Incoming! A project for refugee, newcomer and immigrant artists


A project for refugee, newcomer and immigrant artists.

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Incoming! is a project for refugee, newcomer and immigrant artists. Our aim is to inform, support and connect working artists in Hamilton. We hope to encourage and provide resources to help refugees and immigrants expand their existing artistic careers, both in Hamilton and across Canada. This project includes two professional practice workshops, a networking event and an art exhibition.

All programs are free and take place at Hamilton Artists Inc. (155 James St. N., Hamilton).

Professional Practice - Workshop #1

December 6, 2018 | 6:00-9:00 pm

Finding galleries - Exhibiting your art - Writing applications - Terminology

This workshop will teach you how to find the right exhibition opportunities for you and how to prepare a successful application.

Professional Practice - Workshop #2

January 23, 2019 | 6:00-9:00 pm

Getting paid - Preparing grant applications - Promoting your art - Resources

This workshop will provide you with access to resources and support systems to help you find funding and promote your work.

Meet n Greet

March 2, 2019 | 2:00-5:00 pm

Meet other artists and curators - Build connections in the community

Join us for refreshments and activities that will help you network and make connections with other artists in the Hamilton arts community.


February 2 - March 9, 2019

Opening Reception: February 2, 2019 | 2:00-4:00 pm

This group exhibition will present the work of artists born outside of Canada.

Contact: Jasmine Mander, Communications and Outreach Coordinator 

Phone: (905) 529-3355