Walk the Talk: Gallery Tours
Sundays | 26 June | 14 August | 2 - 3 pm | Free

Take a tour of our current exhibitions with an Artist Educator - a great way to learn more about the artwork,
ask questions, share your thoughts and ideas, and meet other art lovers. 

 

*NEW* Walk the Talk: Stroller Tours 
Tuesdays | 26 April | 17 May | 14 June  | Drop-in 9:30-11:30 am | Casual guided tour between 10-11 am | Free

Calling all moms, dads, caregivers and grandparents! Enjoy adult conversation with other art lovers as our Artist Educators lead a drop-in tour of our current exhibitions.  Stroll through the Gallery and learn to look at art with your baby; pop in and out of the tour as you please; and use our Community Access Space to relax and enjoy a cup of coffee or tea.  Talkative and crying babies welcome, as well as supervised older siblings.

 

 Walk the Talk: Multilingual Gallery Tours

Talk about contemporary art, learn about the exhibitions, hear all about the artists, and do it all in your language of choice! This summer, visit the Gallery on the dates below to take a tour in Mandarin, Polish, Spanish, or Urdu.  Tours are led by trained community members and art enthusiasts.

Mandarin
7 July | 4 August | 7-8 pm | Free

Spanish
10 July | 7 August | 2-3 pm | Free

Polish
14 July | 11 August | 7-8 pm | Free

Urdu
17 July | 21 August | 2-3 pm | Free

Funding Support through the Kitchener-Waterloo Community Foundation. 

 

Walk the Talk: Architectural Walking Tours
Sundays | 29 May | 24 July | 2-4 pm | $10 + HST

Join us for a guided outdoor walking tour of the Kitchener core area, revealing the original modifications of the natural topography and tracing the layers of urban life building up to the present day.  Tours begin in the Gallery lobby and run rain or shine. 

- Register


Walk the Talk Tours Sponsor: The Gamble Family


Public Art Walk


Have you come across one of Kitchener's many public art sculptures and wondered about its origins and story? Find out by taking the Get Off On Art self-guided walking tour. Developed for Magnetic North, presented by the City of Kitchener and KWAG and created by artist educator Nicholas Rees, this virtual tour highlights some of Kitchener's many outstanding public art sculptures.

Take the tour on our Flickr stream>
View the pdf here>


Special Tour Rates for College and University Groups

Bring your College and University students to the KWAG for a one hour interactive tour conducted by a trained Gallery educator who will engage your group in meaningful discussions about the current exhibitions. Take advantage of our discounted post-secondary tour rate of $2 per person for a one hour tour for groups of 15 people or more.

 
Private Gallery Tours

Private gallery tours allow participants to take an in-depth look at examples of contemporary and historical artwork by local, national, and international artists. Private tours of a selection of works from the Gallery's 4000-work Permanent Collection can also be arranged. Private gallery tours can be booked for groups of up to 25 people for our subsidized rate of $50
per tour.



School Gallery Tours

Please visit our School & Teachers page to learn about programs available to Elementary and Secondary schools or contact the School Programs Coordinator at KCarderThompson@kwag.on.ca or 519.579.5860 ext. 219.


*Please note that we require groups larger than 15 people to register prior to their arrival at the gallery. 
To register your group or inquire about a tour please email us here> 


For more information on arranging a tour contact Alex Krueger, Public Programs Coordinator, AKrueger@kwag.on.ca, or 519.579.5860 x 213
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