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Rug hooking on display and demonstrations happening at Eptek in August

Karen MacFarlane, right, Grace Stetson and Helen Muttart work on their rug hooking wall hangings during a workshop at Eptek Art and Culture Centre.
Karen MacFarlane, right, Grace Stetson and Helen Muttart work on their rug hooking wall hangings during a workshop at Eptek Art and Culture Centre.

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. – Rug hooking enthusiasts and lovers of all visual art should check out the summer exhibition at Eptek Centre.

“Art Begets Art: Hooked Mats and the Artwork that Inspired Them” has almost 30 original hooked mats, hangings and other hooked items with an equal number of paintings, pottery, and other fine craft.

The centre is open daily in July from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 12 to 5 p.m. on Sundays. Admission is by donation.

The on-site gift shop carries only Island art and craft as well as books on local themes.

The permanent exhibition on the history and architecture of Summerside is also on display at Eptek.

Call 902-888-8373 for more information.

www.peimuseum.com

www.facebook.com/EptekCentre

 

Demonstrations in August

SUMMERSIDE – Every weekday in August, Eptek Centre is hosting Demo Days: craft and art demonstrations. Share inspiration and tips from local artists and artisans who set up at our entrance for free demonstrations.

Visit www.peimuseum.com or www.facebook.com/EptekCentre or call 902-888-8373 for schedule.

Eptek Art & Culture Centre is a site of the Prince Edward Island Museum and Heritage Foundation and is located at 130 Heather Moyse Dr. 

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