Visit The Gallery

We're easy to find, conveniently located at 101 Queen St N, inside Centre In The Square.


101 Queen St N, Kitchener, ON N2H 6P7



Admission is free, thanks to Free Admissions Sponsor Sun Life Financial.



Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery is an accessible venue and certified as dementia friendly through the Blue Umbrella Project®.

In consideration of the access, safety and well-being of all participants, we ask that you please help the Gallery maintain a fragrance-reduced space by refraining from using perfume, essential oils and scented personal care products, which can be hazardous to people with respiratory ailments, allergies and sensory sensitivities. 

Our hope is that everyone is able to access and enjoy our exhibitions. If there is anything that we can do to improve your experience at the Gallery, please let us know by speaking with our Visitor Services staff.


Surface lot (Street Level), accessible from Otto Street

Cost: $2.25/hour to a maximum of $10.750/day, Payment required Monday to Saturday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm 
Be sure to place the payment slip in the windshield area of your vehicle. Meters will accept VISA, MasterCard and change.  
Theatre Parking $9.00 cash if Centre in the Square is open for an event after 6:00pm

Civic District Parking Garage (Underground Lot)

There are two entrances, one is off Queen St, on the south side of the Kitchener Public Library, and the other entrance is off Otto St, beside the surface lot. First 1/2 hour: $1.05, next 1/2 hour is $ 1.05, each 1/2 hour thereafter is $1.65 to a maximum of $14.50.
The theatre rate for this garage is $7.50 cash and they continue to accept KWS vouchers. After you have found a parking spot, please use the Otto Street door to exit as close to the Centre in The Square as possible. There are stairs and an elevator at this exit that bring you up to the surface lot.                            

Street Parking

There are also a limited number of free two-hour on street parking spaces on Margaret Avenue, Mansion St and Ellen St between Victoria and Queen. Metered parking is available on Ahrens St and Roy St.    

Fire regulations do not permit parking in the Gallery loading dock or on Ring Road.

Parking Options City of Kitchener 

Parking lots are operated by the City of Kitchener. 
Please direct any questions or concerns about parking to Traffic and Parking Services by calling 519.741.2345.