Category Archives: Things we like

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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A Chat with Kate

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Our good friend and former KW|AG staff member, Kate Carder-Thompson, chats with us about her upcoming visit to KW to teach two workshops at the Gallery, and about her own creative ventures:  What are you looking forward to most about … Continue reading

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Good to be Back at KW|AG

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We welcomed Becky back after a year’s maternity leave and asked her to talk about what it was like stepping backing into her demanding role as Visitor Services and Volunteer Coordinator. Here’s what Becky told us: I have really enjoyed … Continue reading

Off Topic with Morgan Mavis – Culture Cloaked in Skins: How Contemporary Art Brought Taxidermy Back from the Dead.

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During the run of David R. Harper’s exhibition, Entre le chien et le loup, we hosted our regularly scheduled series, Off Topic. Inspired by the materials, techniques, and ideas Harper explores through his artistic practice, we invited Morgan Mavis, Director of … Continue reading

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Explore KW|AG’s New Interactive Space

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By Nicole Neufeld, Director of Public Programs The Public Programs Department at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery has been working hard to put together some new interactive materials to connect you to our current exhibitions and with the help of Google … 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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Kate Wilson: The Moment of Discovery

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By Nicole Neufeld, Director of Public Programs On Wednesday evening, Ecotopia artist Kate Wilson joined us for an Artist Talk at the Gallery.  She offered her insights and inspirations for a body of artwork that spans decades, including drawing, printmaking, … Continue reading

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Dazzling Array of Art Activities at KW|AG Fundraiser

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The Gallery’s annual fundraiser, the Black & Gold Gala is just days away (three to be precise!). You should see some of the great items we’ve received for our auctions including paintings by regional and Canadian artists, a sailing adventure … Continue reading

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Waterloo Mayor’s Exhibition Inspired by Community

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Waterloo Mayor Brenda Halloran is the guest curator behind the Gallery’s exhibition From Isolation to Inclusivity (on view through Dec 9, 2012). Q: What was your inspiration for this exhibition? A:  In my role as Mayor of the City of Waterloo, … Continue reading

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KW|AG Goes Gangnam

We put out the call for volunteer dancers and our community delivered! The Gallery hosted a Gangnam Style video last week and the response was tremendous. It seems the region is full of people who love to dance and have … Continue reading

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