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TTIS Crit Crew Critique

TTIS (this town is small) Crit Crew Monthly Critique Sessions for Artists will be held at The Vessel [ ... ]

Sea the Coast Paddle Fest

PEI’s Sea the Coast Paddle Festival for kayaks, canoes and stand up paddle boards will be held Jun [ ... ]

June 23 (Opening)
Confederation Centre Art Gallery

An edgy Cree artist and curator, a photographer and environmentalist poet, and a humorous historian bring unique perspectives on landscape and history to the Confederation Centre Art Gallery’s summer exhibitions. Opening celebration of these three diverse exhibitions takes place June 23 at 7 pm.

Shame and Prejudice

Kent Monkman

Kent Monkman, The Daddies, 2016, acrylic on canvasKent Monkman’s award-winning exhibition Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience was created as a response to Canada 150 celebrations. Monkman’s gender bending, time travelling alter-ego, Miss Chief Eagle Testickle is the guide on a journey through Canada’s history. In nine chapters, the exhibition encompasses a range of themes from the period of New France, to Confederation, to the contemporary Urban Res. Opening June 23 and running until September 15, this national touring exhibition is produced by the Art Museum at the University of Toronto in partnership with the Gallery and made possible in part by the Government of Canada and lead sponsor the Donald R. Sobey Family Foundation.

Places, Paths, and Pauses

Marlene Creates

On view June 9 and running until September 30, Marlene Creates: Places, Paths, and Pauses is a nationally touring retrospective exhibition that presents the remarkable work of prominent Newfoundland-based environmental artist and poet Marlene Creates.  Viewers will see a comprehensive and immersive experience of nearly four decades of her photographic work, video, and sculpture. Organized by the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in partnership with Dalhousie Art Gallery with the support of the Museums Assistance Program, this exhibition is curated by Susan Gibson Garvey and Andrea Kunard.

Missing The Island

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Running until October 7, the light-hearted exhibition, Missing the Island, rounds off this summer’s experience. Guest curated by historian Alan MacEachern, this display takes a humorous look at maps and graphics that have omitted Prince Edward Island over the years.

Open daily from 9 am to 5 pm in June.

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Some Upcoming Events

The Short and Long of It

A Side Hustle summer improv-aganza July 20 | Aug 17 | Sept 14
Charlottetown Fire Hall Summer nights [ ... ]

Pi la mère marmotte

Acadian dinner theatre in Abram Village Wednesdays & Thursdays
July 4–August 29
Acadian Musical [ ... ]

Aqsarniit

Young Company tells Canada’s story July 1–August 18
Monday–Saturday 
Confederation Centre  [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Fine design

Profile: Elena Herweyer by Jane Ledwell Design, like culture, surrounds us in the tiniest and most [ ... ]

73rd anniversary of the Battle of the At...

HMCS Queen Charlotte to commemorate in Kensington On May 6, the members of HMCS QUEEN CHARLOTT [ ... ]

Final casting announced at Watermark

Watermark’s 2018 acting company is a mix of professional actors from PEI, actors with family and p [ ... ]