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COVID-19 Supports for Creative Sector Businesses and Workers

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During the COVID-19 crisis, CreativePEI is maintaining an up-to-date list of supports for the creative sector. Government of Canada click here Government of Prince Edward Island click here Department of…

Public Art Workshop

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Three calls for public art are coming out this month. Combined, they are looking for up to twelve new works to be created! If you would like to submit but…

Public Art Design Competition

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Introduction   Tourism Cavendish Beach Inc. (TCB) is a membership based, not-for- profit organization and has over 130  members found throughout the Green Gables Shore touring region. The Association’s mandate is…

Copy of Call for Applications: Business/Arts

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We’re excited to announce that we’ve partnered with artsUNITE / UNITÉ des arts, a unique wayfinding platform that connects artists and creatives to the resources they need. The NATIONAL LAUNCH…

Call for Applications: Business/Arts

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2021 Call for Participants Business / Arts is thrilled to announce the second intake for our Executive Leadership program. This program was initially developed in response to a need and…

Now Hiring at Confederation Centre of the Arts

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We’re Recruiting For…   Arts Education Administrator The Arts Education Administrator works closely with the Associate Director of Arts Education  to ensure the successful delivery of the Centre’s arts education programs.…

Now Hiring at Indian River Festival

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Executive Director – Indian River Festival  The Indian River Festival has been bringing the very best in classical, traditional, folk,  jazz and world music to Historic St. Mary’s on Prince…

Now Hiring-Young at Heart

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Young at Heart is now hiring for two positions. Position 1: Young at Heart Theatre is hiring Theatre Arts Interns. If you have been working in theatre arts or other…

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Our newsletter delivers all of the latest news from our organization and our sector.

What is our vision?

Flourishing arts, culture and creative industries are essential to our prosperity and quality of life.

  ATTRACTING TOP TALENT

In today’s competitive global labour marketplace, talented people seek out a vibrant arts scene and a creative community where bold new ideas and excellence are celebrated.

   INCREASING PROSPERITY

Arts, culture and creative industries contribute $123.2 million directly to PEI’s economy. They also contribute millions more indirectly as drivers of tourism and provincial branding.

  UNLEASHING CREATIVITY

A more creative society infused with optimism is empowered to find solutions to its biggest challenges in areas like education, healthcare and the environment.

What do we do?

  PROGRAMS AND INITIATIVES

We partner with a wide range of sector organizations and funders to create and deliver skills development programs in three broad areas: professional skills, entrepreneurship and creativity.

See Our Programs

  RESEARCH

We research labour market and business issues in the creative sector. We also gather research from other sources and make it available here on our website.

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  NETWORKING

We are constantly developing new initiatives to promote collaboration within the creative sector, with other industry sectors and with the wider PEI community.

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Acknowledgement

We acknowledge that the land on which we operate is the traditional unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq Peoples. This territory is covered by the “Treaties of Peace and Friendship” which Mi’kmaq Peoples first signed with the British Crown in 1725. The treaties did not deal with surrender of lands and resources but in fact recognized Mi’kmaq title and established the rules for what was to be an ongoing relationship between nations. We recognize that true reconciliation is an ongoing process. Acknowledging territory and First Peoples should take place within the larger context of genuine and ongoing work to forge real understanding, and to challenge the legacies of colonialism.

Want to connect?

Mark Sandiford
Executive Director
902.367.3844

Mark Sandiford has been Executive Director of CreativePEI since 2013, having been on the board since the organization was founded. He is happy to hear from anyone who wants to talk about making a living in arts, culture or creative industries on PEI. He is also very interested in connecting with anyone interested in collaborating on any of our projects or initiatives. Mark ‘s background is that of a documentary filmmaker and he has over 40 years of experience in film and television.

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CreativePEI is funded in whole or in part by the Canada/Prince Edward Island Labour Market Agreements.

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