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Two new art exhibits open Thursday at Eptek Centre in Summerside

['Robert Milner, a visual artist, paints a colourful landscape in acrylics at the Arts In Motion Chautauqua festival in Summerside, Saturday. Milner and his wife, Kathleen, own a summer art gallery, The Little Red Barn, in Malpeque. Visitors can browse the artwork by the duo while also enjoying a tasty sandwich, piece of pie or cake, along with a pot of tea or mug of coffee.']
['Robert Milner, a visual artist, paints a colourful landscape in acrylics at the Arts In Motion Chautauqua festival in Summerside, Saturday. Milner and his wife, Kathleen, own a summer art gallery, The Little Red Barn, in Malpeque. Visitors can browse the artwork by the duo while also enjoying a tasty sandwich, piece of pie or cake, along with a pot of tea or mug of coffee.']

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. – Two new exhibits open today at the Eptek Art & Culture Centre in Summerside.

Robert Milner’s exhibition, “Water,” includes paintings of aquatic environments, drawing attention to the precious resource – water. It will be on display at Eptek Centre from Oct. 12 to Nov. 24.

From Oct. 12 to Jan. 5, 2018, the exhibit “Inspired by Nightingale – Dedicated to God: The Story of Georgina Fane Pope” highlights the life and accomplishments of native Islander Georgina Fane Pope, renowned for her ground-breaking career as a nurse and daughter of Father of Confederation William H. Pope.

The official opening of “Water” will be celebrated Sunday, Oct. 15, at 2 p.m., and "Inspired by Nightingale – Dedicated to God” will be officially opened on Sunday, Oct. 22, at 2 p.m.

Eptek Centre is open from Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and 12 to 4 p.m. on Sundays. Admission is by donation.

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

For more information call 902-888-8373 or check out www.peimuseum.com or www.facebook.com/EptekCentre.

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