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Each year, millions of Canadians celebrate their love of culture across Canada during Culture Days! On September 27, 28, and 29, Cambridge will be offering a variety of free activities during the Culture Days weekend. 

Explore your interest in the arts, talents with pottery, music concerts, ballroom dance lessons, family theatre, art activities, or just take a moment away for yourself and pop into an art gallery. No experience needed to participate in Cambridge’s Culture Days, just enthusiasm to participate in something new. 

Plan your weekend with the events below.

Friday, Sept. 27

Studio Tour Exhibition

Time: 8:30am-4:30pm

Cambridge City Hall, Atrium, 50 Dickson St, Cambridge ON N1R 5W8

Art displayed by Participating Cambridge Studio Tour Artists.

Free admission

Theatre Back-of-house Tour

Time: 12-pm-5pm

Cambridge Arts Theatre, 47 Water St S, Cambridge, ON N1R 6C9        

Tour props and wardrobe, rehearsal hall, dressing rooms, backstage and ‘the Green Room’, stand on stage and try your hand at saying some lines - see if you can project your voice into the house.  

Free admission

Great Canadian Artists Mural and Gathering Place

Time: all hours

Cambridge Centre for the Arts, 60 Dickson St, Cambridge ON N1R 8N1

Outdoor view of Art Mural - To celebrate Canada’s 150 the Cambridge Centre for the Arts commissioned Cambridge artist Michele Jones to paint a vertical window mural with 12 portraits of great Canadian artists and performers. As visitors approach the entrance to the arts centre, they are able to experience a vibrant depiction of Canadians who through their talents have made a significant impact nationally and internationally.

Free admission

Open Rehearsal Cambridge Seniors' Choir

Time: 9:15am-11:30am

David Durward Centre, 62 Dickson St, Cambridge ON N1R 1T8

The Choir, over 60 voices strong, performs at concerts and at a number of seniors' homes and special events throughout the year, and rehearses Friday mornings. Please be respectful when entering the rehearsal space (cell phones turned off, no talking). 

Free admission

Small Views Big Planet; Photographs by Peter Ross

Time: 8:30am-4pm

Cambridge Centre for the Arts, Art Gallery, floor 1A, 60 Dickson St, Cambridge, ON N1R 8N1

Free admission  

Hespeler Heritage Centre

Time: 8:00 am- 4:00 pm

11 Tannery St. East Cambridge, Ontario N3C 2B4

Dedicated to the promotion and preservation of history and community in Hespeler; view the historical archives, photographs & artifacts collection. Drop in

For more information: 519-651-0032        

Grand Café celebrates Cambridge Studio Tour Exhibition 

Time: 7:00 am to 6:00 pm

Grand Café, 18 Queens Square, Cambridge, ON N1S 1H3

See the wonderful art on display by participating Cambridge Studio Tour Artists. Established in 2003, the Grand Café is an independently owned coffee and treats shop located in a historically designated building within the heart of downtown Galt. Drop in.

For more information:  https://www.grandcafe.ca 

Digital Light Projection Show 

Time: 9:00pm (with sound), 9:30pm (with sound), 10:00pm (no sound), 10:30pm (no sound). 

On façade of the Old Post Office, 12 Water St. S. Cambridge, ON N1R 3C5

In 2018, the City of Cambridge installed a digital projection system to display light shows on the facade of the Old Post Office.  Content changes seasonally and is appropriate for all ages. 

Note:  Some shows may have strobe light type effects that may be disorienting to some.

For more information: https://ideaexchange.org/programs/event/old-post-office-projection-light-show 

Murals in Galt 

Assorted locations downtown Galt, and behind 800 Franklin Ave, Cambridge. Most are walking distance from each other.

