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Culture PEI is Hiring
Culture PEI is hiring a Program Coordinator and Program Assistant [More]

PEI Culture Organizations Support Provincial Cultural Strategy Process
Members of the coalition of Prince Edward Island cultural organizations offer their enthusiastic support for the Government of PEI’s decision to create a provincial cultural strategy.  [More]

HIVE Hiring Interns for Summerside
Culture PEI is hiring eight positions in Summerside from January to March for its HIVE Youth Cultural Entrepreneurship Incubator. [More]

HIVE Hiring Coordinator for Summerside
Culture PEI is hiring a Program Coordinator Intern for its HIVE Cultural Entrepreneurship Incubator program in Summerside. [More]

HIVE Hiring for Jan-Mar 2017 in Charlottetown
Culture PEI is looking to hire seven cultural professionals aged 15-30 inclusive to participate in its 12-week cultural entrepreneurship incubator in Charlottetown. [More]

Stratford Public Art RFP
The Town of Stratford is seeking to commission one work of Public Art, to be installed in the Fullerton Creek Conservation Park. Artists, both individually and in teams, will be directed to explore a common theme, “Stratford’s Cultural Mosaic”. [More]

Stratford Artists in Residence
The Town of Stratford is seeking to hire three artists in residence. [More]

Nominations open: Charlottetown Arts & Culture Awards
Nominations (including self-nomination by an artist) are being accepted until Friday, April 29 at 12 p.m. (noon). Awards are presented in the following categories: Emerging Artist, Artistic Excellence, Lifetime Achievement, Culture Industry and Cultural Event. [More]

RFP for Island Media Arts Coop Strategic Plan
Culture PEI and the Island Media Arts Coop (IMAC) have issued an RFP for a consultant to create a strategic plan for IMAC. The PDF version is available on Culture PEI's News page. [More]

Submissions Open For 15th Annual Music PEI Awards
Music PEI, the music industry association for Prince Edward Island, is very happy to announce the opening of submissions for the 15th annual Music PEI Awards. The event yearly celebrates the creativity, accomplishments and dedication or our artists and industry. Each year Music PEI hands out over 30 awards to deserving artists and industry professionals. Submissions close February 19th at 5:00pm. [More]

Music PEI is Hiring
Music PEI is currently looking to fill four positions and the deadline to apply is January 14 at 5PM. This is a 21-week contract, which will run from early February until mid-June. [More]

CIF Issues RFP for Video Production
Coopérative d’intégration francophone de l’Île-du-Prince-Édouard wishes to produce 8 to 10 videos that will be on the subject of the choice of French education and the resources available to anglophone parents. Deadline is January 4. [More]

HIVE Cultural Entrepreneurship Incubator Now Hiring
Culture PEI has openings for six Cultural Entrepreneurship Interns. The term of these positions is 12 weeks from January to March 2016. [More]

ArtsSmarts Deadline is November 9
For the twelfth year, Prince Edward Island schools will be able to participate in ArtsSmarts. This program will enable groups of students and their teachers to work closely with artists in the classroom. [More]

Young at Heart Theatre AGM
Young at Heart Musical Theatre for Seniors Inc., now in its tenth season, will be holding an Annual General Meeting on April 24th at 8pm at Andrews of Stratford. [More]

Health Insurance Plan for Culture PEI Members
The PEI Employee Benefits Agency is pleased to present a group insurance plan for all members of Culture PEI. Coverage will be provided by Manulife Financial and shall be administered by PEI Employee Benefits Agency. [More]

Building Community Resilience Conf Call for Papers
The Building Community Resilience Conference will be held in Summerside in September. Organizers have circulated a call for presentations and stories across Canada and internationally. [More]

Jurors Wanted!
Music PEI is looking for jurors. [More]

Little Island, Big Voice
Music PEI Economic Impact Study Underway [More]

Two Free Workshops on Legal Issues
Lawyers helping artists. [More]

Business of Art Bootcamp
Workshop series running this fall [More]

On the Road: A Touring Workshop
Halifax conference on nomadic performce [More]

March Memory Dance 2014
Free contemporary dance performance on Aug 29th [More]

