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Confederation Centre Art Gallery

Opening: In the Balance, curated by Pan Wendt, April 27–September 21. Continuing: Holland College Student Showcase to April 21; ArtsSmarts May 4–20; For Study: 19th Century Art History curated by Pan Wendt in the Young People’s Gallery to May 20; Mitchell Wiebe: VampSites to April 21; Serial Arrangements curated from the Gallery’s permanent collection to April 14; Who’s Your Mother? Women Artists of P.E.I., 1964 to the present to June 2.

Open Wednesday–Saturday 11 am–5 pm; Sunday 1–5 pm. Confederation Centre, 145 Richmond Street, Charlottetown. 902-628-6142

Cornwall Library Art Gallery

April 2 at 7 pm is the opening celebration of the Group Show Nature. Each artist will comment on the piece they have submitted to the exhibit. The show runs until May 10.

Contact the Library for information on displaying in the gallery.

Open Tuesday 1–8:30 pm; Wednesday 1–5:30 pm, 6:00–8:30 pm; Thursday–Saturday 9:30 am–12:30 pm, 1–5:30 pm. FB Cornwall Public Library, PEI. Cornwall Town Hall, off TCH, Cornwall. 902-629-8415

Details Fine Art Gallery

PEI artists: Ron Arvidson, P. John Burden, Holly Caldwell, Canoe Cove Glass, Kevin Cook, Grace Curtis, Katharine Dagg, Wendell Dennis, David Garcia Jimenez, Jamie Germaine, Elaine Harrison, Jessica Hutchinson Pottery, Island Stoneware, Sandi Komst, Heather M. Larter, Wendy Manning, Monica Macdonald, Heather Millar, Connie O’Brien, PEI Smoke Fired Pottery, Pottery by the Sea, Dr. Paul A. Price, Arlene Rice, Susana Rutherford, Ben F. Stahl, Richard Vickerson. Maritime artists: Bronwyn Arundel Pottery, Mark Brennan, Kate Brown Georgallis, Gale Colpitts-Abbey, Doretta Groenendyk, Michael Khoury, Kiln Art Glass, Peter Kinsella, Mary Jane Lundy, Shelley Mitchell, Susan Paterson, Susan Robertson Pottery, Gail Rhyno, Bill Rogers, Kath & Robert Rutherford, Anna Syperek. National/international: Ayala Bar Jewelry, John Bowdren, Anne Marie Chagnon Jewelry, Four Seasons Jewelry, Hanson & Kastles Glass, Robert Held Glass, Victoria Kovaleva, Rebecca Krupke, Eleanor Lowden, Carol Malcolm, Colin Page, Faye Rogers, Jean-Claude Roy, Dianna Shyne, Soapstone Carvings, Arte Vargas Glass, Holly Yashi Jewelry. Designer jewelry, art, glass, pottery.

Daily 10 am to 6 pm. 166 Richmond St, Charlottetown. 902-892-2233

Ellen’s Creek Gallery

Works by Henry Purdy C.M., RCA, Sylvia Ridgway, Maurice Bernard, Lindsay Walker, Pam Ling, Marie McMahon-Young, Lionel Stevensen, P. John Burden, John Cox, David Garcia Jimenez, Daphne Irving RCA, Ambika Gail Rutherford, Greg Garand, Jim Steadman, Louise Mould, Scott O’Neal, Ray Doiron, Julia Purcell, Karl McKeeman, Kim Jabbour, Betty Jenkins, Linda Shaw Packard, Adam Sultan, Kim Naumann, Terry Dunton Stevensen, Anne MacKay and Wayne Barrett.

Open Monday–Friday 9–5; Saturday 9–4 year round. 525 North River Rd, Charlottetown. 902-368-3494

Eptek Art & Culture Centre

Quilting Forward, an exhibition of work by members of the PEI Modern Quilt Guild is on view—a variety of pieces, many inspired by contemporary designs and using bright colours. There will be raffle tickets available for a quilt that will be on display. Opening is April 7 at 2 pm. Eptek is a site of the PEI Museum and Heritage Found.

Open Tuesday–Friday 10 am–to 4 pm; Sunday 12–4 pm. (hours/access may vary due to renos.) 130 Heather Moyse Dr, Summerside. 902-888-8373

Gallery @ The Guild

 Colonel Grey IB Graduate Art Show runs April 3–14 with opening April 5 at 7 pm. Black and White: Where can a line take us?, work by LiliAnne Webster runs April 17–28 with opening April 17, 7–9 pm. Queen & Richmond, Charlottetown. 902-620-3333

PEI Crafts Council Gallery

Gallery of the PEI Crafts Council. Juried work by Island artists, artisans. 98 Water St, Charlottetown. 902-892-5152

the small town Market Gallery

On view to April 27 is Business as Usual: New Works by Liam McKenna, a collection of portraits of the farmer’s market vendors seeking to emphasize the diversity and activity of the space. Charlottetown Farmers’ Market, 100 Belvedere Ave, Charlottetown.

this town is small at Receiver

On view to April 19 is a solo exhibit of paintings by Damien Worth, depicting events of miscommunication, self-reflection, the exploration of a world wrought with visual disruption. On view from April 21 to June 1 is So this is love an exhibition of paintings and drawings by Melissa Morse. The drawings and paintings attempt to illustrate its title with a nod to the humour and drama of vintage romance comics. Melissa did her BFA at OCAD University and is a regular at Charlottetown comics club. 128 Richmond St, Charlottetown. 902-367-3436

MacNaught History Centre and Archives

A Bit of Everything by artists of La Palette Gallery opens April 6 with a reception from 2-4 pm, and runs to the end of May. Archival staff will assist in the use of the genealogical resources by appointment.

Open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 am–4 pm. 75 Spring Street, Summerside. 902-432-1332