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ALPHA sessions

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We were Told

We were Told
New commission by Robert Houle added to collection

Anishnaabe artist, Robert Houle, a member of the Sandy Bay First Nation, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, recently attended the opening of the Confederation Centre Art Gallery’s permanent collection exhibition, Re: Collection, to make introductory remarks and present a public talk on his 2017 painting, O-ween du muh waun (We were Told).

Commissioned by
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Plein Air Festival awards prizes

Susan Fehlinger wins Gala Prize

Forty four artists participated in The Montague International Plein Air Festival June 12 to 16. They combed Kings County for that stunning sea or landscape to capture on canvas.

Over $2000 worth of prize money was awarded by this year’s guest judge, Brian Lorimer, artist and owner of the Lorimer Gallery in Charlottetown. Susan Fehlinger from Bridgeport, Conn won the
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Flotilla/Flotille

Flotilla/Flottille, is a bilingual contemporary arts based event that is happening in Charlottetown September 21-24, 2017. The Sheila Hugh Mackay Foundation (based in New Brunswick) has awarded Flotilla with a Signature Grant that will provide New Brunswick artists with the opportunity to come to Charlottetown to participate in this unique networking and educational exchange.

Anxious art

Anxious art
Jenni Zelin shows A is for Angst at The Guild

A lighthearted look at a negative emotion,” is how Charlottetown artist Jenni Zelin describes “A is for Angst: An Alphabet of Woe,” her upcoming solo art exhibition at the Gallery @ The Guild in Charlottetown.

Opening at 7 pm on August 2, Zelin’s show features 26 pieces of art, each organized into an alphabet that takes a comic look at anxieties,
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Giant dreamcatcher

Giant dreamcatcher
Canada 150 Signature project in Memorial Hall

In Memorial Hall at Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown there hangs a 22-foot dreamcatcher made by Mi’kmaq artist Nick Huard. For Huard, dreamcatchers are a tool for envisioning the future and the national dreamcatcher is meant to serve as a means for nation building, inclusivity, and starting a conversation. The piece is entitled, The
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Art in the Mall 2017

Art in the Mall 2017

For Art at the Mall 2017 at the Confederation Court Mall in Charlottetown, artists were asked to paint wooden Adirondack chairs, handcrafted in PEI. The chairs will be auctioned off at the end of the summer with proceeds being split between the artists and local non-profits. The chairs will be on display until October 15, the final day of the auction. There will be a chair painted “live” at the
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March of the Crows

March of the Crows
Number 7 on August 26

Art in the Open presents its annual procession of avian omnivores for the seventh year in a row—The March of the Crows. This community-driven anchor of AITO’s main event will take place in Charlottetown on August 26, leaving from the Schurman Family Studio (Confederation Centre) at 7:45 pm and arriving at the Victoria Park battery at 8:15 pm. Community members of all ages are
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The Potter’s Daughter

The Potter’s Daughter
Suzanne Scott takes over Village Pottery from her folks

PEI’s longest running pottery shop has a new owner. After apprenticing with her mother Daphne for the last 6 years, “The Potter's Daughter” Suzanne Scott has officially taken the reins at her family business, Village Pottery which has been run by her parents Daphne and Ian Scott for the last 44 years on the north shore in New London.

Village
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150 Anniversary art exhibit at Lefurgey Centre

150 Anniversary art exhibit at Lefurgey Centre

As of 2017, the Lefurgey Cultural Centre and the Wyatt Historic House will each have graced the streetscapes of Summerside for one hundred and fifty years. In celebration of the milestone an anniversary art exhibit will run throughout the summer in the Lefurgey Cultural Centre, 205 Prince Street, Summerside. Twenty area artists have created works and stories inspired by the artifacts in the
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2 Artists in 1

2 Artists in 1
Anne Gallant and Carla Arsenault share gallery in Kensington

2 Artists in 1 Gallery is now open in Kensington and features works by Anne Gallant and Carla Arsenault.

Anne Gallant is a well known Island artist who creates bright colourful works of art depicting detailed Island sceneries. Carla Arsenault is a self taught painter who says that she loves all types of artwork from painting on canvass
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The Charlottetown Film Society & L’Ipéen...

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City Cinema Tickets at the door, cash only, all seats $10. (For movies in the same week [ ... ]

North Shore Community Centre event serie...

September 25
North Shore Community Centre The Rural Municipality of North Shore will present the Lat [ ... ]

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  [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]