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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»
Teen Tastemakers Logo with Fall Leaves
Teens, Idea Exchange | November 15, 2017
With the colder weather and the holidays just around the corner, who has time to search out worthwhile entertainment? Don’t worry – the Teen... Read More»
A cup of tea beside a laptop.
Mya Kidson | November 10, 2017
Netflix I remember in grade 7 when my parents got a subscription to Netflix. It consumed my life as I binge-watched Vampire Diaries and Pretty Little... Read More»
School's Out on a Post-it
Laureen, Queen's Square | November 8, 2017
November 17th is a PD day! Check out what’s happening at all Idea Exchange locations: Building Bonanza!  10:00am-12:00pm QS. Two hours of building... Read More»
Girl sitting by stone railing writing.
Mya Kidson | November 8, 2017
For as long as I can remember I've collected journals and written for fun. Throughout middle school, English was my favourite subject because it gave... Read More»
what's your story? written in a book
Brinton Gould, Writer | November 3, 2017
How to Write a Novel in 50,000 Easy Words-- NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is a writing activity/challenge. You must write 50,000 words in... Read More»
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Susan, Hespeler | November 1, 2017
The Hespeler Book Club meets monthly to discuss a variety of fiction and nonfiction. Last month, we read The Widow, by Fiona Barton, which falls... Read More»
woman writing in a book
Programs + Events | November 1, 2017
This month, Idea Exchange has a full slate of programs available to our community, with both performances and programs for members. Check out the... Read More»
Idea Exchange Magazine Cover Winter 2018
Idea Exchange | November 1, 2017
The Winter 2018 edition of the Idea Exchange Magazine is here! We’re ready for winter with tons of exciting programs to keep you warm inside! Read... Read More»

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