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Crystal at Queen's Square | January 26, 2022
The word is out! Nominees for Canada’s largest recreational reading program have been announced and they’re great! Every year, the Forest of Reading... Read More»
A tablet screen showing the Overdrive icon with an arrow to the Libby icon
Idea Exchange | January 21, 2022
With the newer Libby app becoming the most popular and functional option for e-reading, OverDrive has decided to wind down the use of the older... Read More»
Riverside Print Group, Under Construction (details, plate #6, state #9), 2021, linocut and monotype on Stonehenge paper,
Cambridge Art Galleries Staff | January 14, 2022
In conjunction with the exhibition, Under Construction, members of the Riverside Print Group discuss the history of their work, their preferred... Read More»
Artist Videos: SHOW.21 Emerging Artist Showcase
Cambridge Art Galleries Staff | January 14, 2022
In conjunction with the exhibition, SHOW.21 Emerging Artist Showcase, exhibiting artists discuss their practice and works in the videos below.
Blocks with the numbers 2021 becoming 2022 as they turn
Cassidy, Queen's Square | January 1, 2022
2022 has arrived, along with a brand new cycle of virtual programs at Idea Exchange. With new and familiar programming for kids, as well as engaging... Read More»
A trophy stands on a pile of books
Leah, Queen's Square | January 1, 2022
Hey Cambridge! Want to know what your friends and neighbours are reading? What about the most-read books that adults, teens and kids were reading in... Read More»
A smiling family plays a board game on a living room floor
Laureen, Queen's Square | January 1, 2022
Family Literacy Day takes place every January 27th to raise awareness about the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related... Read More»
A monarch butterfly rests against a background of blue butterflies
Shannon, Queen's Square | January 1, 2022
Because the flap of the tiniest wing can start a typhoon… Small things matter. What we think and do today can change the world we live in tomorrow.... Read More»
large format printer
Jeremy, Old Post Office | December 21, 2021
The Old Post Office and the Makerspace are extremely excited to introduce our newest piece of technology, a large-format printer. The Epson SureColor... Read More»
A illustration of books in red and blue on a light blue background with text that reads digital publications
Cambridge Art Galleries Staff | December 1, 2021
Click on an image below to access a digital publication. SHOW.21 Designed by Scott Lee Featuring work by Olivia Brouwer, Anahí González, Lupita... Read More»