News and events

22 Mar

CAFKA Adds New Board Members at 2017 AGM

CAFKA added three new board members to its board of directors and tabled its audited financial statements for the year ending November 30, 2016 at its Annual General Meeting on March 20.

CAFKA Treasurer Brian Hawthornthwaite reported an organizational first: A year-end surplus after a biennial exhibition of $9,064 over operating expenses of $297,000. 

Board President Michelle Purchase reported on the past year's activities, noting that CAFKA.16 had reached more people than any previous...

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Talks and Tours

25 Sep

CAFKA Rewind: Robert Hengeveld

CAFKA is pleased to announce that Toronto-based artist Robert Hengeveld will be the inaugural speaker in the CAFKA Rewind speakers' series at the Waterloo Public Library on Monday, September 25 at 7 PM.

CAFKA Rewind is a series of artist talks with a difference. Our guest speakers are familiar figures: They have each exhibited work with CAFKA over the course of our 16-year history. Many in the Region have not only seen their work, a lot of us also helped make them happen. Some...

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One year from now CAFKA.18, our 12th exhibition of contemporary art in public spaces in the Waterloo Region will open. We can’t wait! Can you? 

Here at CAFKA HQ we have a team of volunteers working to put together a great exhibition for you! We have received 235 applications from over 35 different countries, including Iraq, Morocco, Poland, Australia, India, and Brazil. Eighteen artists, curators, and visual art enthusiasts are working together to make a shortlist of projects to bring to Waterloo Region. This show is shaping up to be truly spectacular!

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