85 Years of Painting and Drawing (Current Exhibit)
Catch Nan Ferrier's retrospective exhibition "85 Years of Painting and Drawing" while you can. The exhibit is on display until October 2nd, and showcases work from various staged in her career. The exhibit features portraits, life drawings, streetscapes, landscapes, figure skaters, moments from everyday life, and other works. Nan Ferrier has also been offering regular art demonstrations most Wednesday and Friday mornings between 10:30 and 12 noon at Eptek throughout the exhibit. Visitors might even get to hear her playing the piano between brush strokes.
Be sure to visit the permanent exhibition on the history and architecture of Summerside.
Animal Kingdom (Upcoming Exhibit)
The next exhibit on display will be "Animal Kingdom" by the Summerside Art Club. The topic animals will be explored, with members of the club using a variety of mediums. Animal Kingdom will be on display starting October 9th.
Looking for something fun and educational to do with the kiddos? Eptek Art & Culture Centre is offering scavenger hunts that relate to the exhibits. These are available to folks who drop into the site, but you may wish to call ahead.
The members of the Eptek Centre Book Club meet on Thursday, October 1st at 7pm when they will discuss the book Everybody's Son by Thirty Umrigar, a novel that explores issues of race, class, privilege, and power and asks us to consider uncomfortable moral questions in this probing, ambitious, emotionally wrenching novel of two families - one black, one white. This is a free event, but attendees are asked to contact Eptek Centre or the book club organizers to register.
The on-site boutique is stocked with Prince Edward Island made crafts and visual art including work by artists Henry Purdy, Lise Genova, Lucie Bellemare, P. John Burden, Sandi Komst, Joan Savage, Doreen Huestis, and more.