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About the Gallery

Each year, the Confederation Center Museum of Art presents an average of 20 exhibitions of work by Canadian visual artists. The Museum has four main exhibition halls on two levels, plus smaller exhibition spaces at the entrance and in the promenade of the Center. In addition, a collection of public sculptures can be found on the esplanades of the Center. Almost all exhibits are documented and available in our online archives.

Here you will see a mix of traditional art forms such as painting, drawing, printmaking, photography and sculpture, as well as digital works, installations using various technologies and contemporary interdisciplinary works.

The Art Gallery has a national mandate to develop appreciation and understanding of Canadian visual arts. The collection and programming reflect the Canadian identity and the origin and development of the country. Since its opening in 1964, its permanent collection of Canadian art has grown with more than 17,000 objects, works of art, artefacts and documents. The Robert Harris Archives (1849-1919) are an important part of the Museum’s collection and include Harris sketches for the iconic painting in Canadian history, The Fathers of Confederation .

Join us for an interesting and ongoing conversation about Canadian art and the ideas artists pursue. The Museum is a public space for your engagement with art and ideas – entry is in exchange for donations – and we hope you will visit it often.

 

 

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Monday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday – 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday – 8:00 AM – 8:30 PM

Art Gallery

Daily 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Box Office

Monday to Saturday 12:00 – 5:00 PM, Closed Sunday
Please call 1-800-565-0278 or 902-566-1267 for information.

The Story of Confederation

September
Mon-Sat: 10am-3pm


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HOURS OF OPERATION

Building Hours

8am – 6pm, Monday – Sunday

Art Gallery

10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Daily

Box Office

12 – 5 p.m. Monday – Saturday
Please call 1-800-565-0278 or 902-566-1267 for information.

The Story of Confederation 

September
Mon-Sat: 10am-3pm


What are Relaxed Performances?

 

Sometimes referred to as sensory-friendly experiences, Relaxed Performances give the opportunity for those with various sensitivities towards sensory stimuli to experience and enjoy live theatre.

These performances will be designed in a way to be more comfortable for audience members who may experience anxiety or are not comfortable with some aspects of a traditional theatre setting. This can include people on the Autism Spectrum and their families; those with sensory and communicative disorders or learning disabilities; people with Tourette’s syndrome; someone who might need to move often due to chronic pain or to use the facilities; or even parents with toddlers.

 

Relaxed Performances offered during the 2021 Charlottetown Festival:
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