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Workshop on how to write for children and young adults The University of Prince Edward Island is pa [ ... ]

2017 Charlottetown Parks and Rec program...

Spring and Summer Program Brochure Now Available The City of Charlottetown Parks and Recreation Dep [ ... ]

Art at Bridgefest

There will be art at Bridgefest this year. From June 16–18, there will be an exhibition of Island art at IslandscapesEtc, 178 Borden Ave, Borden–Carlton. There will be demos by several artists of oil paintings, mixed media, acrylics, watercolour and tangle doodling. There will be also be a "Try– it–yourself" booth, flagging–dance demos (by video), giveaways, and art for children. Open 1–7:30 pm. 902-729-2022

A Passion for Nature

Thérèse D'Amour exhibit

Gallery 18 in New London has announced the opening of its headline exhibition and sale for the 2017 season. The show is titled, Thérèse D'Amour — A Passion for Nature, and features more than 40 original works from the artist's estate.

Thérèse was born on August 20, 1921, in Matapedia, Quebec. She studied Bioengineering — earning both a BSc and a Master's degree. From
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Toller Cranston art

Toller Cranston art
Exhibit of paintings at Details Fine Art Gallery 

Details Fine Art Gallery in Charlottetown will host an exhibition of works by the late Toller Cranston.

Creative, intellectual, uninhibited, flamboyant, most certainly opinionated — are words often used to describe the legendary figure skater and artist Toller Cranston who helped revolutionize the sport. Cranston, a six-time Canadian senior
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Norah Pendergast at Timothy’s

Norah Pendergast at Timothy’s

Norah Pendergast will show her paintings at Timothy’s Cafe in Charlottetown until May 10. The show is organized by Carrefour de L’Île St. Jean, in collaboration with Timothy’s, as part of their Francophone Fridays activities. This is her first solo show.

Norah is a teacher and multi-disciplinary artist from Charlottetown. She works in photography, digital art, and acrylic painting. Her work
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New Horizons

New Horizons
Island Matters takes rug hooking across the Island

This year will see a major undertaking across PEI by the Island Matters Rug Hooking Group. With funding from the federal New Horizons for Seniors program, volunteers from Island Matters and other rug hooking groups will travel across PEI to offer instructions in the traditional craft of rug hooking and give workshops in the care of hooked mats.
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Grandpa’s art

Grandpa’s art
Cavendish photographers win Best in Show in Las Vegas

Cavendish photographers Jessica MacNeill and Jenna MacFarlane of Grandpa’s Antique Photo studio were recognized with the Best in Show award from over 300 entries at the 2017 Antique and Amusement Photographers International Photo Contest held February 1 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Grandpa’s Antique Photo Studio received a total of eleven (11) awards
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O Canada

O Canada
MacNaught exhibit by Eddy Schwartz

Summerside artist Eddy Schwartz is marking Canada’s 150th anniversary in his own unique style. For his Sixty Days of Fame exhibit at the MacNaught History Centre and Archives, Schwartz, using oil and canvass, created the satirical show, O Canada. It features his depiction of twenty-three of the country’s prime ministers in the caricature format used by
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A Passion for Nature

Thérèse D'Amour exhibit opening at Gallery 18

Gallery 18 in New London has announced an exhibition and sale of original works by the late Prince Edward Island artist Thérèse D'Amour. The show, featuring watercolors and oil paintings from the artist's estate, is titled, Thérèse D'Amour – A Passion for Nature.

Thérèse was born on August 20, 1921, in Matapedia, Quebec. She studied
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PEI arts grants

PEI arts grants
Province awards money to 32 projects

Artists from various disciplines across Prince Edward Island will receive government grants to pursue their craft.

A total of $100,000 was awarded to 32 projects by established and emerging artists in film and media arts, music, theatre, crafts, visual arts, interdisciplinary arts, writing and publishing.

Grant winners were selected by a 12-member jury of their
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ArtsSmarts brings artists into schools

Students at schools across PEI are learning from local artists through the Canada-wide ArtsSmarts program.

ArtSmarts injects arts into core academic subjects such as math, languages, social studies, and science by bringing artists into the classroom to share their skills and talents. The artists work with teachers to integrate arts disciplines like visual and literary arts, dance, music, and
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Trailside Café & Inn Laura Smith | May 26 “I have lived and worked in Nova Scot [ ... ]

Sixty Days of Fame for Eddy Schwartz

Until May 31
MacNaught History Centre and Archives Summerside artist Eddy Schwartz is marking Canada [ ... ]

Christine Campbell releases new album

Performance at the Trailside in June June 23
Trailside Inn Christine Campbell has a new album, Roll [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

At the microphone

Profile: Kinley Dowling by Jane Ledwell Interviewing Kinley Dowling, you meet many musical persona [ ... ]

Ebb & Flow: Connecting Canadians Along t...

Canada 150 residency and concert series at The Dunk When The Dunk’s owner Hal Mills passed away s [ ... ]

Bells restored

The Bells of St. Dunstan’s Basilica to ring again on Canada Day Until this winter, the 18 bells o [ ... ]