Category Archives: Openings

Imagining the Future

The Gallery welcomed the start of a new season with an exhibition that reflects on the environment and the planet as a whole. Hundreds came out for the opening reception of Ecotopia on Friday night.  Ahead of the opening guest curator Amanda … Continue reading

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Get Ready, Get Set…Let’s Culture Days!

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Hold on to your pants…the third annual Culture Days weekend (Sept. 28-30) at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery is going to be whopper of a good time. The Gallery has a variety of free (yes, FREE) activities planned the entire weekend beginning with the kick-off … Continue reading

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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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Under Construction in More Ways Than One!

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You’ve likely noticed the Otto Street side of our building is undergoing a makeover. Work began last week on the road and that means there is no vehicle access from that side of Centre In The Square – yup that’s … Continue reading

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What a Situation!

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Friday night the Gallery held an Opening Reception for the newest exhibitions, Emotional Blackmail and Situational Comedy. Ahead of the opening Emotional Blackmail curators Markús Þór Andrésson and Chen Tamir lead an enthusiastic tour of their exhibit for more than 30 visitors. The pair … Continue reading

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Help Create KW|AG’s Summer Exhibition!

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This summer the Gallery will be displaying works from our Permanent Collection as part of the exhibition Collecting Resonance: Works from KW|AG’s Permanent Collection (on view July 18 – September 16, 2012). We have more than 4,000 works in our … Continue reading

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Chris Flanagan Talks Magic

Artist Chris Flanagan is presenting a talk at the Gallery tomorrow evening (Wednesday April 4 @ 7 pm) on his exhibition Sympathetic Magic – on view through April 29th. Ahead of the talk Chris took some time out of his busy … Continue reading

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A Sunny Reception for Expressions 37

By Nicole Neufeld, KW|AG Director of Public Programs The Gallery’s annual exhibition of student artwork from the Waterloo Region, Expressions 37, opened to the public on a beautiful and sunny Sunday (March 18). To celebrate, we hosted a reception for … Continue reading

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Another Victorious Opening for KW|AG

It was all light and spectacle at the Opening Reception of the Gallery’s two new exhibitions Friday night. Hundreds came out to celebrate Another Victory Over the Sun and Let’s Glow. KW|AG Executive Director Shirley Madill welcomed guests and described the … Continue reading

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Let’s Glow to the Gallery: Q and A with artists Marc and Magda

Marc Ngui and Magda Wojtyra are the artistic duo behind the Gallery’s exhibition Let’s Glow, on view through March 4, 2012. The Cambridge-based artists have been busy at the Gallery preparing for the show, but they generously took some time to … Continue reading

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