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Faster rural internet

The PEI government will soon issue a request for proposals (RFP) for a company or companies to help  [ ... ]

Parks Canada PEI

Parks Canada offers programs at their PEI locations throughout the summer: Get a glimpse of Provinc [ ... ]

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Confederation Centre Art Gallery

An edgy Cree artist and curator, a photographer and environmentalist poet, and a humorous historian bring unique perspectives on landscape and history to the Confederation Centre Art Gallery’s summer exhibitions. 

Shame and Prejudice

Kent Monkman

Kent Monkman, The Daddies, 2016, acrylic on canvasKent Monkman’s award-winning exhibition Shame and Prejudice: A Story of Resilience was created as a response to Canada 150 celebrations. Monkman’s gender bending, time travelling alter-ego, Miss Chief Eagle Testickle is the guide on a journey through Canada’s history. In nine chapters, the exhibition encompasses a range of themes from the period of New France, to Confederation, to the contemporary Urban Res. Running until September 15, this national touring exhibition is produced by the Art Museum at the University of Toronto in partnership with the Gallery and made possible in part by the Government of Canada and lead sponsor the Donald R. Sobey Family Foundation.

Places, Paths, and Pauses

Marlene Creates

Running until September 30, Marlene Creates: Places, Paths, and Pauses is a nationally touring retrospective exhibition that presents the remarkable work of prominent Newfoundland-based environmental artist and poet Marlene Creates. Viewers will see a comprehensive and immersive experience of nearly four decades of her photographic work, video, and sculpture. Organized by the Beaverbrook Art Gallery in partnership with Dalhousie Art Gallery with the support of the Museums Assistance Program, this exhibition is curated by Susan Gibson Garvey and Andrea Kunard.

Missing The Island

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Running until October 7, the light-hearted exhibition, Missing the Island, rounds off this summer’s experience. Guest curated by historian Alan MacEachern, this display takes a humorous look at maps and graphics that have omitted Prince Edward Island over the years.

Open daily from 9 am to 5 pm.

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Some Upcoming Events

Book launch: GIFt Horse

Short tales of big adventures from the Prince Edward Island GIFted Genre Writing Group August 18
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Historic churches of the South Shore

August 25
Various locations At one time the Island was a veritable hotbed of religious fervor, as ev [ ... ]

August variety at Indian River Festival

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Historic St Mary's The Indian River Festival, now in its 23rd reason, runs all summer a [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Going pro

Profile: Brielle Ansems by Jane Ledwell When Brielle Ansems plays the role of Josie Hogan in A Moo [ ... ]

Richard Vickerson art

by Richard Vickerson The windows of my studio open onto a few old maple trees. They were once part  [ ... ]

Law Foundation funding

The Law Foundation of Prince Edward Island announced its grant funding for 2018 recently. Among the  [ ... ]