Exhibitions

WATSnew Winter 2019 Issue

WATSnew Winter 2019 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, winter 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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Holiday Party

Holiday Party

Holiday Party November 25, 2017 6 pm- 8 pm live entertainment | tasty hors d'oeuvres | festive spirit

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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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WATSnew Spring Issue

WATSnew Spring Issue

Homer Watson House & Gallery is excited to present the latest issue of WATSnew, our biggest issue to date!

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Watson Museum | Fall Exhibition | 2018

Fall Exhibition October - December 2018 Interpretive Tour 519-748-4377 ext.233 Life and Times || Homer Ransford Watson Explore the many phases of  Homer Watson's career from childhood dreaming to established retrospectives.  Although the Canadian landscape is the predominant theme and subject matter for Watson you will see some rare portraiture, workshop scenes and war artist documentation.  Watson draws from a deep well of life experience which includes an intimate relationship with the land and the people that inhabited our community over a century ago. Etchings || Homer Ransford...

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Annual Instructors’ Exhibition | 2016

Annual Instructors’ Exhibition | 2016

October 30 – December 4, 2016 Reception: Saturday, November 26th, 2016 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Artist Talk: Saturday, November 19th, 2016 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm  From Where I Stand || Celebration of Visual Arts Education From Where I Stand is a compilation of artworks from educators and their students.  This year we see a variety of work from the perspective of the mentor interspersed with work of their proteges.   The work focuses on lessons learned whether physical technique or conceptual ideas.  Unique and experimental materials are often juxtaposed with traditional compositions...

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Jingle & Mingle

Jingle & Mingle

Juried and Group Submission Forms

The following exhibits are developed by independent groups, and their themes do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Homer Watson House Foundation.      Celebration of Visual Arts Education Paradigm Shifts | Fall 2018   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, Paradigm Shifts, which highlights the work of mentors and their protege and includes one feature artist.  This year Susan Gevais Spencer is the feature artist, with her exhibit, TRANSFORMATION....

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Fall Exhibition | 2016

Fall Exhibition | 2016

September 11 – October 23, 2016 Opening Reception: Sunday, September 11th, 2016 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm Artists Talk: Saturday, October 15th, 2016 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm  Inside/Outside || Red Head Gallery || Website Inside/Outside is the exploration of the essence of a “box”. Boxes define boundaries; boundaries that can either be physical or conceptual. It acts as a depository for dreams, mementos, or fears. The shape and its function (container/contained) are archetypal. This structure becomes the perfect metaphor for understanding our personal relationships with the “other”...

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Lunchtime Lounge | April 2016

Lunchtime Lounge | April 2016

Abandoned Thursday, April 14, 2016 12:00 - 1:00 pm We are pleased to announce that our Lunchtime Lecture Series has returned! Assuming a new name, Lunchtime Lounge, we plan to host a variety of noon hour events that will include artist talks, demonstrations, tea tastings, psychic readings, yoga sessions and much more! Kicking off the series will be exhibiting artist Sheila Macdonald Roberts. Working out of her Elmira studio, Macdonald Roberts expresses herself through a wide variety of

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