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Art Night

By November 2, 2023November 24th, 2023No Comments

You are invited to Art Night!

Wednesday nights are Art Night at Charlottetown Library’s Maker Space between 5 and 8:30pm.
5:00 – 7:00pmOpen Studio
Drop in anytime between 5 and 7pm to make art and conversation. Free supplies for art making will be available, or bring your knitting, sketchbook, manuscript, etc. and advance a current project or start something new in the company of your peers from the creative sector.
The Charlottetown Library’s Maker Space room has a capacity of 30 people.
7:00 to 8:30pm Featured Presentation
Between 7 and 8:30pm we’ll close the doors and enjoy a featured presentation consisting of speakers, panels, group activities or whatever else might interest an audience of creative sector workers.

Upcoming Presentations:

Wednesday, November 29th – Doug Dumais, Culture and Economic Coordinator for the City of Charlottetown

What makes Charlottetown distinct, diverse, and dynamic? And what can we do about it? Join Doug Dumais, Culture and Economic Coordinator for the City of Charlottetown, in a presentation and workshop on the development of the City’s new Cultural Policy. Have your say on the future of arts and culture in Charlottetown!

Wednesday, December 6th – visual artist Monica Lacey
Local artist Monica Lacey who will discuss her current role as a Peer Support Worker as part of our Creative Well-Being Initiative.

Monica Lacey is a Canadian/Italian multidisciplinary visual artist, writer, curator, educator, and community-builder. She is driven by curiosity, service, and the pursuit of beauty in all its forms, prioritizing connection and communication in her life and work.

Monica has taught Yoga, literacy, and art to students of all ages for charitable organizations and for the public. With a lifelong love of dance, a Qi Gong and Gong Fu practice, and a daily Kundalini Yoga practice now spanning nearly 20 years, Monica is passionate about the power of movement and meditation to heal and uplift. She has developed many programs and opportunities for the visual art community in PEI through her former role as Executive Director for this town is small inc. and currently through independent curatorial projects including the Fitzroy St. Tiny Art Gallery. Monica looks forward to supporting the well-being of island artists in her new role as a Peer Support Worker for Creative PEI.

She lives with her family on unceded Mi’kmaq territory and enjoys outdoor roller skating and swimming in the ocean in her free time.

Wednesday, December 13th – TBC

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