Doors Open Waterloo Region is a free heritage and architecture tour of special, occasionally "secret" places in the region, held on the third Saturday in September every year. To see all of the stops for Doors Open Waterloo Region please visit the Doors Open Waterloo Region website.
This year is the 13th Annual Doors Open Waterloo Region. You are invited to an architectural Open House of the CIGI Campus! Live music, exhibits, video presentations & children’s activities. Speak with experts from various global institutions about their work including CIGI (Centre for International Governance Innovation), the Balsillie School of International Affairs, ACUNS (Academic Council on the United Nations System), The Japan Futures Initiative (JFI) and The International Migration Research Centre (IMRC).
This is a drop-in Open House, an RSVP is not required. Free, limited parking in the CIGI campus lot off of Father David Bauer Drive.
FREE hot dogs 12 noon to 2pm, or while supplies last. FREE popcorn all day. Y Café located on site for coffee and snack purchases.
Special addition: View painting submissions from the K-W art community entered in the CIGI Community Art Contest.
THE CIGI CAMPUS
67 Erb Street West, Waterloo
Explore the award-winning CIGI Campus, winner of six architectural awards. Designed to house several research and academic institutions focused on global issues, including CIGI and the Balsillie School of International Affairs, this Oxbridge-style complex features a landscaped interior courtyard with public art, a signature bell tower and a wood-clad, 250-seat auditorium for academic and public events.
Presenting Sponsor: Region of Waterloo
Program Partners: City of Kitchener, Doors Open Ontario, Ontario Heritage Trust, Township of Wellesley, Township of Woolwich
Media Sponsors: Waterloo Region Record, CTV, City of Waterloo, the Corporation of the City of Cambridge