Eptek Art & Culture Centre

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.

 

EXHIBITIONS 2019

“PEI Nature Inspires Craft, this year’s Celebration of Craft exhibit, will feature fine craft inspired by PEI’s natural history. The inspiration pieces include birds, plants, nests, fossils, bones, etc. “PEI Nature Inspires Craft” will showcase the wide variety of craft produced on the Island. This exhibition is mounted in partnership with the PEI Crafts Council, with the support of Innovation PEI. All are welcome to attend the official opening on Sunday, June 9th at 2 pm. This exhibition will be on display until October. Eptek Centre will also be hosting a special, one-night only, art exhibition featuring the work of a group of early learning students on Tuesday, June 18th at 6 pm. The Reggio Art Exhibit will display artwork created using the Reggio Emilia approach, a student-centered educational philosophy that uses self-directed, experiential learning in relationship-driven environments. There is no admission fee for these two opening events and refreshments will be served. 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. Admission is by donation. 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).

 

DEMO DAYS

Drop by Eptek Centre this summer for craft and art demonstrations on weekdays during July and August. Share inspiration and tips from local artists and artisans who set-up at our entrance and provide free demonstrations throughout the summer. Call 902-888-8373 for schedule or visit www.peimuseum.com or www.facebook.com/EptekCentre. 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.

 

BOOKS 2019

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).

 

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