Kate Wetherow is an arts enthusiast with an interest in creative development projects and creative communities, including education and public engagement. She spent many years working in the arts and now works at a charitable foundation.
Kate works on Bank Street.

Sacred space, secular use: downtown churches turn to the arts

This summer Chamberfest once again highlighted churches as fantastic downtown arts venues. Re-imagining or re-purposing “the churchâ€... Read More

Roof-to-fork in Centretown

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Turn left at the teapot: corporate sculpture in Ottawa

In the dense forest of corporate buildings in downtown Ottawa, wouldn’t it be nice to distinguish one corner from another? Too many... Read More

Bread and circuses: ampitheatre a boon to summer in the city

It’s the time of year for renovations and construction projects, getting ready for the onset of the busy Ottawa tourism and “good... Read More

1% for public art on Ottawa streets

When you see public art projects on Ottawa streets, do you wonder how they get there? Who pays for it? Many Ottawans don’t realize... Read More

Swaps not squats: a blueprint for investing in the arts?

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="1024" caption="Former site of Goldstein's Supermarket on Elgin; still vacant"]Read More

Art form, bike function: Bank Street bike racks

I stood near the corner of Bank and Somerset one day, puzzled, as I watched a woman struggle to lock her bike to a fence that... Read More