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Cruz and Mackenzie. Half page, full colour (detail), 2016.
Iga Janik, Curator Contemporary Art | May 26, 2016
Some parties are bigger than others. And June 24th will be one of those evenings.  Opening our summer exhibitions is Friday Night Art Live with a few... Read More»
Art Direction: Margery Greenspan, Design: Phil Yarnall, Photography: Andrew Eccles.
Robert Thody, Education Officer | April 25, 2016
A few weeks ago, when I entered the Kitchener Library to renew my membership, heavenly music drew me into the lounge area where I was beckoned into a... Read More»
Title Page of the First Impression (1623).
Robert Thody, Education Officer | February 18, 2016
“To be, or not to be: that is the question.” - William Shakespeare While I’m an avid reader of murder mysteries and eagerly watch detectives prodding... Read More»
Hazel Meyer. “no pressure, no diamonds” (detail), 2015. Courtesy of artist.
Cherie Fawcett, Gallery Assistant | October 5, 2015
Hazel Meyer’s new public art installation in the Queen’s Square Lobby space “no pressure, no diamonds” has been unveiled! This large scale... Read More»
The removal of Lyn Carter's 'Beacon' from the Queen's Square Lobby, 2015. Photo Robert Thody.
Cherie Fawcett, Gallery Assistant | October 2, 2015
We have been receiving many questions and comments over the past few weeks on the whereabouts of Lyn Carter’s Beacon – the large scale, bright green... Read More»
Idea Exchange | October 1, 2015
We are excited to introduce our new Gallery Director Aidan Ware.  Prior to accepting the role of Gallery Director at Idea Exchange Art + Design,... Read More»
Green Coffee Beans (Pre-roasting). Photo Robert Thody
Robert Thody, Education Officer | June 30, 2015
Legend has it that after a vigorous battle against the Arabian army, the European conquerors seized the loot, which included a large quantity of... Read More»
Mary Misner, Gallery Director, Idea Exchange and Amanda Maxwell, Board Chair, Idea Exchange
Idea Exchange | June 12, 2015
On June 10, 2015, in the company of her family, colleagues and friends, Mary Misner, Gallery Director at Idea Exchange, received the Lifetime... Read More»
Beheaded Tulip. Photo: Robert Thody
Robert Thody, Education Officer | May 19, 2015
Last week’s thunderstorm hit my garden hard. While the thirsty earth was satisfied, the tender spring plants were pummeled of their plumage and... Read More»
Mensa Canada Distinguished Educator's Award Ceremony
Mary Misner | September 5, 2014
On Wednesday September 3rd, two of the dedicated volunteers for Arts & Soul received the prestigious Mensa Educator’s Award.  Millie Norry,... Read More»

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