Author Archives: The Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery

About The Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery

The Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery exists in real space in Kitchener, Ontario. Featuring contemporary work, the Gallery provides opportunities to connect with art through public programs, classes and exhibitions. Admission is free.

Summer Reading List: “Under the Influence” with Jane Buyers

By: Nicole Neufeld, Director of Public Programs, KW|AG Earlier this summer, local artist Jane Buyers shared with a packed house some insights into the artists, images, and experiences that have influenced her artistic practice over the years. Equally important were … Continue reading

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KW|AG’s Vaults

The inner sanctum. Art storage. The Vaults. Whatever term is used, these rooms play a vital role in helping the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery fulfill its mandate as caretakers of the artworks in the Gallery’s Permanent Collection. To that end, they … Continue reading

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Seniors in the Studio

By: Mindy Alexander, School Programs Coordinator, KW|AG It has been an honour to spend time with the residents of Winston Park, Schlegel Villages during the Seniors in the Studio program, which started in January 2014. Each of the 18 sessions … Continue reading

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Youth Council’s Busy Year!

By: Mindy Alexander, School Programs Coordinator, KW|AG I was blown away by Teen Night in June, hosted by the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery’s (KW|AG) Youth Council. The sculpture garden outside the gallery at the Centre In The Square was alive with … Continue reading

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Art and Wellness

KW|AG staff recently took part in a panel discussion at the Canadian Museum Association Conference, held in Toronto earlier this spring. The panel was assembled and moderated by the Gallery’s Executive Director Shirley Madill, on the topic of Art and … Continue reading

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Happy National Volunteer Week!

The first thing I did when I posted my 2014 calendar at my desk was highlight National Volunteer Week so I could look forward to celebrating KW|AG’s volunteers. A lot of what goes on at the gallery happens because of … Continue reading

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Seeing Both Sides

The worlds created by the exquisitely detailed watercolours in Tristram Landsdowne’s solo exhibition, Provisional Futures at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, are paradoxical and puzzling, like a two-faced Janus that can see in both directions at once. Elements of destruction are … Continue reading

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Interesting connections between the art world and the work of corporate law.

It was standing room only for Tristram Lansdowne’s artist talk on Friday March 21, which helped launch the opening of this solo exhibition, Provisional Futures, in the Eastman Gallery. The evening also included a book launch for two KW|AG publications, … Continue reading

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Show & Tell at KW|AG takes us back.

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The Gallery’s second Show & Tell event took place recently at KW|AG, in partnership with Kitchener Public Library. It was a delight to see familiar and new faces as well as interesting objects brought in by those who planned to … Continue reading

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The Next Chapter: From Group of Seven to Painters 11

The most recent series of Contemporary Art 101 Lunch Time lectures wrapped up at the end of February with a presentation by Timmy Chandler, an MA candidate in the University of Guelph’s Masters of Art History and Visual Culture program, … Continue reading

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