Art For Animals

PEI Humane Society Fundraiser

Heather Millar is once again hosting Art For Animals, a fundraiser with 100% of the proceeds going to the PEI Humane Society and a chance to win her o...

Cabinet of Killer Curios

Halloween-inspired exhibit at Eptek

A Halloween-inspired exhibit, Cabinet of Killer Curios will be on display at Eptek Arts & Culture Centre from October 8–31, featuring the cre...

Irish library at the BIS

George O’Connor’s dream is now a reality

It required more than a decade but many volunteers have finally brought the dream of an Irish library to fruition. More than a decade ago, the late G...

Ian Carr earns literacy award

Ian Carr was the PEI recipient of the 17th annual Council of the Federation Literacy Award, announced by Canada’s Premiers on International Literacy...

Autumn in Georgetown

A variety of activities at Kings Playhouse in October

October at Kings Playhouse in Georgetown will bring vibrant art, country and blues music, puppetry, haunted walks and more. Charlie A’Court and Wit...

2021 Symons Lecture

A focus on immigration, the pandemic and the law

One of Canada’s most experienced international law experts will give her take on the state of Canadian Confederation on October 29 as the recipient ...

Bronson Jacque mural

Honouring missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

A new work of art on display at Confederation Centre Art Gallery in Charlottetown puts a face on people whose lives have been forever altered by famil...

Women’s Network fundraiser

Celebrating Island women and non-binary folk—Oct 23

The Board of Directors of Women’s Network PEI will host its sixth annual fundraising event at Trailside Music Hall in Charlottetown on October 23. ...

Another strange one

Wandering across the Island, there is no shortage of interesting plants. There is a great mix of trees and shrubs in the Acadian forest, orchids galor...

Forest and wetland returned

American family generously donates back to Islanders

A game-changing cross-border partnership between Island Nature Trust (INT) and American Friends of Canadian Conservation—launched to help American l...

Ghostly pasts

Haunting stories in Summerside, Charlottetown, Georgetown

Lefurgey Cultural Centre Wyatt Heritage Properties and Culture Summerside will present their 21st annual Historic Ghostwalk on October 21. The event ...

Changes for Indian River

Festival planning a brand refresh after 25 years

After 25 years, Indian River Festival (IRF) is looking ahead to the next chapter in its Island concert series. Recent changes to IRF’s operations—...

PEI women veterans

Exhibit of uniforms showcases contribution to war effort

A new exhibit in the Confederation Court Mall in Charlottetown celebrates the service of PEI women veterans in the Second World War. Co-Curated by Cap...

The Hon. Brian Francis

Leading with love

Senator Brian Francis grew up on Lennox Island First Nation where he attended Indian Day School, but he left home at a young age knowing that he wante...

New mural honouring missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

A new work of art on display at Confederation Centre Art Gallery puts a face on people whose lives have been forever altered by family members and fri...

Buzz about pollinators

There is growing interest in protecting pollinators and enhancing their habitat. Many of our provincial watershed groups are continuing their excellen...

Feathery fundraising

The Bennett Fall Birding Classic for species at risk

Each autumn, for the last 27 years, Island Nature Trust (INT) and Nature PEI join forces in a team event for birds and nature. The Bennett Fall Birdin...

Takako

the hidden island podcast

The PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation is releasing the second season of its podcast, the hidden island, on September 22. the hidden island is a podc...

Be funnier, do it better

Learn how from two Island comedy veterans

Sketch Academy Sketch Academy, a new 10-week workshop at The Guild in Charlottetown with instructors Rob MacDonald and Graham Putnam, will take place...

Creative and performance learning

Art, music, theatre and dance programs for toddlers to teens

College of Piping The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts Centre’s educational programming will restart September 13 with Highland dancing...

DiverseCity Festival

Watch/stream live performances recorded this summer

DiverseCity Festival PEI’s live performances from this summer will be broadcast on Eastlink Community, September 8, 11, 18 and 25, and streamed on t...

New Star Search at Le Carrefour

Le Carrefour de l’Îsle-Saint-Jean will be celebrating their 30th anniversary on September 10. To deviate from the norm of hiring professional talen...

Order of PEI recipients

The 2021 recipients of the Order of PEI were announced by the Chancellor of the Order, Her Honour the Honourable Antoinette Perry, Lieutenant Governor...

Takako

Black Marsh

There are so many beautiful areas on Prince Edward Island to observe nature—remnants of our native Acadian forest full of migratory warblers, breath...

Exhibits

Acadian Museum of PEI View the permanent exhibition and video The Island Acadians: The Story of a People which features the story of the Acadians of ...

Roma’s Journey

Commissioned orchestral work by Leo Marchildon

PEI-based musical composer Leo Marchildon was commissioned to compose orchestral music to mark the anniversary of the burning of Roma’s Settlement i...

GLAM symposium

GLAM Collective (Heather Igloliorte, Julie Nagam and Carla Taunton) will host the symposium Conversations on Art in the Public from 9:30 am–4:30 pm ...

Art in the Open

Contemporary outdoor art festival in its 10th year

Art in the Open organizers welcome Islanders and visitors to come celebrate their 10th anniversary this year and discover the unexpected in Charlottet...

Adam Brazier

Create compassion

When Adam and I met on a patio, it felt like old friends catching up. We had never met before that day, but we chatted up a storm and I was completely...

On the River Clyde

Annual pageant in New Glasgow—July 23–25 & 30–31

The fifth edition of The River Clyde Pageant returns to the fields and shorelines of New Glasgow this July, with six performances running July 23–25...

Dave Stewart

Standing proud

I met Dave Stewart for a midday coffee and as soon as he walked in the room, he was greeted by old friends and others who wanted to talk to him about ...

2021 Symons Medal

Confederation Centre of the Arts (CCOA) recently announced that the 2021 Symons Medal will be awarded to the Honourable Louise Arbour, CC, GOQ on Octo...

Markets

Charlottetown Farmers’ Market The Charlottetown Farmers’ Market is open weekly on Saturdays from 9 am–2 pm. Local farmers, crafters, artisans a...

Hooray for peatlands

Island Nature Trust receives valuable carbon sink donation

Island Nature Trust (INT) recently secured a significant carbon sink peatland in its largest single acquisition to date. Recognized for its high ecolo...

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