  • ‘The Indigenous Reconciliation Youth Art Project’, D3 building, 34 Ainslie St. S; Cambridge ON N1R 3K1
  • ‘Galt Wings’, Art of Home 11 Ainslie St S;  Cambridge, ON N1R 3J9 Post it on social media using the hashtag #GaltWings to share your photo with others!
  • Vintage sign advertising Pandora range from McClary’s Stove, Main Street and Ainslie Street;
  • Whale image by Bart Smeets 27 Water St N, Cambridge, ON N1R 3B2: in the parking lot, behind building at Water Street and Dickson Street.
  • G5 Dickson St. public parking lot: between Water and Ainslie Streets
  • Bear image by Sonny, Behind Cornerstone (accessible via the parking tunnel at Matlow Miller Cummins Thrasher Law 43 Dickson St , Cambridge ON N1R 5W1 - go through their driveway under an arch, into their parking lot.
  • End of Petty Place and around the bend.
  • ‘The Founders’, by Michele Jones, ay Petty Place and Dickson Road, features William Dickson & Absalom Shade, who cleared wilderness to prepare for settlers in Galt and Dumfries Township.
  • Woodworkers mural by Michele Jones, to the left of the entrance to the Cambridge Centre for the Arts, 60 Dickson St Cambridge, ON N1R 8N1
  • Dan Roberts Mural: turned one of the centre’s garage doors into an abstract masterwork in 2006. His exhibit never stays open. But it never stays closed either. Behind the Cambridge Centre for the Arts; access mural on Wellington Street.
  • ‘Tectonic Surface’, by Stephanie Boutari, Bread Factory building parking lot, 7 Grand Ave S., Cambridge ON N1S 2L3. Her other mural located on the rear wall at 800 Franklin Ave, Cambridge, ON N1R 7Z1 (Franklin Blvd and Avenue Road) 

Murals Preston

Assorted locations in Preston Town Centre and Riverside Park, Preston; Most are walking distance from each other.

  • ‘Mural of Memories’, by Dave Sofa, on the side of the RBC building, 637 King St E, Cambridge, ON N3H 3N7
  • 'Sun’ by Ean Kools, between RBC building and 639 King St E. Cambridge, ON N3H 3N6
  • Woodworkers mural by Michele Jones, on the side of Allan Reuter Centre, 507 King St E, Cambridge, ON N3H 3N4; access mural from King Street parking lot
  • Riverside 'Graffiti wall' at the Riverside Rails Skateboard Park in Riverside Park, 49 King St W, Cambridge, ON N3H 1B5 

Murals Hespeler 

  • Hespeler Graffiti Alley’, is an evolving, living mural display, 11 Queen St E, Cambridge, ON N3C 2A7.  Guelph Ave is a seasonal mural production. Other murals can be spotted in the alleys and behind/beside buildings, and in parking lots. As well as 27 Cooper Street (not far from Cooper and Queen). All locations are close and walkable. 

Sculptures and Art Installations 

  • ‘Pin Art’ Cambridge Centre station, Hespeler Road, in front of Cambridge Centre Mall
  • ‘Child Found’ Police Headquarters, 200 Maple Grove Rd., Cambridge ON N3H 5M.  Sculpture is a manifestation of the Waterloo Regional Police Service motto: People Helping People
  • ‘Solar Collector’, Region of Waterloo Operations Centre, 100 Maple Grove Rd., Cambridge ON N3H 4R7. Celebrating the Region's commitment to energy efficiency, the solar-powered and interactive installation gathers energy from the sun during the day to light up at night. The public can view and even choreograph nightly light performances online at www.solarcollector.ca
  • ‘Over the Meadow’, Kinsmen Children’s Centre, 651 Concession Rd., Cambridge, ON N3H 4L1 Description: This sculptural ceramic relief, 2.5 metres long and made of 116 tiles, is filled with sculpted creatures adapted from the poem by Olive A. Wadsworth
  • indigena domain,  In 2008, artist and winner of a national competition, Stephen Cruise, created the indigena domain public art in front of Cambridge City Hall, 50 Dickson Street Cambridge ON N1R 8S1. Work is a polished granite sculpture, honouring the founding communities of Galt, Preston, Hespeler and Blair.
  • ‘Craig's Crossing' Galt Pedestrian Bridge, Between Founder's Point on the east and the Cambridge Sculpture Garden on the west; Built-in 1912 the Bridge spanned the Grand River for more than 60 years. By 1984, all that remained were the concrete piers. In 2018, a new bridge built in its place opened. Bridge is lite up at night. 

