Exhibitions

Fall Exhibition | 2018

Fall Exhibition | 2018

  September 9 – October 21, 2018   Opening Reception: Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm September 22 | 2:00 – 3:30 Meet Gerald Bisset Ed.D with a tour of the exhibition and a 101 lecture of how the Universe evolved from Big Bang to now. $29/$32 October 3 | 7:00 – 8:30 Gerald Bisset Ed.D will explain and illustrate how astronomers take picture of various celestial objects then process their data to generate beautiful astro-photographs. $29/$32   Royal Astronomical Society of Canada || Science and Art: 150 Years of Astronomical Imagery Since the creation...

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WATSnew Fall 2018 Issue

WATSnew Fall 2018 Issue

The latest issue of WATSnew is now available online. Peruse the pages to see all that is going on at the Gallery including, upcoming exhibitions and lunchtime lounge events, fall programs, and opportunities to support the Gallery in a variety of ways.  *To view WATSnew in full screen, click full screen icon on the bottom right hand corner.

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Fall Exhibitions | 2018

Fall Exhibitions | 2018

September 9 – October 21, 2018   Opening Reception: Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm September 22 | 2:00 – 3:30 Meet Gerald Bisset Ed.D with a tour of the exhibition and a 101 lecture of how the Universe evolved from Big Bang to now. $29/$32 October 3 | 7:00 – 8:30 Gerald Bisset Ed.D will explain and illustrate how astronomers take picture of various celestial objects then process their data to generate beautiful astro-photographs. $29/$32   Royal Astronomical Society of Canada || Science and Art: 150 Years of Astronomical Imagery Since the creation of a modest,...

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Fall Exhibition Hidden Valley Revealed | 2017

Fall Exhibition Hidden Valley Revealed | 2017

September 16 – October 22, 2017 Closed for private event Sunday October 1, 2017   Opening Reception: Sunday, September 17, 2017 from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm Artists Talk: Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm   The Friends of Hidden Valley || Hidden Valley Revealed Homer Watson House & Gallery proudly presents Hidden Valley Revealed, guest curated by Ralf Wall,  In this juried exhibition, artists explore our natural environment in particular the Environmentally Sensitive Area inside Hidden Valley.  The City of Kitchener, the Region of Waterloo, and the Province...

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Annual Homer Watson Exhibition | 2017

Annual Homer Watson Exhibition | 2017

June 11 – August 13, 2017 Opening Reception: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 | 6:30 - 8:30 pm (The Gallery is closed for a special event on Sunday August 13 until 3:00)   A Sense of Place || Homer Watson This exhibition celebrates the 150th anniversary of Ontario and Canada.  The Canadian landscape is the predominant theme and subject matter for Homer Watson.  Watson draws from a deep well of life experience which includes an intimate relationship with the land.  His personification of nature becomes a metaphor for the human aspiration of being and belonging: of a sense of place within...

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Quilt & Fibre Exhibition | 2017

Quilt & Fibre Exhibition | 2017

May 30 - June 4, 2017 Opening Reception and Awards May 30 | 2:00 - 4:00 (The gallery is closed for a private event Sunday Aug 13 until 2:30) Artist Talk: Sunday May 28 | 1:00 - 3:00     One Stitch at a Time || Tracey Lawko || Website Tracey Lawko creates realistic landscapes and sculpted still-life in thread. These finely-stitched and richly-textured artworks interpret the natural world around her studio in the hills of the Niagara Escarpment. Themes of change, resilience and life-cycles permeate throughout. Her landscapes are detailed and painterly. Starting with a simple...

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Winter Exhibitions 2017

Winter Exhibitions 2017

March 19 – April 23, 2017 Meet The Jurors: Saturday March 11 | 3 – 4 pm Opening Reception: Sunday March 19 | 2 – 4 pm Artist Talk: Saturday April 8 | 1 - 3 pm Artist Demo: Thursday April 13 | 12-1 pm     Light Miracles || KWSA Homer Watson House & Gallery (HWHG) is please to host the Kitchener Waterloo Society of Artists’ (KWSA) Annual Juried show entitled Light Miracles. This year artists explore the influence of light on subject matter, literally, figuratively and spiritually.  The theme is examined through a variety of artistic backgrounds, diverse media...

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Spring Exhibitions | 2017

Spring Exhibitions | 2017

March 13th – March 5, 2017 Opening Reception: Sunday, February 5th, 2017 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm Artists Talk: Saturday, February 18th, 2017 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm Workshop: Sunday February 26, 2017 from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm $68/$76    Canada-One-Five-Oh! || Marion Anderson || Website Canada-One-Five-0h! by Marion Anderson is an installation of clay, wood and colour with the focal point as the Canadian Maple leaf. One hundred fifty small, individual leaves combined to reveal our flag creating an unmistakable vision of Canadians and their environment. Within Anderson’s design each leaf...

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Winter Exhibitions | 2017

Winter Exhibitions | 2017

February 5 – March 5, 2017 Opening Reception: Sunday, February 5th, 2017 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm Artists Talk: Saturday, February 18th, 2017 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm Workshop: Sunday February 26, 2017 from 9:30 am - 3:30 pm $68/$76    Canada-One-Five-Oh! || Marion Anderson || Website Canada-One-Five-0h! by Marion Anderson is an installation of clay, wood and colour with the focal point as the Canadian Maple leaf. One hundred fifty small, individual leaves combined to reveal our flag creating an unmistakable vision of Canadians and their environment. Within Anderson’s design each leaf...

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Watson Museum | Summer Exhibition | 2018

Summer Exhibition July - Sept 2018 Interpretive Tour 519-748-4377 ext.233 Being in Accord with Nature: Environmentalist|| Homer Ransford Watson "After some years of restless wandering in quest of an adequate medium of expression in art, a desire took possession of me to live again where I knew great quiet would blend itself luxuriously with the schemes I was developing for my painting.  It came to me that among the nooks and scenes of this village nestling among the hills, I should find ample material to fix in some degree the infinite beauties that emanate from the mystery of sky and land......

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