Eptek Events and Exhibits
PEI Nature Inspires Carft
Get back to nature at Eptek Art & Culture Centre with "PEI Nature Inspires Craft", featuring fine craft inspired by PEI natural history artifacts. The inspiration pieces include birds, plants, nests, fossils, bones, etc. "PEI Nature Inspires Craft" showcases a wide variety of craft mediums, inculding woodworking, rug hooking, felting, sculpting, glass work, pottery, and more. The exhibition is mounted in partnership with the PEI Crafts Council, with support fron Innovation PEI, and will be on display throughout the summer months, until September 29th. 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 doantion.
Photo: Eptek Art & Culture Centre summer students Jenna Leclair and Julia Johnson check out the shawl that Elaine Schuller and Louise Lortie made for the PEI Nature Inspires Art exhibition.
Drop by the 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 enterance and provide free demonstrations throughout the summer. Call 902-888-8373 for teh schedule.
In conjunction with the Summerside Arts Festival on July 22-24, musical events and art demonstrations will take place at Eptek Art & Culture Centre. Tour the PEI Nature Trail Inspires Craft exhibit, take in an artist demonstration, and listen to musicians Claire Gallant and Wayne Ellis.
The members of the Eptek Centre Book Club will resume their meetings on Thursday, September 6th at 7pm when they will discuss their individual summer reading. Monthly meetings will take place thereafter on the first Thursday of each month at 7pm. New members are welcome!
The film series typically runs from mid-October to the end of April. It will resume in the fall.
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.