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Kids Code Jeunesse

Kids Code Jeunesse (KCJ), in partnership with Lighthouse Labs, will host workshops in Atlantic Canad [ ... ]

PEI MFRC Tip-to-Tip Tour

Throughout the month of August, the PEI Military Family Resource Centre (PEI MFRC) will be travellin [ ... ]

Arts grants awarded

Arts grants awarded

Singer-songwriter Jenni Roberge will produce three live-performance music videos with the Atlantic String Machine with the $5,000 Arts Grant she received from the Prince Edward Island government.

Roberge is among 12 Island artists who recently received a total of $50,000 through the provincial government’s Arts Grants program. The program is very competitive, with 47 artists applying for grants
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Ebb and Flow opens in Morell

Ebb and Flow opens in Morell

Ebb and Flow PEI is a new locally owned speciality gift shop located in the same parking lot as Holy Cow Restaurant at 7788 St. Peters Highway, Morell. 

The shop specializes in one-of-a-kind custom framed fine felt wool art made live in-shop and offers walk-in workshops daily Wednesday to Saturday.

B.B. Gunn is the primary in-shop fine felt artist and is a juried member of the PEI Crafts
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Artists on Main Souris

Artists on Main Souris
Artist and artisan gallery opens for its sixth season

As you drive along Souris’ Main Street, you’ll see a historic building that is home to creative local talent. 

Inside you’ll find paintings, pottery, jewelry, fiber art, greeting cards, prints, glassware, quilts, knitted and crocheted goods, and more—handmade by local artisans and artists of all ages.

Coffee and daily baked goods prepared
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Artists on Main Montague

Artists on Main Montague
Artists Kim Jabbour and Nancy Barnes join gallery

Artisans on Main, Montague welcomes Kim Jabbour and Nancy Barnes to the gallery at 10 Water Street in Montague.

Kim was born in New Brunswick and grew up on PEI. Her love for the Island’s beauty is the inspiration for painting. Her earliest memories are that of colouring, painting by numbers and creating something out of nothing. She’s always loved
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Future Tense

This year’s theme for Art in the Open 

This year’s Art in the Open, Charlottetown’s outdoor public art festival, is happening August 25 from 4pm to midnight, throughout the downtown core of the city. 

This is the 8th year of the event, which features temporary artworks ranging from sculptures and installations to performances and projections. Artists from across Canada will share the
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Upstreet art

Upstreet art
this town is small coordinates show at brewery warehouse

This town is small inc. and Upstreet Craft Brewing have announced the selected artists for the inaugural year of the Do Good Residency, happening in August and September at Upstreet’s warehouse in Charlottetown. The program is coordinated by this town is small inc., PEI’s Artist-Run Centre, and supported by Upstreet Craft Brewing’s Do Good
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Artist panel at Confed Gallery

Bulman, Cairns and  Wendt

As part of the lead up to this year’s Art in the Open, on August 23 at 7 pm the Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown will host a panel featuring three artists “originally from” PEI, who are participating in this year’s festival. Alexis Bulman, Andrew Cairns, and Sarah Wendt all grew up on Prince Edward Island, but chose to develop their careers further
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Richard Vickerson art

Richard Vickerson art

by Richard Vickerson

The windows of my studio open onto a few old maple trees. They were once part of an ancient forest now swallowed by suburban sprawl. Despite the changes, one resident of that lost forest still thrives, the American Crow. Because I occasionally feed them, they seem as aware of my presence as I am of theirs, often calling when I enter my studio. The behaviour of these birds is
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Artist mentor

Artist mentor
Jessica Winton picked for this town is small and Art in the Open

This town is small and Art in the Open has announced the 2018 Artist in Residence Mentor Jessica Winton and open their call for local applicants to become her apprentice leading up to Art in the Open’s main event August 25, 4 pm to midnight. 

The 5-day residency brings together established and emerging contemporary artists to
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Stevenson works

Stevenson works
Photography by Lionel Stevenson at Watermark Theatre 

Works by the distinguished Canadian photographer from New Glasgow, PEI, Lionel F. Stevenson, will be on display at Watermark Theatre’s gallery this summer. 

Mr. Stevenson studied photography in Toronto and was awarded Canadian Photographer of the Year in 1967. In 1977 he founded a commercial photography and design studio, Camera Art
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Some Upcoming Events

Up in Smoke

Productions in Summerside and Charlottetown for Feast 40th Tuesday–Saturday
Rodd Charlottetown
Brot [ ... ]

Acadie Story

Sundays 
The Guild La Fédération culturelle de l’Île-du-Prince-Édouard in collaboration w [ ... ]

Ireland meets Scotland

Tuesdays to August 28 at Beaconsfield Historic House
Fridays to August 31 at Orwell Corner Historic V [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Going pro

Profile: Brielle Ansems by Jane Ledwell When Brielle Ansems plays the role of Josie Hogan in A Moo [ ... ]

Richard Vickerson art

by Richard Vickerson The windows of my studio open onto a few old maple trees. They were once part  [ ... ]

Law Foundation funding

The Law Foundation of Prince Edward Island announced its grant funding for 2018 recently. Among the  [ ... ]