Our region is home to many spaces and resources that support local and visiting artists to produce, perform and present their work to the public.

On this page:

  1. Studios and other spaces
  2. Funding resources
  3. Arts organizations

Studios and other spaces

Button Factory Arts

25 Regina Street South, Waterloo

Visit the Button Factory Arts website

44 Gaukel Creative Workspace

44 Gaukel Street, Kitchener

Visit the 44 Gaukel website

Globe Studios

141 Whitney Place, Kitchener

Visit Globe Studios' website

Heffner Studio at KPL Central Library

85 Queen Street North, Kitchener

Visit the Heffner Studio website

KW Artists Co-op

142 Waterloo Street, Waterloo

Visit the KW Artists Co-op's website

Kwartzlab Makerspace

145 Bedford Road, Kitchener

Visit the Kwartzlab Makerspace website

Minds Eye Studio Art Gallery

7-154 Victoria Street South, Kitchener

Visit the Minds Eye Studio Art Gallery’s Instagram page

Studio Fuzion

1251 King Street East, Kitchener

Visit Studio Fuzion's Instagram page

Tri Sisters Art House

1370 King Street North, St. Jacobs

Visit the Tri Sisters’ Art House website

Zanga Studio

175 Borden Avenue South, Kitchener

Visit the Zanga Studio website

Funding resources

City of Kitchener community grants

Visit our community grants page

Downtown Kitchener BIA grants

Visit the DTK BIA grants website


Visit the LoveMyHood website

Pat the Dog Theatre Creation Microgrants

Visit Pat the Dog Theatre Creation Microgrants website

Racialized and Indigenous Supports for Equity Fund

Visit our RISE Fund page

Region of Waterloo Arts Fund

Visit the Region of Waterloo Arts Fund website

Waterloo Region Community Foundation

Visit the Waterloo Region Community Foundation website

Arts organizations

actOUT: KW Children’s Drama Workshop

615 Westfield Drive, Waterloo

Visit the actOUT website

AfroVibes Festival

Visit the AfroVibes Festival website

Art District Gallery

Visit the Art District Gallery's website

Arts Awards Waterloo Region

Visit the Arts Awards Waterloo Region website

Artshine (& Arts4All)

44 Gaukel Street, Kitchener

Visit the Artshine website

Belmont Village Bestival

Visit the Belmont Village Bestival website

Bring on the Sunshine

Visit the Bring On The Sunshine website

Community Music School of Waterloo Region

75 University Avenue West, Waterloo

Visit the CMSWR website

Contemporary Art Forum of Kitchener & Area (CAFKA)

Studio 7, 141 Whitney Place, Kitchener

Visit the CAFKA website

DaCapo Chamber Choir

Visit the DeCapo Chamber Choir website

Flush Ink Productions

24 Wellington Street North, Kitchener

Visit the Flush Ink Productions website

Grand Harmony Women's Chorus

Visit the Grand Harmony Women's Chorus' website

Grand Philharmonic Choir

7-871 Victoria Street North, suite 198, Kitchener

Visit the Grand Philharmonic Choir website

Grand River Artist Collective

44 Gaukel Street, Kitchener

Visit the Grand River Artist Collective's website

Grand River Film Festival (GRFF)

Visit the Grand River Film Festival website

Grand River Flamenco Fest

Visit the Grand River Flamenco Fest website

Green Light Arts

36 King Street West, Kitchener

Visit the Green Light Arts website

Inter Arts Matrix

Studio 38, 141 Whitney Place, Kitchener

Visit the Inter Arts Matrix website

Irish Real Life Festival

44 Gaukel Street, Kitchener

Visit the Irish Real Life Festival website

JM Drama Alumni

122 Frederick Street, Kitchener

Visit the JM Drama Alumni website

Kitchener Blues Festival

250 King Street West, Kitchener

Visit the Kitchener Blues Festival website

Kitchener Musical Society Band

Visit the Kitchener Musical Society Band website


Visit the KW Famous website

Kitchener-Waterloo Community Orchestra Inc.

18 Pine Hill Place, Kitchener

Visit the Kitchener Waterloo Community Orchestra website

Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre

715 Fischer-Hallman Road, suite 401, Kitchener

Visit the K-W Multicultural Centre website

Kitchener-Waterloo Musical Productions

14 Shaftsbury Drive, Kitchener

Visit the KWMP website

Kitchener-Waterloo Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild

161 Stirling Avenue South, Kitchener

Visit the KWWS website

Mel Brown Music Festival and Symposium

Visit the Mel Brown Festival website

Mindful Makers

Visit the Mindful Makers website

MT Space

16 William Street West (upper narthex of First United Church), Waterloo

Visit the MT Space website

Neruda Arts

8 Spring Street, St. Jacobs

Visit the Neruda Arts website

The New Quarterly Literary Society

Visit the TNQ website


Visit the NUMUS website

Open Ears

250 King Street West, Kitchener

Visit the Open Ears website

Pat the Dog

Visit the Pat the Dog website

Pinch Cabaret

Visit the Pinch Cabaret website


283 Duke Street West, unit 210, Kitchener

Visit the SPECTRUM website

Unwrap Theatre

Visit the Unwrap Theatre website