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Free Outdoor Art Exhibition + Online Grant Writing Workshop
July 1, 2021 - July 23, 2021

Hamilton Artists Inc. is pleased to present Incoming! a project addressing the needs of newcomer, immigrant, and refugee artists. Incoming! includes workshops, events, and an art exhibition supporting visual artists who want to establish themselves in the Hamilton arts community. The workshop series is also open to artists in the regional arts community as part of our Professional Development Workshop series.

All programs are free. Workshops will take place online via zoom in English, closed captioning provided. Chat and non-verbal communications tools will be enabled in zoom.

For more information please visit The Inc.’s website.


Shabnam Afrand, A Fardel of meinception series, 2018.

Through My Eyes
Free Outdoor Art Exhibition
July 1-23, 2021

This art exhibition features works by Shabnam Afrand, Arif Bahaduri, Cemile Kacmaz, Soyeon Kim and Mariana Topfstedt at five different locations across downtown Hamilton. Through My Eyes is part of Incoming!, a program for refugee, newcomer, and immigrant artists.

Five outdoor displays at the following locations:
The Gasworks, 141 Park St N
Needlework, 174 James St N
Hamilton Artists Inc., 155 James St N
Tourism Hamilton, 28 James St N
Immigrants Working Centre, 182 Rebecca St

Grant Writing Workshop, facilitated by Petrina Ng
July 14, 7:00-8:30 pm via zoom

This workshop will provide you with resources to help you find funding, access support systems and prepare strong grant applications. This event will include live, automatic captioning.

Click here to pre-register for a zoom link.

Contact Information:

Jasmine Mander
Incoming! Project Coordinator
Hamilton Artists Inc.

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Hamilton Artists Inc. gratefully acknowledges the support of its funders, partners, and sponsors.


July 1, 2021 - July 23, 2021

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