COVID-19 updates

Most city facilities are closed while in step 2

Ontario is in a modified version of step two of the roadmap to reopening:

  • City Hall: open for scheduled in-person appointments
  • indoor pools: closed
  • Kitchener Market Saturday farmers’ market: open at 50% capacity
  • Kitchener Market Food Hall: open for takeout only
  • parks and outdoor amenities: open
  • indoor wedding ceremonies, funerals, rites and religious ceremonies: permitted at 50% capacity of the room
  • outdoor wedding ceremonies, funerals, rites and religious ceremonies: capacity limited to the number of people that can maintain two metres of physical distance
  • community centres: limited centres open for essential services only
  • arenas: closed
  • indoor gatherings: up to 5 people
  • outdoor gatherings: up to 10 people
  • rentals: not permitted

Visit our COVID-19 updates page to learn what's open and closed as well as how city services are affected.

The gallery 

The Rotunda Gallery is an open-concept space located on the ground floor at Kitchener City Hall. The gallery is currently closed. Please subscribe to this page to get an email when we add re-opening details.

The gallery's hanging wall has a 48 foot picture rail and 48 inches of vertical hanging space and features monthly exhibits of the work of regional artists. It is ideal for displaying two-dimensional artwork, but cannot accommodate sculpture in the round.

Photo Gallery: Rotunda Gallery will appear here on the public site.

Exhibition program

The exhibition program at the Rotunda Gallery supports professional contemporary practice in the visual arts. Typically, we post a call for proposals every year. Subscribe to this page to get an email when we post the next call for proposals.

To promote the local development of visual arts, artists from Waterloo region are given preference, but artists from other Ontario localities may apply. Proposals are selected by a jury of arts professionals, and are reviewed for quality of artistic work and professional credentials.

Each May, the Rotunda Gallery celebrates the creative expression of our local youth through an exhibition of their art work. 

Every second year, the gallery features the work of Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener + Area (CAFKA).