Saturday, Sept. 28

Studio Tour Exhibition 

Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm

Cambridge City Hall, Atrium, 50 Dickson St, Cambridge, N1R 5W8

Art displayed by Participating Cambridge Studio Tour Artists.

Free admission

Cambridge Studio Tour 

Time: 10am – 5pm

Various locations in Cambridge

Participating Cambridge Studio Tour Artists open their doors for a behind the scenes view at their studio practices and insight into the creative and business sides of being an artist.   Created 16 years ago by a group of local artists who wanted to make art more available to the community; this year’s event brings together 22 local artists from across the city in 14 studios. Tour goers can expect to see a variety of art, everything from paintings to jewelry to woodworking. Artwork may also be available for purchase; Self-guided tour. Tour Brochures available at Cambridge City Hall and the Cambridge Centre for the Arts

Free admission

Celebrate Culture Days at McDougall – A Taste of Scotland

Time: 1pm - 4:00pm

McDougall Cottage, 89 Grand Ave S, Cambridge, On N1S 2L7

Event Details: Join us for a wee taste of Scotland! We’ll be offering free samples of some of Scotland’s favourite dishes like shortbread, cloutie dumpling, haggis (if you dare), and more. Take home some free recipes to try yourself. There’ll be fun crafts and activities for the kids too.

Free admission 

Downtown Galt Potters’ Market

Time: 8am – 4pm

Cambridge City Hall, Civic Square, 50 Dickson St, Cambridge, N1R 5W8

The Downtown Cambridge BIA welcomes everyone to this open-air market! Featuring work by some of the best Potters in Southwestern Ontario, this event will also include live demonstrations, fun activities for children of all ages, and amazing prize giveaways! 

Free admission

Fire Hall Museum and Education Centre

Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm

Cambridge City Hall, Civic Square, 56 Dickson St., Cambridge, ON N1R 1T8

Explore the Cambridge Fire Hall Museum and Education Centre today and learn about the history of fire service in the City of Cambridge and its surrounding areas.

Free admission

Great Canadian Artists Mural and Gathering Place

Time: all hours  

Cambridge Centre for the Arts, 60 Dickson St Cambridge, N1R 8N1

Outdoor view of Art Mural -  To celebrate Canada’s 150 the Cambridge Centre for the Arts commissioned Cambridge artist Michele Jones to paint a vertical window mural with 12 portraits of great Canadian artists and performers. As visitors approach the entrance to the arts centre, they are able to experience a vibrant depiction of Canadians who through their talents have made a significant impact nationally and internationally.

Free admission 

Live @ the Market

Time: TBD

Cambridge Farmers Market, 40 Dickson St, Cambridge, N1R 1T7

Free admission

 Small Views Big Planet; Photographs by Peter Ross

Time: 9am-2:30pm

Address: Cambridge Centre for the Arts, Art Gallery, floor 1A, 60 Dickson St Cambridge, N1R 8N1     

Free admission 

 Hespeler Heritage Centre

Time: 8:00 am- 12:00 pm

11 Tannery St. E. Cambridge, ON N3C 2B4

Dedicated to the promotion and preservation of history and community in Hespeler; view the historical archives, photographs & artifacts collection. Drop in

For more information: 519-651-0032        

 Kids Planting Craft

Time: Through-out the morning starting at 8:00am until 12:00pm (or until supplies last) Drop in.

Cambridge Farmers Market, 40 Dickson St, Cambridge, ON N1R 1T7

For more information: https://www.cambridgefarmersmarket.ca 
 Farm Photos – Take a picture on a tractor!

