Board & Staff

Lita Barrie
President

Lita Barrie is the Director of Collections & Youth Services at the Hamilton Public Library. In addition to her librarian skills, Lita has a background in art history. She is currently Vice-Chair of the Hamilton Wentworth District School Board’s Special Education Advisory Committee.  She has been a proud Hamilton resident for the last 14 years. She is a strong advocate for the essential role of the arts in building community. Lita joined the Hamilton Arts Council in June 2013 and she's proud of the work that HAC does to support the Hamilton arts community.

Recent Blog Posts
  • About ALERT

    Written by Micahel Kras & Sunil Puri

    ALERT (or, Artistic Leadership and Entrepreneurial Training) is a creative producing training program,...

  • Interview with Emma Rush

    This week, Hamilton Arts Council Board member and Hammer Baroque Artistic Director Bud Roach presents the next installment of his new blog video series....

  • Opera Returns to Hamilton!

    (This is the third in a series of blog posts by the Brott Music Festival in celebration of the Festival’s 30th anniversary this...

  • A New Festival for Hamilton’s Youngest Audiences

    At the end of May, Culture for Kids in the Arts is hosting a special two-day theatre festival for children aged 2-6. Kinderfest was founded in 2016, in...

  • Conducting 30 Years of Music in Hamilton: An Interview with Boris Brott

    (This is the second in a series of blog posts by the Brott Music Festival in celebration of the Festival’s 30th anniversary this year...

  • 30 years of Brott Music

    (This is the first in a series of blog posts by the Brott Music Festival in celebration of the Festival’s 30th anniversary this year which kicks off...

  • Audience as Ally

    Luke Brown is a Hamilton-based theatre creator. He is currently serving as Associate Director for Theatre Aquarius and is the founder of Flat Earth Global...

  • INTERVIEW WITH DAVID FALLIS

    David Fallis (Artistic Director, The Toronto Consort; Music Director, Opera Atelier) in conversation with HAC Board member and Hammer Baroque Artistic...

  • Interview with Recordist Alison Melville

    This week, Hamilton Arts Council Board member and Hammer Baroque Artistic Director Bud Roach presents the second installment of his new blog...

  • Interview with Cellist Alex Grant

    This week, Hamilton Arts Council Board member Bud Roach begins a new video blog series featuring in-depth conversations with members of the arts community....