Galleries and Museum
Beaconsfield Historic House
Beaconsfield Historic House is a really fine example of Victorian architecture with many original features intactly and a fascinating story to tell. Open year-round for tours with small bookstore & gift shop on site.
Today, Beaconsfield Historic House stands as a beautiful example of Victorian architecture with many original features, and, has a fascinating story to tell.
Confederation Centre of Art
Opened in 1964 as a monument to Confederation, this cultural institution houses an art gallery, museum, and two theaters.
Each year the Confederation Centre Art Gallery presents an average of 20 exhibitions featuring the works of Canadian visual artists. The Gallery itself has four main exhibit spaces on two levels plus smaller exhibit areas in the entry and the Centre’s concourse.
Located on the historic Great George Street near Victoria Row, Lorimer Gallery is a boutique gallery specializing in painting and Inuit carvings that speak to Canadian and Maritime culture. The Gallery is an expert in shipping art worldwide.
Public Arts Monuments
“Eckhart in the City” – Scavenger Hunt
The Eckhart Scavenger Hunt is a permanent interactive attraction for families and people of all ages. Nine little bronze mice are installed in their ‘hiding places’ around the city.As you walk down the street, do not forget to pay attention to the corner then you may be surprised by these cute hiding littles.
Address: 6 Prince Street, Charlottetown
This memorial honours Prince Edward Islanders who lost their lives and those who served their country during times of war. This bronze sculpture is the City’s focal point for celebrations and commemorative events on Remembrance Day and throughout the year.
Address: 165 Richmond Street, Charlottetown
Sir. John A. Macdonald
This bronze sculpture of Canada’s first Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald, is an iconic piece in the downtown. The Sir John A. Macdonald sculpture located in Queen Street, everyone is welcome to take a seat and image a conversation about the Canada dream.
Anne of Green Gables-The Musical
The Confederation Centre of the Arts presents the Anne of Green Gables musical each summer, part of the annual Charlottetown Festival. This is the enduring story of an orphan girl who came from away and changed the Island forever.
Address: 145 Richmond Street, Charlottetown, the Confederation Centre of Arts
Indian River Festival
The Indian River Festival offers a summer-long series of concerts set in one of the most acoustically perfect venues to be found anywhere. Experience classical, maritime, jazz, folk/roots, choral music and much more, featuring the very best in Canadian artists.Set in historic St. Mary’s Church, Indian River, the music and the beautiful setting combine to create a concert experience unlike any other.
Built in 1902, St. Mary’s Church is a stunning example of the French Gothic style and its renowned architect, William Critchlow Harris, created a space that is perfectly suited to live concert performances. Idyllically set overlooking fields and pines near Malpeque Bay, the Indian River Festival is an experience should not to be missed!
Address: 1374 Hamilton Rd., Rte. 104 , Indian River, Kensington
Date: June 7 – September 15