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Get creative with kids this Christmas

If you’ve got a child in your life and want to give them a special gift, experience or memory this holiday season, check out these unique – and local – ideas. Practical Threads Sparrow Stitches' handiwork is the definition of homemade. Handmade in Lianne’s home, her sewn…
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Evolution in art

Local art galleries in Hamilton, Burlington and at McMaster University are breaking down barriers and envisioning the way forward. Art galleries around the world are collectively brushing themselves off, sharpening the nature and scope of their programming, diversifying their exhibitions, and addressing the intricacies of human nature as…
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Finding life’s ‘moments’ through art

Artful Moments was developed by the Art Gallery of Hamilton and St. Peter’s Hospital for late-stage dementia patients. It’s now serving as a template being used across the country. The Art Gallery of Hamilton’s Artful Moments has been providing art experiences to people with dementia for nearly 12…
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History teaches the stubbornness of the Hamilton artist

This year has brought three exhibitions about the city’s artistic past at the Art Gallery of Hamilton, McMaster Museum of Art and Hamilton Artists’ Inc. There is a special place on my bookshelf for Climbing the Cold White Peaks, a book produced by Hamilton Artists Inc. in the…
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Radical Stitch: ‘Not to be missed’

Exhibit at Art Gallery of Hamilton explores Indigenous beading as a medium of knowledge transfer and an act of resistance. If you haven’t yet taken in Radical Stitch at the Art Gallery of Hamilton, you have only a few weeks left to see a groundbreaking exhibition that invites…
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PHOTOS BY BRENT PERNIAC, DONNA WAXMAN AND GARY GREEN Ginger St. James, The Corktown, June 16.The Pistolettes and Ginger St. James, The Corktown, June 16.Alysha Main, Ann Pirvu and Christopher Giroux at the gala premiere for The End…