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Festive Wreath Contest

Friends of Confederation Centre Festive Wreath Exhibition and Competition is calling for entries. Br [ ... ]


What can you do when someone close to you drinks too much? Al-Anon Family groups provide hope and he [ ... ]

Summer exhibits

Summer exhibits
Confederation Centre Art Gallery

An edgy Cree artist and curator, a photographer and environmentalist poet, and a humorous historian bring unique perspectives on landscape and history to the Confederation Centre Art Gallery’s summer exhibitions. Opening celebration of these three diverse exhibitions takes place June 23 at 7 pm.

Shame and Prejudice

Kent Monkman

Kent Monkman’s award-winning

Mentorship for Arts Executives

This town is small has contracted BECKA VIAU & Associates to provide free, one on one peer mentorship consultations and coordinate a series of professional development lunch and learns and community building sessions this fall and winter for arts executives. If you are interested in meeting with Becka, contact her at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript

Don Andrus: SARDONYX

Don Andrus: SARDONYX

Opening at the David Kaye Gallery in Toronto on May 31 is Donald Andrus’s latest exhibition of paintings titled SARDONYX. This is an exhibition of abstract paintings primarily from 2018.

Fine design

Fine design
Profile: Elena Herweyer

by Jane Ledwell

Design, like culture, surrounds us in the tiniest and most seemingly insignificant details of our lives, a visual and functional language we all speak. Consider professional fine artist Elena Herweyer a skilled visual linguist. “We can’t express everything verbally,” Elena says, and, to her, “every language is complementary.”

In her journey from the Ukraine,

Training for arts execs

This town is small inc. has announced a professional development and capacity building project aimed to support arts executives, and their executives in training, on PEI.

This town is small has contracted Becka Viau & Associates who will be providing free, one on one peer mentorship consultations as well as coordinating a series of professional development lunch and learns and community

PEI Centre for Craft

PEI Centre for Craft
New shop and work space to open in Charlottetown

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

Summerside Arts Festival

Summerside Arts Festival
New name and new project for annual arts event

Summerside’s Arts in Motion—Chautauqua Festival is undergoing a major change for 2018. 

It will be known as the Summerside Arts Festival. 

Wyatt Heritage Properties Inc. which founded the festival, made the decision for the purpose of clarity. “People struggled with the word Chautauqua, and were shy about checking it out” says Lori Ellis,

Visual arts show

Visual arts show
Exhibit by Holland College School of Visual Arts students

Students from Holland College’s visual arts programs will be showing off the best of their work during their annual art show at Confederation Centre of the Arts at the beginning of May.

Photography and Digital Imaging, Graphic Design, Video Game Art and Animation, and Fundamental Arts students are looking forward to presenting their work

Textile exhibition

Textile exhibition
Women artists who share a love for design and colour

A textile exhibition will be shown at The Guild May 30 to June 10. This first exhibition by a group of women artists drawn together by a love of rug hooking and a shared interest in design and colour. 

They have produced a display of varied pieces. These include rug hooking, quilting, embroidery and appliqué from pocket-sized pieces to

Plein Air Festival

Plein Air Festival

The Montague Plein-Air Festival has a new name. Now called Points East Plein Air Festival, it returns to eastern PEI July 4 to 8.

“The new name better reflects the festival,” says coordinator Audrey Bunt. “While the exhibition of the paintings has always been held in Montague, our locations for painting days have been all over the Point East Costal Drive area and we wanted to reflect that we’re

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Some Upcoming Events

Dancing with the Stars

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

George Canyon tour comes to S’side

November 3
Harbourfront Theatre Canadian country star George Canyon is taking his new album, Southsi [ ... ]

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  [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]