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Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery

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Men in heels

This is not a particularly big gallery, nor does it seems like it has much funding, but it... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
FirstCircle
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Small but Big

This was our first visit to the KW Art Gallery. The Gallery is not large but it was not crowded... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lady-Harley1
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101 Queen St N | N2H 6P7, Kitchener, Ontario N2H 6P7, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to the KW Art Gallery. The Gallery is not large but it was not crowded when we visited so it was a good experience. The exhibit on display was "I'll be your mirror". It was an interesting view of artists...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

There are so many fun things to do at this museum! There are classes, and summer camps that are so much fun! The regular museum is very interesting as well!

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Probably went in between special exhibits and during an arts summer camp for exhuberant kids (I'm glad they were having fun, but I just wasn't in the mood for a noisy museum visit). That said, there were a few interesting pieces, including an AY Jackson...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

I went there on Feb 8th, and it is Kent Monkman - The Four Continents exhibitions. There is only one exhibition in KW Art gallery recently, and we were told the other exhibitions would open in April. Thus, I spent less half an hour on...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

This is not a particularly big gallery, nor does it seems like it has much funding, but it overcomes both of those restrictions to create a compact experience for those looking for it. There is not much room here for the permanent collection, and while...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

As one of the first galleries to showcase Edward Burtynsky, he has donated a number of works to their collection. Highly recommend going now to check out the retrospective on them.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank cmlplunkett
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Always interesting exhibitions here and lots of fun events. Attended the fourth 'Feast for the Senses' evening. Great fun and inventive food/cocktails. Highly recommended. Amazing gallery director who always has creative ideas for programming etc.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Maryanne37
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Lovely local gallery with regularly rotating displays of well known artists. Brining innnovative art to all. Be sure to see the basement gallery.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Katass
Reviewed 22 February 2016

There were exposed few jobs of contemporary native artists - Travis Shilling, Nicholas Galanin, Sonny Assu and others. I liked the installation with the porcelain arrows "I dreamt I could fly" by Nicholas Galanin. It shows the conflict between and within cultures, the question of...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Mykola S
Reviewed 30 July 2015

I may have decided to visit this Art Gallery at the wrong time! What I saw here was not my cup of tea! I found the style of paintings extremely boring! There was even one room that had a very large painting on one wall...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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