Quills, Ash, and Bone: Current perspectives on traditional Mi’kmaq art has been extended to the end of March at Eptek Art & Culture Centre in Summerside.
The exhibition Quills, Ash, and Bone features the work of Mi’kmaq artists Noella Moore, Annie Gallant, Nora Richard, Kayla Sark, Melissa Peter-Paul, Cheryl Simon and Mary Catherine Sark. The Mi’kmaq fine craft on display includes a variety of work using the traditional practices of quill art, basketry, beading and drum-making.
On March 3 from 1–3 pm, artists Noella Moore (quillwork) and Anita Gallant (beading) will be on site demonstrating their craft.
Eptek’s gift shop carries a variety of Island art and craft, as well as books on local themes. Be sure to also visit the permanent exhibition on the history and architecture of Summerside.
Eptek Art & Culture Centre is a site of the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation and is located at 130 Heather Moyse Drive on the Summerside waterfront, adjacent to the Harbourfront Theatre.
Winter hours are Tuesday to Friday from 10 am–4 pm, and most Sundays from noon to 4 pm. Admission is by donation. For more information, call 888-8373 or visit peimuseum.com.