Workshops

Children's Choral Music Workshop [Hamilton Children's Choir]

Children's Choral Music Workshop

Friday, March 31, 2017, 6:30-9:30 pm
West Highland Baptist Church - 1605 Garth St, Hamilton
FREE!

The Hamilton Children's choir is excited to hosting the annual Junior Treble Festival this month! Our weekend kicks off on the Friday night with a Choral Music Workshop hosted by Francisco Núñez, the Artistic Director of Young People’s Chorus of New York City. This is an excellent opportunity for music educators to learn from one of the best!

Oh, and did we mention it's FREE?

For details visit:  http://hamiltonchildrenschoir.com

Friday, March 31, 2017 - 18:30 to 21:30
West Highland Baptist Church - 1605 Garth St, Hamilton

HERitage: 150 Years of Persistence [Workers Arts & Heritage Centre]



Serving to preserve, honour, and promote 
the culture & history of all working people.

51 Stuart Street, Hamilton  |  905.522.3003       
Public Hours:  Wed to Sat from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

 

HERitage: 150 Years of Persistence

March 30 - April 22
WAHC'S COMMUNITY GALLERY

YWCA Hamilton’s Young Women’s Advisory Council is hosting an exhibition in our community gallery to close Women’s History Month and commemorate Canadian history. Please join them for an opening reception of their exhibition, HERitage: 150 Years of Persistence, on Thursday, March 30th, from 5-7 pm.

On display will be a collection of banners and posters created both by members of the Young Women’s Advisory Council and youth members of the Hamilton Regional Indian Centre. These works will be combined with artifacts from WAHC’s permanent collection.

These items are the culmination of discussions inspired by the recent Women’s Marches about ways that many, and different Women have affected positive change in Canada by persistent action through civic engagement.

For more information, contact Tara Bursey, Program Coordinator at (905) 522-3003 ex. 29 or tara@wahc-museum.ca

YWCA Hamilton’s Young Women’s Advisory Council wishes to thank Canadian Heritage for their support of this exhibition.

Thursday, March 30, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, April 22, 2017 (All day)
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 17:00 to 19:00
Workers Arts and Heritage Centre, 51 Stuart St, Hamilton

The Fabric of the City [Art Gallery of Hamilton / Workers Arts & Heritage Centre]

The Fabric of the City

Hamilton Textile Industry and Exhibition

This season, the AGH presents Sara Angelucci: Piece Work, focused on the garment workers of Coppley Apparel. At the same time, Hamilton's labour history museum and multidisciplinary art centre, the Workers Arts and Heritage Centre (WAHC) presents All or None: Garment Workers' Union Banners from the Permanent Collection (January 20 - April 22) which draws connections between the Centre's collection of historic union banners with the work of contemporary Canadian artist Kandis Friesen.

To synchronize these exhibitions, WAHC and the AGH are pleased to co-host an artist-led exhibition tour at each venue, connected by a short walking tour led by WAHC staff highlighting some of the historic and remaining textile and garment manufacturing vestiges in the city's core. Join us!

WHEN: Saturday, April 1 at 10:30 AM - 2 PM

  • 10:30am: Tour of Fabric of All or None with Kandis Friesen starting at Workers Arts and Heritage Centre (51 Stuart Street, Hamilton)
  • 1:00pm: Tour of Piece Work with Sara Angelucci

WHERE: Workers Arts and Heritage Centre and Art Gallery of Hamilton
TIX: AGH / WAHC Members: FREE (RSVP TO membership@artgalleryofhamilton.com); Non-Members $12 (limited space available)
INFO: 

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 10:30 to 14:00
Workers Arts and Heritage Centre and Art Gallery of Hamilton

Maker Conference [Craftadian]

Maker Conference

Presented by Craftadian and Canadian Small Business Women 

The Maker Small Business Conference is a one-day full of education, maker success stories and valuable insights from makers just like you. The Maker Small Business Conference is a one-day full of education, maker success stories and valuable insights from makers just like you. The day features informative presentations by industry experts, panel discussions on topics relevant to makers. The event includes a continental breakfast, hot lunch, beverages and snacks. It’s a day to be inspired and help you grow your creative business.

