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Exhibition News | The Mitchell Advocate | Mitchell’s Pride at national quilt show

Exhibition News | The Mitchell Advocate | Mitchell’s Pride at national quilt show

Rita Marshall, The Mitchell Advocate Fri May 3 2013 8:41:15 Mitchell's Pride at national quilt show It’s Engelina Van Essen’s work of art at the Grand National Quilt Show, but it’s Mitchell’s Pride. Van Essen, a Mitchell resident, is no stranger to the juried, invitational Canada-wide quilt exhibition – she’s been in it several times before. But this year Mitchell is the subject of Van Essen’s 37” by 38.5” winning entry in the 2013 “Local Colour” exhibition. Out of thousands of entries, Van Essen’s quilt was one of 50 chosen for the show. Called “Mitchell’s...

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Exhibition News | The Record | Gallery walls alive with Local Colour

Exhibition News | The Record | Gallery walls alive with Local Colour

Robert Reid, Record staff Sat Apr 27 2013 00:01:00 Gallery walls alive with Local Colour The Homer Watson Gallery is alive with Local Colour. For the second time, the gallery is hosting the Grand National Quilt Show, a biannual, invitational, Canada-wide exhibition that celebrates tradition and innovation in contemporary quilt-making. Organized by the Grand National Committee in collaboration with Joseph Schneider Haus and Homer Watson Gallery, the exhibition features 55 works selected from 101 submissions by curator Susan Burke, manager/curator of Joseph Schneider Haus. As its title...

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Events News | Jazz Concert: Live Music at the Gallery

Events News | Jazz Concert: Live Music at the Gallery

LIVE JAZZ CONCERT Saturday, May 4, 2013 | 7:30 pm KITCHENER, ON: Homer Watson House & Gallery is proud to present its final Spring 2013 special live jazz concert featuring the New Vibes Jazz Quartet on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 7:30PM. Featuring Dan Brennan on bass, Andy Macpherson on vibes, Gary Tomlin on drums, and John Zadro on piano, the NVJQ is now celebrating 12 years of live jazz in Waterloo Region. Joining the Quartet for the May concert is special guest violinist Jerzy Kaplanek! Jerzy leads the The Pendercki String Quartet and also plays as a soloist and chamber musician throughout...

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Exhibition News | The Grand National Quilt Show: Local Colour

Exhibition News | The Grand National Quilt Show: Local Colour

Homer Watson House & Gallery invites you to The Grand National Quilt Show exhibition titled Local Colour Sunday, April 21, 2013 – Sunday, June 23, 2013 Kitchener, Ontario, Canada: Homer Watson House & Gallery is proud to present The Grand National Quilt Show, an invitational Canada-wide quilt exhibition that celebrates both tradition and innovation, exemplifying the fine art and craft of the Canadian quilter today. Titled Local Colour, this year’s show is organized by the Grand National Committee in collaboration with Joseph Schneider Haus and Homer Watson House & Gallery....

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Exhibition News | The Record | Vision, spirit and nature

Exhibition News | The Record | Vision, spirit and nature

Robert Reid, Record staff Fri Feb 15 2013 18:28:00 Local artists earn top awards at Kitchener-Waterloo Society of Artists’ juried exhibition As its title suggests, Vision and Spirit examines spirituality within a visual context. The 83rd annual exhibition of the Kitchener-Waterloo Society of Artists features work by members of Waterloo Region’s oldest continuously operating arts organization. Accompanying the juried exhibition is Double Scotch, an exhibition of paintings by Marion Anderson, the 2011 Curator’s Choice winner. Vision and Spirit Founded in 1931, the Kitchener-Waterloo Society...

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WATSnew | Spring/Summer Edition 2013

WATSnew | Spring/Summer Edition 2013

Homer Watson House & Gallery is excited to deliver Volume 24, Issue 2 of WATSnew!

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The Homer Watson House & Gallery Has A New Website

The Homer Watson House & Gallery Has A New Website

The Homer Watson House & Gallery has a new website! This website has been in the making for a bit and we are excited to finally show it to you! The creator of the website is none other than our very own Coordinator of Archives & Reseach, Laura Mabee! Included with this new website is a new set of functionality. Participants of the Homer Watson House & Gallery can now register for programs online using PayPal. Site goers can also start commenting on our exhibitions, news, events and more. On many pages there is now space for you to leave your remarks. Local Artists can now apply for their...

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