Art Exhibits, Scavenger Hunts Planned at Summerside Eptek Center in August

SUMMERSIDE, PEI — The Eptek Arts and Culture Center in Summerside has planned an art exhibition and gallery games for the month of August.


The Celebration of Craft, Yield exhibition, curated by Maegan Black, invites visitors to slow down and reflect with the fine craft collection.

The exhibit features 24 Island artisans who work in a variety of mediums, including textiles, ceramics, woodworking, jewelry, metalwork and basketry.

Red Dogwood by Jody Racicot is one of the paintings featured in the Yield exhibition. – Contributed

Another exhibit, Votes for Women, will commemorate the centennial of some women who first won the right to vote in Prince Edward Island’s provincial elections.

This exhibit is divided into sections which are presented at the seven sites of the Museum and the PEI Heritage Foundation. throughout the summer.

Admission is by donation. Further information and a list of other museums on PEI. are available online.

The Yield exhibition will also feature Sarah Saunders' Mend series.  - Contributed
The Yield exhibition will also feature Sarah Saunders’ Mend series. – Contributed

Gallery Games

Families looking for fun and educational activities for children can participate in the center’s gallery scavenger hunts related to the exhibits.

Those interested can drop by the center located at 130 Heather Moyse Dr. or call ahead at 902-888-8373.

William E. Bennett