Explore art ONline
The physical art centre may still be closed to the public due to COVID-19, but
there are many online options this Spring!
Adult Art Classes
Seniors' Art Classes
Music & Art Therapy
Youth Program & March Break
Community Art Projects
Current Exhibitions (Online):
Feb. 22 - March 10: Plants & Other Insurance Policies: Crystal Bradford & Liam Kijewski
Call for Entry Deadlines (Online Submission):
BFA Members' Show Deadline: March 24, 2021
PRESS: Printmaking Exhibition Deadline: - April 5, 2021
Upcoming Exhibitions (Online):
BFA Members' Show: April 9 - 30, 2021
PRESS: Printmaking Exhibition: May 1 - 28, 2021
Aging Artfully: June 11 - July 8, 2021
Home to the work of many talented local artists and artisans offering one of a kind art, pottery, jewellery, natural beauty products, knitted goods, cards, and more! Shop online for curb-side pickup.
Button Factory Arts is Waterloo Region's arts hub! We are home to several other arts groups in the community including Theatre on the Edge, The Baden Storytellers and Kundalini with Kasia. Does your arts group need a home? Find out how to can rent the space. We also book private events, performances, concerts, recitals and more! We are currently offering small group rentals only.
Founded in 1994, Button Factory Arts is a non-profit, charitable organization offering a diverse range of arts programming.
To enliven Waterloo Region as an inclusive hub that inspires
and facilitates artistic exploration & creativity.
To offer arts education and promote engagement within the arts in our community.
Button Factory Arts respectfully acknowledges that we are located on the traditional territory of the Attawandaron (Neutral), Anishnaabeg, and Haudenosaunee peoples. The Haldimand Tract, land promised to Six Nations, includes six miles on each side of the Grand River.
support art in your community!
Make a donation or become a member
We offer a safe and inclusive space for all members of our community to create, connect, and explore. We believe that art should be accessible to everyone! Without our community support, we would not be able to continue to do the work we do. Please donate in ways that you can. At this time, during COVID-19 closures, donations are more crucial than ever.
Joining as a member helps us to continue to meet the important goals of our organization, and can also help us financially during this time. Click "Join Now" to sign up, and learn about our member benefits.
Heather Franklin, Executive Director:
Allie Brenner, Program Director:
Erin Stamoulos, Head of Operations:
For general inquiries,
please use the contact form.
25 Regina St. South
Waterloo, ON N2J 1R8
(During facility closure we are
not monitoring our phone system)
For general inquiries,
please use the contact form below