Time:  Through-out the morning starting at 8:00am until 12:00pm

Cambridge Farmers Market, 40 Dickson St, Cambridge, ON N1R 1T7

For more information: https://www.cambridgefarmersmarket.ca

Drop in. 

Live Graffiti mural painting in Hespeler Village

Time: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

16 Queen St. W, Cambridge, ON N3C 1G1

Watch artists such as Graffiti Murallist Ean Kools turn plain outdoor building walls into colourful works of art. Drop in.

For more information: http://www.ean.kools.org/ 

Hespeler Harvest Festival

Time: 10:00-3:00pm

Forbes Park, 16 Kribs St. Cambridge, Ontario N3C 2L3

Annual family community event with live music, games for the whole family, pie eating contest, rock climbing wall, bouncy castle, inflatable obstacle course, petting zoo, vendors, BBQ, and more! Drop in.

For more information:  http://hvna.ca/harvest-festival/ 

Celebrate the Music! With the Preston Scout House (PSH) Alumni Band, PSH Cadets Drum & Bugle Corps and the PSH Silver Leaves Brass 

Time: 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Mill Race Amphitheatre, 36 Water St N, Cambridge, ON N1R 3B3

Outdoor music concert with the PSH Alumni Band, PSH Cadets Drum & Bugle Corps and the PSH Silver Leaves Brass; Drop in.

For more information:  519-653-3376; prestonscouthouseband.adm@sympatico.ca 

Identify with Fashion at the Fashion History Museum

Time: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Fashion History Museum, 74 Queen St. E. Cambridge, ON N3C 2B1

Bring in a treasured fashion heirloom or a photograph of a long lost relative for the curator to identify the age of the garment of photograph. Maybe who you thought was grandma was great great grandma! This event is free and will be accepting optional pay-what-you-may donations for admission. Drop in.

For more information: curator@fashionhistorymuseum.com 

Grand Café celebrates Cambridge Studio Tour Exhibition 

Time: 7:00 am to 6:00 pm

Grand Café, 18 Queens Square, Cambridge, ON N1S 1H3

See the wonderful art on display by participating Cambridge Studio Tour Artists. Established in 2003, the Grand Café is an independently owned coffee and treats shop located in a historically designated building within the heart of downtown Galt. Drop in.

For more information:  https://www.grandcafe.ca 

Digital Light Projection Show 

Time: 9:00pm (with sound), 9:30pm (with sound), 10:00pm (no sound), 10:30pm (no sound). 

On façade of the Old Post Office, 12 Water St. S. Cambridge, ON N1R 3C5

In 2018, the City of Cambridge installed a digital projection system to display light shows on the facade of the Old Post Office.  Content changes seasonally and is appropriate for all ages. 

Note:  Some shows may have strobe light type effects that may be disorienting to some.

For more information: https://ideaexchange.org/programs/event/old-post-office-projection-light-show 

Cambridge Sculpture Garden 

Sculptures are located around the garden, 53 Grand Ave South, Cambridge, ON N1S 2L7. Across from Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge

For more information: http://www.cambridgesculpturegarden.ca/csg/Home.html 

Murals in Galt 

Assorted locations downtown Galt, and behind 800 Franklin Ave, Cambridge. Most are walking distance from each other.

