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Premiere Toastmasters Club

Gain confidence and learn to speak in public at Toastmasters. Meetings take place every Wednesday, S [ ... ]

Arthritis Society Ticket Raffle

The Arthritis Society is selling raffle tickets for two economy class plane tickets donated by the A [ ... ]

Artisans on Main Montague

August 3-17 Jane Blake Island Point of View, oils. August 17–31 Wayne Crouse Looking Through the Lens, abstracts and close ups, opens August 3, 7–9 pm. August 31–September 14 Michael Shumate Multivarious, sculpture, painting illustration, opens August 31, 7–9 pm. Featured is work of 35+ PEI artisans and artists—fine art, fine crafts and art prints, photography pottery, quilts, jewelry, hooked and braided rugs, hand made paper, woodworking etc. Mon–Sat 10 am–5 pm, Sun 12–5 pm. www.artisansonmain.ca. 10 Water St, Montague. 902-361-3081

Artisans on Main Souris

A collection from local artists ages 14 to 86 is displayed. including jewellery, handmade soaps, fused glass, quilts, potato sack pillows, jams and jellies, and pottery. Mon–Sat 10 am–5 pm, Sun 12–5 pm. Coffee shop with pastries in house. www.sourisartisans.com. 120 Main St, Souris.

Avonlea Art Gallery

Summer Exhibit of works by Prince Edward Island artists continues. The Gallery calls itself the unofficial home of PEI artist Maurice Bernard. Maurice paints onsite most days. Open 7 days a week from 10 am–8 pm. Avonlea Village, Cavendish. 902-963 2084

Confederation Centre Art Gallery

“The Dreams of What Canada Should Be” dreamcatcher; RE: collection curated by Kevin Rice and Pan Wendt to December 31; Gretzky is Everywhere to September 24; Mon–Sun 9 am–5 pm, and to 8 pm Thur. Guided interpretation with a docent available 10 am–4 pm Mon–Fri. www.confederationcentre.com. Confederation Centre, 145 Richmond St, Charlottetown. 902-628-6142

Confederation Portrait Gallery

Narrative panels tell the story of the personalities and politics in play during the Confederation deliberations of 1864–1868. Recreations include the Victorian portrait studio of Canada’s Confederation painter Robert Harris and a full-scale working drawing of his famous “Fathers of Confederation.” Expo 67 memorabilia gives a glimpse of Canada 100 years young, together with 1970s local cartoons documenting “Trudeaumania.” A few paintings by Jane Reagh Bruce Robertson and Brian Burke will be on exhibit for sale via a liaison with Studio 21 Fine Art, Halifax, NS. Mon–Sat 10 am–6 pm, Sun 1 to 6 pm to Labour Day. 67 King St, Charlottetown. 647-990-5111

Cornwall Library Art Gallery

An exhibit by the artists known as Millie’s Marvels runs to September 8. Contact Giselle Déziel at 902-566-3347 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, off TCH, Cornwall. 902-629-8415

Details Past & Present

New works by Richard Vickerson on display. The Gallery features a large number of artworks by artists from Prince Edward Island and the Maritimes as well as by Canadian and international artists. 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

The Gallery features the work of a long list of painters and other artists from Prince Edward Island. Open daily 9 am–10 pm. 3622 Brackley Beach. Main Gallery 902-672-2586; Annex 902-672-1566

Ellen’s Creek Gallery

Summer Exhibit of works by Prince Edward Island artists continues. Open year round Mon–Fri 9–5, Sat 9–4. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and on FB. 525 North River Rd, Charlottetown. 902-368-3494

Eptek Art & Culture Centre

Art Begets Art: Hooked Mats and the Artwork that Inspired Them features original hooked mats, hangings and other hooked items with an equal numbers of paintings, pottery, and other fine craft. 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, too. Eptek Art & Culture Centre is a site of the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation Mon–Sat 9 am–5 pm, Sun 12–5 pm. www.peimuseum.com. 130 Heather Moyse Dr, Summerside. 902-888-8373

Gallery 18

Thérèse D'Amour—A Passion for Nature is the summer 2017 exhibit. Friends of the late island artist Thérèse D'Amour are invited to gather from 2–4 pm on August 20 at a special reception to mark D'Amour's birthday. Also on view are works by Robert Milner—original paintings in all mediums, prints, cards and more. Robert will conduct painting demos on site. PEI art, antique maps/prints, old and collectible books, vintage posters, ephemera, vintage furniture. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. www.Gallery18.com. 10686 Rte 6, New London. 902-886-3201

Gallery @ The Guild

The Secret Language of Trees by Mireille Poirier August 16–27. www.theguildpei.com. Tue–Sat 12–5 pm. Queen & Richmond, Charlottetown. 902-620-3333

Galerie La Palette

Works from local artists—paintings, prints, photography and sculptures/œuvres collectives d’artistes locaux—des tableaux, des gravures, des photos et des sculptures. Daily to September 3, 11 am–4:30 pm/Ouvert tous les jours au 3 septembre. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Acadian Musical Village/Village Musical Acadien. 1745 Rte 124, Abram-Village. 902-854-3300

Holman’s Ice Cream Parlour

Works by local artists. New art could be seen every 2 months. To exhibit email Eddy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 12–10 pm daily. 286 Fitzroy St, Summerside. 1-800-350-1367

Lefurgey Cultural Centre

An exhibit of works by 20 artists celebrates the 150 anniversary of the Wyatt and Lefurgey properties. On view Mon–Sat 10 am–5 pm to end of August, and then Mon–Fri to September 29. 205 Prince St, Summerside.

 
Lorimer Gallery

Gallery represents both emerging and established artists and specializes in painting and sculpture that speak to Canadian and Maritime culture, Inuit sculpture and jewelry. www.lorimergallery.com. 82 Great George St, Charlottetown. 902-892-1953

The Kensington Art Gallery

The Art Co-op is run artists who take turns manning the gallery. Artist paint onsite most days. Murals outside walls and in town depict the town’s history, the major industries of farming and fishing. See artists working on a mural while viewing works by a number of PEI artists. Gallery will also feature paintings by artists from Community Connections, Summerside. 10 am–4 pm daily. Historic freight shed, rail yards, Broadway St North, Kensington. 902-432-0335

Morell Library

Works by local artists displayed on a monthly basis. To exhibit your work contact the Library at 902-961-3389. 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

Village Pottery

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. Mon to Sat 10 am–6 pm, Sun 12–6 pm. 10567 Rte 6, New London

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March of the Crows

August 26
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On A First Name Basis

Martha Irving and Lee J. Campbell in Foster comedy Tuesday–Saturday
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Million Dollar Quartet

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