Past Exhibitions

A series of images of a body doing acrobatics.

Adad Hannah (Canadian, b. 1971). After Muybridge (Leaping), 2016. Pigment Print, 46.5 x 119.5 cm. Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery Collection: Gift of the Artist, 2019. Photo: Adad Hannah. © Adad Hannah. Used by permission.

22 September 2023 to 18 February 2024
Adad Hannah, Jean McEwen, Lise Gervais, Michael Forster, Michael Thompson, Susanna Heller, Sylvain Bouthillette, Tony Urquhart and William MacDonell Curated by Jennifer Bullock A threshold is a place that is in between. It is liminal. The experience of liminality might differ... Read More
14 October 2023 to 28 January 2024
Curated by Darryn Doull Utopian Aesthetic addresses the process by which different cultures approach each other as a result of travel and communication. Sidestepping identity to focus on transnational experiences and aesthetics, the work relates the ways in which culture is... Read More
26 August 2023 to 7 January 2024
Adad Hannah, Amy Smoke, Arjuna Neuman, Bangishimo, Denise Ferreira da Silva, Erik O'Neill, FASTWÜRMS, John Marriott, Kim Dorland, Karine Giboulo, Mary Kavanagh, Paul Roorda, Stephen Andrews, Wendy Coburn, Will Gorlitz, and objects from the Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum... Read More
28 April 2023 to 10 September 2023
Pardiss Amerian, Hédi Bouraoui, Gabriel Cohen, Elizabeth Eastman, Judy Garfin, Colwyn Griffith, Adad Hannah, Jamelie Hassan, Robert Hedrick, John Howlin, Norman Laliberté, Wadie El Mahdy, Keiko Minami, George Douglas Pepper, Kathleen Daly Pepper, Mary Hiester Reid, Pierre-Léon... Read More
Black woman laying in the grass wearing a pink dress
8 April 2023 to 6 August 2023
Curated by Darryn Doull The Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery is pleased to present the first solo exhibition of Ugandan-Canadian artist Jessica Karuhanga. Blue as the insides is a survey of Karuhanga’s performance, video and sound installations over the last decade. Through poetic... Read More
3 June 2023 to 1 October 2023
Curated by Darryn Doull Serpent Rain is as much an experiment in working together as it is a film about the future. The collaboration began with the discovery of a sunken slave ship, and an artist asking a philosopher – how do we get to the post-human without technology? And the... Read More
Painting of a long street extending to a distant blue horizon with sun-dappled buildings, trees and cars to either side of the road
4 February 2023 to 19 March 2023
Organized by KWAG Public Programs Department Selected works from the Permanent Collection and students from Waterloo Region Opening Reception: Sunday 5 February, 2:00 - 4:00 pm Every year, Expressions showcases student art from across Waterloo Region and highlights the... Read More
A portrait of the artist with spiking red hair wearing a blue dress, her arm on fire as gestures to an easel painting of a nude winged male among flames; both are posed in a pastoral landscape
21 January 2023 to 21 May 2023
Curated by Darryn Doull Dear Joyce, You continue to inspire us. Your groundbreaking oeuvre playfully complicates our understandings of nationalism, at a time when the flag itself has been instrumentalized for ulterior motivations. The call for reason over passion is perhaps even... Read More