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Meera Sethi, 'Tragic Number' from 'Articles of Clothing,' 2020, pencil on paper. Image courtesy of artist.

Cotton Exchange

Meera Sethi

2023-10-20 00:00:00 2023-10-20 23:59:00 America/New_York Cotton Exchange September 30 to November 26, 2023 Preston -

Friday, October 20
All day

Add to Calendar 2023-10-20 00:00:00 2023-10-20 23:59:00 America/New_York Cotton Exchange September 30 to November 26, 2023 Preston -

September 30 to November 26, 2023

Cotton Exchange is one of two exhibitions featuring the work of contemporary Canadian artist, Meera Sethi.
Sethi's exhibition Outerwhere is on view at our Queen's Square gallery.

Explore Cotton Exchange

About the Artist: Meera Sethi is a contemporary Canadian visual artist with an interdisciplinary, intuitive, and research-based practice that moves between painting, drawing, fibre, photography, illustration, performance, and social practice.


AGE GROUP: | Cambridge Art Galleries |

EVENT TYPE: | Exhibitions + Openings |

TAGS: | Exhibitions | Arts |

Preston

Phone: 519-653-3632

Hours
Mon, Nov 27 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Tue, Nov 28 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Wed, Nov 29 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Thu, Nov 30 10:00AM to 8:30PM
Fri, Dec 01 10:00AM to 5:30PM
Sat, Dec 02 9:30AM to 5:30PM
Sun, Dec 03 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

The Preston location is a public library and art gallery. This location is home to the Preston Community Garden, Seed Library and Tool Library.

Be inspired at Idea Exchange in Cambridge!  Connect with the public libraries and public art galleries of Cambridge. Idea Exchange supports and inspires our community with an environment of discovery for people of all ages.

Upcoming events

Fri, Dec 01, All day
Queen's Square
September 30 to December 17, 2023

Fri, Dec 01, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Fri, Dec 01, 9:30am - 10:00am
Clemens Mill
Learn new songs and rhymes, share stories, and meet other parents and babies. Complete a registration for EACH CHILD attending the event.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Dec 01, 10:00am - 10:30am
Hespeler
Come shake, rattle, and read with us! Complete a registration for EACH CHILD attending the event.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Dec 01, 10:00am - 10:30am
Queen's Square
Dance, sing, rhyme, and craft with your tot.

Fri, Dec 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Preston
Get ready for some circle time fun! Complete a registration for EACH CHILD attending the event.
Registration is now closed

Fri, Dec 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Queen's Square - Lobby,Studio
Connect with other older adults while enjoying concerts, crafting, chats, and more.

Fri, Dec 01, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Clemens Mill
Staff from John Howard Society's Cambridge Career Connections will be onsite to provide support and resources to job seekers.

Fri, Dec 01, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Hespeler
Celebrate the festive holiday season.

Sat, Dec 02, All day
Queen's Square
September 30 to December 17, 2023

Sat, Dec 02, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Sat, Dec 02, 10:00am - 3:00pm
Old Post Office - Reading Room,Creative Studios,Children's Discovery Centre
Get in the holiday spirit with winter-themed activities and an opportunity to talk to Santa (pre-registration required).

Rescheduled
Sat, Dec 02, 10:30am - 12:30pm
New date Thursday, November 23, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Old Post Office
Learn to illustrate!

Sat, Dec 02, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Department
Get ready for a series of festive challenges, competitions, and crafts.

Sun, Dec 03, All day
Queen's Square
September 30 to December 17, 2023

Sun, Dec 03, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Mon, Dec 04, All day
Queen's Square
September 30 to December 17, 2023

Mon, Dec 04, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Mon, Dec 04, 10:00am - 11:00am
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Get ready for the holidays with fun crafts.

Mon, Dec 04, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Queen's Square
Share your ideas and creations with fellow knitters.