  • ‘The Indigenous Reconciliation Youth Art Project’, D3 building, 34 Ainslie St. S; Cambridge ON N1R 3K1
  • ‘Galt Wings’, Art of Home 11 Ainslie St S;  Cambridge, ON N1R 3J9 Post it on social media using the hashtag #GaltWings to share your photo with others!
  • Vintage sign advertising Pandora range from McClary’s Stove, Main Street and Ainslie Street;
  • Whale image by Bart Smeets 27 Water St N, Cambridge, ON N1R 3B2: in the parking lot, behind building at Water Street and Dickson Street.
  • G5 Dickson St. public parking lot: between Water and Ainslie Streets
  • Bear image by Sonny, Behind Cornerstone (accessible via the parking tunnel at Matlow Miller Cummins Thrasher Law 43 Dickson St , Cambridge ON N1R 5W1 - go through their driveway under an arch, into their parking lot.
  • End of Petty Place and around the bend.
  • ‘The Founders’, by Michele Jones, ay Petty Place and Dickson Road, features William Dickson & Absalom Shade, who cleared wilderness to prepare for settlers in Galt and Dumfries Township.
  • Woodworkers mural by Michele Jones, to the left of the entrance to the Cambridge Centre for the Arts, 60 Dickson St Cambridge, ON N1R 8N1
  • Dan Roberts Mural: turned one of the centre’s garage doors into an abstract masterwork in 2006. His exhibit never stays open. But it never stays closed either. Behind the Cambridge Centre for the Arts; access mural on Wellington Street.
  • ‘Tectonic Surface’, by Stephanie Boutari, Bread Factory building parking lot, 7 Grand Ave S., Cambridge ON N1S 2L3. Her other mural located on the rear wall at 800 Franklin Ave, Cambridge, ON N1R 7Z1 (Franklin Blvd and Avenue Road) 

Murals Preston

Assorted locations in Preston Town Centre and Riverside Park, Preston; Most are walking distance from each other.

  • ‘Mural of Memories’, by Dave Sofa, on the side of the RBC building, 637 King St E, Cambridge, ON N3H 3N7
  • 'Sun’ by Ean Kools, between RBC building and 639 King St E. Cambridge, ON N3H 3N6
  • Woodworkers mural by Michele Jones, on the side of Allan Reuter Centre, 507 King St E, Cambridge, ON N3H 3N4; access mural from King Street parking lot
  • Riverside 'Graffiti wall' at the Riverside Rails Skateboard Park in Riverside Park, 49 King St W, Cambridge, ON N3H 1B5

Murals Hespeler 

  • ‘Hespeler Graffiti Alley’, is an evolving, living mural display, 11 Queen St E, Cambridge, ON N3C 2A7.  Guelph Ave is a seasonal mural production. Other murals can be spotted in the alleys and behind/beside buildings, and in parking lots. As well as 27 Cooper Street (not far from Cooper and Queen). All locations are close and walkable. 

Sculptures and Art Installations 

  • ‘Pin Art’ Cambridge Centre station, Hespeler Road, in front of Cambridge Centre Mall
  • ‘Child Found’ Police Headquarters, 200 Maple Grove Rd., Cambridge ON N3H 5M.  Sculpture is a manifestation of the Waterloo Regional Police Service motto: People Helping People
  • ‘Solar Collector’, Region of Waterloo Operations Centre, 100 Maple Grove Rd., Cambridge ON N3H 4R7. Celebrating the Region's commitment to energy efficiency, the solar-powered and interactive installation gathers energy from the sun during the day to light up at night. Members of the public can view and even choreograph nightly light performances online at www.solarcollector.ca
  • ‘Over the Meadow’, Kinsmen Children’s Centre, 651 Concession Rd., Cambridge, ON N3H 4L1 Description: This sculptural ceramic relief, 2.5 metres long and made of 116 tiles, is filled with sculpted creatures adapted from the poem by Olive A. Wadsworth
  • indigena domain,  In 2008, artist and winner of a national competition, Stephen Cruise, created the public art in front of Cambridge City Hall, 50 Dickson Street Cambridge ON N1R 8S1. Work is a polished granite sculpture, honouring the founding communities of Galt, Preston, Hespeler and Blair.
  • ‘Craig's Crossing' Galt Pedestrian Bridge, Between Founder's Point on the east and the Cambridge Sculpture Garden on the west; Built-in 1912 the Bridge spanned the Grand River for more than 60 years. By 1984, all that remained were the concrete piers. In 2018, a new bridge built in its place opened. Bridge is lite up at night. 

