Acadian Museum of P.E.I.
On view are the permanent exhibition and video The Island Acadians: The Story of a People which feature the story of the Acadians of PEI since 1720 and celebrating the vitality of today’s Island Acadian community. As part of the 200th anniversary of Miscouche in 2017, the Acadian Museum presents the exhibition Miscouche of Bygone Days which displays numerous vintage photos and artifacts illustrating the rich history as well as the social and cultural life of the villages of Miscouche and St. Nicholas. Acadian genealogy resources available to researchers. A gift shop offers Acadian books, in French and in English, CDs of Acadian music, Acadian flags, and other souvenirs. A PEI Museum and Heritage site. Open Mon-Fri 9:30 am–5:00 pm, Sun 1–4 pm. Miscouche, Rte 2. 902-432-2880.
Confederation Centre Art Gallery
Greer View Mirror, work by John Greer starting September 30 and on display to January 13 with ArtTalk by Mr. Greer October 12 at 7 pm. “The Dreams of What Canada Should Be” dreamcatcher; RE: collection curated by Kevin Rice and Pan Wendt to December 31; Mon–Sun 9 am–5 pm. www.confederationcentre.com. Confederation Centre, 145 Richmond St, Charlottetown. 902-628-6142
Cornwall Library Art Gallery
Autumn group exhibit runs to October 20. October 24 at 7 pm is the opening of Hester Boyle’s exhibit Reflections in Nature running to December 1. Youth in the Cornwall area are invited to plan to participate in the Dec Group Youth Art Show. Contact Library for info 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. 902-629-8415
Details Past & Present
Work by Jean-Claude Roy is on display. Pottery by Jamie Germaine on view in November. 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. www.detailspastandpresent.com. 166 Richmond St, Charlottetown. 902-892-2233
Dunes Island Art Gallery
October 12–15 Dunes will cover HST on artwork including work of: Barrett/MacKay, Maurice Bernard, Audrey Bunt, Mary Carr-Chaisson, Ashley Anne Clark, Joan Creamer, Katharine Dagg, Wendell Dennis, Terry Dunton-Stevenson, Lesley Dubay, 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 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 to October, 9 am–6 pm (9 am–8 pm October 13–14). 3622 Brackley Beach. Gallery 902-672-2586; Annex 902-672-1566
Ellen’s Creek Gallery
Eptek Art & Culture Centre
To October 6 Art Begets Art: Hooked Mats and the Artwork that Inspired Them features art and craft and gives visitors a glimpse into the artistic thought process. On display October 12–November 24 is Robert Milner’s exhibition, Water, composed of paintings of aquatic environments, drawing attention to our precious resource—water. From October 12–January 5 Inspired by Nightingale—Dedicated to God: The Story of Georgina Fane Pope highlights the life and accomplishments of native Islander Georgina Fane Pope, renowned for her ground-breaking career as a nurse and daughter of Father of Confederation Wm. H. Pope. Opening of Water is October 15 at 2 pm. Inspired by Nightingale—Dedicated to God opens October 22 at 2 pm. The gift shop carries Island art and craft and books on local themes. Don’t miss the permanent exhibition on the history and architecture of Summerside. Tue–Fri 10 am–4 pm, Sun 12–4 pm. www.peimuseum.com. 130 Heather Moyse Dr, Summerside. 902-888-8373
Gallery @ The Guild
Stones ’n’ Things, sculpture exhibition by Tom Connor, extended to October 8. Inspire educators and students exhibit opens October 11, 7 pm on view October 11–22 An exhibition of work by Jared Perry opens October 25, 7 pm. Tue–Sat 12–5 pm. www.theguildpei.com. Queen & Richmond, Charlottetown. 902-620-3333
Lefurgey Cultural Centre
150 Anniversary Art Exhibit, celebrating the 150th anniversaries of Lefurgey Cultural Centre and Wyatt Historic House closes the end of Sep. The homes are an important part of the Summerside landscape and were gifted to the City by the late Doctor Wanda Lefurgey Wyatt. They serve as the cornerstone of the city’s arts, heritage, and culture mandate. In honour of their anniversaries, 20 local artists have chosen artifacts from the collections to bring to life through a visual work. Mon–Fri 10 am–4 pm to Sep 29. 205 Prince St, Summerside. 902-432-1298
MacNaught History Centre and Archives
Leona Arsenault’s Photography Plus opens October 3 on view to end of November. Genealogical resources on site. Tues–Sat 10 am–4 pm. 75 Spring St, Summerside. 902-432-1332
Works by local artists displayed on a monthly basis. To exhibit work call the Library. 89 Red Head Rd, Morell. 902-961-3389
PEI Crafts Council Gallery
Gallery of the PEI Crafts Council. Island artists, artisans. 138 Great George St, 2nd Fl above Beanz. Charlottetown. 902-892-5152
A PEI Gallery
The Guiding Light, A PEI lighthouses photography exhibition is on view. 119 Queen Street, Unit #101, Charlottetown. 902-316-2990
PEI Regiment Museum
On display is PEI’s Footsteps in the Great War, a history of the Regiment and PEI during WWI. Mon–Fri 9 am–4 pm, Thur 7–9 pm. 3 Haviland St, Charlottetown.
Wrap-up Sale, October 14-15. Family owned and operated since 1973. Large selection of PEI pottery, artwork by Ashley Anne Clark, Marilyn MacEwen, Katharine Dagg, Kimberly Naumann, Mike England, and Margaret England. Tuckamoor Wildcrafts and weavings by Modern Jane. villagepottery.ca. Monday to Saturday 10 am–5 pm, Sunday 12–5 pm. 10567 Rte 6, New London.