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Experience nature at Rock Barra: worksho...

Rock Barra Artist Retreat Co-operative has announced a slate of workshops with artists and naturalis [ ... ]

Premiere Toastmasters Club

Communicate with Confidence Want to improve your communication and leadership skills? Learn how to  [ ... ]

150 Anniversary art exhibit at Lefurgey Centre

150 Anniversary art exhibit at Lefurgey Centre

As of 2017, the Lefurgey Cultural Centre and the Wyatt Historic House will each have graced the streetscapes of Summerside for one hundred and fifty years. In celebration of the milestone an anniversary art exhibit will run throughout the summer in the Lefurgey Cultural Centre, 205 Prince Street, Summerside. Twenty area artists have created works and stories inspired by the artifacts in the
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2 Artists in 1

2 Artists in 1
Anne Gallant and Carla Arsenault share gallery in Kensington

2 Artists in 1 Gallery is now open in Kensington and features works by Anne Gallant and Carla Arsenault.

Anne Gallant is a well known Island artist who creates bright colourful works of art depicting detailed Island sceneries. Carla Arsenault is a self taught painter who says that she loves all types of artwork from painting on canvass
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Art in the Open

Art in the Open
Ten Atlantic Canada artists selected for August 26th 

Ten artists from Atlantic Canada have been selected by a jury of their peers and industry professionals to develop and showcase their work at the 7th annual Art in the Open festival main event.

On August 26 from 4 pm until midnight, historic downtown Charlottetown will become an open air gallery presenting ephemeral works of public art.
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Flowers of Canada

Flowers of Canada
Celebrating Canadian unity with Mary Margaret Land

Over a period of 10 years PEI artist Mary Margaret Land has created a series of original watercolour paintings for each official Floral Emblem and a painting representing the entire country called “Canadian Unity.” These works along with accompanying prose will tour Canada in celebration of Canada’s 150 anniversary of confederation.

For Phase 1 of
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Montague Centennial Art Trail

The Government of Canada is contributing $314,000 for the Town of Montague to expand the Montague Centennial Art Trail. The project will include 10 new commissioned art pieces, updated lighting, and interpretative signage for the art work in both French and English. A non-repayable contribution of $150,000 is being made through ACOA’s Innovative Communities Fund (ICF) and $164,000 in support is
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Robert Milner at Gallery 18

Robert Milner at Gallery 18

Gallery 18 in New London welcomes PEI artist Robert Milner this summer to The Carriage House. Robert has organized a display of new work, including original paintings in all mediums, prints, cards and more. He also has plans to conduct painting demonstrations on site. 

The Carriage House is located behind Gallery 18 at 10686 Route 6 in New London. For information, contact Robert Milner by
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Confederation Portrait Gallery: A Canada150 event

The Confederation Portrait Gallery re-conceives Canada through original sculpture, painting, and railway installation. Admission is free. Narrative panels provide the inside story of the personalities and politics in play during the Confederation deliberations of 1864 through to 1868. Recreations include the Victorian portrait studio of Canada's Confederation Painter Robert Harris and a
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Best in Class

Best in Class
Berni Wood wins for Commerical Industrial Photography

Charlottetown professional photographer, Berni Wood, MPA, won the Best in Class Award for Commercial Industrial Photography at the 2017 National Image Salon Competition recently in Ottawa. The Awards were held during the International Photography Conference hosted by the Professional Photographers of Canada.

The winning entry “Laying the Power
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Robert Milner at The Carriage House

Gallery 18 in New London welcomes PEI artist Robert Milner this summer to The Carriage House. 

Robert has organized a major display of new work, including original paintings in all mediums, prints, cards and more. Robert also has plans to conduct painting demonstrations on site. 

An official opening for Robert's new home in The Carriage House will be held on June 18 (Father's Day)
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Patricia Moore’s PEI art at OH CANADA

Patricia Moore’s PEI art at OH CANADA

Artist Patricia Moore’s newest works, exploring the Prince Edward Island landscape and the connection between land and sea, are part of the OH CANADA summer exhibition honoring the country’s 150th anniversary which opens June 16 and runs until July 16 at the Gallery on the Bay in Hamilton, ON.

Currently living in Burlington, ON. Moore spends several months of the year in PEI where she maintains a
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Some Upcoming Events

Signatures

A Canadian Spectacle Under the Stars in Charlottetown Until October 1
Confederation Centre A new ou [ ... ]

Top Hats and Tall Tales

The Four Tellers bring new show to Harbourfront July 22 & August 26
Harbourfront Theatre   [ ... ]

The Birds and The Bees

Mark Crawford play makes Island debut in June June 22–July 30
Victoria Playhouse The Birds and Th [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Best medicine

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. [ ... ]