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Snohetta exhibition opening, School Of Architecture lobby
Idea Exchange | April 1, 2013
When the University Of Waterloo School Of Architecture moved from the main campus to Cambridge, we became partners in a gallery operation within the... Read More»
Queen's Square library & gallery under construction, 1993
Idea Exchange | April 1, 2013
A major expansion of the Queen’s Square library and gallery was completed in 1993, making it possible for the gallery operation to move to the main... Read More»
Shopping cart with question marks
Idea Exchange | April 1, 2013
Making a big purchase? Or even a small one? Spending hard earned cash wisely is important to all of us. That’s why Consumer Reports is so valuable:... Read More»
Photo of gallery entrance: 1978?
Idea Exchange | April 1, 2013
Cambridge Galleries’ public programming in the City of Cambridge began in 1977 with Eric Dewdney as the founding director. The mezzanine on the... Read More»
Boundless, Opportune, Vast . Your potential awaits. IDEAS UNLIMITED
Idea Exchange | March 20, 2013
Boundless. Opportune. Vast. Possibilities aplenty. Your potential awaits. And it all starts here at Cambridge Libraries & Galleries. We’re about... Read More»
Hand holding four leaf clover
Idea Exchange | March 17, 2013
Ireland is indeed the Emerald Isle and the Green Place, but mostly Ireland is an island of stories.  It is the land where St. Patrick banished snakes... Read More»
Robot thinking
Idea Exchange | March 17, 2013
Is Your Smart Phone Actually Intelligent? Computers have played an important part in many aspects of our lives. It would be difficult to find an area... Read More»
Girl With the Dragon Tattoo DVD cover, Image courtesy of Syndetics, 2016
Idea Exchange | January 31, 2013
What is it about Scandinavian mysteries that make them such thrilling reads? Is it the juxtaposition of cold weather and hot-blooded murder that... Read More»
The Last Viking: The Life of Roald Amundsen by Stephen Bown book cover
Idea Exchange | January 2, 2013
2011 was the 100th anniversary of Roald Amundsen’s successful expedition to the South Pole.  More practical than his British counterparts, Shackleton... Read More»
Glowing hanging lightbulb among unlit lightbulbs
Linda, Queen's Square | November 1, 2012
Two extraordinary minds, two very different men.  Who should win the A+, considering: 1. Business success vs. failure Edison became wealthy quite... Read More»

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