Sunday, Sept. 29

Cambridge Studio Tour 

Time: 12pm – 5pm

Various locations in Cambridge

Participating Cambridge Studio Tour Artists open their doors for a behind the scenes view at their studio practices and insight into the creative and business sides of being an artist.   Created 16 years ago by a group of local artists who wanted to make art more available to the community; this year’s event brings together 22 local artists from across the city in 14 studios. Tour goers can expect to see a variety of art, everything from paintings to jewelry to woodworking. Artwork may also be available for purchase; Self-guided tour. 

Free admission.

Experience Theatre Set strike

Time: 10am-12pm

Cambridge Arts Theatre, 47 Water St S, Cambridge, ON N1R 6C9

What happens when the show is over?  Stage is cleared of props and set dressing/ scenery dismantled in anticipation for the next show. Be a part of the crew for a moment in time as you try your hand at stage strike.  Recommended: wear closed toe shoes and work gloves.

Free admission

 Identify with Fashion at the Fashion History Museum

Time: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

74 Queen St. E. Cambridge, ON N3C 2B1

Bring in a treasured fashion heirloom or a photograph of a long lost relative for the curator to identify the age of the garment of photograph. Maybe who you thought was grandma was great great grandma! This event is free and will be accepting optional pay-what-you-may donations for admission. Drop in.

For more information: curator@fashionhistorymuseum.com 

Grand Café celebrates Cambridge Studio Tour Exhibition 

Time: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Grand Café, 18 Queens Square, Cambridge, ON N1S 1H3

See the wonderful art on display by participating Cambridge Studio Tour Artists. Established in 2003, the Grand Café is an independently owned coffee and treats shop located in a historically designated building within the heart of downtown Galt. Drop in.

For more information:  https://www.grandcafe.ca 

 Digital Light Projection Show

Time: 9:00pm (with sound), 9:30pm (with sound), 10:00pm (no sound), 10:30pm (no sound). 

On façade of the Old Post Office, 12 Water St. S. Cambridge, ON N1R 3C5

In 2018, the City of Cambridge installed a digital projection system to display light shows on the facade of the Old Post Office.  Content changes seasonally and is appropriate for all ages. 

Note:  Some shows may have strobe light type effects that may be disorienting to some.

For more information: https://ideaexchange.org/programs/event/old-post-office-projection-light-show

 Cambridge Sculpture Garden

Sculptures are located around the garden, 53 Grand Ave South, Cambridge, ON N1S 2L7. Across from Hamilton Family Theatre Cambridge

For more information: http://www.cambridgesculpturegarden.ca/csg/Home.html 

Murals in Galt 

Assorted locations downtown Galt, and behind 800 Franklin Ave, Cambridge. Most are walking distance from each other.

  • ‘The Indigenous Reconciliation Youth Art Project’, D3 building, 34 Ainslie St. S; Cambridge ON N1R 3K1
  • ‘Galt Wings’, Art of Home 11 Ainslie St S;  Cambridge, ON N1R 3J9 Post it on social media using the hashtag #GaltWings to share your photo with others!
  • Vintage sign advertising Pandora range from McClary’s Stove, Main Street and Ainslie Street;
  • Whale image by Bart Smeets 27 Water St N, Cambridge, ON N1R 3B2: in the parking lot, behind building at Water Street and Dickson Street.
  • G5 Dickson St. public parking lot: between Water and Ainslie Streets
  • Bear image by Sonny, Behind Cornerstone (accessible via the parking tunnel at Matlow Miller Cummins Thrasher Law 43 Dickson St , Cambridge ON N1R 5W1 - go through their driveway under an arch, into their parking lot.
  • End of Petty Place and around the bend.
  • ‘The Founders’, by Michele Jones, ay Petty Place and Dickson Road, features William Dickson & Absalom Shade, who cleared wilderness to prepare for settlers in Galt and Dumfries Township.
  • Woodworkers mural by Michele Jones, to the left of the entrance to the Cambridge Centre for the Arts, 60 Dickson St Cambridge, ON N1R 8N1
  • Dan Roberts Mural: turned one of the centre’s garage doors into an abstract masterwork in 2006. His exhibit never stays open. But it never stays closed either. Behind the Cambridge Centre for the Arts; access mural on Wellington Street.
  • ‘Tectonic Surface’, by Stephanie Boutari, Bread Factory building parking lot, 7 Grand Ave S., Cambridge ON N1S 2L3. Her other mural located on the rear wall at 800 Franklin Ave, Cambridge, ON N1R 7Z1 (Franklin Blvd and Avenue Road). 

