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AVC open house

The Atlantic Veterinary College's 30th annual Open House will take place September 29 from 10 am–2 [ ... ]

Fall workshops: PEI Crafts Council

The PEI Crafts Council presents fall workshops at their new location at 98 Water St, Charlottetown:  [ ... ]

Artists from across Prince Edward Island continue to enrich the province’s cultural life with the help of provincial government grants.

Another $50,000 has been awarded in fall 2017 to 17 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 six-member jury of their arts community peers from 66 applicants. The process is modeled on the practice followed by the Canada Council of Arts.

To build on this investment, a new long-term plan for culture on Prince Edward Island will be released. The recently-released strategy includes a creative industry market program to support collaboration among artists, enterprises, and industry development groups to grow creative business and better access to new markets.

Here are the successful arts grants recipients for fall 2017:

Jeana MacIsaac—Professional development, established, theatre $1,600
Sirens—Professional development, established, music $2,500
Millefiore Clarkes—Professional development, established, film $1,775
Shawnte Burrell—Professional development, emerging, interdisciplinary $1,900
Glen Strickey— Dissemination, established, visual arts $2,500
John Hopkins—Dissemination, established, film $1,000
Norma Jean MacLean —Dissemination, emerging, visual arts $1,200
Rachel Beck—Dissemination, established, music $2,500
Brenda Whiteway—Creation, established, visual arts $5,000
Catherine MacLellan—Creation, established, music $5,000
Jason Gallant—Creation, emerging, visual arts $4,025
Jim O’Leary—Creation, established, music $5,000
Matt Putnam—Creation, established, music $3,500
Megan Stewart—Creation, emerging, theatre $5,000
Monica Lacey—Creation, emerging, visual arts $4,000
Nikki Gallant—Creation, emerging, music $2,500
Sadie McCarney—Creation, emerging, writing $1,000

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Some Upcoming Events

Culture days

Free activities on September 29 at the Confederation Centre Culture Days is a three-day nation-wide [ ... ]

The Children Act

September 27–October 4
City Cinema PG, language warning
Dir: Richard Eyre, UK, 105 min. Emma Thomps [ ... ]

Forage PEI

First annual food industry symposium in Charlottetown October 18 & 19
Various locations A new a [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

Profile: Sandy Carruthers by Jane Ledwell Retired for a year now after twenty-five years teaching  [ ... ]

Filmworks Summerside

Film series is back for 7th season Filmworks Summerside opens for their 7th season on September 12  [ ... ]

An Island wish

On August 23, 4 year old Cooper Coughlin will arrive on Prince Edward Island soil for a once in a li [ ... ]