26 May

We Can't Do This Alone


CAFKA.16 is opening on May 28th. Are you in?

Right now, volunteers and artists are working to bring contemporary art to our public spaces for the month of June. Every project tells a story. And we’re looking for a few awesome people like you to make a gift and make #CAFKA16 your story too.

Your gift today makes public art stories come alive. You’ll help fund materials and equipment—from nails and lumber to welding torches to advanced digital projections. You’ll help us welcome...

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18 Jun

Summer Lights Festival

Summer Lights Festival  is a late night festival of the arts on the longest day of the year. Find out about all of the events taking place in Downtown Kitchener and Uptown Waterloo at the Summer Lights web site. Produced by Summer Lights. 

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Education Programs

04 Jun

CAFKA.16: Symposium
11AM /// CRITICAL MEDIA LAB /// 44 Gaukel Street, Kitchener, ON

Since its beginnings in 2001, CAFKA has had three defining aspects: It is about contemporary art, it is about the city of Kitchener and the Region of Waterloo, and it is a forum – a place where we can exchange ideas, share reflections and consider the project we are engaged in. Come and hear artists, curators, and critics talk about the artists, the art work, and the CAFKA.16 vision.

This year CAFKA has teamed up with the Critical Media Lab, University of Waterloo, the Department of Fine Arts,...

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Our Esteemed Sponsors

  • Musagetes
  • Christie digital
  • City of Kitchener