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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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Contemporary Art 101 – Aleesa Cohene talks about her process.

The Gallery’s latest round of Contemporary Art 101 lectures got underway Thursday February 6 at noon, with a very thoughtful talk by artist Aleesa Cohene. The lecture series offers a bite-size introduction to the world of Contemporary Art, and Aleesa’s … Continue reading

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Great Programs at KW|AG Ward off the Winter Blues.

With the Canadian winter hitting us in full force, it’s easy to succumb to winter cabin fever this February. Here at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, we’ve planned some great programs to help you ward off the winter blues! Come indoors … Continue reading

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Creative Thinking Workshops at KW|AG

KW|AG recently invited partners, supporters and business connections to check out our newly renovated Community Access Space and participate in a mini version of the newest addition to our programs, Creative Thinking Workshops. The Gallery’s Creative Thinking Workshop offers a … Continue reading

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Speed Networking at KW|AG – A Big Hit

By Priti Kohli, Communications Coordinator, KW|AG On Thursday, January 24, KW|AG hosted its second –ever (sold-out) Speed Networking event. The evening began with a brief ‘mix & mingle’ in the Gallery’s Community Access Space where guests warmed up their networking … 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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