Category Archives: Waterloo Region

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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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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Lunchtime Lectures Kick-Off Next Week!

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They’re back! KW|AG and KPL’s free lunchtime lecture series, Contemporary Art 101 begins next week and we have a whole new line up of amazing speakers. Each lecture introduces visitors to a different aspect of the world of contemporary art. … Continue reading

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Melissa Doherty: Dans l’open studio

By Caroline Oliver, Director of Development & Marketing Curator’s Circle members recently had the opportunity to visit the studio of artist Melissa Doherty, and learn about her work first-hand. Her studio is located on the third floor of the Tannery … Continue reading

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Newbie Volunteers Come on Down!

Interested in volunteering with the Gallery? Then we want you!  The Gallery is proud to offer free admission, as well as many free events and festivals throughout the year. As you can imagine, we depend on the help of volunteers … 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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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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