Confederation Centre of the Arts is Canada’s National Memorial to the Fathers of Confederation. Queen Elizabeth II
officially opened it to the public on October 6, 1964. Confederation Centre was built on Queen's Square in the centre of Charlottetown's business district. The institution is funded by the ten provincial governments in Canada.
The Confederation Centre of the Arts is a cultural centre dedicated to the visual and performing arts located in the
city of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
The centre is one contiguous structure, but at street level it appears as three separate buildings (hosting a theatre,
art gallery and public library).
The Confederation Centre Art Gallery hosts numerous traveling exhibits and its own permanent collection. The public
library is administered under the provincial library system and is Charlottetown's principal library.
The Centre showcases the finest in Canadian visual and performing arts. The centre consists of the 1,102-seat Homburg Theatre, two studio theatres, the MacKenzie Theatre, an art gallery and museum, libraries, a restaurant
The Charlottetown Festival, held annually at the centre beginning in 1965, is devoted particularly to Canadian musical theatre.