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Royal Winnipeg Ballet auditions

From October 10–January 25, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) School Professional Division will hold [ ... ]

AVC open house

The Atlantic Veterinary College's 30th annual Open House will take place September 29 from 10 am–2 [ ... ]

Art sisters

Two PEI artists, sisters Sharon Craig and Carole Gordon, have their paintings and reproductions of PEI land and seascapes available in several locales. View their work at the Art Gallery, located in the Victoria Glass Studio, at the Northport Inn and Northport Pier Restaurant, the Tignish Treasures Giftshop and the North Cape Gift Shop. 

Comic Book Art

Comic Book Art
Exhibit features work by Island comic book creators

There is a thriving community of comic book creators here on Prince Edward Island, each with their own unique style and means of telling stories visually. 

A new exhibit on display at Eptek Art & Culture Centre in Summerside, Behind the Panels: Selected Works by Various Island Comic Book Creators, presents a few of these creators who are

Side by Each

New works by former Howes Hall Gallery artists

Ellen’s Creek Gallery and Framing will present Side by Each 2, an exhibition and sale of work by five artists: Betty Jenkins, Mary Ploughman Jones, Margaret Muzika, Linda Shaw Packard and Mary Roscoe Murphy Robertson.

The former partners of Howes Hall Gallery from 2008 to 2013, are back together to display their creative works, including watercolours,

Building a Dream

Building a Dream
The model ships of Thiren Smallman at the Lefurgey Centre

Thiren Smallman may have been born sixty-nine years ago on a farm in western PEI, but his dream was to go to sea as a sailor in the Royal Canadian Navy.

However, rheumatic fever at the age of fourteen took the dream away. But it could not kill his love of the ships that sail the world’s seas. He studied and read about many of them and

Arts awards

Arts awards
Leaders in arts and culture recognized by City of Charlottetown

The Charlottetown Arts and Culture Awards honoured four individuals for outstanding contributions to the community at a ceremony held in the Art Gallery at the Haviland Club in June.

The awards were created to honour Charlottetown’s artistic and cultural who significantly contributed to the arts and culture sectors in the Capital

New gallery artist

New gallery artist
Details Fine Art welcomes Gail Rhyno to the roster

Details Fine Art has welcomed a new artist to the gallery — Gail Rhyno.

Gail describes her painting inspirations and process: “Painting at this time in my life, in the spare moments of family and work-life, is an expression of freedom. Teaching myself to paint since 2011 has been frustrating and intimidating but is becoming completely liberating.

The Parkman Ave Residency for PEI Artists

this town is small inc. & Copper Bottom Brewing initiative 

The Parkman Ave Residency Program is an artist-in-residence program at Copper Bottom Brewing in partnership with this town is small inc., PEI’s Artist-Run Centre, and supported by Innovation PEI through the PEI Culture Action Plan.

This is a 1-week, self-directed residency open to professional artists working in any media

Heather Millar show

Heather Millar show
Wind Me Up! at Details Fine Art Gallery

Wind Me Up! by Heather Millar is a painting collection of vintage tin toys that represent the nostalgia of childhood and the memories that our old toys conjure up. Elevating a commonplace object to a work of art by forcing the viewer to see it in a new perspective rather than just as an object or childhood memory is her 

“I love the idea of having

Art in the Open

Art in the Open
Artist selection announced for 8th annual art festival

Eighteen artists from across the country have been selected by a jury of their peers and industry professionals to develop and showcase their work at the 8th annual Art in the Open festival.

On August 25 from 4 pm until midnight, downtown Charlottetown will become an open-air gallery presenting ephemeral works of public art. The Art in the

Winning in Vegas

Winning in Vegas
Jessica MacNeill and Audra Carrier awarded for photography

Cavendish photographers Jessica MacNeill and Audra Carrier of Grandpa’s Antique Photo studio were recognized at the 2018 Antique and Amusement Photographers International Photo Contest held in Las Vegas, Nevada. Grandpa’s Antique Photo Studio received a total of eighteen awards.

MacNeill earned thirteen ribbons including the three

Events Calendar

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Some Upcoming Events


October 26–November 1
City Cinema 14A, coarse language, violence, disturbing content
Dir: Spik [ ... ]

UPEI Winter’s Tales

Author reading series with A.F. (Al) Moritz October 1
UPEI Faculty Lounge, Charlottetown In a Globe [ ... ]

Dancing with the Stars

Hospice PEI’s event celebrates 7th year October 20
Murphy Community Centre October 20, 2018  [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]