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Ontario South-West
Cambridge
1 North Square, Cambridge ON N1S 2K6
Hours: Mon-Thur 9:30-8:30, Fri & Sat 9:30-5:30, Sun 1-5. (Closed Sundays May 21-Sep 3, 2017). Holiday closures: Family Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Civic Holiday, Labour Day, Thanksgiving Sunday & Monday, Chrismas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day.
admission: FREE
T: 519 621 0460
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Exhibitions & events ... more
Exhibitions & events
Jul 7-Sep 2, 2017 | joint opening Fri 7 Jul, 7pm, simultaneously with Design at Riverside Gallery:
SHOW.17 brings together emerging artists from across Ontario whose works, processes and preoccupations are the newest and latest in the ever-changing world of contemporary art. The exhibition is exclusively dedicated to those new on the scene, and gives the necessary and well deserved voice to the most ambitious and dedicated.
Artists included in the show are Laura Brandreth (Ancaster), Paul Chartrand (Dunnville), Nicole Clouston (Brampton), Adrienne Crossman (Windsor), Jason Deary (Toronto), Michael Drolet (Whitby), Andrew Harding (Toronto), Lauren Lavery (Guelph), Alvin Luong (Toronto), Humboldt Magnussen (Toronto), Ash Moniz (Grand Bend), Ella Morton (Toronto), Adrienne Scott (Stittsville), and Aislinn Thomas (Kitchener) ... more
SHOW.17 brings together emerging artists from across Ontario whose works, processes and preoccupations are the newest and latest in the ever-changing world of contemporary art. The exhibition is exclusively dedicated to those new on the scene, and gives the necessary and well deserved voice to the most ambitious and dedicated.
Artists included in the show are Laura Brandreth (Ancaster), Paul Chartrand (Dunnville), Nicole Clouston (Brampton), Adrienne Crossman (Windsor), Jason Deary (Toronto), Michael Drolet (Whitby), Andrew Harding (Toronto), Lauren Lavery (Guelph), Alvin Luong (Toronto), Humboldt Magnussen (Toronto), Ash Moniz (Grand Bend), Ella Morton (Toronto), Adrienne Scott (Stittsville), and Aislinn Thomas (Kitchener).
Sep 15-Nov 5, 2017 | opening reception Fri 15 Sep, 7pm:
Lisa Birke: The Knits. In knitting, one literally gives one's time – chronicled in interwoven loops of yarn – to keep someone warm. Hand-knitted sweaters bring us closer to our mothers and grandmothers as we physically carry a document of their love and labour next to our skin, almost like a protective second skin. Straddling a liminal filmic space between installation, performance-for-video, and a contemporary fairy tale, The Knits introduces an ephemeral and relative notion of time, both in unravelling the threads of generational / familial relationships and in visually combining and subverting technological artifacts of the past and present (picture frame, TV screen and video projection). Along the way, the work tugs at the crossed threads of art versus craft, gendered materiality, and the relationship we have with Mother Nature and her great divide in Canada. The Knits is a loving and playful homage to the artist's mother and her chronic affliction of “the knits ... more
Lisa Birke: The Knits.
In knitting, one literally gives one's time – chronicled in interwoven loops of yarn – to keep someone warm. Hand-knitted sweaters bring us closer to our mothers and grandmothers as we physically carry a document of their love and labour next to our skin, almost like a protective second skin.
Straddling a liminal filmic space between installation, performance-for-video, and a contemporary fairy tale, The Knits introduces an ephemeral and relative notion of time, both in unravelling the threads of generational / familial relationships and in visually combining and subverting technological artifacts of the past and present (picture frame, TV screen and video projection). Along the way, the work tugs at the crossed threads of art versus craft, gendered materiality, and the relationship we have with Mother Nature and her great divide in Canada. The Knits is a loving and playful homage to the artist's mother and her chronic affliction of “the knits.”
Tours are available for school and community groups ... more
Tours are available for school and community groups.
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(See also Community Courses – click here).