Upcoming Events

Lumen Festival
Saturday September 29th from 6pm to 11pm

DARC – Dark Ages Recreation Company. Photo: Ceridwyn Howard

Ancient Glass: Lecture and Viking Bead Kiln

At 6pm, join us at the Gallery for a talk about Ancient Glassmaking by Wilhelm Nassau, who has been involved in the research of ancient glass, specializing in its technology for the past forty-five years.

From 7pm until 11pm, Neil Peterson from DARC – the Dark Ages Re-Creation Company – is firing up a reproduction Viking bead kiln to create tiny archeological experiments using ancient technologies.

Medieval European Glass Furnace – model designed and built by Wilhelm E. Nassau, MA. Assisted by Gary Roach, 1994.



Lumen is a festival that showcases light based new media, media art, and projection based installations. This free event invites citizens to explore the city through a new lens — one that illuminates Waterloo through art and technology. To learn more about this festival and events happening throughout the city, please visit the City of Waterloo website.

The events at the Gallery are supported by: