Ever wondered what dangers lurked behind Victorian splendour? Or heard the tale of a missing coffin carrying a famous actor? Want to know the gruesome history of the barber pole? Explore the Cabinet of Killer Curios exhibition at Eptek Art & Culture Centre to find answers, and maybe more questions. Catch this exhibit before it vanishes; on display from October 8 until All Hallows’ Eve, October 31.
Also on view are paintings and carvings by Doreen and Lowell Huestis, as well as the permanent exhibition on the history and architecture of Summerside. The on-site gift shop carries a variety of Island art and craft, as well as books on local themes.
Eptek is a site of the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation and is located at 130 Heather Moyse Drive in Summerside. Open year-round, the hours of operation in October are Tuesday–Friday from 10 am–4 pm, and Sunday from 12–4 pm. Closed October 3 and 10. Admission is by donation.
Info: 888-8373, peimuseum.com, facebook.com/eptekcentre