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New year, new site, new directions.  After 35 years of active programming from Cambridge Galleries, we bring you our new brand... Idea Exchange. We hope the series of articles in this section will give you insight into what we do and why we do it.


Why We’re Here

Cambridge Galleries, now Idea Exchange has deep roots in the community and Waterloo region.  We are a medium size institution with an ambitious track record, presenting contemporary Canadian exhibitions of art, architecture and design with curatorial rigour for more than 35 years. ... Read More»


Articles

From the art world at large to the latest in local culture, a series of articles will introduce you to all the latest in art and design.  Browse through Our Voice to meet the staff and look behind the scenes.  Or take in the Art World News where we highlight what’s happening elsewhere.  You can also let us know what’s important to you and find out what others have to say in our Community Voice section.

Share your stories with us and we’ll publish them in Community Voice!  Tell us about your experiences with our exhibitions, classes and events, or let us know about your personal encounters with art, architecture and design in your community, or anywhere in the world. Simply fill out the submission form and we'll post your entry.



Newest Articles

Paul Gauguin, Where Do We Come From? What Are We? Where Are We Going?, 1897. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
Robert Thody, Education Officer | November 17, 2017
Who am I? What do you know about yourself? What do you know about your neighbour? Or co-worker? I was introduced to the Myers Briggs method of... Read More»
Image: Photo Credit: Kent Monkman, Casualties of Modernity, 2015, mixed media installation with HD video, 14:45 minutes, (no fix
Brittany Sostar | November 17, 2017
I had the opportunity to visit Ottawa a few weekends ago, and while there, I stopped by the National Gallery of Canada. The gallery is currently... Read More»

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Talks & Symposia

TWH Tour Promo Image
Tuesday, December 19, 7:00pm
Queen's Square
Come meet Amanda Langis, Art Project Collection Assistant, and be immersed in the Cambridge Art Galleries permanent collection of fibre art. Please... Read More»
The Whole Shebang: Memorizing the Collection Tour by Cherie Fawcett and Brittany Sostar
Tuesday, January 9, 7:00pm & Saturday, January 13, 2:00pm
Queen's Square
Join Gallery Staff Cherie Fawcett and Brittany Sostar on a playful tour of The Whole Shebang: a research project. This tour will focus on how these... Read More»
The Whole Shebang: Memorizing the Collection Tour by Cherie Fawcett and Brittany Sostar
Tuesday, January 9, 7:00pm & Saturday, January 13, 2:00pm
Queen's Square
Join Gallery Staff Cherie Fawcett and Brittany Sostar on a playful tour of The Whole Shebang: a research project. This tour will focus on how these... Read More»
The Whole Shebang: 'Past & Future: Lessons from the Vault' Tour by Aidan Ware
Tuesday, January 23, 7:00pm
Queen's Square
Join Gallery Director Aidan Ware as she takes you behind the scenes for a first-time public tour of the renovated art vault in addition to exploring... Read More»
Cambridge Art Galleries' collection vault, 2017. Image Scott Lee.
Saturday, January 27, 2018
Queen's Square
Following extensive research into the collection holdings during The Whole Shebang, we will be presenting our findings and sharing our plans for the... Read More»