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Whenever You're Ready, 1993

Circle Around the Centre Luncheon

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Whenever You're Ready, 1993
Join us on Wednesday, June 13 at 12:00 p.m. noon in Studio 1 for June’s Circle Around the Centre Luncheon, featuring a talk on the life and work of Island artist Brian Burke, who recently passed away. The speaker is long-time friend and former Confederation Centre Art Gallery director Terry Graff.
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Tickets $25 plus taxes & fees

Arrive early or linger afterwards and take a stroll through Mavor’s Restaurant, which is full of Burke’s figurative paintings, all featuring local residents. Do you recognize anyone you know?

Kevin Rice, current director of the Confederation Centre Art Gallery describes Burke as “One of the Island’s most significant painters ever. Burke pursued his long interest in expressive figurative painting with passion and commitment. Brian was an artist who inspired a generation with his body of work, and for making his way in the world as a painter and musician.”

Burke was born in Charlottetown and studied design at Holland College and fine art at the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design. A member of the Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts since 2003, Burke’s work has been shown in private and public galleries in Canada, the U.S. and Europe.

Catherine Hennessey is the driving force behind the Circle Around Centre Luncheon Series. A portion of each ticket purchased will be donated to The Circle Around the Centre Fund of the Confederation Centre of the Arts Foundation which commemorates and celebrates individuals and events that have a special significance to the Centre.

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Art Gallery

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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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