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Takin Care of Business

Music PEI re-brands New Business Growth Program  In 2016 Music PEI launched the New Business G [ ... ]

Nature PEI meeting

Nature PEI’s meeting on December 4 will feature Colin Chapman, botanist and lichenologist wit [ ... ]

New shop and work space to open in Charlottetown

PEI Minister of Education, Early Learning and Culture Jordan Brown takes a lesson in throwing a pot from the President of the PEI Crafts Council Robert McMillan (photo: Buzz)The provincial government will invest $115,000 in the new PEI Centre for Craft located at 98 Water Street, which will have its grand opening on June 5.

The year-round, multipurpose facility is intended to promote Prince Edward Island’s fine craft to markets, help businesses grow and the industry expand.

The PEI Centre for Craft hopes to raise public awareness of fine craft, increase educational opportunities, access to export markets, and employment opportunities for the Island’s craft industry. 

The centre will offer a series of short courses and workshops that will increase skills for professional craftspeople in business management and growth. There will be technical and advanced training available in disciplines such as pottery, silversmith, glass, and textiles.

A key item from the government’s Culture Action Plan was to invest in a craft development centre partnership with the PEI Crafts Council. The action plan will see over $1.45 million invested to support culture in the 2018-2019 provincial budget.

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Some Upcoming Events

Rainbow Valley—An Island Musical

ACT presents Hank Stinson’s adaptation at The Guild November 15, 16 & 17
The Guild As PEI’s [ ... ]

Jimmy Rankin shows

November 22 at Trailside Café
November 23 at Harbourfront Theatre Jimmy Rankin's new Moving East (o [ ... ]

Moving East tour

Jimmy Rankin at Harbourfront Theatre and Trailside Café November 22 & 23  Jimmy Rankin [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

A gift of Island poetry: Chris Bailey

Curated by Deirdre Kessler Things My Buddy Said Oh, brother, growing up I’d get into trouble
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A passion for cinema

Laurent Gariépy is screening the classics at City Cinema by Dave Stewart Anyone checking out City [ ... ]

Acadian showman

Profile: Christian Gallant by Jane Ledwell Forty-six musicians and step dancers took the stage at  [ ... ]