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5th Etsy Made In Canada Day

On September 29 there will be pop up markets organized by local Etsy sellers taking place in dozens  [ ... ]

Macphail Homestead Tours

Tours of the Homestead take place Tuesday to Friday 10 am to 5 pm. Book by contacting 902-651-2789 o [ ... ]

West Royalty Community Centre receives new art installation

West Royalty Community Centre receives new art installation

The City of Charlottetown’s Arts Advisory Board approved a new art installation which was installed at the West Royalty Community Centre.

The installation called, The Gratitude Bench, is an interactive piece that serves as a wishing wall where the public can leave inspirational quotes or kind notes on colored paper in the wall. It will include a multipurpose bench for users of the community
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Patchwork

Patchwork
Photographs by Will Baker at Receiver in Charlottetown

Receiver Coffee Co and this town is small present new work from Island artists. A solo exhibit by Carina Phillips entitled Gather, Bundle, Wip! runs to September 5. An exhibit of photographic works by Will Baker, Patchwork, is on view September 7–October 11. Baker’s process involves play and experimentation, movement, resourcefulness and
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Transition month

Transition month
New fall shows coming up at Confederation Centre Art Gallery

September is a transition month at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown with the installation of the first of several new exhibitions in an exciting new fall program that mixes local and global subjects.

Objects of the Mind: Chinese Brush and Ink Paintings by Dianyu Zhao begins on September 14 in the Fred S. and Ogden
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BMO 1st Art winners

BMO Financial Group has announced the national and regional winners of its 16th BMO 1st Art! competition, an annual event that recognizes visual arts excellence amongst Canadian post-secondary and undergraduate-level students.

A committee of curators, gallery directors and art professors selected the winners. Clara Couzino from Concordia University, Quebec, won the national prize of $15,000. Each
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Fox mugs

Fox mugs

Crystal Stevens, the owner-operator of Redrocks Pottery, has introduced her new line of custom hand-thrown ceramic mugs that features PEI Foxes. Each PEI Fox Mug is given a name and personality based it’s unique features. Each litter offers customers a great selection of “kits” but unlike real foxes, are available throughout the year “not only just in spring,” jests Stevens. “Customers seem to get
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Beneath the Surface

Beneath the Surface
Photographs by Sean Landsman at The Guild

Sean Landsman’s photography exhibit Beneath the Surface will be on the walls at The Guild, 111 Queen Street, Charlottetown, in September.

Beneath the Surface brings the underwater world of Atlantic Canada to visitors of The Guild. Sean Landsman’s photographic images in this collection showcase the diversity of fish life found in the region—from sharks and
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Confederation Centre CEO

Confederation Centre CEO
Steve Bellamy appointed by Confederation Centre board

Confederation Centre of the Arts (CCOA) has announced Steve Bellamy has been selected as the new Chief Executive Officer.

“For over five decades, Confederation Centre has served Canada as a multifaceted cultural institution, offering a variety of visual and performing arts with a strong focus on educational programming…taking the lead on the
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PEI arts grants

PEI arts grants

Twelve Island artists awarded provincial assistance

Singer-songwriter Jenni Roberge will produce three live-performance music videos with the Atlantic String Machine with the $5,000 Arts Grant she received from the PEI government. Roberge is among 12 Island artists who recently received a total of $50,000 through the provincial Arts Grants program.

The PEI Artist Grants funding program was
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Ebb and Flow opens in Morell

Ebb and Flow opens in Morell

Ebb and Flow PEI is a new locally owned speciality gift shop located in the same parking lot as Holy Cow Restaurant at 7788 St. Peters Highway, Morell. 

The shop specializes in one-of-a-kind custom framed fine felt wool art made live in-shop and offers walk-in workshops daily Wednesday to Saturday.

B.B. Gunn is the primary in-shop fine felt artist and is a juried member of the PEI Crafts
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Artists on Main Souris

Artists on Main Souris
Artist and artisan gallery opens for its sixth season

As you drive along Souris’ Main Street, you’ll see a historic building that is home to creative local talent. 

Inside you’ll find paintings, pottery, jewelry, fiber art, greeting cards, prints, glassware, quilts, knitted and crocheted goods, and more—handmade by local artisans and artists of all ages.

Coffee and daily baked goods prepared
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Some Upcoming Events

Cool Moon

Cross-cultural Arts Festival September–November
Various locations The main stage of Confederation [ ... ]

Trailside Café 2018

Select dates
Trailside Café  The Good Brothers | September 20 Formed in Richmond Hill, T [ ... ]

Projections on the Plaza

Until September 29
Confederation Centre Plaza The public is invited to enjoy two outdoor film screen [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

Profile: Sandy Carruthers by Jane Ledwell Retired for a year now after twenty-five years teaching  [ ... ]

Free transportation at Cloggeroo

The provincial government will sponsor free transportation at this year’s Cloggeroo festival to he [ ... ]

Charlottetown’s Historic Squares exhibit...

The City of Charlottetown Planning and Heritage Department has created an exhibit exploring the hist [ ... ]