Tue, Dec 05, All day
Queen's Square
September 30 to December 17, 2023

Tue, Dec 05, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Tue, Dec 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Old Post Office
Children read to a Lion's club service dogs and then have fun playing games with a reading pal. Complete a registration for EACH PERSON attending the event.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 05, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Old Post Office
Engineering Science Quest (ESQ) is returning to Idea Exchange - The Old Post Office this Fall and will bring fun, hands-on STEM activities for Youth.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 05, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Enjoy singing and smiling while strumming your ukulele with this casual group.

Tue, Dec 05, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Hespeler - Youth Services Department,Children's Program Room
Come meet Santa's Elves and write your letter to the North Pole!

Wed, Dec 06, All day
Queen's Square
September 30 to December 17, 2023

Wed, Dec 06, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Wed, Dec 06, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Hespeler
From cards to Catan, this is a warm and friendly atmosphere for fans of low-tech table games.

Wed, Dec 06, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Queen's Square - Studio
Bereaved Families of Ontario – Midwestern Region (BFO) shares practical coping strategies for the holiday season.

Wed, Dec 06, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Preston - Fireside Area
The development of the new Cambridge Recreation Complex and the surrounding area will form an exciting new community hub in the south end of the City.

Wed, Dec 06, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Old Post Office
Calling all knit, crochet, embroidery, macrame, sewing, and other fibre arts enthusiasts for a weekly social meet-up.

Thu, Dec 07, All day
Queen's Square
September 30 to December 17, 2023

Thu, Dec 07, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Thu, Dec 07, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Old Post Office - Riverview Room
Gaming fun with a retro twist!

Thu, Dec 07, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Queen's Square - Studio
LGBTQ2S+ identifying individuals are invited to explore a different creative project each month in a fun and safe space.

Thu, Dec 07, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Hespeler - Magazine Lounge
The development of the new Cambridge Recreation Complex and the surrounding area will form an exciting new community hub in the south end of the City.

Thu, Dec 07, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Get ready for the holidays with fun crafts.

Thu, Dec 07, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Hespeler - Children's Program Room
Enjoy singing and smiling while strumming your ukulele with this casual group.

Fri, Dec 08, All day
Queen's Square
September 30 to December 17, 2023

Fri, Dec 08, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Fri, Dec 08, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Old Post Office
Meet monthly to discuss a pre-selected title, share thoughts, and learn more about the books we love.

Fri, Dec 08, 10:30am - 11:30am
Queen's Square - Studio,Lobby
Connect with other older adults while enjoying concerts, crafting, chats, and more.

Fri, Dec 08, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Hespeler
Staff from John Howard Society's Cambridge Career Connections will be onsite to provide support and resources to job seekers.

Sat, Dec 09, All day
Queen's Square
September 30 to December 17, 2023

Sat, Dec 09, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Sat, Dec 09, All day
Preston - Gallery
December 9, 2023 to March 17, 2024

Sat, Dec 09, 10:30am - 11:30am
Old Post Office
Explore the different 3D printers available in the Makerspace.
This event is full

Sat, Dec 09, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Department
Get ready for a series of festive challenges, competitions, and crafts.

Sat, Dec 09, 12:00pm - 2:30pm
Preston - Gallery
Join us for the opening reception of José Luis Torres exhibition, Dérives.

Sat, Dec 09, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Preston - Children's Program Room
Inspired by the work of José Luis Torres, create your own miniature architectural sculpture.

Sat, Dec 09, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Queen's Square
Drop in for seasonal music with Morphy Music and stay for a festive treat.

Sat, Dec 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Old Post Office - Riverview Room,Reading Room
It's not just a play, it's a collaborative experience.

Sun, Dec 10, All day
Queen's Square
September 30 to December 17, 2023

Sun, Dec 10, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Sun, Dec 10, All day
Preston - Gallery
December 9, 2023 to March 17, 2024

Mon, Dec 11, All day
Queen's Square
September 30 to December 17, 2023

Mon, Dec 11, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Mon, Dec 11, All day
Preston - Gallery
December 9, 2023 to March 17, 2024

Mon, Dec 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Get ready for the holidays with fun crafts.

