The Centre for All Canadians

Volunteer With the Friends  

The Friends encourage participation, interest and education in the arts. They act as a bridge between the community and the Confederation Centre. Friends volunteer their talents, time and energy to promote and stimulate interest in the Centre, making Islanders aware that the Centre is for everyone. The Friends support and promote programmes and raise funds for Confederation Centre of the Arts. Programmes include Art to the Schools, Art Appreciation Group, Festive Wreath Contest and Exhibit, Mayflower Fundraiser and Pinch Penny Fair.

Get involved with the arts by lending your time and expertise to The Friends of Confederation Centre. Members of The Friends contribute their time to many different events throughout the year. We offer flexible hours for volunteers, as well as a comprehensive training and recognition program.  For more information on volunteer opportunities with The Friends, please contact: (902) 628-6141 |  friends@confederationcentre.com


Arts Scholarship Program

ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS
The Friends’ Arts Scholarship Award Program is for Prince Edward Island high school graduating students who will be pursuing full time post secondary studies in applicable arts programs in Canada.

LEVEL OF ASSISTANCE
Three non-renewable scholarships of $750 will be offered each year.

IMPORTANT DATES
Deadline for applications will be Monday, May 7th, 2018.

REQUIREMENTS
1. Completed Application Form  |   FRIENDS ARTS SCHOLARSHIP AWARD PROGRAM APPLICATION FORM
2. Proof of acceptance into a Canadian post secondary program in the appropriate arts program.
3. Resume outlining the following:
• employment history
• extracurricular activities
• volunteer activities
• activities relevant to the scholarship
4. One reference letter providing a recommendation for the scholarship
5. Two references(other than family members) who may be contacted to provide reference to your achievements in the arts.
6. A short outline indicating which scholarship you wish to be considered for.
7. An original 800-1000 word essay addressing the topic which applies to the scholarship for which you wish to be considered. (Double spaced 14 font):

The Friends’ Mavor Moore Memorial Scholarship for Theatre Studies
How have various aspects of Canadian Theatre influenced your life and future direction?

The Friends’ Elaine Campbell “Bosom Friends” Memorial Scholarship for Musical Studies
Today many theatre productions, due to cost, utilize taped music as opposed to live performance music. Discuss the importance of live music to accompany theatre productions.

The Friends’ Gwen Fichaud, Eleanor Lowe, Elspeth Putnam Art To The Schools Memorial Scholarship for Visual Arts Studies
Discuss the importance of art education in the schools system and its role in helping you choose study in visual arts.

NOTES
1. The complete application package must have a cover page listing the scholarship for which you are applying, Applicants Name, address and telephone number and graduating school.
2. Applicants must submit Three(3) copies of the above documents.
3. DO NOT PUT YOUR NAME OR ANY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION ON THE ESSAY
4. No Fax or e-mail applications will be accepted
5. Acknowledgment of receipt will be sent via e-mail to those who provide a valid e-mail address.

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HOURS OF OPERATION 


Art Gallery

Wednesday to Saturday 11a.m .-  5 p.m  |  Sunday 1p.m. – 5 p.m.  |  Monday and Tuesday Closed


Box Office

Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  |  Sundays & Evening Performances: The Box Office opens 2.5 hours prior to each performance. Please call 1.800.565.0278 or 902.566.1267 for information.

Mavor’s Restaurant

Monday – Thursday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.  |  Friday – Saturday  11 a.m. – 11 p.m.  |  Sunday Closed
Please call 902.628.6107 for information.

Showcase Gift Shop

Monday – Thursday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. |  Friday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. |  Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  |  Sunday 12:00 – 5 p.m.
Please call 902.628.6149 for information.

The Story of Confederation 

Open only on Saturday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.


HOLIDAY HOURS

CCOA Building: Building closed to public December 24 to January 1
Open for Mavor’s December 31 from 5:00 – 10:00 pm  |  Open for Premier’s Levee January 1 from 3:00 – 4:30 pm

Box Office: December 24: Open 10:00 am – 1:00 pm  |  Closed December 25 to January 1 inclusive
(Starting January 2 hours change to being open 12:00 – 5:00 pm)

Mavor’s: Closed December 24 to 30 inclusive  |  December 31: Open 5:00 – 10:00 pm  |  Closed January 1

Art Gallery: Closed December 24 to January 1

Showcase: Open December 24 10:00 am – 1:00 pm  |  Closed December 25 to January 1

Confederation Centre Chamber: Closed December 24 to January 1 (only open on Saturdays until June)

Library (public hours): Dec. 23: 12:30 – 5:00 pm  |  Dec. 24:  9:00 am – 12:00 pm  |  Dec. 25 and Dec. 26: Closed  |  Dec. 27: 9:30 am – 8:30 pm  |  Dec. 28 and Dec. 29: 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
(Security and operations on site during these hours but rest of building closed to public)

Administrative Offices: Closed December 24 to January 1

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Hours of Operation


Art Gallery

Wednesday to Saturday 11a.m .-  5 p.m  |  Sunday 1p.m. – 5 p.m.  |  Monday and Tuesday Closed


Box Office

Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  |  Sundays & Evening Performances: The Box Office opens 2.5 hours prior to each performance. Please call 1.800.565.0278 or 902.566.1267 for information.

Mavor’s Restaurant

Monday – Thursday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.  |  Friday – Saturday  11 a.m. – 11 p.m.  |  Sunday Closed
Please call 902.628.6107 for information.

Showcase Gift Shop

Monday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. |   Sunday Closed
Please call 902.628.6149 for information.

The Story of Confederation 

Open only on Saturday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

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