2014

Holiday Party | 2014

Holiday Party | 2014

24th Annual Watson Exhibit | Opening Reception

24th Annual Watson Exhibit | Opening Reception

June 15th, 2014 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm

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24th Annual Homer Watson Exhibition

24th Annual Homer Watson Exhibition

24th Annual Homer Watson EXHIBITION June 14th - August 17th, 2014

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Lunchtime Lecture | July 2014

Lunchtime Lecture | July 2014

A Photographic History of Doon Thursday, July 10, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm Homer Watson House & Gallery is pleased to invite you to attend the July session of our 2014 educational Lunchtime Lecture series! Join us for an interesting and informative lecture on Thursday, July 10  from 12-1 pm featuring Regional Councillor for the City of Kitchener, Jean Haalboom. In her lecture, Jean will outline the local history of Doon, the home of Homer Watson. The event will also include a question and answer period with the local historian, as well as sweet treats donated by local food suppliers! Jean...

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Community Appreciation Day

Community Appreciation Day

Community Appreciation Day Thanks to our volunteer videographer Devlin Macpherson for creating this awesome video recapping last year's Community Appreciation Day! Sunday, June 1, 2014 | 1:00 - 4:00 pm Get creative with Homer Watson House & Gallery at Community Appreciation Day! This FREE annual event welcomes families and community members to experience a wide variety of fun art activities, tours of the Gallery and Museum, and a tasty BBQ! All you need to bring is your imagination! On this day only, you can also receive up to 15% off summer camp registrations and memberships are buy one get one free....

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Lunchtime Lecture | June 2014

Lunchtime Lecture | June 2014

Behind the Scenes: Curating an ExhibitionThursday, June 12th, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm Homer Watson House & Gallery is proud to host the June edition of our 2014 educational Lunchtime Lecture Series! Join us for an informative and entertaining lecture on Thursday, June 12 from 12-1 pm given by Homer Watson House & Gallery’s Staff Artist and Arts Educator, Scott McNichol. In his lecture, Scott will cover the essentials of curating and installing a strong gallery exhibition. The event will also include a question and answer period with the local Visual Artist, as well as tasty appetizers donated...

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Annual General Meeting 2014

Annual General Meeting 2014

You’re invited to the Homer Watson House Foundation’s Annual General Meeting June 24, 2014 | 6 pm Carolyn Blackstock This informative meeting will feature guest speaker Carolyn Blackstock, local historian and cooking enthusiast. Her lecture, titled “Two Communities & Two Cook Books” will inform the listeners of how the Berlin Cook Book (1906) and the New Galt Cook Book (1898) reflect Waterloo Region and their time periods. Join us after the meeting for light refreshments.

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Paint with Jazz | Jazz Concert 2014

Paint with Jazz | Jazz Concert 2014

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 7:30pm - 10:00pm Music meets visual art in Homer Watson House & Gallery’s Paint with Jazz event. Watch our talented roster of artists in a live painting performance create to the smooth sounds of New Vibes Jazz Quartet. Enter for a chance to win one of these finished masterpieces in our raffle draw, all proceeds go towards our children’s programs. Refreshments will be served. Please call ahead to reserve your ticket, as space is limited.

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Quilts Exhibition | 2014

Quilts Exhibition | 2014

QUILTS 2014 EXHIBITION April 26th - June 8th, 2014

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Lunchtime Lecture | May 2014

Lunchtime Lecture | May 2014

The Past and Future of the Grand River WatershedThursday, May 8th, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm Homer Watson House & Gallery is happy to invite you to the May edition of our 2014 educational Lunchtime Lecture Series! Join us for an insightful lecture on Thursday, May 8 from 12-1 pm featuring the Grand River Conservation Authority’s Communications Manager, Dave Schultz. In honour of the 20th Anniversary of the Grand River Heritage Designation, Dave will outline the past, present and future challenges of improving the ever-changing Grand River Watershed in his lecture. The event will also include a question...

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