Get inspired and surround yourself with like-minded makers. Gain valuable insight on running a successful creative business. This event is for you if you are:

  • looking to connect with other makers
  • looking for guidance and inspiration for your business
  • hoping to learn from fellow makers to grow your business
  • requiring guidance/coaching to take your business to the next level

WHEN: Tuesday March 21, 2017; 8:00AM – 5:00PM
WHERE: Mississauga Grand Banquet and Event Centre, 35 Brunel Road , Mississauga, ON L4Z 3E8
REGISTRATION: Follow the LINK to Register
INFO: http://www.craftadian.ca/maker-conference/

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 08:00 to 17:00
Mississauga Grand Banquet and Event Centre, 35 Brunel Road , Mississauga, ON

The Big Picture 2017 Arts Forum [Arts Advisory Commission]

The City of Hamilton Arts Advisory Commission welcomes Hamilton’s arts community to participate in The Big Picture 2017, an arts forum that will develop a dialogue between diverse members of the arts community and the City of Hamilton which identifies next steps in Hamilton’s cultural renewal. Participants are invited to reflect on the recent period of dramatic growth in Hamilton’s arts and cultural community with a goal of recognizing local successes and finding opportunities for further growth and improvement.

The Big Picture 2017 is a free event but registration is required. Limit of 2 tickets per order.

Agenda

  • 8:30 Registration, coffee and light breakfast
  • 9:30 Welcome remarks and opening performance
  • Moderated Panel Discussion: Kojo Damptey, Colette Kendall, Shirley Madill, and Petra Matar w/ participant roundtable sessions
  • 12:30 Complementary lunch with vegetarian and gluten-free options
  • 1:30 Participant roundtable sessions
  • 2:45 Sharing of roundtable ideas
  • 3:30 Assemble for the “Big Picture” photograph of forum attendees

WHERE: David Braley Health Sciences Centre, 100 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8P 1H6
WHEN: Saturday, April 8th, 2017 from 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM EDT
TIX: Go to the EVENTBRITE LINK

FAQs
1) How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Call Christine Vernem, City of Hamilton, at 905.546.2424 ext. 6210 or email Christine.Vernem@hamilton.ca

2) What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
The David Braley Health Sciences Centre is accessible by bus and is within walking distance of the MacNab Bus Terminal (located on MacNab St S between King St W and Main St W). If you are driving there are many surface and underground parking lots nearby including off of Bay Street, behind City Hall, and at the Hamilton Convention Centre.

3) Is my registration ticket transferrable?
Yes. If you are unable to attend, you may give your ticket to someone else. We ask that the person attending advise the registration table upon his/her arrival in order to us to record his/her name and email. We will be sending follow up correspondence to those who attend on April 8th.

Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 08:30 to 15:30
David Braley Health Sciences Centre, 100 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON L8P 1H6

AGH Artist Talk with Sara Angelucci [Art Gallery of Hamilton]

Founded in 1914, the Art Gallery of Hamilton is the oldest and largest public art gallery in southwestern Ontario. Its permanent collection, which is focused on historical Canadian, 19th-century European and Contemporary art, now numbers more than 10,000 works and is recognized as one of the finest in Canada.

The AGH is a vital creative hub and centre of lifelong learning that enables people of all ages to enrich their lives by gaining a deeper understanding of art.

Gallery Hours: ​Tuesday & Wednesday 11am - 6pm; Thursday 11am - 8pm; 
Friday 11am - 6pm; Saturday & Sunday 12 noon - 5pm

 

AGH Artist Talk with Sara Angelucci

Thursday, March 9, 6:30 pm

Sara Angelucci is a Toronto-based visual artist whose practice encompasses
contemporary photography, video and audio installations, and a unique approach to
history and archival materials. Angelucci will showcase this practice, and explain
the impetus behind the current exhibit, Sara Angelucci: Piece Work, including her
Hamilton upbringing and her mother's experience as a Coppley Apparel seamstress.
Moderated by Alana Traficante, Interim Curator of Contemporary Art.  

Reception with the Artist |  6:30 pm
Artist Talk | 7:00 pm
Guided Tour | 8:00 pm
Free admission 

 


The Art Gallery of Hamilton, 123 King Street West, Hamilton
905.527.6610 or email info@artgalleryofhamilton.com
http://www.artgalleryofhamilton.com

 

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 18:30
Art Gallery of Hamilton, 123 King St West, Hamilton, ON

March Break Mania! [Art Gallery of Hamilton]

Founded in 1914, the Art Gallery of Hamilton is the oldest and largest public art gallery in southwestern Ontario. Its permanent collection, which is focused on historical Canadian, 19th-century European and Contemporary art, now numbers more than 10,000 works and is recognized as one of the finest in Canada.

