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Symposium Piece for Eva
Linda F. | August 28, 2014
I love outdoor sculpture.  You feel freer: you’re out-of-doors, you can walk or run around with children of any age in any season and in any weather... Read More»
Volunteers in a circle
Idea Exchange | August 20, 2014
What do you do when you have 400+ enthusiastic and eager volunteers, ready to dig in, share their talents and be a part of something more? You enable... Read More»
Meredith, Queen's Square | August 11, 2014
My grandmother once played the violin, and as I’ve always heard it, she played it extraordinarily well. Time and time again my father has told me... Read More»
Galt Armoury in Cambridge, Ontario. 6 July 2014
Linda, Queen's Square | August 10, 2014
Sparked by the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria in June 1914, and following a complicated series of events, Britain and its... Read More»
Brain activity
Linda, Queen's Square | August 8, 2014
It’s hard to believe that the 3 pound mass of tissue on the top of your body is one of the most complex living structures in the entire universe, but... Read More»
Beethoven sculpture (front)
Jessica S. | July 18, 2014
With the introduction of e-books many of us are mourning the loss of the bound book, but artist Long-bin Chen has found a way to give books a second... Read More»
Girl with pigtails building with lego
Kids | July 12, 2014
What have you made lately? Do you like to invent new things, build with tools, write code or maybe you enjoy creating by painting, or cooking? Did... Read More»
15th Affair by James Patterson book cover, Image courtesy of Syndetics, 2016
Idea Exchange | July 2, 2014
Best Sellers – a Drama in One Act Cast:  Library Member – LM           Member Services Advisor – MSA Setting:  In front of the Best Sellers, LM is... Read More»
Murdoch Mysteries Season 1 DVD cover, Image courtesy of Syndetics, 2016
Laura, Queen's Square | July 2, 2014
Cambridge Ontario has amazing ties to the world of motion pictures. Back in 1916 -- at the dawn of the movie era -- brothers Len and Charlie Roos... Read More»
José Luis Torres: La Colección. Installation Shot. Cambridge, Ontario. May 2014
Phil R. | June 18, 2014
La colección is a large scale, community driven public art project by José Luis Torres, an Argentinean artist currently living in Quebec. Developed... Read More»