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Jana Omar Elkhatib, Performer-in-Residence

Introducing: Performer-in-Residence Jana Omar Elkhatib September 4 - November 2, 2019 In conjunction with the group exhibition To see and see again , Hamilton Artists Inc. is pleased to welcome Jana Omar Elkhatib as our performer-in-residence. Jana is a performance artist and a writer. In her works, she often intervenes with sound, especially speech, to explore separation and longing, and...

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Call for Vendors: Quirky AF | art fair

Call for Vendor Applications Quirky AF | art fair 2019 Friday November 8, 2019, 6:00-11:00 pm (during Art Crawl) Saturday November 9, 2019, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Hamilton Artists Inc., 155 James Street N Vendor applications due: September 20th, 2019 by midnight **EXTENDED DEADLINE** Hamilton Artists Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of Quirky AF | art fair...

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Hamilton Artists Inc. has a new sandwich board!

We have a new sandwich board! We're very excited to unveil our new sandwich board design created by Mariel Rutherford. Mariel's work was selected out of a call for youth to propose their artworks for the board, which serves to invite and welcome visitors into the gallery. Mariel Rutherford is a graduate of the Bachelor of Illustration program at Sheridan...

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The Hanging: A performance by Red Betty Theatre and Hamilton Aerial Group

The Hanging A performance by Red Betty Theatre and Hamilton Aerial Group Friday, April 12, 2019 during art crawl 4 Performances between 7:30 - 10:00 PM Urban low-income communities are being usurped and oppressed, we, the people, being readied for serfdom by the corporations- our new imperial masters. Red Betty Theatre presents The Hanging, an immersive and interactive short spectacle...

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Inc. Squared 2019 Call for Submissions

Inc. Squared 2019 – Calling All Artists! We are asking you, our incredible and talented members and friends, to support your artist-run centre by creating and donating a small-sized work of art to the gallery. Inc. Squared is Hamilton Artists Inc.’s primary annual fundraising event, and all proceeds benefit upcoming programming and operations within the gallery. Are you one of...

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Gallery Currently Closed for Installation

Friendly reminder! The Inc. is currently closed for installation. We will open again on March 30, 2019 for our spring exhibitions. In the meantime if you have any questions and/ or concerns, please contact info@theinc.ca

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Potluck Lunch for Inc. Members

Members' Potluck Lunch Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 1-3 pm Save the Date! Hamilton Artists Inc. invites you to our Members' Potluck on Saturday, March 16. This is a great opportunity to meet and share a meal with other wonderful members of The Inc., as well as our board members, committee members, and new staff. If you're able, please bring...

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Winter Paper Crafts at The Inc.

Winter Paper Crafts at The Inc. Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 1 PM – 4 PM The Hamilton Artists Inc. invites you to explore your creativity through the art of paper crafts! Come join us at the gallery where our Inc. instructor will provide a tutorial on how to make winter themed paper crafts. Learn about family, community and sharing...

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Gallery Closed Wednesday, February 6 Due to Weather

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, February 6, 2019 Hamilton Artists Inc. will be closed today due to severe freezing rain. Our office and galleries will be closed, and staff will not be on-site. All meetings and appointments will be rescheduled. We intend to re-open with our regular hours tomorrow, February 7, at noon. Please feel free to call ahead (905.529.3355 )...

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Incoming! A project for newcomer, immigrant and refugee artists

Click below to read in different languages: Arabic | Cantonese | Punjabi | Spanish | Farsi | French | Croatian | Serbian Hamilton Artists Inc. is pleased to present Incoming! a project addressing the needs of newcomer, immigrant, and refugee artists. Incoming! includes workshops, events, and an art exhibition supporting visual artists who want to establish themselves in the Hamilton...

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You're Invited to our Annual General Meeting!

Dear Inc. Members, We wanted to touch base to remind you that the Annual General Meeting (AGM) is coming up on December 1 at 6:00 pm. It will be followed by the opening reception of SWARM, our annual members exhibition from 7:00-11:00 pm. CLICK HERE for more information about SWARM. 2018 has brought some major changes for the Inc. and...

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For Immediate Release: Hamilton Artists Inc. Appoints Julie Dring as Executive Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Hamilton, November 20, 2018: The Board of Directors of Hamilton Artists Inc. is thrilled to announce that Julie Dring will be taking on the role of Executive Director. Julie will begin her tenure in this position this week. Julie is an arts administrator with a background in artifact preservation and collections management. She has worked in several...

