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Jeremy Taylor, Makerspace
Jeremy, Old Post Office | September 4, 2018
My name is Jeremy Taylor and I love the idea of connecting people and inspiring a community of makers. I am by no means an expert in any one thing,... Read More»
Old Post Office
Idea Exchange | September 1, 2018
You’re invited! Join us for a guided tour of our newest location: Idea Exchange, Old Post Office. Come experience the Creative Studios, Discovery... Read More»
Bella Viglianti
Idea Exchange | August 1, 2018
Get up close and personal with local makers and artists in these drop-in, show and share style events. Each special guest will inspire you to make... Read More»
1890 Galt Summer Carnival medallion, front
Nicole, Queen's Square | July 3, 2018
Idea Exchange’s new digital library opens July 6, 2018, and with it are many exciting new possibilities. This building will have innovative... Read More»
Kelly, Heritage Architect for the Old Post Office
Nicole, Queen's Square | June 1, 2018
Construction began at the Old Post Office in November 2015. This was when the many talented architects and artisans, who have poured so much time... Read More»
Thomas Fuller, Canadian Architect
Nicole, Queen's Square | May 22, 2018
When Canada became a confederated nation in 1867, our first Prime Minister, John A. Macdonald, launched a national campaign to bring the country... Read More»
Girl Programming Robot with iPad
Brandon, Queen's Square | May 22, 2018
With the advent of touch technology, portable computing, and wireless internet access, many old technologies are being reborn, rebooted, and... Read More»
Photographer's Computer with Photo Editing Software
Meghan, Queen's Square | May 22, 2018
Creative projects have a life of their own. Sometimes what starts out as simple series of photos is re-imagined as a range of gorgeous T-shirt... Read More»
Vintage style photo of the microphone in recording studio
Services | May 22, 2018
The Creative Studios at the Old Post Office (opening summer 2018) will offer a music hub that includes a drum kit, two guitars, a bass guitar and a... Read More»
Roastmaster Graham Braun Preparing a Pour Over. Photo Robert Thody
Robert Thody, Education Officer | May 22, 2018
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»

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