Murals Preston  

Assorted locations in Preston Town Centre and Riverside Park, Preston; Most are walking distance from each other.

  • ‘Mural of Memories’, by Dave Sofa, on the side of the RBC building, 637 King St E, Cambridge, ON N3H 3N7
  • 'Sun’ by Ean Kools, between RBC building and 639 King St E. Cambridge, ON N3H 3N6
  • Woodworkers mural by Michele Jones, on the side of Allan Reuter Centre, 507 King St E, Cambridge, ON N3H 3N4; access mural from King Street parking lot
  • Riverside 'Graffiti wall' at the Riverside Rails Skateboard Park in Riverside Park, 49 King St W, Cambridge, ON N3H 1B5 

 Murals Hespeler

  • ‘Hespeler Graffiti Alley’, is an evolving, living mural display, 11 Queen St E, Cambridge, ON N3C 2A7.  Guelph Ave is a seasonal mural production. Other murals can be spotted in the alleys and behind/beside buildings, and in parking lots. As well as 27 Cooper Street (not far from Cooper and Queen). All locations are close and walkable. 

Sculptures and Art Installations 

  • ‘Pin Art’ Cambridge Centre station, Hespeler Road, in front of Cambridge Centre Mall
  • ‘Child Found’ Police Headquarters, 200 Maple Grove Rd., Cambridge ON N3H 5M.  Sculpture is a manifestation of the Waterloo Regional Police Service motto: People Helping People
  • ‘Solar Collector’, Region of Waterloo Operations Centre, 100 Maple Grove Rd., Cambridge ON N3H 4R7. Celebrating the Region's commitment to energy efficiency, the solar-powered and interactive installation gathers energy from the sun during the day to light up at night. The public can view and even choreograph nightly light performances online at www.solarcollector.ca
  • ‘Over the Meadow’, Kinsmen Children’s Centre, 651 Concession Rd., Cambridge, ON N3H 4L1 Description: This sculptural ceramic relief, 2.5 metres long and made of 116 tiles, is filled with sculpted creatures adapted from the poem by Olive A. Wadsworth
  • indigena domain,  In 2008, artist and winner of a national competition, Stephen Cruise, created the public art in front of Cambridge City Hall, 50 Dickson Street Cambridge ON N1R 8S1. Work is a polished granite sculpture, honouring the founding communities of Galt, Preston, Hespeler and Blair.
  • ‘Craig's Crossing' Galt Pedestrian Bridge, Between Founder's Point on the east and the Cambridge Sculpture Garden on the west; Built-in 1912 the Bridge spanned the Grand River for more than 60 years. By 1984, all that remained were the concrete piers. In 2018, a new bridge built in its place opened. Bridge is lite up at night. 

Great Canadian Artists Mural and Gathering Place

Time: All hours

Cambridge Centre for the Arts, 60 Dickson St Cambridge, N1R 8N1

Outdoor view of Art Mural -  To celebrate Canada’s 150 the Cambridge Centre for the Arts commissioned Cambridge artist Michele Jones to paint a vertical window mural with 12 portraits of great Canadian artists and performers. As visitors approach the entrance to the arts centre, they are able to experience a vibrant depiction of Canadians who through their talents have made a significant impact nationally and internationally.

Free admission

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