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Acadian Museum of PEI
View the permanent exhibition and video The Island Acadians: The Story of a People. Acadian genealogy resources are available to researchers. The Sister Antoinette DesRoches Historical Committee is hosting Bernard Day Oct 23 from 1–5 pm. A PEI Museum and Heritage site. 23 Main Dr. E, Miscouche. museeacadien.org

The Breadalbane Gallery
On view this month are works by local artists Zoe Novaczek, Becka Viau, Vian Emery, Laura Baine, Marianne Janowicz, William Baker, Adrianna Chandler, Joan Sutton and Nancy Hunt. Opening reception is Oct 14 from 6–8 pm. 4023 Dixon Rd, Breadalbane. breadalbanegallery.com

Confederation Centre Art Gallery
On view is Dreaming Machines, featuring work by Carol Fraser, Joshim Kakegamic, Patrick Landsley, Stephen B. MacInnis, Dodi Morris, Norval Morrisseau, Herbert Siebner, Norman Takeuchi, and Esther Warkov. Surabhi Ghosh: What’s Mine is Yours opens Oct 8 with a free ArtTalk with Surabhi Ghosh at 7 pm. The Summer Trade curated by Ed MacDonald and Alan MacEachern is on view to Oct 9. While Black: a forum for speculation on what the gallery can’t hold will open at the While Black Bash, an opening event in partnership with the Black Cultural Society on Oct 28 at 8 pm. RE: visiting is on view to Feb 4, 2023. 145 Richmond St, Charlottetown. confederationcentre.com

Cornwall Library Art Gallery
Feeling The Paint: abstract responses to real life by Sharon Gillis is on view to Oct 28. A new group exhibit featuring one work from each local participating artist will be on view from Nov 1–Dec 2. Meet the Artists on Nov 1 at 7 pm. Contact the library for info on displaying in the gallery. 15 Mercedes Dr, Town Hall, Cornwall. 629-8415, library.pe.ca

Every Child Matters
Every Child Matters: Moving Forward hooked mat touring exhibition, presented by the Rug Hooking Guild of Nova Scotia, will be on view for two days only at the PEI Farm Centre in Charlottetown. Rugs were created from designs by five Indigenous artists, including Noella Moore of Epekwitk/PEI. Open Oct 28 from 1 pm–9 pm and Oct 29 from 9 am–1 pm. Entrance and parking at rear of building. 629-0304, 420 University Ave, Charlottetown

Eptek Art & Culture Centre
Visit the permanent exhibition at Eptek on the history and architecture of Summerside. Admission is by donation. 130 Heather Moyse Dr, Summerside. 888-8373, peimuseum.com

Hilda Woolnough Gallery
Celestial Bodies, a group exhibition featuring works by Renee Laprise, Patricia Bourque, Julie Bull, Monica Lacey and Millefiore Clarkes, will be on view from Oct 1–31 with an opening reception on Oct 4 from 5:30–7 pm. 111 Queen St, Charlottetown. theguildpei.com

Joan Cullen and Dominique Cruchet exhibition
Reduced Space, an exhibition by visual artist Joan Cullen and photographer Dominique Cruchet continues Oct 1, 2 and 6–9, from 11 am–6 pm at10 Haviland St, Charlottetown.

John Rombough exhibition
Chipewyan Dene artist John Rombough is showing an exhibition of his art at the Gallery at Carr’s Oyster Bar from Oct 18–23 with an opening reception Oct 18 at 2:30 pm. Everyone is welcome. 32 Campbellton Rd,  Stanley Bridge

Kensington Art Co-op Gallery
Featuring work by local artists Debbie Bryanton, Elaine Campanaro, Sharon Craig, June Ellis, Shirley Ferguson, Sheila Forsyth, Sandy Gallant, Lise Genova, Juanita Glenn, Shirley McLeod, Cheryl MacLin, Susan Maxfield, Ron Somers, Karen Fullerton, Esther Mosher, Dawn Riley and more. Open daily to Oct 2 with a sale of selected items on the last three open days. 27 Commercial St, behind the old train station, Kensington. 432-0335

Lefurgey Cultural Centre
Canadian Cities and Viking Pottery will be on view Oct 3–Nov 25. A Meet the Artists event will take place Oct 6 from 7–8:30 pm. All are welcome. Admission to the exhibition is free. Open Monday–Friday, 9 am– 4:30 pm. 205 Prince Street, Summerside.

this town is small
On view: 10 by 10, a non-juried group exhibition presented by Peake Street Collective and this town is small, to Oct 11. Translations by Damien Worth will be on view Oct 13–Dec 13. Receiver Coffee, 128 Richmond St, Charlottetown.