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Searching for Bigfoot at KW|AG

By Emily Gove, KW|AG & KPL Community Programmer The second round of KW|AG & KPL’s lunchtime lecture series, Contemporary Art 101, got off to a great start in October.  So far, we’ve explored contemporary painting with educator Stephen Lavigne, contemporary … Continue reading

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Black and Gold Sprouts Tough Competition

The Gallery’s annual Black & Gold Gala was a high energy, highly competitive night. This year’s table top art activity was a huge success. Each table created their own version of an eco-tree and the finished creations were outstanding. Awards … Continue reading

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Lunchtime Lectures Kick-Off Next Week!

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They’re back! KW|AG and KPL’s free lunchtime lecture series, Contemporary Art 101 begins next week and we have a whole new line up of amazing speakers. Each lecture introduces visitors to a different aspect of the world of contemporary art. … Continue reading

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A Tour of the Roger Brown Study Collection

By Crystal Mowry, KW|AG’s Curator of Exhibitions and Collections The second day of my trip to Chicago was devoted to learning more about David R. Harper’s recent activities in his studio, and learning more about the perks of living in … Continue reading

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UW Fine Arts Student Explores KW|AG

Laura Snider, a Fine Arts student at the University of Waterloo, spent a few months at KW|AG this summer as part of an experiential learning class. The class enables Fine Arts students to gain valuable work experience within an art-related … Continue reading

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Creativity Climbs Walls at Summer Art Camp

There are just two weeks left of Summer Art Camp. Check out this video to see just one of the many projects our campers worked on last week.

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Summer Sizzles @ KW|AG

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It’s been a sizzling start to summer at the Gallery with not only Summer Art Camp in full swing but the launch of two new exhibitions, Collecting Resonance: Works from KW|AG’s Permanent Collection and DodoLab’s Light Motives: an exploration of … Continue reading

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Marina Abramovic, She’ll Make You Cry

By Krista Bell, KW|AG Volunteer Emotionally and intellectually potent–Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present takes a retrospective look at the 40-year career and personal life of the captivating woman who calls herself the ‘grandmother of performance art’. Directed by Matthew … Continue reading

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KW|AG’s New Coupon Clipper

The newest addition to the KW|AG team arrived a little more than two weeks ago and we are soooo thrilled to have her. Sara Munroe is the Gallery’s new Development and Marketing Coordinator (and an avid coupon clipper, but more on … Continue reading

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Making Memories at the Multicultural Festival

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The Gallery helped celebrate the Multicultural Festival this weekend in Victoria Park. More than 800 people (cats, tigers, butterflies and pirates included) packed our tent to create Memory Boxes. Kids used the template we provided to construct their boxes. They … Continue reading

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