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Art and CultureWhether you want to be sitting indoors at the theatre, strolling through an art gallery or lounging on an outdoor patio there is something in our city for you. Charlottetown is busting at the seams with entertainment and culture.

Charlottetown hosts an increasing number of indoor and outdoor festivals, spreading culture throughout the city. You will find that around our city something is “always on stage”.

Alive with theatre performances, dance events, music concerts, literary readings, art openings, craft shows and so much more offered all year round makes Charlottetown the place to be.

Canada’s Birthplace, tells the story of this great Nation like no other. Spend a day in Charlottetown taking in our history and experiencing our culture. See the colourful, painted buildings; duck into the quiet back streets, and trace the city’s graceful passage of time.

To view a copy of the City of Charlottetown's Arts and Culture Task Force Report click here

Arts and Culture Awards

The City of Charlottetown hosted the inaugural Arts and Culture Awards as part of its 1864 Anniversary Celebrations in 2014.

The awards, a legacy of the Arts Advisory Board, were designed to honour Charlottetown's artistic and cultural leaders - individuals, groups and organizations - who significantly contribute to the arts in the community.

The City of Charlottetown hosts the event every two years to celebrate the vibrant artistic talents of those in the Capital City and to continue in the role of champion and catalyst for artistic and cultural creativity, expression and innovation.

The awards are presented in the following categories: Emerging Artist; Artistic Excellence; Lifetime Achievement; Arts and Culture Contributor; Cultural Industry; and Cultural Event.

The selection of winners is determined by an independent panel appointed by, but separate from, the Arts Advisory Board. The panel is chaired by one (non-voting) member of the Arts Advisory Board.

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