Category Archives: Perm Collection

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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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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Staff Pick: Kate Carder-Thompson

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The next time you’re at the Gallery check out the latest staff pick at the end of the corridor – we just changed it!  Canadian artist Ron Martin’s untitled painting entered the Gallery’s permanent collection as a gift of Mr. … 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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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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KW|AG Catch Up

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As always there has been a bustle of activity at the Gallery in recent months. It’s been hard to find time to get all the blogs in that we’d like. That said, here is a bit of a catch up on … Continue reading

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We Have Picasso … Who Knew?

Members of Parliament and regional councilors recently stopped by the Gallery for a visit and behind-the-scenes tour with Executive Director Shirley Madill. Kitchener City Mayor Carl Zehr, Township of Wilmot Mayor Les Armstrong, Kitchener-Centre MPP John Milloy and Kitchener-Waterloo MP … Continue reading

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Smashing Reception

What a show! The opening reception for our two latest exhibits was a huge success. Artists, art enthusiasts and the media came out to celebrate regional artists featured in the 5th Biennial and to muse over Jon Sasaki’s exhibit Good … Continue reading

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Staff Pick: Bryce Kraeker

With the new season comes the next installment of our Education Department’s Staff Pick program which enables staff and board members to dive into the depths of our 4,000 piece permanent collection and select an artwork that will then be … Continue reading

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