About the Organization

The hub of activity for Button Factory Arts is the historic Button Factory building located in Uptown Waterloo.  

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To enliven Waterloo Region by being an inclusive hub that inspires and facilitates artistic exploration and creativity.


To offer arts education and promote engagement with the arts in our community.


Inclusiveness:  We believe that arts should be accessible to everyone.
Experimentation: We believe in artistic exploration without barriers.
Development: We believe in helping people grow as artists and art lovers.
Cultural Enrichment: We believe that art improves the lives of individuals within our community.