Part of 2011 Cultural Capital of Canada Designation
As part of its 2011 Cultural Capital of Canada Designation, a program of the Department of Canadian Heritage, the City of Charlottetown unveils a CharlottetownStudio and Gallery Map.
The visually appealing brochure is a free, bilingual, self-guided map of the artist/artisan studios and art galleries located in historic downtown Charlottetown and other city locations. The map contains general information, including location and hours of operation, and features a locator map. Also included is information on special programming and events planned by artists and artisans such as open studio times with opportunities to observe artists at work, workshops with hands-on learning and special exhibits and information on heritage and architectural landmarks in the community.
“Having the arts community catalogued in this format will assist our residents and visitors in discovering the City’s talented array of artists, creators and designers at work,” said Mayor of Charlottetown Clifford Lee. “We wish everyone fantastic discoveries of Charlottetown’s outstanding artistry and craftsmanship”.
The Charlottetown Studio and Gallery Map is available at City Hall’sTourism Information Centre, located at 199 Queen Street; at the Charlottetown Waterfront Visitor Information Centre, located at Founders Hall; at the various art studios and galleries that are outlined on the map; at various hotels and outlets in the City’s downtown, and through the Cruise Ship Ambassador program.
Outside the City of Charlottetown, the Studio and Gallery Map is available at Visitor Information Centres and accommodations across PEI as well as at entry points to the province.The 2011 Studio and Gallery Map is available at the following, specific, locations:
PEI Visitor Information Centres Charlottetown (Founders Hall), Lower Prince Street Borden-Carleton, Gateway Village Cavendish, Cavendish Corner Wood Islands Summerside, Harbourfront Theatre Charlottetown City Hall, 199 Queen Street (1st floor)
NFL - Pictou Ferry Terminal Pictou, Nova Scotia - Wood Island Ferry Terminal, PEI - On board the ferries
12 Great Experiences displays PEI Wide - various accommodations/locations
At Studios _ Galleries listed on the map A Maritime Girl, 222 University Avenue Art of Mary M. Land Curtis, 69 Cottonwood Drive - Off Beach Grove Road Artisan Gallery - Hazeltree Press and Paper, 89 Water Street Bowlan's Stained Glass Studio, 237 University Avenue Camera Art Limited, 126 Richmond Street, 3rd floor (Victoria Row) Confederation Centre Art Gallery, Confederation Centre of the Arts, 145 Richmond Street Cordelia's Artisan Boutique, 93 Water Street Details Past _ Present Victoria Row Art Gallery, 166 Richmond Street Ellen's Creek Gallery _ Framing, 525 North River Road Firehorse Studios, 46 Parkside Drive Gail Hodder Jewellery Designs, 403 Queen Street Gallery @ The Guild, 111 Queen Street (Corner Richmond _ Queen) GGGallery, 146 Richmond Street (Victoria Row) Happy Glass, 126 Richmond Street, 2nd Floor (Victoria Row) Islandscapes Etc., 337 Kent Street Michael Stanley Pottery, 89 Water Street Moonsnail Soapworks, 85 Water Street Nessya's Gems and Jewels, 64 Queen Street Northern Watters Knitwear, 150 Richmond Street (Victoria Row) One Lovely Witch Studio, 403 Queen Street Pilar Shephard Art Gallery Antiques _ Art Appraisal, 82 Great George Street Pinhole Photography Gallery, 25 Woodlawn Drive Quilting B _ More, 199 Prince Street Scrapbooking Hats 'n Hospitalitea, 545 Malpeque Road, Winsloe The Scrapbook Studio, 47B Beach Grove Road The Showcase Gift Shop _ Gallery, Confederation Centre of the Arts, 145 Richmond Street Walker Studios, 89 Water Street
Other Downtown Charlottetown Locations PEILCC, Queen Street Location Various Downtown Charlottetown Hotels Charlottetown Harbour Authority