Robin McKee’s “Stories in the Stones” cemetery tours commence from the entrance to the Hamilton Cemetery, 777 York Boulevard (across from Dundurn Castle), at 11:00 am and last for about two hours. On each occasion there will be a lively and informative tour of selected grave sites in historic Hamilton Cemetery. You will be introduced to some of Hamilton’s interesting personalities and be enriched in your knowledge of local history. The tours take place rain or shine. Be sure to bring the necessary food, drink and clothing needs. No reservations are required. There is no charge for the tours. More »
Thursday, August 9, Time: Dusk (9:00 pm)
AGH International Film and Video Festival 9
Bell Canada Award and Screening
Price: AGH Members $4 | Non-Members $5 More »
Family Fun Day
Sunday, July 29, Sunday, August 26
Sundays are Fun Days at the AGH! On the last Sunday of each month, bring your family to the AGH for exciting hands-on activities inspired by child-friendly art. More »
AGH film series presents… Junebug
Thursday, July 19, 2007, 12:00pm
Directed by Phil Morrison, (2005, U.S.A, 106 min.)
*Rated R for sexual content and language
Price: AGH Members $6, Students & Seniors $7, Non-Members $8
A dramatic comedy about a posh Chicago dealer of outsider/folk art, who travels to North Carolina to pursue a reclusive artist and her new husband’s family: his crisp mother Peg, taciturn father Eugene, angry brother Johnny, and Ashley, his sparkling and pregnant wife. Award-winning performances by the entire cast burst this film wide open. Special Jury Prize, Sundance Film Festival 2005; Oscar Nomination 2006. More »
An Outdoor Concert with Tandava
Thursday, July 12, 2007, 7:30pm
Location: AGH, 123 King St. W
Price: AGH Members $12, Students/Seniors $14, Non-Members $15
Outdoor concert in the AGH Irving Zucker Sculpture Garden. In case of rain, concert will be in the Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Pavilion. More »
Exploring Canadian Folk Art with Dr. Stephen Inglis
Thursday, July 5, 2007
Dr. Stephen Inglis, Director General of Research and Collections of the Canadian Museum of Civilization, will speak about the development of folk art in Canada. As an expert in the field, he brings a unique and in-depth insight to the significant works in Wit & Whimsy through two inspiring programmes:
an afternoon tea and an evening lecture. More »
G R I M S B Y P U B L I C A R T G A L L E R Y
18 Carnegie Lane, Grimsby. Information
This exhibition features 103 black and white photographs taken by George Hunter as he traveled across Canada during the decade 1945-55. For his more than sixty year career as a photographer, archivist and historian his mission has been to capture the beauty of the Canadian landscape and also to record the working life and the faces of the people that he encountered. This exhibition is organized by the Art Gallery of Mississauga and curated by Robert Freeman.
Art Gallery of Hamilton open Canada Day long weekend
Please note that the Art Gallery of Hamilton will be open Canada Day
weekend – Saturday, June 30th, Sunday, July 1st and Monday, July 2nd from 12 noon to 5 pm daily. More »
OUTDOOR MARKET RETURNS TO DOWNTOWN HAMILTON THIS SUMMER
Join us on the historic grounds of Christ’s Church Cathedral on James St. North for our monthly Makers’ Market!
Third Saturday of every month • June – Sept • 10am – 4pm (June 16, July 21, August 18, September 15) More »
Hamilton Fringe Festival 2007
The 2007 Hamilton Fringe Festival enabled by Theatre Aquarius runs at the Downtown Arts Centre (formerly known as the Salvation Army Building) from August 10 – 19. It will feature companies from Hamilton, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia and New York. Altogether, 21 companies will perform at the DAC and one company at the Pearl Company. More »
DNA Theatre in collaboration with Hamilton Artist Inc. & The Art Gallery of Hamilton present:
Directed by Hillar Liitoya
Magdalena Vasko – Co-creator/Performer
4 Performances only
176 James St. North
Thursday June 21st & Friday June 22nd
Showtimes 9 pm and 10 pm both days!
Space is extremely limited.
Reservations are required in advance.
Please call 905-529-3355
15th Annual Conference, July 4 -8. Public Concerts $20 featuring celebrated Canadian storytellers.
Hamiltonians Jack Street and Charly Chiarelli, will be guest Story tellers on Thurs night.
Courage, Hope and Dreams on Thurs July 5, 8 pm, Liuna Station 360 James N.
Stories from Hamilton, Stories at the Heart on Sat July 7, 8:00 p.m.
Temple Anshe Sholom 215 Cline St N. More »
If you haven’t seen Pinteresque yet, you can still catch a show on Thursday, Friday or Saturday at 8:00 pm.
The Registry Theatre
122 Fredrick St., Kitchener, ON
Excerpts from The Record review by Susan Deefholts:
Shining light on the refugee shadowland: Pinteresque melds unsettling fiction with the reality of people who came to Canada to escape war and oppression
“…filled with resonance and powerfully enacted by the four talented players…”
“…a collaborative creation in its best…” More »
This 37th edition of our Festival will be celebrating Canada’s 140 th Birthday for 4 fun-filled days, from June 29th to July 2nd, 2007.
It’s Your Festival is organized by Hamilton Folk Arts Heritage Council and 4,000 dedicated volunteers. For the past 37 years, this event has attracted upwards of 6 million people with an attendance of over 250,000 in 2006. More »