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Ideas Emerge - As much as things stay the same - they change
Idea Exchange | June 20, 2013
Renewal. Rebirth. Rejuvenation. Transformation. Evolution. Emergence. As much as things stay the same – they change. That includes us. And we’re... Read More»
Car driving
Idea Exchange | May 17, 2013
What makes the world go round?  Wheels, of course!  Steam powered, diesel powered, pedal powered – any shape will do, as long as it’s round.  Our... Read More»
Cambridge teens after prom, with mascots from local high schools
Idea Exchange | May 13, 2013
Live in the now. Expand your possibilities. Whatever your passions or interests – we can help with that. Reading. Film. Music. Social events. Check... Read More»
Image of hands in the air, showing everyone wants to volunteer
Rosario | April 27, 2013
My favorite memory is when I came to the library for the first time in 2006 (Summer) and I saw the art gallery there. I continue to coming and... Read More»
Wanted Poster: Text - Stolen on 22th, 2011 by one of the spectators. A reward will be given to anyone who brings the lego back
Sayeh Sarfaraz | April 26, 2013
I recall that the Dictator is in Town show was visited by many groups of young students and the use of war toys and Lego Minifigs excited many of... Read More»
All images from "Dictator is In Town" - Sept 2011 at Queen's Square
Iga Janik | April 22, 2013
Sayeh Sarfaraz is an amazing artist, and we have worked together on a couple of occasions now. I invited her to do a solo exhibition here at CG soon... Read More»
All images of Logotopia at Design at Riverside, photos: D. Popplow
Esther E. Shipman | April 22, 2013
Logotopia: the Library in Architecture, Art and the Imagination was a landmark exhibition for Design at Riverside that was launched in the winter of... Read More»
Student with math symbols on a chalkboard
Teens | April 17, 2013
The government of Ontario and TVO are offering free, online math help for students, from grades 7 to 10. They offer tutorials and other tools... Read More»
Ideas - Uninhibited!
Idea Exchange | April 17, 2013
Growth. Life. New horizons. You know what they say: Nothing ventured…well, it’s nothing ventured! The only thing holding you back? You! Ready to... Read More»
Susan Boucher, Roy Austin, Gordon Hatt & Mary Misner at Hugh Thompson's art gallery in 1990-91.
Mary Misner | April 13, 2013
In 2013, Cambridge Galleries celebrated 35 years of public gallery service in the City of Cambridge and Waterloo Region. Cambridge Galleries’ public... Read More»