Category Archives: Waterloo Region

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

Meet KW|AG’s new School Programs Coordinator.

By: Priti Kohli, Communications Coordinator, KW|AG KW|AG is delighted to welcome our new School Programs Coordinator, Mindy Alexander. Mindy joins us from her role at The Royal Conservatory as the Lead Researcher for Ontario, and prior to that she worked at … Continue reading

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Memorable Moments from Working at KW|AG, by Kate Carder-Thompson

  Memorable Moments From Working at KW|AG by Kate Carder-Thompson, School Programs Coordinator. My husband Lee and I moved to Kitchener in the summer of 2009. He was actually the one to discover KW|AG – I very clearly remember him … Continue reading

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An Addiction to Curating

The Gallery’s exhibition Ecotopia will be on view through January 6, 2013. The exhibition was guest curated by Amanda Cachia. During her time at the Gallery Cachia shared some interesting insights into the role of curating and described her love … Continue reading

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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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There’s Always Something to Smile About

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Gallery staff have a lot to smile about. We work with a group of dedicated, inspiring and creative people. That’s why we’ve decided to share our smiles (both in and outside of the Gallery) by taking part in the Smile Epidemic – a … Continue reading

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Amanda Cachia on Ecotopia

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KW|AG guest curator Amanda Cachia chatted with us in mid-September about the exhibition, Ecotopia.  The exhibition explores what happens when a city meets nature or vice versa and the resulting architecture that is formed. “Very simply, this exhibition is about … 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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