The AGH is a vital creative hub and centre of lifelong learning that enables people of all ages to enrich their lives by gaining a deeper understanding of art.

Gallery Hours: ​Tuesday & Wednesday 11am - 6pm; Thursday 11am - 8pm; 
Friday 11am - 6pm; Saturday & Sunday 12 noon - 5pm

 

March Break Mania!

March 13 - 17
Limited space, register soon! 

Inspired by our stunning exhibitions of historic and contemporary art, including Sara Angelucci: Piece Work, campers will learn about landscapes, portraits, personal expression and storytelling in a variety of media and styles.

Programs run from 9am to 4pm with a supervised lunch break at noon. Bring your own nut-free lunch and two snacks. Our flexible schedule lets you sign up for one day or for the whole week. Morning drop-off starts at 8:30 a.m. (no charge).

 


The Art Gallery of Hamilton, 123 King Street West, Hamilton
905.527.6610 or email info@artgalleryofhamilton.com
http://www.artgalleryofhamilton.com

 

Monday, March 13, 2017 (All day) to Friday, March 17, 2017 (All day)
Art Gallery of Hamilton, 123 King St West, Hamilton, ON

Hear Freedom’s Ring [Dundas Museum & Archives]

Come celebrate Southern Ontario’s history in a musical journey along the Underground Railroad with tenor Michael Toby. Discover the hidden meanings behind some of the world’s most beloved spirituals. When Toby sings the deeply spiritual tune, he also talks about it’s role as a secret code used by black slaves to communicate to one another without their slave masters catching on. Indeed, a connection in the Underground Railroad.

WHERE: Dundas Museum and Archives, 139 Park St. West, Dundas, ON
WHEN: February 23, 2017 at 7 PM
TX: $20 or only $15 for Friends of the Museum
INFO: http://dundasmuseum.ca/events/event/hear-freedoms-ring-performed-by-teno...

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 19:00 to 21:00
Dundas Museum and Archives, 139 Park St. West, Dundas, ON

Dundas Historical Book Club [Dundas Museum & Archives]

If you love history and love reading … or just enjoy a good read … consider joining the Dundas Historical Book Club.

They meet the first Thursday of every month at the Dundas Museum and Archives from 6:30-8:00. Books are selected by the members themselves, and range from biographies, historical literature to historical fiction and classics. Plus, the club is FREE!!! Normally, we select all books from the Hamilton Public Library’s Book Club Kits so there is no cost for purchasing books. New members always welcome, simply contact the museum for more information.

Upcoming Meetings:

April 6: A Factory Voice by Jeanette Lynes

For more info, go to the LINK

 

Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 18:30 to 20:00
Dundas Museum and Archives, 139 Park St. West, Dundas, ON

March Break Camp [Workers Arts & Heritage Centre]



Serving to preserve, honour, and promote 
the culture & history of all working people.

51 Stuart Street, Hamilton  |  905.522.3003       
Public Hours:  Wed to Sat from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

 

WAHC'S MARCH BREAK CAMP

MARCH 13TH - MARCH 17TH  I  9AM - 4PM
$20/day or $100/week (subsidized spots available)

This March Break, come and learn about the history of workers in Hamilton, and across the country!  And at the end of camp, parents, family and friends are invited to come for a post-camp celebration at the museum with pizza!

Monday, March 13th: Art + Work with Cornelia Peckart
Tuesday, March 14th: Sew-What! with Hitoko Okada
Wednesday, March 15th: Music for Workers 
Thursday, March 16th: Work Stories, Drawn and Spoken with Lisa Pijuan-Nomura
Friday, March 17th: Workers’ Trading Cards with Matt McInnes

Admission for each day of camp is $20 and $100 for the entire week. Sign up for as many or as few days as you like. Subsidized spots are available—no one will be turned away due to lack of funds. A wholesome lunch and nut-free snacks throughout the day are included as part of each camp day. For children ages 7-11; pre-registration is required.  Registration ends March 9th at noon.

For more information or to register, contact Tara Bursey, Program Coordinator at (905) 522-3003 ex. 29 or tara@wahc-museum.ca.

Celebrate Workers’ History! at WAHC is made possible through the generous support of the Hamilton Community Foundation and the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

Monday, March 13, 2017 (All day) to Friday, March 17, 2017 (All day)
Workers Arts and Heritage Centre, 51 Stuart St, Hamilton

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