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Eptek Events and Exhibits

Upcoming Events at Eptek Art & Culture Centre 

130 Heather Moyse Drive
Summerside

Exhibits

 


 

"Quilted Treasures" 
Northern Lights Quilt Guild
October 14th to November 9th 

The official opening will be held on Sunday, October 14th at 2 pm
This guild has been in operation for 20 years, and will be displaying a wide range of items: from miniature pieces to king size quilts, and everything in between.

 


Book Club

 

 Eptek Centre Book Club will meet Thursday, October 4th at 7 p.m. when they will discuss “A Man Called Ove” by Frederik Backman. In this heartwarming novel, a grumpy yet lovable man finds his solitary world turned on its head when a boisterous young family moves in next door. New members are welcome!


Films



The Friends of Eptek Centre’s Lunchtime Film series starts back up October18th for a new season. The films, mostly travelogues, are screened each Thursday at noon. 

In October: Oct. 18 The Natural Curiosities of Europe (52 min.) distributed by Powersports/Millenium International; 
Oct. 25 Michael Palin: New Europe - Baltic Summer (Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia) (59 min.) distributed by BBC Worldwide Ltd. Program. 

Bring your sandwich; the Friends provide tea/coffee and cookies. There is no charge for the film presentation; however, donations are accepted for the refreshments. We will be enjoying some new films, as well as some from our late Friend Blanche Hogg.

 

Anniversary Celebrations 

October 28th 2:00 pm

In 2018, Eptek Art & Culture Centre is celebrating 40 years of exhibitions and programming. Over the years, the centre has brought in national and international exhibitions as well as providing an opportunity for local artists and craftspeople, both professional and amateur, to display their creations. 

As one of the seven Prince Edward Island Museum and Heritage Foundation (PEIMHF) sites, Eptek Centre also displays treasured artifacts from the PEIMHF’s permanent collections. An anniversary celebration is planned for Sunday, October 28 at 2 pm. Memories will be shared and the Friends of Eptek Centre will be serving refreshments. 




Auction 
November 25th
The Friends will also be hosting a celebratory auction on the afternoon of Sunday, November 25th. It has been a number of years since The Friends last held an auction, and they have always been quite popular.


 

Gift Shop 


The on-site boutique is stocked with Prince Edward Island made crafts and visual art including work by artists Lise Genova, Lucie Bellemare,  P. John Burden, Sandi Komst, Joan Savage, Maurice Bernard, Doreen Huestis and more.