Mon, Dec 11, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Queen's Square - Studio
Enjoy a creative evening in the Gallery Studio with a focus on improving mental health.
This event is full

Mon, Dec 11, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Queen's Square
Share your ideas and creations with fellow knitters.

Tue, Dec 12, All day
Queen's Square
September 30 to December 17, 2023

Tue, Dec 12, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Tue, Dec 12, All day
Preston - Gallery
December 9, 2023 to March 17, 2024

Tue, Dec 12, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Clemens Mill
A Client Service Specialist from Service Canada will be onsite to provide support and resources to the public.

Tue, Dec 12, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Preston - Children's Department
Make an ornament using recycled materials.

Tue, Dec 12, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Old Post Office - Riverview Room
A holiday-inspired concert along the river.

Wed, Dec 13, All day
Queen's Square
September 30 to December 17, 2023

Wed, Dec 13, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Wed, Dec 13, All day
Preston - Gallery
December 9, 2023 to March 17, 2024

Wed, Dec 13, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Queen's Square - Studio
Come try to nail your sugar cookie decorating skills!
This event is full

Wed, Dec 13, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Old Post Office
Calling all knit, crochet, embroidery, macrame, sewing, and other fibre arts enthusiasts for a weekly social meet-up.

Thu, Dec 14, All day
Queen's Square
September 30 to December 17, 2023

Thu, Dec 14, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Thu, Dec 14, All day
Preston - Gallery
December 9, 2023 to March 17, 2024

Thu, Dec 14, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Queen's Square - Studio
Create your own card to give over the holidays!

Thu, Dec 14, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Old Post Office - Third Floor Classroom
Join SPECTRUM for a discussion and to meet other local gender-diverse folks.

Thu, Dec 14, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Get ready for the holidays with fun crafts.

Thu, Dec 14, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Hespeler - Children's Program Room
Enjoy singing and smiling while strumming your ukulele with this casual group.

Fri, Dec 15, All day
Queen's Square
September 30 to December 17, 2023

Fri, Dec 15, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Fri, Dec 15, All day
Preston - Gallery
December 9, 2023 to March 17, 2024

Fri, Dec 15, 10:30am - 11:30am
Queen's Square - Studio,Lobby
Connect with other older adults while enjoying concerts, crafting, chats, and more.

Fri, Dec 15, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Preston
Staff from John Howard Society's Cambridge Career Connections will be onsite to provide support and resources to job seekers.

Sat, Dec 16, All day
Queen's Square
September 30 to December 17, 2023

Sat, Dec 16, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Sat, Dec 16, All day
Preston - Gallery
December 9, 2023 to March 17, 2024

Sat, Dec 16, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Department
Get ready for a series of festive challenges, competitions, and crafts.

Sun, Dec 17, All day
Queen's Square
September 30 to December 17, 2023

Sun, Dec 17, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Sun, Dec 17, All day
Preston - Gallery
December 9, 2023 to March 17, 2024

Mon, Dec 18, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Mon, Dec 18, All day
Preston - Gallery
December 9, 2023 to March 17, 2024

Mon, Dec 18, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Queen's Square
Share your ideas and creations with fellow knitters.

Tue, Dec 19, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Tue, Dec 19, All day
Preston - Gallery
December 9, 2023 to March 17, 2024

Tue, Dec 19, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Queen's Square - Children's Program Room
Enjoy singing and smiling while strumming your ukulele with this casual group.

Wed, Dec 20, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Wed, Dec 20, All day
Preston - Gallery
December 9, 2023 to March 17, 2024

Wed, Dec 20, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Old Post Office
Calling all knit, crochet, embroidery, macrame, sewing, and other fibre arts enthusiasts for a weekly social meet-up.

