mural painted on the side of the old post office in St. jacobs that reads A Little Bit of Country is Good For the Soul

St. Jacobs’ Urban Art scene: It’s Good for the Soul

Thanks to talented local artists, St. Jacobs has even more reasons for people to visit. Bursts of eye-catching colours have sprouted on the Village’s interior and exterior walls. There are several urban art pieces to keep an eye out for when visiting St. Jacobs.


Over the past few decades, Waterloo Region has fully embraced creative place-making, the act of combining art, culture, and creativity to proudly display an area’s character and unite its community. The Region can now include the Uptown Waterloo Hughes Lane Art Walk in its creative place-making.

KWAG – Illustrating How Art Is For Everyone

You may not realize it, but art is all around us. It intertwines into our culture, our community, our everyday lives. The constitution of the art gallery is to educate while entertaining, and the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery is no different. However, KWAG is unique in many ways.

Carolyn Dix - Flying Through a Window in Time art

Artist Profile: Carolyn Dix

Waterloo based mixed media artist Carolyn Dix has only been a full-time artist for a little over two years, but she says that the artistic gene is in her DNA. She began her journey into assemblage when enrolled in the creative wood working and design program at Conestoga College.

Art and Architecture

Explore the contemporary vibe of the cities of Cambridge, Kitchener and Waterloo. There are a number of notable and award winning architect design buildings such as CIGI, Perimeter Institute and Kaufman Lofts. Tour our outdoor public art trails and avant-garde galleries.

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