War monuments, cenotaphs and honour rolls remind us daily of the most dramatic and familiar stories of war. This exhibit tells war stories of a different kind, and lays out an alternative memorial landscape—the landscape of nonresistance.
These stories are gleaned from letters, diaries, newspapers, photographs, government documents and family histories found in the Mennonite Archives of Ontario. Together, they paint a picture of the Great War from a “peace church” perspective.
Every year, on September 21 and the week surrounding it, the world celebrates the International Day of Peace.
For the past 2 years, Conrad Grebel University College has initiated a series of community events to mark this day. Now, in 2017, we are opening up this initiative to Kitchener-Waterloo and beyond.
Celebrate the International Day of Peace in a unique and refreshing way this year!
Join us on September 21st - the International Day of Peace and World Alzheimer’s Day - to celebrate the launch of Painting a Picture of Dignity, the Grebel Gallery's Fall 2017 exhibit.
Painting a Picture of Dignity showcases artwork by Canadian individuals living with dementia and Alzheimer's. Participating artists explore the theme of dignity through paint on canvas.