Thank you for attending the Summerside Arts Festival 2020!
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Celebrate the National Flag
of Canada Day- Virtually!
February marked the 56th birthday of the National Flag of Canada, informally known as The Maple Leaf.
Island actor Mark Haines, with words and music, brought the story to life.
The short video was professionally recorded in the historic Wyatt House Museum.
To view the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Imgpgr9hX8E
205 Prince Street
The Sounds of Island Summer
Concerts in the Garden of Wyatt Heritage Properties, featuring local musicians performing a range of music, are returning for the summer of 2021. It is great to be back. Although the COVID-19 pandemic still casts a shadow over gatherings, the widening vaccine program is making it possible to move ahead and bring back on Wednesday evenings the sound of music on the outdoor stage of Wyatt Heritage Properties, 205 Prince Street (corner of Granville Street and Prince Street).
There will be changes in order to keep everyone safe. We will start the season with two cohorts of fifty on the lawn. As Public Health increases cohort sizes, our numbers will go up. Circles will be placed on the lawn to mark distancing. We provide limited seating and ask people to bring their own lawn chairs or blankets. Cohorts cannot intermix. There will be an entrance on to the lawn from Prince Street and one from Spring/Winter Streets by the Wyatt House Museum and garage. An outdoor washroom facility will be provided for each cohort. Admission to the concerts will be by donation. Names will be taken for contact tracing.
Please note the Summerside Arts Festival is happening on the evening of Wednesday, July 21st. The format will be different in that there will be a walkthrough on the lawn to view artist/artisan demonstrations and to listen to the music. Seating will be limited.
The Drive Thru Art Show will be happening on Prince Street.
An intermission will not be permitted, but staff can still serve Wyatt’s homemade ice cream by bringing it to people in their seats.
Concerts start at 6:30 pm and because of no intermission will end at 8:15. Though there are restrictions, the staff of Culture Summerside will do their best to provide concert goers with a relaxing summer evening of Island entertainment on the beautiful grounds of the historic Wyatt Heritage Properties.
The concerts are sponsored by the Government of Prince Edward Island and the City of Summerside. For any additional questions please call 902-432-1298.
Click here for the 2021 Lineup
Heritage and Culture Awards 2021
New Sixty Days of Fame Exhibit
Three Oaks Senior High School Graduate Art Exhibit
Now on Display at the Lefurgey Cultural Centre
Culture Summerside is excited to once again host the Three Oaks Senior High Graduate Art Exhibit. It has been a June activity for the arts, heritage and culture division of the city for a number of years. The staff feel it is a privilege to display the work of community youth completing their high school years and moving on to the next step in their life journey.
The grad class art students are excited to invite the public to view their annual work. The students exhibiting their work are: Josie MacDonald, Olivia MacKinnon, Landon Teatro, Lauren Stordy, Mya Burnett, Emily Doucette, Jamison England and Lacey Arsenault.
These students have had a broad range of experiences in their studies in art at TOSH for the past three years, including a focus on drawing instruction, all painting mediums, sculpture, printmaking and art history.
The exhibit is open to the public, Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4 pm, free of charge. The Lefurgey Cultural Centre is located at 205 Prince Street, Summerside.
We invite everyone to come and view the exhibit, and to support our talented youth artists in Summerside!