Charlottetown Distributes Studio and Gallery Map

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

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