Public art galleries


Waterloo region is home to a thriving community of artists, many of whom exhibit their pieces - and their exceptional talent - in our local galleries.

Here, you'll find artwork from many genres - from historical to contemporary, and unique works to suit every style in between. Check out some of the following galleries and see for yourself!

Regional art galleries

Artery Gallery
East Campus Hall, 263 Phillip St., Waterloo
Artery Gallery, featuring visual arts shows, is curated and managed by the student Society of Fine Artists (SOFA) at the University of Waterloo.

Berlin Tower ARTSPACE
Kitchener City Hall, 200 King St. W.
The Berlin Tower ARTSPACE is home to a variety of exhibits from artists within our own community annually, including work in progress by our Artist in Residence.

Cambridge Galleries
Queen Square, Cambridge
The Cambridge Galleries are part of the Cambridge Public Library system, with exhibition space at Queen's Square, Preston and Design at Riverside. Other programs include studio courses, lectures, film screenings and concerts.

Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery
25 Caroline St. N., Waterloo
The Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery is recognized nationally for its exhibitions, lectures, conferences, classes, workshops and tours, as well as its specialized library, archive, and research centre. The gallery also features historical and contemporary Canadian ceramic, glass and enamel art.

The Grebel Gallery
Conrad Grebel University College, fourth floor, 140 Westmount Rd. N., Waterloo
The Grebel Gallery explores the intersection of peace and artistic expression through a rotating exhibition program, which changes three times a year.

Homer Watson House and Gallery
1754 Old Mill Rd., Kitchener
The historic Homer Watson house and property hosts exhibits, classes and concerts. Founded on Homer Watson's visions, the gallery supports contemporary art practice.

Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery
Centre in the Square, 101 Queen St. N., Kitchener
The Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery connects people and ideas through art. The gallery's exhibitions, interactive opportunities and online resources provide a window into the world of contemporary art. Admission and select programming is free.

Robert Langen Art Gallery
Wilfrid Laurier University
Named in honour of Robert Langen, professor emeritus and art committee chair (1968-1977), the gallery offers a focus that is unique and reflective of contemporary Canadian art.

Rotunda Gallery
Kitchener City Hall, 200 King St. W.
Located on the ground floor of Kitchener City Hall, the Rotunda Gallery hosts monthly exhibits of regional artists' work.

The Cube
Kitchener City Hall, 200 King St. W.
The Cube is an architectural feature atop the Berlin Tower, where exhibitions of still images and video are projected nightly in our 'Sky Gallery' for passing pedestrians.

University of Waterloo Art Gallery (UWAG)
East Campus Hall 1239, 263 Phillip St., Waterloo
UWAG features annual exhibitions and work by emerging and mid-career artists. The program strikes a balance between our vibrant regional arts scene and aspects of contemporary art on a national and international level.

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