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Make it Kitchener

We make, we innovate, we fix, and we make it again. We make better, and we help our neighbour make better. We always have and always will.

Learn How Kitchener is Making it Happen

Makers

Patio takes shape in Goudies Lane

You could hear the low music before seeing anything. Humming across sidewalks, around corners and down King Street, the electronic droning sounds coming from Goudies Lane marked the start of new life for the alleyway in downtown Kitchener.

Meg Leslie fell in love with the arts and thinks you can do the same

Meg Leslie, a Kitchener ceramic artist is passionate about two things: her private time to create, and sharing the arts with adults. Make it Kitchener chatted with Leslie about her background, her craft, and her theory that there’s no such thing as an uncreative person.

Ruby Eagle finds inspiration in the archives

Ruby Eagle, a multimedia artist in Kitchener, spent much of her undergraduate degree digging through the University of Waterloo archives. She wasn’t studying, or writing a paper though. She was on the lookout for the next great piece for her patchwork style of art.

The Makers. The Hackers. The Writers.
The Coders. The Builders. The Creators.

You inspire us. You lift up the hood, mix up the ingredients, unveil hidden beauty, or harness new powers. You’re fearless with your hands and with your mind.