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July 18, 2024
Summer Camp: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Museum Hours: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Science Stage: 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm

Have Your Say on Arts and Culture in Waterloo Region!

Kitchener, ON – THEMUSEUM is hosting a lively conversation on arts and culture in Waterloo Region. A Cultural Exchange 7.0 will be held in the atrium on Wednesday, October 3.

Local candidates from Wards 9 and 10, along with those running for Regional Chair and Kitchener Mayor have been invited for discussion. Furthermore, They will speak upon how best to support the local arts and culture scene. Members of the general public are welcome to attend, as are members of cultural organizations and institutions.

“It’s very important to engage with our elected officials at the local level,” said David Marskell, CEO, THEMUSEUM. “This is not intended to be a debate; it’s an opportunity for candidates to share their views, so the general public can better understand their position.”

Each candidate will have a finite amount of time to share their stance on arts and culture. Following, a brief discussion led by arts and culture representatives and members of the public will take place. Additionally, candidates will move from table-to-table to ensure they have a chance to meet with everyone throughout the evening. After each rotation, representatives from local organizations will speak about their upcoming projects and initiatives.  

Martin de Groot, the arts columnist for The Record, will MC the event.

Admission to A Cultural Exchange 7.0 is free, with a suggested donation of $7.00. Doors open at 6:00 and the exchange begins at 6:45 p.m. sharp. This is a licensed event.

Please RSVP here