The Big Build


The Big Build
March 14 – 28, 2020

Join us this March Break in the Queen’s Square Gallery for some fun as we explore what builds safe, healthy, and caring communities! Get hands-on with a variety of activities suitable for all ages.

Saturday March 14, 10:00am – 12:00pm
Kick off March Break with fun for the whole family. Put your building skills to the test with a variety of challenges using recycled materials.

During March Break, the gallery will be open from 9:30am-4:00pm.

The Box Fort Build-A-Thon
We’ll supply the boxes, you bring the creativity!

Tiny Town Takeover
What would you ideal city look like if you could build it? Using recycled materials, help our community grow over the course of the week.

Make & Take Workshops
Make a different craft with us each day. All materials provided
Monday March 16: Suncatchers
Tuesday March 17: City Skyline Pictures
Wednesday March 18: Friendship Bracelets
Thursday March 19: Pin Back Buttons
Friday March 20: Recycled Sculptures

Local Heroes & Super Snacks
Join us for a super snack and meet our special guest of the day!

Monday, March 16: Helen Kelly
Get to know our CEO and hear some of her favourite stories.

Tuesday, March 17: Cambridge Fire Department
Hang out with the people who keep our community safe.

Wednesday, March 18: Christine Lefebvre
Learn about Indigenous culture and ways of being.

Thursday, March 19: KK Emmay
Be inspired by this young entrepreneur extraordinaire.

Friday, March 20: Gary Kirkham
Watch this artist demonstrate his work live.

1 North Square, Cambridge, ON N1S 2K6
T: 519.621.0460
Mon – Thurs 9:30am – 8:30pm
Fri & Sat 9:30am – 5:30pm
Sun 1:00 – 5:00pm

Admission is free and all are welcome.
For more information, visit, call 519.621.0460, follow on Twitter, Facebook, or on Instagram
Cambridge Art Galleries | Idea Exchange presents contemporary art, architecture and design from three galleries in the City of Cambridge: Design at Riverside, Preston, and Queen’s Square.

Cambridge Art Galleries acknowledges that the place on which we gather is the traditional land of Indigenous peoples dating back countless generations. We recognize that it is part of the Haldimand Tract, the traditional land of the Six Nations of the Grand River and Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation.


Media Contact
Karly Boileau
Gallery Assistant
Cambridge Art Galleries | Idea Exchange
1 North Square, Cambridge, ON N1S 2K6
519.621.0460 x160