44 Gaukel is a shared creative workplace located at the core of Downtown Kitchener. The City of Kitchener operates this creative community through a partnership with anchor tenant ArtsBuild Ontario, a provincial arts service organization dedicated to realizing long-term solutions for arts and creative spaces.
44 Gaukel is an example of innovative space-sharing practice in the Waterloo region. We are a community driven environment that offers affordable, below market rental costs with basic office amenities. We offer both shared and independent studio space – we have something for everyone! Endorsed by Kitchener City Council in 2016, 44 Gaukel aims to grow, support and connect local artists, cultural practitioners, and creative entrepreneurs.
44 Gaukel features 10,000 square feet of space operated by ArtsBuild Ontario for local arts & culture organizations operating in Waterloo Region. 44 Gaukel provides a unique opportunity for artists/organizations to come together to foster cross-sectoral partnerships. The possibilities of creative potential are endless.