Thu, Dec 21, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Thu, Dec 21, All day
Preston - Gallery
December 9, 2023 to March 17, 2024

Thu, Dec 21, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Preston - Children's Department
Let's read stories with Santa!

Thu, Dec 21, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Clemens Mill - Creative Hub Classroom
Join us for our last Queer Reading Circle of 2023!

Fri, Dec 22, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Fri, Dec 22, All day
Preston - Gallery
December 9, 2023 to March 17, 2024

Canceled
Fri, Dec 22, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Queen's Square
Staff from John Howard Society's Cambridge Career Connections will be onsite to provide support and resources to job seekers.

Sat, Dec 23, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Sat, Dec 23, All day
Preston - Gallery
December 9, 2023 to March 17, 2024

Sat, Dec 23, 11:00am - 4:00pm
Clemens Mill - Children's Department
Get ready for a series of festive challenges, competitions, and crafts.

Sun, Dec 24, All day
Multiple Locations
All Idea Exchange locations will be closed: December 24th, 25th, and 26th.

Sun, Dec 24, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Mon, Dec 25, All day
Multiple Locations
All Idea Exchange locations will be closed: December 24th, 25th, and 26th.

Mon, Dec 25, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Tue, Dec 26, All day
Multiple Locations
All Idea Exchange locations will be closed: December 24th, 25th, and 26th.

Tue, Dec 26, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Wed, Dec 27, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Wed, Dec 27, All day
Preston - Gallery
December 9, 2023 to March 17, 2024

Wed, Dec 27, 10:00am - 7:00pm
Multiple Locations
Winter break means more fun for everyone!

Wed, Dec 27, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Old Post Office
Calling all knit, crochet, embroidery, macrame, sewing, and other fibre arts enthusiasts for a weekly social meet-up.

Thu, Dec 28, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Thu, Dec 28, All day
Preston - Gallery
December 9, 2023 to March 17, 2024

Thu, Dec 28, 10:00am - 7:00pm
Multiple Locations
Winter break means more fun for everyone!

Thu, Dec 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hespeler - Magazine Lounge
He's a ventriloquist, magician, and more. Complete a registration for EACH PERSON attending the event.
Registration opens Monday, December 4 2023 at 10:00am

Thu, Dec 28, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Old Post Office - Third Floor Classroom
Join SPECTRUM for a discussion and to meet other local gender-diverse folks.

Fri, Dec 29, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Fri, Dec 29, All day
Preston - Gallery
December 9, 2023 to March 17, 2024

Fri, Dec 29, 10:00am - 5:00pm
All Locations
Winter break means more fun for everyone!

Canceled
Fri, Dec 29, 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Clemens Mill
Staff from John Howard Society's Cambridge Career Connections will be onsite to provide support and resources to job seekers.

Sat, Dec 30, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Sat, Dec 30, All day
Preston - Gallery
December 9, 2023 to March 17, 2024

Sat, Dec 30, 10:00am - 5:00pm
All Locations
Winter break means more fun for everyone!

Sat, Dec 30, 10:30am - 11:30am
Queen's Square - Children's Department
Join Elsa and Anna for wintry fun!
Registration opens Monday, December 4 2023 at 10:00am

Sat, Dec 30, 10:30am - 1:30pm
Queen's Square - Lobby
Create your own magic wand!

Sun, Dec 31, All day
Multiple Locations
All Idea Exchange locations close for December 31st for New Year's Eve and remain closed on January 1st for New Year's Day.

Sun, Dec 31, All day
Multiple Locations
Use your skills to win prizes, solve puzzles, and have fun. Participate on your own or with your best pals.

Sun, Dec 31, All day
Preston - Gallery
December 9, 2023 to March 17, 2024

Sun, Dec 31, 1:00pm - 4:00pm
All Locations
Winter break means more fun for everyone!