Exhibitions

WATSnew Magazine Spring 2019 Issue

WATSnew Magazine Spring 2019 Issue

Check out our latest exhibitions and programs in the Spring 2019 issue! *To view WATSnew in full screen, click full screen icon on the bottom right hand corner. To download the PDF - click here!  

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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 | Spring Exhibition | 2019

Spring Exhibition April - June 2019 Interpretive Tour 519-748-4377 ext.233 The Spring Journeys in Homer Watson's Life To quote Homer Watson’s favorite poet John Keats from his poem “To Autumn” “Where are the songs of Spring? Aye, where are they? Think of them; thou has thy music too.” The season of Spring is often seen to symbolizes rebirth and renewal, for Homer Watson this season seemed to symbolize discovery. For throughout his lifetime Watson spent many springs travelling, painting and seeking artistic knowledge. During the beginning of his life and during the end of his life...

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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.  We pride ourselves in presenting an unbiased and nonjudgmental venue for freedom of speech.   Kitchener Waterloo Society of Artists Textures | Spring 2019 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 KWSA-Details and Submission...

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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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