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Call for Proposals: Award Design

        ACCAE Call for Proposals: Award Design The Atlantic Canada Craft Awards for Excellence committee (operated by Craft Alliance ~ Alliance Métiers d’art) is seeking proposals for a new design for awards to be presented at the 2019 ACCAE Ceremony, and beyond. This...

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New Charlottetown centre aims to grow P.E.I.’s craft business

The PEI Centre for Craft will raise public awareness and understanding of fine craft, increase educational opportunities, access to export markets, and employment opportunities for the Island’s craft industry. The provincial government will invest $115,000 in the new centre located at 98 Water Street, which will have its grand opening on Tuesday, June 5.

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New arts and culture strategy for P.E.I. will spend extra $3.5M

via CBC The provincial government will spend an additional $3.5 million on arts and culture on P.E.I. over the next five years under its new action plan. The document, Cultivating Growth, was released Monday afternoon and includes many changes to the bureaucracy...

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Nova Scotia artist Ursula Johnson wins $50K Sobey Art Award

via CBC Nova Scotia artist Ursula Johnson has captured the $50,000 Sobey Art Award, Canada's largest prize for contemporary art. Johnson, born in Sydney, N.S., and based in Halifax, represented the Atlantic region this year. She received the Sobey Award Wednesday...

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Advertising Scams

Craft Alliance/Craft East Buyers’ Expo has been made aware of several scams over the years targeting our exhibitors, along with others who have participated in trade shows in Canada, the USA, Europe and other countries. Apparently offering advertising space on their...

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Craft Alliance Launches New Trade Networking Event for 2018

The Craft Alliance has announced the launch of the CRAFT EAST Buyers’ Expo, to take place in Halifax from February 10-11, 2018. The Craft East Buyers’ Expo will be a major event for growing the craft industry in Atlantic Canada, introducing a new venue, new name and...

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Émilie Lavoie and Annie-France Noël Win Culture Medals

Via GNB ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (GNB) – Team Canada-New Brunswick completed the VIIIth Jeux de la Francophonie with five medals following the two won in sculpture and photography today, the last day of competitions for artists and athletes in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. Émilie...

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