For Immediate Release: Hamilton Artists Inc.’s Statement of Support for Defund HPS Coalition

Hamilton, Ontario December 1, 2020 Earlier this year, Hamilton Artists Inc. board and staff voted unanimously to support the work of the coalition of organizers calling for the defunding of Hamilton Police Services (HPS). Organizers are advocating for the inflated Police Services budget—the biggest budget line in the municipal budget at 171 million in 2020—to be cut in half...

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Calling all Inc. members! Submit your work to be featured in our windows!

Window ActivationsDeadline: November 28, 2020 This winter, we will be showcasing artwork by Inc. members in our street-facing windows. We always welcome new and returning members, who will then be eligible to participate. Similar to our annual members’ exhibition SWARM, submissions will not be juried but only one artwork from each artist will be accepted. Depending on the number...

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Artchives 101 Zine

The Inc. is excited to release “Artchives 101 Zine,” a project produced by The Inc.’s former Project Archivist, Julia Huynh. The zine was created as a way of responding to your questions about our archives and to provide you with simple tips and tricks that you can do at home for your own collections! A short disclaimer that this...

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Meet Gallery Assistant Jessica Hannigan

Hamilton Artists Inc. is pleased to welcome Jessica Hannigan, our new Gallery Assistant! Read on to learn more about Jessica. Hi! I’m Jessica, and I’ll be The Inc.’s new gallery assistant for this fall. This is really a dream position for me right now since I’m very new to Hamilton, having just moved here this October. Working with The...

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1492 Land Back Lane Fund Matching Initiative

Hamilton Artists Inc. stands in support of the Haudenosaunee Land Defenders from the Six Nations Reserve who have been peacefully defending their territory at 1492 Land Back Lane. In solidarity, we will be matching community donations to their legal fund up to a maximum of $1000. Donations to their legal defense fund can be made through the go-fund-me campaign....

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Incoming! A Pandemic Colouring Book Translations

Click below to read in different languages: Arabic | Chinese | Croatian/Bosnian | Farsi | French | German | Punjabi | Serbian | Spanish Free colouring books available for all ages! Drawings made by local artists. This initiative is part of the Incoming! project for refugee, newcomer, and immigrant artists organized by The Inc.’s New Committee. Email us your address to receive one in...

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Programming Committee Call for Applicants

Apply to Join the Programming Committee The programming committee works alongside the Programming Director to guide Hamilton Artists Inc.’s exhibitions and public programming vision. We support Inc. members and the local community, as well as respond to and engage with larger contemporary art discourses regionally and nationally. We lead and participate in juries and selections processes, facilitate exhibitions, develop...

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Audience Survey

Dear members, artists and community at large, As we navigate the circumstances imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic, we are exploring new ways of adapting and offering our programs. We are seeking your input to help us determine where your interests lie, what tools and technologies you have access to, and how we might offer our programs to reach as...

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