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Call for Vendors

The PEI Crafts Council has put out a call for vendors for the Christmas Craft Show taking place Nove [ ... ]

Newcomer Orientation Sessions

The City of Charlottetown is hosting it's first two Newcomer Orientation Sessions of the year on Sep [ ... ]

Photography awards

Photography awards
Cavendish photographers win at international show

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 11 awards at the event.
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The Dream Catchers

The Dream Catchers
Confederation Centre project for Canada’s 150th anniversary

Confederation Centre’s project for Canada’s 150th anniversary next year is The Dream Catchers, a national touring production in two stages, funded by the Government of Canada through the Canada 150 Fund. Between February and April, an artistic team will travel to each province and territory to facilitate workshops, exploring young
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Provincial grants fund Island artists

Artists from across Prince Edward Island have been awarded $100,000 through the provincial arts grants program. The Arts Grant program gave grants to 32 artists in the following disciplines: crafts, film and media arts, music, theatre, visual arts, interdisciplinary arts, writing and publishing. The next round of funding for arts grants is expected to be announced later this year.

Education, Early
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CCAG needs docents

The Confederation Centre Art Gallery is looking for volunteers for the summer docent program beginning in early June. The summer is always a bustling time across the gallery’s seven exhibition spaces and with 2017 promising to be another banner year for Island tourism, what better opportunity is there to interpret visual art and connect with visitors from around the world. A docent is a volunteer
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Community Museums Association

The Community Museums Association of PEI will be celebrating Canada 150 with the project “What Does Canada 150 Mean To You.” The CMA-PEI member museums across the Island will exhibit artefacts celebrating 150 years of Canadian history. Unlike a usual exhibit where labels are written by the museum explaining the significance of an artefact, blank exhibit labels are available and visitors will be
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Things in life

Things in life
Hanna Matheson loves to draw

by Cassandra Bernard

Behind round glasses, her eyes focus on the t-shirt logo she is sketching for her friend’s band, Stabbing Joy. Hanna Matheson, 21, has always been inspired by people and this shows through her unique and intriguing artwork.

“People would be my biggest inspiration that influences my work,” she says. Going back to elementary school and when she used
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Performance Venue Summer 2017

The Brackley Beach Community Centre has openings for groups who would like to rent the venue for performances in 2017. The building is located close to the National Park and many summer homes and cottages. The room seats 160, has air conditioning and is wheelchair accessible. Contact Ellen at 902-218-6984 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view
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Centre 150

Confederation Centre of the Arts unveils 2017 projects

Confederation Centre of the Arts in Charlottetown has unveiled a selection of major 2017 commemorative projects. Collectively entitled “Centre 150” these projects include new art exhibitions and heritage programs, a national theatre conference, and an original touring musical.

The Centre’s signature project is The Dream Catchers, a national
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The next wave

The next wave
Exhibit by Alexis Bulman, Andrew Cairns, Monica Lacey and Alexandra O’Sullivan

Call them “the next wave.” A group exhibition of recent work from four of PEI’s up and coming visual artists opened in January at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery (CCAG) in Charlottetown. Supported by the RBC Emerging Artists Program, New Positions represents a cross-section of developing local
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Emerging artists

RBC Foundation supports CCAG’s Artist Program

Confederation Centre of the Arts has announced that the RBC Foundation has renewed its funding to support the Art Gallery’s Emerging Artist Program.

The RBC Emerging Artist Program has been an element of the Confederation Centre Art Gallery’s exhibition program. RBC has been providing support for the program since 2009. This $45,000 donation will fund
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Events Calendar

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Some Upcoming Events

The Thank You Canada Tour

Tessa Virtue, Scott Moir, Patrick Chan and more in Summerside November 15
Credit Union Place Canada [ ... ]

The Song and the Sorrow

Mille Clarke’s film of Catherine MacLellan and her father Gene at Charlottetown Film Festival Oct [ ... ]

9th Grand Ruisseau Song Festival

September 28–30
Mont-Carmel Parish Hall The Coopérative de développement culturel et patrimonial [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]