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Murder Mystery at Crowbush

Murder Mystery at Crowbush on August 26 at 8 pm promises to be a unique evening of intrigue, revenge [ ... ]

Body & Mind workshops

Boost your body and mind this summer with Tabita's 8–week workshop series to be held from 4–5 pm [ ... ]

150 Anniversary art exhibit at Lefurgey Centre

150 Anniversary art exhibit at Lefurgey Centre

As of 2017, the Lefurgey Cultural Centre and the Wyatt Historic House will each have graced the streetscapes of Summerside for one hundred and fifty years. In celebration of the milestone an anniversary art exhibit will run throughout the summer in the Lefurgey Cultural Centre, 205 Prince Street, Summerside. Twenty area artists have created works and stories inspired by the artifacts in the
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2 Artists in 1

2 Artists in 1
Anne Gallant and Carla Arsenault share gallery in Kensington

2 Artists in 1 Gallery is now open in Kensington and features works by Anne Gallant and Carla Arsenault.

Anne Gallant is a well known Island artist who creates bright colourful works of art depicting detailed Island sceneries. Carla Arsenault is a self taught painter who says that she loves all types of artwork from painting on canvass
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Art in the Open

Art in the Open
Ten Atlantic Canada artists selected for August 26th 

Ten artists from Atlantic Canada have been selected by a jury of their peers and industry professionals to develop and showcase their work at the 7th annual Art in the Open festival main event.

On August 26 from 4 pm until midnight, historic downtown Charlottetown will become an open air gallery presenting ephemeral works of public art.
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Flowers of Canada

Flowers of Canada
Celebrating Canadian unity with Mary Margaret Land

Over a period of 10 years PEI artist Mary Margaret Land has created a series of original watercolour paintings for each official Floral Emblem and a painting representing the entire country called “Canadian Unity.” These works along with accompanying prose will tour Canada in celebration of Canada’s 150 anniversary of confederation.

For Phase 1 of
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Montague Centennial Art Trail

The Government of Canada is contributing $314,000 for the Town of Montague to expand the Montague Centennial Art Trail. The project will include 10 new commissioned art pieces, updated lighting, and interpretative signage for the art work in both French and English. A non-repayable contribution of $150,000 is being made through ACOA’s Innovative Communities Fund (ICF) and $164,000 in support is
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Best in Class

Best in Class
Berni Wood wins for Commerical Industrial Photography

Charlottetown professional photographer, Berni Wood, MPA, won the Best in Class Award for Commercial Industrial Photography at the 2017 National Image Salon Competition recently in Ottawa. The Awards were held during the International Photography Conference hosted by the Professional Photographers of Canada.

The winning entry “Laying the Power
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Robert Milner at The Carriage House

Gallery 18 in New London welcomes PEI artist Robert Milner this summer to The Carriage House. 

Robert has organized a major display of new work, including original paintings in all mediums, prints, cards and more. Robert also has plans to conduct painting demonstrations on site. 

An official opening for Robert's new home in The Carriage House will be held on June 18 (Father's Day)
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Artist trading cards

Confederation Centre Art Gallery is looking for artists of all ages and disciplines, professional and non-professional, to register for its eleventh annual Artist Trading Cards event.

Artist trading cards (ATCs) are miniature works of art. They can be created with any material—paper, wool, wood, clay or other.

The registration deadline is June 30. A week after registration, participants will be
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Siminovitch Prize

The Siminovitch Prize and the National Arts Centre call for nominations for Canada’s prestigious award in theatre. The Siminovitch Prize honours the values and achievements of scientist Lou Siminovitch and the late Elinore Siminovitch, a pioneering playwright. The recipient receives $75,000 and, in turn, chooses a protégé to receive $25,000. Completed nominations should be submitted electronically
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Some Upcoming Events

Seeking entries

For 2017 Summerside Lobster Carnival Parade July 13–15
Summerside Since 1956, the Summerside Lobs [ ... ]

64th Annual Crapaud Exhibition 2017

Schedule of events July 28–30
Crapaud Agriplex and Exhibition Grounds The 64th Annual Crapaud Exh [ ... ]

Wake the River Clyde

Summer Pageant seeks people to participate July 29–30 & August 4–6
New Glasgow The River Cl [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

The experience

Profile: Don Quarles by Jane Ledwell Two years ago, Don Quarles was working with the Summerside Lo [ ... ]

Farewell

PEI Symphony Orchestra Review by Ivy Wigmore On April 23, the PEI Symphony Orchestra finished its  [ ... ]

Call to Artists: Concert Series & Reside...

Ebb & Flow: Connecting Canadians Along the Moving River When The Dunk’s owner Hal Mills  [ ... ]