Join us for Culture Days at Confederation Centre of the Arts.
Visual Arts | Heritage | Dance | Theatre | Crafts
Mi’kmaq Confederacy Drum Circle Memorial Hall | 12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
“Join us to kick off our Culture Days On Beat celebration with a drum circle performed by the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI. Enjoy stories, songs, and dancing led by Julie Pellissier-Lush.”
Marlene Creates: Places, Paths, and Pauses Tour Visual Arts — Talks and Discussion | 1:00 p.m. – 1:20 p.m. | 1:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.| 2:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. | 2:30 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
Our current exhibition, Places, Paths, and Pauses, presents the work of prominent Newfoundland-based environmental artist and poet Marlene Creates. Join Will Hobbs, Confederation Centre Art Galley Docent, as he takes you on an informative 20 minute tour of this beautiful exhibition.
Victorian Games with the Confederation Players Heritage — Talks and Discussion, Hands-On Activity | 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Join the Confederation Players on the upper lawn, found between Victoria Row and the Amphitheatre, for a friendly game of horse shoes and croquet.
Build your own Country
Heritage — Hands-On Activity, Talks and Discussion | 1:30 p.m. – 1:55 p.m. | 2:00 p.m. – 2:25 p.m.
Explore the Chamber and then help build a country with a Father of Confederation Player! The interactive group activity explores the ins and outs of what goes into creating a brand new country!
Dance Umbrella: Intro to Jazz Dance — Hands-On Activity | 1:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
Join us in Studio 2 for a 20 minute jazz dance umbrella class lead by Taryn Kristalovich. Participants, aged 6-13, are asked to come in clothing that allows free movement. Claim one of the 20 spots available by registering with Ellen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dance Umbrella: Intro to Contemporary Dance — Hands-On Activity | 2:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.
Join us in Studio 2 for a 20 minute contemporary dance umbrella class lead by Taryn Kristalovich. Participants, aged 6-13, are asked to come in clothing that allows free movement.
Make Wearable Art with Kate Sharpley
Maker Culture, Crafts — Hands-On Activity | 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Design, create and make some wearable art at Schurman Family Studio! Celebrate Culture Days with a fun activity for children and adults: Button Pins! Maximum of 40 people can attend. Please contact Ellen @ email@example.com to register.
Intro to Elementary Musical Theatre Theatre — Hands-On Activity | 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Come join us in the Mawson Rehearsal Hall for an introduction to dance umbrella’s Elementary Musical Theatre class.
Signatures: A Canadian Spectacle Under the Stars New/Digital Media — Virtual Activity | 10:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Join us on Library Plaza in historic downtown Charlottetown for a free and family-friendly multimedia experience.
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
Monday – Saturday 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM (Closed Sunday)
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: