Past exhibits

beyond essays exhibit posterJanuary 8 - April 13, 2018: Beyond Essays: Approaching peace education differently

Through this exhibit, we are celebrating many of the Peace and Conflict Studies (PACS) students who have chosen to express their research findings through art. In doing so, we are celebrating Conrad Grebel University College PACS department’s inclusive and creative approach to teaching, and are elevating the CPA’s strategic commitment to peace through artistic expression.
 


fall 2017 exhibit posterSeptember 7 - December 15, 2017: Painting a Picture of Dignity

An initiative of Marlena Books, this exhibition explores the theme of dignity through paintings created by people with Alzheimer's and dementia. We honour the stories, wisdom, and beauty that these artists bring to our communities.


 


Kandace Boos exhibitAugust 16 - September 6, 2017: Indigenous Reconciliation/Decolonization Circle

The content produced by Kandace Boos for this exhibit centred on the theme of indigenous rights and indigenous solidarity, as well as land rights, and the teachings of UNDRIP. She was participating in a 21 day Pilgrimage for Indigenous Rights in April and May 2017 from Kitchener-Waterloo to Ottawa. She sketched fellow walkers, scenes, and landscapes observed from her real life experience along the Pilgrimage.


Collage and Cnnectedness posterMay 15 - August 11, 2017: Collage & Connectedness

The product of a community art project led by Catherine Mellinger, where 5 youth in KW explored the theme of connectedness through art. The exhibit showcased the art produced throughout the 6 sessions the youth gathered for.



 


Tesatawiyat posterJanuary 9, 2017 - April 13, 2017: Tesatawiyat

An exhibition of a community art project featuring 19 photographs of First Nations families in their homes.




 


 When We Are Engaged PosterAugust 22, 2016 - December 05, 2016: Together: When We Are Engaged

An exhibition of photograph made by Tamarack: An Institute for Community Engagement. This exhibit celebrates everyday acts that deepen our sense of community and empower us to collectively change the world for good.


 


Stories in Art From Iraqi KurdistanMay 23, 2016 - August 13, 2016: Stories in Art from Iraqi Kurdistan

An exhibition exploring story-telling through art by youth now living in Iraqi Kurdistan as a result of displacement.



 


As the Women Sew posterJanuary 11, 2016 - April 23, 2016: As the Women Sew: Community Quilts of Mampujan, Colombia

An exhibition of 4 quilts and 10 photographs which showed how quilting has become a way of recovering the past and weaving a better future.


 


Exploring Resilience posterSeptember 7, 2015 - December 18, 2015: Exploring Resilience through the artwork of Shannon Moroney

An exhibition of the honest, dynamic artwork of Shannon Moroney. This exhibit invited our community to ask the question: What role does resilience play in advancing peace?


 


Taking Community from the Farm to the World posterFebruary 11, 2015 - April 30, 2015: Taking Community from the Farm to the World

An exhibition of David L. Hunsberger's photographs from the 1950s and 60s.




 


Along the Road to Freedom posterSeptember 8, 2014 - January 18, 2015: Along the Road to Freedom

An exhibition of 22 paintings by Winnipeg artist Ray Dirks. A project of the Mennonite Heritage Centre Gallery, Winnipeg.
 


 A Life of Peace posterMay 20, 2014 - August 15, 2014: Bertha von Suttner: A Life of Peace

An exhibition of photos and documents about the life and work of Bertha, who won the first female Nobel Peace Prize in 1906.