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Birding on the Summerside boardwalk

Calling all nature lovers and birders, both beginners and experts. Nature PEI is hosting a one hour  [ ... ]

Let's Protect Our Island campaign

Island Nature Trust and the PEI Liquor Control Commission are teaming up for a third season to fundr [ ... ]

Confederation Centre Art Gallery

Holland College School of Visual Arts Student Showcase, To Gaze To Think, runs May 4–13 with opening May 4 at 5 pm. ArtsSmarts projects have been completed at Island schools with a display at Confederation Centre May 18–21. Missing P.E.I., a light-hearted look at a small selection of maps and graphics that have omitted PEI. Guest curated by Alan MacEachern. Opens May 19 Motion, a visual anthology of work by 11 Quebec artists, organized and circulated by Galerie de I’UQAM and curated by La Fabrique d’exposition, and a collection of Montreal curators (Julie Belisle, Louise Dery and Audrey Genois) is on view; Luminous curated by Kevin Rice continues; Eric Edson’s Other Stories curated by Pan Wendt, organized by the Confederation Centre Gallery and Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University is on view. Tuesday–Saturday 11 am–5 pm, Sunday 1–5 pm to May 20. Confederation Centre, 145 Richmond St, Charlottetown. www.confederationcentre.com, 902-628-6142.

Cornwall Library Art Gallery 

Giselle Déziel’s The Wright Stuff, an air show photography exhibit runs to May 11. May 15 is the opening celebration of Kathy Stuart’s exhibit, Learning to See: Explorations in Watercolour. It runs to June 22. Call for information on displaying in the gallery. Tuesday 1–8:30 pm, Wednesday 1–5:30 pm, 6:00–8:30 pm, Thursday–Saturday 9:30 am–12:30 pm, 1–5:30 pm. Cornwall Town Hall, off TCH, Cornwall. 902-629-8415

Details Past & Present

Island artists are 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. Gallery also has works by Maritime, national and international artists; soapstone carvings, designer jewelry, art, glass and pottery. www.detailsfineart.com. 166 Richmond St, Charlottetown. 902-892-2233

The Dunes

The Dunes Gallery features work by PEI and Maritime artists and a collection of fine Canadian craft—work from over fifty artisans, including fine woodworking, gold and silver jewelry, textiles, stained and blown glass, candles, baskets, preserves, soaps, books, etc. Visit Peter Jansons and Joel Mills in the pottery studio to see works in progress and daily demonstrations. Daily 9–6 pm. dunesgallery.com. 3622 Brackley Point Rd, Rte 15, Brackley Beach. 902-672-2586

Ellen’s Creek Gallery

Works by Henry Purdy C.M., RCA, Sylvia Ridgway, Maurice Bernard, Lindsay Walker, Pam Ling, Marie McMahon-Young, Lionel Stevensen, P. John Burden, John Cox, David Garcia Jimenez, Daphne Irving RCA, Ambika Gail Rutherford, Greg Garand, Jim Steadman, Louise Mould, Scott O’Neal, Ray Doiron, Julia Purcell, Karl McKeeman, Kim Jabbour, Betty Jenkins, Linda Shaw Packard, Adam Sultan, Kim Naumann, Terry Dunton Stevensen, Anne MacKay and Wayne Barrett. Monday–Friday 9–5, Saturday 9–4 year round. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 525 North River Rd, Charlottetown. 902-368-3494

Eptek Art & Culture Centre

Stroll around Summerside with the exhibition Yesterday, Today (A Portrait of Summerside) with oil paintings by artist Eddy Schwartz. The exhibit portrays Summerside homes, buildings and churches with thirty-six paintings that take you on a tour to view the proud architectural landmarks of the city. Yesterday, Today will be on display to May 11. The annual ArtsSmarts exhibition Open your Mind and Learn through the Arts runs May 15–25 with art projects from schools across PEI. The on-site gift shop carries only Island art and craft, as well as books on local themes. Don’t miss the permanent exhibition on the history and architecture of Summerside. Eptek is a site of the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation. Tuesday–Friday 10 am–4 pm, Sunday 12–4 pm. FB EptekCentre; www.peimuseum.com. 130 Heather Moyse Dr, Summerside. 902-888-8373

Gallery @ The Guild

The PEI Photo Club's 36th annual print show on view to April 29. Seniors College art by students and teachers is on view May 2–13 with opening May 2, 7-9 pm. Calendar Girls, clay sculptures by Christina Patterson, opens May 16, 7–9 pm.Tuesday–Saturday 12–5 pm. www.theguildpei.com. Queen & Richmond, Charlottetown. 902-620-3333

Holman’s Ice Cream Parlour

Enjoy homemade ice cream and visit the gallery at Holman’s Ice Cream Parlour. A mix of fresh and seasoned talent is ready for viewing. New art every two months. Artwork info: Eddy, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 12–9 pm daily. 86 Fitzroy Street, Summerside

Hot Shots Lounge

Work by Island Artists. 101 Longworth Ave, Charlottetown. 902-892-0817

MacNaught History Centre and Archives

Mermaid Serenade by Lise Genova at the MacNaught CentreRebirth, new work by Lise Genova, is on display to the end of May. The exhibit depicts the rebirth of spring through paintings of flowers, and depictions of Island occupations connected to land, and sea, and the music culture of PEI. Genealogical resources on site. Tuesday–Saturday 10 am–4 pm. 75 Spring St, Summerside. 902-432-1332

Morell Library

Works by local artists displayed on a monthly basis. To exhibit work contact 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

PEI Regiment Museum

On display is PEI’s Footsteps in the Great War, a history of the Regiment and PEI during WWI. Monday–Friday 9 am–4 pm, Thursday 7–9 pm. 3 Haviland St, Charlottetown.

the small town Market Gallery

A Murder, Indeed!, crow paintings of Jenni Zelin on view to June 2. Half of all proceeds from sale of the work will be donated by the artist to the Charlottetown Farmers’ Market to assist with renovations.100 Belvedere Ave, Charlottetown.

this town is small at Receiver

Quilted artwork by Nancy Colethis town is small inc., in partnership with Receiver Coffee Co. is presenting a series of exhibitions at Receiver’s Victoria Row location. The first exhibit includes Accumulations, drawings by Kevin Melanson, and GO TO BED, text-based works by Average Height Collective. It is on view to May 15. Coming up next is new work from Nancy Cole entitled Before The Fires, an exhibit of hand quilted textiles based on BIC pen sketches of the mountain people of rural, central Portugal. Nancy’s work is on view May 16–June 20. 128 Richmond St, Charlottetown. 902-367-3436

 

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Author readings

Joanna Henry and Alexis MacDonald May 9 at 6:30 pm
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Night of Remembrance

Honouring PEI’s nursing heroine Georgina Pope May 17
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