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SWARM: Annual Members Exhibition & Annual General Meeting

SWARM: Annual Members Exhibition December 1, 2018 to January 12, 2019 Artwork Drop-off : November 14 – 24 (during regular gallery hours) Opening Reception : December 1, 7:00 -11:00 pm Hamilton Artists Inc. is pleased to invite you to participate in our Annual Members Exhibition, SWARM ! Open to Inc. members, this exhibition showcases your original artwork to the city...

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Shared Conversations: Community Dinner

Shared Conversations: Community Dinner Saturday, October 27 from 6:00 – 8:30 pm Hamilton Artists Inc. (155 James St. N., Hamilton, ON) Join us on October 27 th for Shared Conversations, a meal and community gathering focusing on discussing gentrification in Hamilton. What are the responsibilities of artists and creatives in addressing economic injustice in the city? How can individuals and...

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For Immediate Release: The Inc. Announces Departure of Executive Director, Jessica Vellenga

Hamilton Artists Inc. congratulates outgoing Executive Director, Jessica Vellenga on her new role as Associate Director of Arts Vest National Program for Business for the Arts. Jessica has worked at the Inc. for two years, advocating for artists and advancing inclusivity & accessibility efforts, building capacity and achieving new levels of stability. Her considerable administrative skills and her commitment to...

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Kitoko Mai, Performer-in-Residence

Introducing: Performer-in-Residence Kitoko Mai September 8 - October 27, 2018 In conjunction with Lisa Lipton’s solo exhibition this fall, Hamilton Artists Inc. is pleased to welcome Kitoko Mai as performer-in-residence. Kitoko is an emerging multidisciplinary artist whose practice aims to destabilize hierarchies of power and embrace fluidity of content, artistic form, and artistic process. Over the course of their residency...

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Join our Board!

Call for Expressions of Interest – Hamilton Artists Inc. Board of Directors Would you like to be part of a dynamic art organization in Hamilton? Hamilton Artists Inc. is looking for new board members. The Inc. has a working board, which means that board members volunteer their time to help run the organisation. As an Artist-run Centre, we are made...

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Join our Committees!

Apply to Join an Inc. Committee Our committees are always looking for new members to help with our projects and programs! You do not need to be a board member to join a committee. If you are interested in joining one of the committees listed below, please email a letter of intent to board@theinc.ca Your letter will be forwarded to...

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Get Involved as a Volunteer!

Volunteer Opportunities with the Inc. Volunteering at the Inc. is a great way to gain hands on experience in a gallery setting, support your cultural community and meet local artists. Interested in joining in but don’t want to sit on the board or a committee? Here are some more opportunities, please reach out to the specific contacts listed below. Gallery...

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VISUAL | VOCAL

VISUAL | VOCAL Wednesday, August 1 from 7-9 pm Please join us Wednesday, August 1, from 7-9 pm for an evening of spoken word poetry by Six Nations artist Kahsenniyo Tahnee Williams. Enjoy an evening performance in our ArcelorMittal Dofasco Courtyard followed by a publication launch, celebrating the conclusion of the exhibition [Res]idual, curated by Chelsea Brant. An evening of...

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Call for Submissions: Photophobia Contemporary Moving Image Festival

Photophobia Contemporary Moving Image Festival Established in 1999, Photophobia was Hamilton’s first film and video festival dedicated to the development of experimental time-based media at a time when there were no such platforms in the Hamilton community. Not confined by restrictions or themes, Photophobia is a free, two-part screening series presented under the cover of night in the Irving Zucker...

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Artist Talk and Publication Launch: Shake-n-Make

Domestic Brew: Craft Beer Garden is on view on our Cannon Project Wall until May 20, 2018. The installation is now accompanied by a free publication with a critical essay by Stephanie Vegh. Join us on April 18 for an artist talk and publication launch with members of Shake-n-Make . Free, all are welcome! Domestic Brew: Craft Beer Garden Shake-n-Make...

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Open Studio and Artist Talk: Kristina Durka

Open Studio and Artist Talk : Kristina Durka Wednesday, March 21, 7:00 - 9:00 pm Location: Cotton Factory (270 Sherman Ave N.) Storehouse Building, Studio 236 Hamilton Artists Inc. is pleased to present an Open Studio and Artist Talk with emerging Hamilton-based artist Kristina Durka . Kristina is a recipient of the 2017 Ignition Award for Distinction in the McMaster...

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SWARM: Annual Members Exhibition & Annual General Meeting

SWARM : Annual Members Exhibition November 25, 2017 – January 13, 2018 Drop off: November 15 - 18 , 12:00-5:00 pm Opening Reception: November 25th, 7:30 -11:00 pm Hamilton Artists Inc. is pleased to invite you, our members, to participate in our annual Members Exhibition, SWARM ! Open to the Inc.’s members, this exhibition showcases your original work to the...

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