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For the past thirteen years the Friends of Hidden Valley, have been lobbying to bring into public ownership the Environmentally Sensitive Policy Area (ESPA) inside Hidden Valley and thus guaranteeing that the natural setting be protected for generations to come. The focus of this juried exhibit is to highlight a natural treasure that many feel should be expanded and preserved. Open to citizens of Waterloo Region and surrounding area.
The tradition of teaching began at Homer Watson House more than 125 years ago. We honour those educators, past, present, future, in this year’s exhibition, Living Narratives, which highlights the work of mentors and their protege and includes one feature artist. This year Ralf Wall is the feature, with his exhibit, Way of the Wanderer. Open to those that have worked in the HWHG studios as an instructor or student.
Homer Watson House & Gallery is excited to be hosting its first miniature exhibition of 5×7 inch works created and donated by members of our local community, studio instructors, and gallery staff. All proceeds from the sale of these works go directly to support children’s programs, art exhibitions, art education and heritage. The Miniature Art Exhibition will be on display October 29 – December 31 and during the Holiday Celebration and Reception on November 25 from 6:00-8:00pm. Open to citizens of Waterloo Region and surrounding area.
The Open Gallery program is intended to foster a meaningful partnership between Homer Watson House & Gallery and the Waterloo Region high school community. Teachers work closely with the gallery to produce and execute an exhibit in accordance with curriculum mandates and gallery standards. Open to Teachers and their students in the Waterloo Region and area schools.
Each year KWSA puts on a minimum of two shows featuring KWSA members work: an open artwork exhibition, and a professionally juried show. The yearly KWSA Juried show is typically held in early spring at Homer Watson House and Art Gallery. Open to members of KWSA
Homer Watson House Foundation is hosting our annual Quilt and Fibre show featuring a miniature quilt exhibit. This show explores the variety of quilts both contemporary and traditional. Open to Canadian citizens and residents.