A Dynamic Collective of Local Artists

A Dynamic Collective of Local Artists

What's Happening

Button Factory's ARTS Market

UpTown Gallery artists, Barbara Di Renzo and Jane Bayne will be at the Button Factory ARTS Market from November 29th to Saturday, January 10th, 2015. Opening reception is on Saturday, November 29th from 7 to 10pm.

Melissa at One of a Kind Show

Melissa Kristensen-Smith will be exhibiting at the One of Kind Show in Toronto. Look for her at Booth Number Q-30.

Petal Power & 4th Anniversry at Gallery M

Christine and Mary Lou are among the artists featured in this celebration at Gallery MOpening reception is Thursday, December 4th from 10am to 9pm. Exhibition runs until January 12, 2015.

Extended Holiday Hours

Starting on November 27th until December 19th, extended holiday hours at UpTown Gallery are Thursdays and Fridays from 6 to 8 pm.

Holiday Open House

Celebrate the festive holidays and join us in our annual Open House on Wednesday, December 10 from 5 to 8 pm! Refreshments provided.

Arctic Highlights by Jean Weller

Jean Weller is presenting Arctic Highlights a photographic show and sale on Sunday, November 30th at Parkminster United Church. 

4th Annual Student Drawing Show

Artwork by students of Sanela Dizdar's drawing classes is on display in the BackSpace of UpTown Gallery from November 7th to 30th.

Be a winner, too!

To celebrate winning the Record Readers Favourite Art Gallery Award, we want to share our win with you. We are holding a draw for door prizes. Starting Saturday, November 1st, drop in to fill out your entry form. Winning names will be drawn during the Opening Reception on November 23rd.

Uptown Gallery wins Diamond Award!

Uptown Gallery is the Diamond Award Winner (the highest) for Favourite Art Gallery in Waterloo Region as voted on by the Record Reader Awards 2014

Eastham at Open Mic

Diane Eastham is giving a reading from her book, Blaze of Colour, at the Canadian Authors' Association Open Mic Night at the Raintree Cafe on Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 at 7 pm.

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    featuring Christine Gagnon, Jim Heldmann, William Mullin, and Laurie Spieker.

    The Opening Reception for re/collections and Patron Appreciation will be held on Sunday, November 23rd, from 2 to 4 pm.

    Runs from Wednesday, November 19th to Tuesday, January 20th, 2015.

    re/collections interprets the acts of collecting and recollecting.  In this fast paced and ever-changing world our memories, treasured times, and assembled precious objects gather importance as they sooth and comfort, educate or illuminate, or simply foretell future fates. 


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About UpTown Gallery

Uptown Gallery is a co-operative of over 25 local artists. We are located in UpTown Waterloo.


All artwork exhibited in UpTown Gallery is by artists local to the Waterloo area. We offer a diverse range of art, including ceramics, glass, paintings, photography, printmaking, drawing, and sculpture.

Learn from the artists of UpTown Gallery to draw, paint, fuse glass, collage and more. Workshops take place at the Gallery and other area locations.


We have six shows a year. Each show features the artwork of specific UpTown Gallery Artists.


One of the mandates of UpTown Gallery is bringing art to our local community. Throughout the year we offer free art workshops and lectures.

Readers of The Record voted Uptown Gallery their Favourite Art Gallery in Waterloo Region