Culture PEI issues RFP’s for Research Projects
Culture PEI is requesting proposals from consultants for three research projects to be conducted this fall and winter. The deadline for submissions is September 12, 2014. [More]

Culture PEI Now Hiring Cultural Entrepreneurs
Get paid to launch your arts-based business! [More]

Culture Days returns to PEI!
Culture Days will take place September 26, 27, and 28 of this year. Visit to register your activity today! [More]

Skills PEI's Graduate Mentorship Program Deadline May 16
If you are looking to hire a recent graduate, this could be a great program for you. But hurry, you have to get your application in by May 16. [More]

Nominations for Charlottetown Arts and Culture Awards
Deadlines for Arts and Culture Award Design and Nominations April 14 and May 9th. [More]

Commission for Charlottetown Arts and Culture Awards
The City of Charlottetown Arts Advisory Board is seeking proposals for six (6) awards to be presented as part of the 2014 Charlottetown Arts and Culture Awards Ceremony to be held on June 13, 2014. [More]

Music PEI @ The Guild - ECMW 2014
Presented by CFCY, Q93 & The Guild [More]

2014 Cultural Forum: Creative Placemaking
The keynote speaker this year will be President and CEO of Artscape Toronto, Tim Jones. [More]

Culture PEI present Board Governance workshop
Culture PEI is pleased to extend an invitation to all Arts, Culture and Heritage non-profit organizations’ board members on Prince Edward Island to participate in a workshop of fundamentals entitled Motion Carried: What Every Board Member Should Know. [More]

Confederation Players Program recruiting
Confederation Centre hiring coordinator and holding auditions for expanded troupe [More]

The Value of Presenting
The Atlantic Presenters Association is pleased to partner with CAPACOA to present "Performing Arts for All: Utopia or Destiny?" a discussion on the vitality of the performing arts in Canada and a vision for the future. [More]

Submissions Now Open for Contact East 2014
Atlantic Presenters Association (APA) is pleased to announce that submissions are NOW OPEN for Contact East 2014 which takes place from September 25 to 28 in Pictou, Nova Scotia. The deadline to apply is Monday, March 31, 2014. [More]

Expression of Interest: Ceilidhs
The Community of North Shore is issuing an Expression of Interest to determine if there is interest in hosting weekly ceilidhs. [More]

Inuit Knowledge and Climate Change
Nunavut-based director Zacharias Kunuk (Atanarjuat The Fast Runner) and researcher and filmmaker Dr. Ian Mauro (Seeds of Change) have teamed up with Inuit communities to document their knowledge and experience regarding climate change. [More]

dance umbrella approved for external credit
The program offers dance classes for children, youth, and adults, educating more than 400 students each year. [More]

Gallery reception celebrates 5 new exhibitions
An Opening Reception for five new exhibitions will take place this Saturday, February 15 at 7 p.m. in the Confederation Centre Art Gallery. [More]

International Women’s Day Show!
Call for submissions: To celebrate the 102nd International Women’s Day, IDW 2014 will feature small gems of work created by PEI women artists, valued at $150 (or less). [More]

Lighthouse 2014 seeks artists
Lighthouse 2014 is currently accepting art designs until the end of February. The project is aiming to create "dozens of magnificent 6ft lighthouse sculptures that will be finely crafted by schools and artists from across PEI & the rest of the Maritimes." [More]

New exhibit celebrates Confed Centre’s collection
Opening February 1, In Transit features works inspired by artists’ travels and their investigation of place using the tools of their practice—be it a sketchbook, camera, paint on panel, or a more conceptual premise. Place of origin and subject matter are the starting points for this project, which aims to show how artists have reflected the diverse landscape of their own country as well as their work internationally. [More]

Music PEI partners to bring you the 2nd annual “Festival Best Practices” Workshop
Music PEI in partnership with Culture PEI and The Department of Tourism and Culture presents the Festival Best Practices Workshop as part of Credit Union Music PEI Week 2014. [More]

Culture PEI Hiring Youth Intern
Culture PEI is hiring a full-time, three-month term employee to develop our youth business incubator program. [More]

