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PEI Party Line

The PEI Party Line is a free service for Islanders that offers practical information and opportuniti [ ... ]

Friends’ Arts Scholarships 2017

The Board of The Friends of the Confederation Centre has announced the ninth annual Friends’ Arts  [ ... ]

ArtsSmarts brings artists into schools

Students at schools across PEI are learning from local artists through the Canada-wide ArtsSmarts program.

ArtSmarts injects arts into core academic subjects such as math, languages, social studies, and science by bringing artists into the classroom to share their skills and talents. The artists work with teachers to integrate arts disciplines like visual and literary arts, dance, music, and
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Inspire Learning Centre seeking artwork

The Inspire Learning Centre, located at 57 Central Street Summerside, is now open to the public and seeking artwork in all media for display and sale within the Library.

Art will be displayed in a variety of spaces within the library including large hallways, community meeting rooms of various sizes, and smaller reading nooks. The array of spaces offers an opportunity to show a diverse range of
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Arts scholarships

The Friends of the Confederation Centre annually present three $750 scholarships to graduating high school students pursuing studies in theatre, music, and visual arts. Deadline to apply is May 1, 2017. Info: 902-628-6141, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 
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Photography awards

Photography awards
Cavendish photographers win at international show

Cavendish photographers Jessica MacNeill and Jenna MacFarlane of Grandpa’s Antique Photo studio were recognized with the Best in Show award from over 300 entries at the 2017 Antique and Amusement Photographers International Photo Contest held February 1 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Grandpa’s Antique Photo Studio received a total of 11 awards at the event.
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Colonel Gray Art Show

Colonel Gray High Studio 10 invites everyone to visit and enjoy a varied display of artwork, including paintings, drawings, printmaking and photographs. These original student artworks, produced by CGHS’s grade 10 art classes and IB Visual Art classes, will be on display at The Guild, Charlottetown, from March 29 to April 9. A special invitation is extended for parents of Grade 9 students who are
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Art in the Open seeks proposals

Art in the Open is inviting local, regional and national artists to submit their artistic proposals for the annual summer festival. The festival’s main event will take place from 4 pm until midnight on August 26, 2017. The festival is looking for unique submissions that will transform downtown Charlottetown’s green spaces into creative spaces that will be shared by all members of the community.

This
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Drawing in space

Drawing in space
When One Space Meets Another by Leah Garnett

Leah Garnett is an artist based in Sackville, New Brunswick who teaches Fine Arts at Mount Allison University. Her installations explore the shaping of space, how we construct, mold, and contain it. Drawing on her experience growing up on construction sites, her recent work, in which she creates installations that combine mark-making and building, has
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The Dream Catchers

The Dream Catchers
Confederation Centre project for Canada’s 150th anniversary

Confederation Centre’s project for Canada’s 150th anniversary next year is The Dream Catchers, a national touring production in two stages, funded by the Government of Canada through the Canada 150 Fund. Between February and April, an artistic team will travel to each province and territory to facilitate workshops, exploring young
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Provincial grants fund Island artists

Artists from across Prince Edward Island have been awarded $100,000 through the provincial arts grants program. The Arts Grant program gave grants to 32 artists in the following disciplines: crafts, film and media arts, music, theatre, visual arts, interdisciplinary arts, writing and publishing. The next round of funding for arts grants is expected to be announced later this year.

Education, Early
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CCAG needs docents

The Confederation Centre Art Gallery is looking for volunteers for the summer docent program beginning in early June. The summer is always a bustling time across the gallery’s seven exhibition spaces and with 2017 promising to be another banner year for Island tourism, what better opportunity is there to interpret visual art and connect with visitors from around the world. A docent is a volunteer
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Some Upcoming Events

PEI Symphony Orchestra season finale

April 23
Zion Presbyterian Church The Prince Edward Island Symphony Orchestra (PEISO) will be perfor [ ... ]

Ark show ends

Panel, and closing reception for Ark exhibition  April 30
Confederation Centre of the Arts Bro [ ... ]

Derek Edwards

Alls I’m Saying April 2
Harbourfront Theatre Like a sniper with the hiccups, Derek Edwards takes  [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Servant of Song

Profile: Jon Rehder by Jane Ledwell Jon Rehder describes himself as a “jack-of-all-trades” mus [ ... ]

eWatch Safe Exchange Zone

Police adopt recommendation from Youth Retention Advisory Board City of Charlottetown Police Servic [ ... ]

Legal community undertakes cultural comp...

The Law Society of P.E.I. is collaborating with the Mi'kmaq community in response to the Truth and R [ ... ]