The Eptek Centre is an exhibition centre presenting temporary local and travelling exhibitions on history, art, fine craft, natural history, and heritage. Also on site is a gift shop featuring Island art and craft, as well as books on Island themes.
Don't miss the permanent exhibition on the history of Summerside. Part of the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation.
Springtime not warming you up yet? Not to worry. Wrap yourself in a room filled with quilts. Bright colours, contemporary designs, and coziness are found in the newest exhibition at Eptek Art & Culture Centre. “Quilting Forward” features work from members of the PEI Modern Quilt Guild and will be on display until May 10th. Also on display is “Music PEI Album Art”, featuring the album cover artwork from this year’s Music PEI nominees in categories relating to albums. You can listen to brand new music from PEI artists in the exhibit, as well. The annual ArtsSmarts exhibition will be on display from 15 May to May 24th, showcasing student art projects from various schools across the island. All are welcome to attend the official opening on Wednesday, May 15th at 6:30 pm. There is no admission fee for this event and refreshments will be served. The centre is open Tuesday to Friday 10 to 4 and noon to 4 on most Sundays (will be closed on May 12th and 24th for exhibit installations). (Due to renovations, hours and access may vary.) Admission is by donation. The on-site gift shop carries only Island art and craft, as well as books on local themes. Be sure to visit the permanent exhibition on the history and architecture of Summerside, too. Eptek Art & Culture Centre is a site of the Prince Edward Island Museum and Heritage Foundation and is located at 130 Heather Moyse Drive on the Summerside waterfront, adjacent to the Harbourfront Theatre. For more information call 902-888-8373 (or visit us online at www.peimuseum.com orwww.facebook.com/EptekCentre).
The members of the Eptek Centre Book Club will meet Thursday, May 2nd at 7 p.m. when they will discuss “Circling the Sun” byPaula McLain. Circling the Sun is a novelized account of the life of Beryl Markham. Beryl broke all the rules for a proper young lady as she grew up in colonial Kenya, then broke ground for women everywhere, first as a horse trainer and then as an aviator. New members are welcome. Eptek Art & Culture Centre is a site of the Prince Edward Island Museum and Heritage Foundation and is located at 130 Heather Moyse Drive on the Summerside waterfront, adjacent to the Harbourfront Theatre. For more information call 902-888-8373 (or visit us online at www.peimuseum.com or www.facebook.com/EptekCentre).