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141 Whitney Pl
Kitchener, ON, N2G



Globe Studio Spring Show and Open House
4:00 PM16:00

Globe Studio Spring Show and Open House

Join us for this event on May 11th from 4pm to 9pm and see some amazing artwork!  Studio residents will have their doors open and you can also see some guests artists works in the hall.  There will be plenty of gorgeous pieces for sale, so if you haven't found mom that special gift yet then you will definitely find it here.  

Come check us out in studio 17 and see some of the latest pieces we have been working on!!

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Jingle and Mingle Makers Market
11:00 AM11:00

Jingle and Mingle Makers Market

Come check us out at the Jingle and Mingle Makers Market on December 9th from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm at Homer Watson House and Gallery.  There will be 15+ vendors on site with handmade items for sale.  This is your chance to find something special and unique for this holiday season!!!

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Fan Expo Canada
5:00 PM17:00

Fan Expo Canada

Fan Expo Canada will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.  Crisara Studios will be there for the entire show in the Artist Alley.  This will be our last Fan Expo Event so be sure to stop by and visit!

Here are the exact dates and times:

Thursday August 31st from 4pm-9pm

Friday September 1st from 10am-7pm

Saturday September 2nd from 10am-7pm

Sunday September 3rd from 10am-5pm

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Globe Studios Spring Open House
to May 13

Globe Studios Spring Open House

Friday May 12 - 4pm-9pm,
Saturday May 13 - 11am-4pm

Come see amazing artwork.
Talk to the artists about their practice.
Watch artists at work in their studios.
Meet new people.
Build your own art collection.
Buy unique and thoughtful gifts.
Be inspired.
Welcome Spring!
Participating artists:
Jennifer Akkerman
Tara Cooper
Sherry Czekus
Mark Essner
Cathy Farwell
Stephen Hawes
Shannon Kennedy
Desi Lichty
Jessica Masters
Catherine Mellinger
Veronica Murawski
Eryn O'Neill
Michelle Purchase
Pamela Rojas
Chris & Sarah Stackhouse
Maca Suazo
Anna van Milligen
Ralf Wall

and more to be announced! Stay tuned!
Globe Studios Open House, Show & Sale is a professionally curated event, organized by the studio artists, that features emerging and established artists in a wide range of mediums from the Kitchener-Waterloo and surrounding areas. Our Open Houses are held every spring and fall and provide an opportunity for the general public to come see behind-the-scenes artists-at-work in their studio spaces. In addition, for each show we utilize our hall space and invite guest artists to showcase some of the incredible talent in the region.
Globe Studios is an artist owned and operated Not-For-Profit organization located in the former Bonnie Stuart shoe factory at the intersection of Cedar Street and Whitney Place in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. Founded in 1988 and incorporated in 1993, by artists of like mind, Globe Studios provides safe and affordable studio space to practicing artists in the Kitchener/Waterloo and Cambridge regions.

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Get Your Celtic On
to Apr 30

Get Your Celtic On

Get Your Celtic On! - Alton Mill Annual Spring Open House

CALEDON, ON – With the snow all gone, ring in the spring with us on April 29th – 30 th ! Gather family and friends to experience fantastic art by our Mill artists, Celtic music, dance performances, great food at the Gourmandissimo Café, craft beer sampling, pet baby lambs and much more!

The Mill has plenty of fascinating activities planned to keep everyone entertained. Looking to create your own unique work of art? All weekend Mill artist CJ Shelton will be offering her very popular and engaging Celtic Knot Know-How mandala workshop , Linda Augustin will be leading a Celtic Coat of Arms painting workshop for children 7 years of age and up, the Hive will offer it’s ever popular Give it a Whirl encaustic workshop and Ann Randeraad will offer hands on pottery workshops. On Sunday, the Noodle Gallery will be offering Squirrelly Squirrels and Night Owls with artist Judy Anderson and Mark Grice serves up a painting party for adults.

If you are fascinated by sculpture, witness the highly anticipated creation of Stone Wave , a dry stone art installation located on the trail above the Mill with Sean Donnelly and other members of the dry stonewall community. Swing a hammer or use a chisel to shape a stone! Under the guidance of dry stone worker Doug Bell, your efforts to shape a stone will become part of the Stone Wave project. What a cool experience (and a great photo opportunity to share with your friends)! For details regarding all classes, demos & workshops please visit our website.

The Mill is home to five beautiful galleries. In addition to their ongoing shows, during our Celtic-themed open house, we will have two new and fabulous exhibits on display! Visit the Headwaters Art Gallery to see works of art by landscape artist Bonnie Eskelson at her show, 12 Days On The Road...And More . You can also enjoy the emerging talent of the Mayfield Secondary Grade 9 Art Show in the Falls Gallery.

Get movin’ & groovin’ with our brilliant musical acts! Experience a volcanic explosion of talent and energy, intense emotion, and feral passion - the Mill presents a special performance of Rhythmfoot with the Frank & Chanda Leahy family Sunday from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. This performance is not to be missed! Advance tickets are available online . Also, enjoy Celtic music both days and be moved by the talent of the Claymore Scottish Highland Dancers during their free Saturday performances in the Paul Morin Gallery.

Shop local, support local! There are plenty of unique shopping experiences at The Mill.
On Saturday , join Gallery Gemma Jewellery in introducing a brand new bridal collection by Noam Carver . Drop into the gallery for the perfect chance to experience world-class design in a beautiful, local setting. Open all weekend, visit our Celtic bazaar and browse the wares of guest artists and vendors including Circa Candles (Saturday only), Celtic Fair jewellery, Christine Marie Ford textiles, Brian Blakeman Isle of Skye paintings and painter Diana Skeates .

Mark your calendars and explore the creative hub of Headwaters! Some activities are subject to a separate fee, others are free; look out for the full schedule at for details. Admission is pay what you can, suggested donation $10 per adult, $5 per child, $20 per family.

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11:00 AM11:00

Fan Days Holiday Show

Shopping in a Fandom Wonderland!!!

  • Kids 12 and under are free with a paying adult.
  • Costumes, costumes, costumes!
  • Holiday shopping in the huge retail area
  • Golden and Silver age comics
  • Graphic novels and limited editions
  • Toys and memorabilia
  • T-shirts and posters
  • Original Artwork and commissions

We will be located in the artist alley with most of our artwork.  This includes jewellery, drinking horns (if we have any left from our previous shows), and possibly some prints of some of our paintings (new this year)!


Only $10 admission (pay cash at the door) and Fan Expo Canada 2015 Premium and VIP badge holders admitted free!

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Downtown Kitchener Studio Tour and Art Sale
10:00 AM10:00

Downtown Kitchener Studio Tour and Art Sale

Downtown Studio Tour and Art Sale

Free Admission
Saturday October 3, 2015
10am to 6pm.

Join us for a walking/driving tour of artist studios located in downtown Kitchener. You will see a variety of artworks most of which are for sale. Enjoy a wonderful relaxing day as you visit the artists in any order along the route during this family friendly event.

Check back on our website on August 20th for more details. The map/brochure will be ready to pick up from Globe Studios or the Art District by September.

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to Sep 6

Fan Expo Canada

Fan Expo Canada will be held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.  Crisara Studios will be there for the entire show in the Artist Alley at booth A86.

Here are the exact dates and times:

Thursday September 3rd from 4pm-9pm

Friday September 4th from 10am-7pm

Saturday September 5th from 10am-7pm

Sunday September 6th from 10am-5pm

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