A Day in Charlottetown
Confederation Centre Art Gallery | 902-628-6142
Because the Art Gallery’s collection and programming reflect on Canadian identity and the origin and evolution of the country, expect to see a mix of traditional art forms such as painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, and sculpture, plus newer digital media presentations, installations employing diverse technologies and contemporary interdisciplinary practices.
Confederation Chamber | 902-629-1150
Explore the Story of Confederation at the striking replica of Province House’s Confederation Chamber. “A Building of Destiny” explains in video format the significance of the 1864 Charlottetown Conference and nearby Province House National Historic Site.
Beaconsfield Historic House | 902-368-6603
Designed and built by W.C. Harris in 1877 for James and Edith Peake, Beaconsfield was one of Charlottetown’s most elegant homes. Today, Beaconsfield Historic House stands as an example of Victorian architecture with many original features, and, has a fascinating story to tell. Beaconsfield House is a provincial site administered by the PEI Museum and Heritage Foundation.