UPEI Digital Literacies Project on CBC
The digital literacies project that Culture PEI collaborated on with UPEI is featured on [More]

Newcomers Open House
Come Celebrate the season with the PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada on Wednesday, December 11th, in the Confederation Centre of the Arts Memorial Hall from 3:00PM – 6:00PM. [More]

Music PEI: An Island Affair fundraiser
Music PEI is presenting An Island Affair, a fundraiser taking place Thursday, November 14th at The Factory Cookhouse. [More]

Culture Days a Success on PEI
Thanks to: Department of Tourism & Culture, Metro Credit Union, City of Charlottetown and the Rotary Club of Charlottetown Royalty. [More]

NEW Info on CADC Public Art RFP
CADC has released important new information on their RFP for a major 2014 themed public art installation. [More]

Montague Issues RFP for Public Art Trail
The Town of Montague will be celebrating the sesquicentennial of the Charlottetown Conference by commissioning artists working in all disciplines to create a public art trail through Montague. [More]

Stratford Issues RFP for Michael Thomas Sculpture
In collaboration with the PEI 2014 Fund and CADC (Charlottetown Area Development Cooperation), the Town of Stratford, Prince Edward Island, Canada, proposes to construct a public art work to be known as the “Diversity Fountain”. The main element of the proposed Diversity Fountain is a bronze sculpture of Michael Thomas. [More]

CADC Issues RFP for Major 2014 Public Art Installation
The City of Charlottetown, Canadian Heritage, PEI 2014 Inc, The Charlottetown Harbour Authority, Downtown Charlottetown Inc and the Charlottetown Area Development Corporation (CADC), here within titled the Committee, are seeking proposals from a qualified artist(s) who will create and install a highly visible, outdoor public art installation to be located on the new Historic Hillsborough River Commons on the corner of Grafton and Water Street Parkway. [More]

UPEI Seeking Culture Professionals for Schools Project
Culture PEI is working with the UPEI Faculty of Education to recruit culture sector professionals to participate in a pilot transformative literacies education project in schools starting in October. [More]

Renee Laprise New ED of IMAC
Renee Laprise has been hired to be the new Executive Director of Island Media Arts Coop. [More]

Charlottetown Offering Support for Culture Days Projects
The City of Charlottetown is looking to support two Culture Days activities that celebrate the vibrant cultural life of the city. [More]

Travel Writers to Descend on PEI Sept 8-12
Over 125 travel media from all over the world will descend on Charlottetown next month for the annual GoMedia Canada Marketplace. [More]

Panel on The New Face of Publishing, Aug 20
Fierce Ink Press is sponsoring a panel on the new face of publishing at Confederation Centre Public Library in Charlottetown from 6:30 to 8 on Tuesday, August 20. [More]

CADC & 2014 Issue Public Art Sculpture RFP
The Charlottetown Area Development Corporation (CADC), The Great George Inn, the City of Charlottetown and the Province of Prince Edward Island and here within titled the Committee are seeking request for proposals from a qualified artist(s) who will create and install a highly visible, thematically appropriate and imaginative bronze sculptures to be located on the historic Great George Street in Charlottetown. [More]

Sing With Heart - A Unique Partnership
Next Tuesday, August 13, the streets of Charlottetown will echo with the sounds of live music from 11 to 2. It's thanks to Sing With Heart, a unique partnership between Music PEI and the PEI Heart and Stroke Foundation. Lots of great artists including Catherine McKinnon, Dennis Ellsworth and many more. [More]

Community Foundations Talent Search
The Community Foundation of PEI is joining with its counterparts from across the country to run a nationwide amateur talent search. [More]

Culture PEI has a new Executive Director
The Board of Directors of Culture PEI are pleased to announce that Mark Sandiford has accepted the position. [More]

One of a Kind Show and Sale,
The One of Kind Show and Sale in Toronto seeks PEI Exhibitors. [More]

Culture PEI seeks an Executive Director

Touring Coordinator position, APA

Culture Days Support Program, 2013

PEI Culture Sector Mentorship Program

Charlottetown Airport's call for submissions

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