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Blood donors needed

Canadian Blood Services has announced that more than 22,000 donors are urgently needed across Canada [ ... ]

Start with a Seedling

Start with a Seedling is a unique intergenerational program that brings together community volunteer [ ... ]

RE: collection

RE: collection
Five decades of building a Canadian art collection 

The Confederation Centre Art Gallery will transform this month with one of the Gallery’s largest art exhibitions, RE: collection

Taking over the entire 1,000 square meters of gallery space as well as the concourse cases and the public sculptures around the Centre, the exhibition explores the building of a Canadian art collection in
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PEI Photo Club Annual Print Show

PEI Photo Club Annual Print Show

The grand opening and awards ceremony for the PEI Photo Club Annual Print Show is on June 7 at 7 pm at the Gallery@The Guild, Charlottetown.

There will be 120 images by fifteen different photographers on display this year in the following categories: Breaking the (Photographic) Rules; Human Emotion; Colour: Black White and Red; Technology; Photo Journalism; Macro; Nature; and Photographer's
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Gretzky is Everywhere

Gretzky is Everywhere
Image by Andy Warhol at Confederation Centre Gallery

Andy Warhol and Wayne Gretzky—while not naturally congruous icons to utter in the same breath, both are considered pop culture giants of the 20th century who are forever linked by a famous print, Wayne Gretzky #99.

In 1983, the Canadian hockey prodigy visited Warhol’s New York studio to sit for a portrait arranged by Frans Wynans, an associate
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Art at Bridgefest

There will be art at Bridgefest this year. From June 16–18, there will be an exhibition of Island art at IslandscapesEtc, 178 Borden Ave, Borden–Carlton. There will be demos by several artists of oil paintings, mixed media, acrylics, watercolour and tangle doodling. There will be also be a "Try– it–yourself" booth, flagging–dance demos (by video), giveaways, and art for children. Open 1–7:30 pm. 902-729-2022

A Passion for Nature

Thérèse D'Amour exhibit

Gallery 18 in New London has announced the opening of its headline exhibition and sale for the 2017 season. The show is titled, Thérèse D'Amour — A Passion for Nature, and features more than 40 original works from the artist's estate.

Thérèse was born on August 20, 1921, in Matapedia, Quebec. She studied Bioengineering — earning both a BSc and a Master's degree. From
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Norah Pendergast at Timothy’s

Norah Pendergast at Timothy’s

Norah Pendergast will show her paintings at Timothy’s Cafe in Charlottetown until May 10. The show is organized by Carrefour de L’Île St. Jean, in collaboration with Timothy’s, as part of their Francophone Fridays activities. This is her first solo show.

Norah is a teacher and multi-disciplinary artist from Charlottetown. She works in photography, digital art, and acrylic painting. Her work
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New Horizons

New Horizons
Island Matters takes rug hooking across the Island

This year will see a major undertaking across PEI by the Island Matters Rug Hooking Group. With funding from the federal New Horizons for Seniors program, volunteers from Island Matters and other rug hooking groups will travel across PEI to offer instructions in the traditional craft of rug hooking and give workshops in the care of hooked mats.
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Grandpa’s art

Grandpa’s art
Cavendish photographers win Best in Show in Las Vegas

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 eleven (11) awards
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PEI arts grants

PEI arts grants
Province awards money to 32 projects

Artists from various disciplines across Prince Edward Island will receive government grants to pursue their craft.

A total of $100,000 was awarded to 32 projects by established and emerging artists in film and media arts, music, theatre, crafts, visual arts, interdisciplinary arts, writing and publishing.

Grant winners were selected by a 12-member jury of their
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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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Some Upcoming Events

Tribute to The Hip

Concert and author reading October 17
Charlottetown Beer Garden The Fabulously Rich formed in 2016  [ ... ]

Culture days

Free activities on September 29 at the Confederation Centre Culture Days is a three-day nation-wide [ ... ]

Miracle Man

Tomáš Kubínek brings his unique show to Summerside October 3
Harbourfront Theatre Get ready for  [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Drawing the line

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

Filmworks Summerside

Film series is back for 7th season Filmworks Summerside opens for their 7th season on September 12  [ ... ]

An Island wish

On August 23, 4 year old Cooper Coughlin will arrive on Prince Edward Island soil for a once in a li [ ... ]