Barrett/MacKay, Maurice Bernard, Audrey Bunt, Mary Carr-Chaisson, Susan Christensen, Ashley Anne Clark, Tom Connor, Joan Creamer, Katharine Dagg, Wendell Dennis, Tony Diodati, Terry Dunton-Stevenson, Nan Ferrier, Warren Foulkes, Arno Freitag, Lise Genova, Mel Giddings, Heather Hannon, Kim Jabbour, Betty Jenkins, Brenda Jones, Lynda Kelly, Bernadette Kernaghan, Sandi Komst, Sandy Kowalik, Eric Labor, Helene LaRouche, Eve Llyndorah, Marie Lyon, Monica Macdonald, Pat MacDougall, Karl MacKeeman, Justin MacKenzie, Stephen B. MacInnis, Wendy Manning, Ellen Martin, Robert Milner, Louise Mould, Connie O’Brien, Nancy Perkins, Julia Purcell, Warren Christopher Reeson, Heather Reid, Cheryl Richards, Sylvia Ridgway, Dagny Rossignol, Joan Savage, Linda Shaw-Packard, Alison Storey, Adam Sultan, Gail Sutherland, John Sylvester, Lorraine Vatcher, Richard Vickerson, Margaret Wailes, Lindsay Walker, Donna White and Damien Worth. Open daily 9 am–10 pm. Main Gallery 902-672-2586; Annex 902-672-1566; Café 902-672-1883

Ellen’s Creek Gallery

Summer Exhibit with new works by Henry Purdy C.M., RCA, Sylvia Ridgway, Maurice Bernard, Lindsay Walker, Pam Ling, Marie McMahon-Young, Lionel Stevensen, P. John Burden, John Cox, David Garcia Jimenez, Daphne Irving RCA, Ambika Gail Rutherford, Greg Garand, Jim Steadman, Louise Mould, Scott O’Neal, Ray Doiron, Julia Purcell, Karl McKeeman, Kim Jabbour, Betty Jenkins, Linda Shaw Packard, Adam Sultan, Kim Naumann, Terry Dunton Stevensen, Anne MacKay and Wayne Barrett. Several works by Richard Vickerson (from a private collection). A New Vision featuring new works by Wayne Barrett & Anne Mac Kay, runs to July 31. Open Mon–Fri 9–5, Sat 9–4. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and on FB. 525 North River Rd, Charlottetown. 902-368-3494

Eptek Art & Culture Centre

Art Begets Art: Hooked Mats and the Artwork that Inspired Them has almost 30 original hooked mats, hangings and other hooked items with an equal numbers of paintings, pottery, and other fine craft. Don’t miss the permanent exhibition on the history and architecture of Summerside. Local artists and artisans who set-up at the entrance for free demo weekdays through the summer. Eptek is a site of the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation. Gift shop with arts, crafts and books available. Mon–Sat 9 am–5 pm, Sun 12–5 pm. 130 Heather Moyse Dr, Summerside. 902-888-8373,

Galerie La Palette

Works from local artists—paintings, prints, photography and sculptures. Daily to September 3, 11 am–4:30 pm. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Acadian Musical Village/Village Musical Acadien. 1745 Rte 124, Abram-Village. 902-854-3300

Gallery 18

Thérèse D'Amour—A Passion for Nature is the summer exhibit. On view are works by Robert Milner—paintings, prints, cards and more. Robert conducts demos on site. PEI art, antique maps/prints, old and collectible books, vintage posters, ephemera, vintage furniture. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 10686 Rte 6, New London. 902-886-3201

Gallery @ The Guild

Roam by David Garcia Jimenez now on display. Tue–Sat 12–5 pm. Queen & Richmond, Charlottetown. 902-620-3333

Holman’s Ice Cream Parlour

Holman’s Ice Cream Parlour is now exhibiting artwork. New art displayed every two months. If you wish to exhibit or have questions about the artwork, email Eddy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 286 Fitzroy St, Summerside. 1-800-350-1367

Lefurgey Cultural Centre

An exhibit of works by 20 artists celebrates the 150 anniversary of the Wyatt and Lefurgey properties. On view Mon–Sat 10 am–5 pm to end of August, and then Mon–Fri to September 29. 205 Prince St, Summerside.

Lorimer Gallery

Gallery represents emerging and established artists and specializes in painting and sculpture—Canadian and Maritime culture, Inuit sculpture, jewelry. 82 Great George St, Charlottetown. 902-892-1953

Morell Library

Works by local artists displayed on a monthly basis. To exhibit your work contact the Library at 902-961-3389. 89 Red Head Rd, Morell.

The Kensington Art Gallery

Art Co-op run by artists. Artists paint onsite most days. Murals on outside walls and in town depict the town’s history, the major industries of farming and fishing. PEI artists: Donna Sutton, Debbie Bryanton, Gloria Birch, Lise Genova, Joan Savage, Cheryl Maclin, June Ellis, Robert Furlotte, Suzanne James, Karin Melzer, Sandy Gallant, Helene Larouche, Alison Storey, Evelyn McEwen, Sheila Forsyth, Tricia Baldwin. Gallery will also feature paintings by artists from Community Connections, Summerside. 10 am–4 pm daily. Historic freight shed, rail yards, Broadway St North, Kensington. 902-432-0335

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Wake the River Clyde

Summer Pageant seeks people to participate July 29–30 & August 4–6
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On A First Name Basis

Rob MacLean and Melissa Mullen return to Victoria August 5–September 3
Victoria Playhouse Almost  [ ... ]

If It’s Alright With You

The Life and Music of My Father, Gene MacLellan Written and performed by Catherine MacLellan   [ ... ]

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Profile: Raymond Arsenault by Jane Ledwell "I really believe that saying, ‘Laughter is the best  [ ... ]

Building Brighter Futures Campaign

PEI Family Violence Prevention Services (PEI FVPS) launched a Building Brighter Futures Campaign ear [ ... ]

Libraries end overdue fines for children...

Island families will no longer have to pay fines on overdue children’s materials beginning June 1. [ ... ]