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Age-Friendly Communities

The City of Summerside Age-friendly Cities Committee (AFCC) is building a 20-member team of senior m [ ... ]

Al-Anon Day

District 10 Al-Anon Family Groups will be having a Al-Anon Day featuring a spiritual speaker on Octo [ ... ]

Art in the Open

Art in the Open
Ten Atlantic Canada artists selected for August 26th 

Ten artists from Atlantic Canada have been selected by a jury of their peers and industry professionals to develop and showcase their work at the 7th annual Art in the Open festival main event.

On August 26 from 4 pm until midnight, historic downtown Charlottetown will become an open air gallery presenting ephemeral works of public art.
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Flowers of Canada

Flowers of Canada
Celebrating Canadian unity with Mary Margaret Land

Over a period of 10 years PEI artist Mary Margaret Land has created a series of original watercolour paintings for each official Floral Emblem and a painting representing the entire country called “Canadian Unity.” These works along with accompanying prose will tour Canada in celebration of Canada’s 150 anniversary of confederation.

For Phase 1 of
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Montague Centennial Art Trail

The Government of Canada is contributing $314,000 for the Town of Montague to expand the Montague Centennial Art Trail. The project will include 10 new commissioned art pieces, updated lighting, and interpretative signage for the art work in both French and English. A non-repayable contribution of $150,000 is being made through ACOA’s Innovative Communities Fund (ICF) and $164,000 in support is
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Robert Milner at Gallery 18

Robert Milner at Gallery 18

Gallery 18 in New London welcomes PEI artist Robert Milner this summer to The Carriage House. Robert has organized a display of new work, including original paintings in all mediums, prints, cards and more. He also has plans to conduct painting demonstrations on site. 

The Carriage House is located behind Gallery 18 at 10686 Route 6 in New London. For information, contact Robert Milner by
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Best in Class

Best in Class
Berni Wood wins for Commerical Industrial Photography

Charlottetown professional photographer, Berni Wood, MPA, won the Best in Class Award for Commercial Industrial Photography at the 2017 National Image Salon Competition recently in Ottawa. The Awards were held during the International Photography Conference hosted by the Professional Photographers of Canada.

The winning entry “Laying the Power
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Robert Milner at The Carriage House

Gallery 18 in New London welcomes PEI artist Robert Milner this summer to The Carriage House. 

Robert has organized a major display of new work, including original paintings in all mediums, prints, cards and more. Robert also has plans to conduct painting demonstrations on site. 

An official opening for Robert's new home in The Carriage House will be held on June 18 (Father's Day)
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Patricia Moore’s PEI art at OH CANADA

Patricia Moore’s PEI art at OH CANADA

Artist Patricia Moore’s newest works, exploring the Prince Edward Island landscape and the connection between land and sea, are part of the OH CANADA summer exhibition honoring the country’s 150th anniversary which opens June 16 and runs until July 16 at the Gallery on the Bay in Hamilton, ON.

Currently living in Burlington, ON. Moore spends several months of the year in PEI where she maintains a
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Twenty artists

Twenty artists
Wyatt House and Lefurgey Centre celebratre 150 years

This year Canada is not alone in celebrating the 150 years milestone. Two of Summerside’s historic buildings, the Lefurgey Cultural Centre, and the Wyatt House have graced the city’s streetscape for that period of time. Both were built as private homes back in 1867, but with the passage of time took on new roles as public buildings. In the
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Thérèse D’Amour art

Thérèse D’Amour art
A Passion for Nature at Gallery 18 in New London

Gallery 18 in New London has announced 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 in 1921, in Matapedia, Quebec. She studied Bioengineering earning both a B.Sc. and a Masters degree. However, from
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Skills in hosting

Skills in hosting
Donnalee Downe embodies her art

Donnalee Downe of Charlottetown wants to use the grant that she received from the 2017 PEI Grants to Artists program to create work that explores the preparations involved when hosting in domestic spaces.

She says that she has become increasingly interested in works which involve elements of performance, and how movement becomes embodied in the practice of art. An
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Summer 1993

September 21–26
City Cinema PG, some language, mature content
Dir: Carla Simón, Spain, 98 min. Lai [ ... ]

Comic Book Art

Exhibit features work by Island comic book creators Until October 5
Eptek Centre There is a thrivin [ ... ]

Pink Floyd tribute at Harbourfront

November 2
Harbourfront Theatre PIGS: Canada’s Pink Floyd will come to Harbourfront Theatre in Sum [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]