programs + events banner

Programs + Events

Idea Exchange hosts hundreds of programs and events every year. From storytimes to movie screenings, there's always something interesting to do here. Find the one that's right for you.


Register Online

Online registration is available for Adult/Teen art courses and programs and Children’s art courses. All online registrations require an email address and those with a fee can be paid with a Visa or Mastercard. Registration in person or by phone (call 519.621.0460) is also available.

Monthly Calendar


Sunday, November 17, 2019

laser cut snowflakes
Sundays, November 10 - December 1, 2019, 1:00 - 3:00pm
Old Post Office
Programs + Workshops
Watch our laser cutter at work and decorate your own holiday ornament in the Makerspace.
write your story written on typewriter
Sunday, November 17, 2019, 1:00 - 4:00pm
Queen's Square
Programs + Workshops
Get inspired to write with fellow NaNoWriMo authors. Creativity loves company.
vrdropin
Saturday and Sunday, September 14 - December 1, 2019, 2:00 - 4:00pm (excl. October 13)
Clemens Mill
Programs + Workshops
Due to technical issues with the HTC Vive, the VR drop-in program is cancelled until further notice.
Jason Baerg, Relations Digital Abstraction, Peter, 2013 (Detail). Image Courtesy of the artist.
October 25, 2019 - March 1, 2020
Queen's Square
Exhibitions + Openings
This exhibition is presented across two locations - Queen Square Gallery and Preston Gallery. "Painting is a sacred bundle that echoes through... Read More»
Jason Baerg, Sky Trail, 2014. Image Courtesy of the artist
November 15 2019 - March 1 2020
Preston
Exhibitions + Openings
This exhibition is presented across two locations - Queen Square Gallery and Preston Gallery. "Painting is a sacred bundle that echoes through... Read More»
Old Post Office Light Show Display
Thursday - Sunday, November 14 – January 1, 2020, 7:00pm
Old Post Office
Special Events
Watch visual effects transform the Old Post Office every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night! The Winter Holiday Show starts at 7:00pm and... Read More»