2015

Lunchtime Lecture | September 2015

Lunchtime Lecture | September 2015

Expressive Portraiture in Watercolour Thursday, September 10th, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm Please join us at Homer Watson House & Gallery for the September edition of our 2015 educational Lunchtime Lecture Series!  Seasoned artist, Joe Fansher, will take us on an artistic journey through the medium of watercolour on September 10 from 12-1 pm.  Fansher’s portrait demonstration will uncover an economical approach to combining traditional drawing methods with the spontaneous use of watercolour. Attendees will learn to capture the essential features of light and shadow during this Lunchtime...

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Lunchtime Lecture | August 2015

Lunchtime Lecture | August 2015

In Homer Watson's Foot Steps Thursday, August 13th, 2015 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm Please join us at our monthly educational Lunchtime Lecture on August 13 featuring local artist Robert Achtemichuk.  Born in rural Saskatchewan, Achtemichuk studied fine arts at the University of Manitoba and the National Autonomous University of Mexico, specializing in printing. His prints and paintings have been shown in public and private galleries across Canada, most recently at the Renann Isaac Contemporary Art in Guelph.

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2015 | Annual Watson Exhibition

2015 | Annual Watson Exhibition

June 20th – August 16th, 2015 Reception: Sunday, June 21st, 2015 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm   Interconnected: A Journey through Time || Homer Watson Homer Watson House & Gallery is proud to present the 25th Annual Homer Watson Exhibit, Interconnected: A Journey through Time. From a local collector’s estate, this retrospective tells the story of a life journey. Watson sought to paint truths in nature. Although his paintings changed with age, the message did not. Explore how those works connect with artists painting the same scenes over 100 years later, the paths they took, and what...

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Lunchtime Lecture | July 2015

Lunchtime Lecture | July 2015

Unmanicured Thursday, July 9th, 2015 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm Please join us at our monthly educational Lunchtime Lecture on July 9 featuring local artist Joe Fansher.  Fansher holds a degree in Fine Arts from the Ontario College of Art and Design University, specifically the off-campus program in Florence, Italy,

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WATSnew Summer Issue

WATSnew Summer Issue

The latest issue of WATSnew is now available online.  Peruse the pages to see all that is going on at the Gallery including, the 25th Annual Watson Exhibition, Summer Camps, Lunchtime Lecture Series, School Programs and so much more!  Summer 2015 Issue 3

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Watson Exhibition Opening Reception | June 2015

Watson Exhibition Opening Reception | June 2015

JUNE 21ST, 2015 | 2:00 – 4:00 PM

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Lunchtime Lecture | June 2015

Lunchtime Lecture | June 2015

Spring Flowers & Herbs Thursday, June 11th, 2015 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm Please join us at our monthly educational Lunchtime Lecture on June 11 featuring Bob Wildfong, Horticultural Specialist at the Waterloo Region Museum/Doon Heritage Village.

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Quilt & Fiber Exhibition

Quilt & Fiber Exhibition

May 9th – June 14th, 2015 Reception: Saturday, May 9th, 2015 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm   Mended World || Judy Martin || Website This exhibit is a result of a recent volunteer artist residency on Manitoulin Island in which Martin designed and led the community in the creation of four large hand stitched meditation panels made from re-purposed domestic linens. Multiple layers of time and touch are in the panels. Martin , a life time resident of northern Ontario, chooses to live slowly and quietly in a rural environment where she is able to pay attention to the small marks within the grand...

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Community Appreciation Day 2015

Community Appreciation Day 2015

Sunday, May 31, 2015 | 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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New Vibes Jazz Quintet Concert

New Vibes Jazz Quintet Concert

Saturday, May 23, 2015 7:30pm - 10:00pm The New Vibes Jazz Quintet (which includes Jerzy Kaplanek on violin) returns to the Gallery for an entertaining concert on Saturday, May 23 at 7:30 pm.  A special feature of this year's concert will be

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