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Lunchtime Lounge | September 2017

Lunchtime Lounge | September 2017

Walking Tour of Homer Watson Park Thursday, September 14, 2017 12:00 – 1:00 pm Please join us at Homer Watson House & Gallery for the September edition of our 2017 educational Interactive Speaker Series!

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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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International Yoga Day

International Yoga Day

International Yoga Day Wednesday, June 21, 2017 10:30 – 11:30 pm Please join us at Homer Watson House & Gallery for free yoga in celebration of International Yoga Day.

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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, our Annual Report, Annual Watson Exhibition, Summer Camps, Events, and so much more!

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Lunchtime Lounge | June 2017

Lunchtime Lounge | June 2017

Indigenous Drumming Thursday, June 8, 2017 12:00 – 1:00 pm Please join us at Homer Watson House & Gallery for the June edition of our 2017 educational Interactive Speaker Series!

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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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Lunchtime Lounge | May 2017

Lunchtime Lounge | May 2017

Art Therapy Thursday, May 11th, 2017 12:00 – 1:00 pm Please join us at Homer Watson House & Gallery for the May edition of our 2017 educational Interactive Speaker Series!

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Opening Reception | April 2017

Opening Reception | April 2017

SUNDAY, APRIL 30, 2017 2:00 – 4:00 PM

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Maudie: A Special Advance Screening – April 20

Maudie: A Special Advance Screening – April 20

Inviting all our friends and art lovers to an exciting evening celebrating Maud Lewis and the exciting find of Portrait of Eddie Barnes and Ed Murphy, Lobster Fisherman, Bayview, N.S. by Maud Lewis at the New Hamburg Thrift Centre.

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Original Maud Lewis Painting Found in New Hamburg Thrift Centre

Original Maud Lewis Painting Found in New Hamburg Thrift Centre

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Lost Work of Prolific Canadian Painter Turns Up In MCC Thrift Shop Original Maud Lewis Work Will Be Auctioned to support Relief, Development, and Peacebuilding Work March 27, 2017 Kitchener, Ont. – An original Maud Lewis painting was discovered at the New Hamburg Thrift Centre. Volunteers at the New Hamburg Thrift Centre came across the unique piece while sorting through general donations. Maud Lewis is one of Canada’s best known folk artists. How this painting ended up at the New Hamburg Thrift Centre remains a mystery. Karla Richards, General Manager of MCC’s...

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