View the AGH from the comfort of your living room

This article, from June 9, includes information about the launch of the AGH’s online collection.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

With COVID-19 enforcements in place for public gatherings, it has been a quiet few months for our friends at the Art Gallery of Hamilton.  Although they’ve been releasing film collections, online magazine articles, and activities for the whole family throughout the pandemic, it has really felt like something is missing. That is about to change.

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City of Hamilton 2020 Arts Awards Online Presentation

This article contains information about the upcoming City of Hamilton Arts Awards, which will be taking place online this year and kicking off on June 12.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Due to COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Hamilton will be moving its Arts Awards event online this year.

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AGH at Home/Look What I Made!

This article, from May 12, features information about “AGH at Home” as well as this week’s submissions for the #Ward8Art Challenge.

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The Art Gallery of Hamilton, an institution in this city, finds itself closed like many other cultural centres around the city. Although there doors may be closed, the AGH is working hard to deliver engaging exhibitions and collections for you to enjoy from the comfort of your living room with AGH at Home.

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What are you reading, Ward 8?

Please enjoy this week’s What are you Reading submissions! We’d love to see what you’re reading – send us your recommendations and we’ll include them in our newsletter!

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

You’ve shown us your wonderful art work during our #Ward8Art challenge and now we’re looking for your reading recommendations.

We have a few submissions to get the ball rolling. If you want to share what you’re reading, send your name, book title and author and a little snippet of what it is about to ward8@hamilton.ca  or #ReadingWard8 on Twitter.

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Look What I Made – Ward 8 Community Challenge: May 5

Please enjoy this week’s “Look What I Made” Ward 8 Community Challenge submissions! We’d love to see what you’ve made too – send us your kids (or your) paintings, sketches, drawings, music, sculpture, skits, dance moves, Lego constructions, sewing, baking, cooking…anything creative, and we’ll feature them on our website and newsletter updates.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Please enjoy this week’s “Look What I Made” Ward 8 Community Challenge submissions!

Join the Ward 8 “Look What I Made!” Community Challenge – send us your kids (or your) paintings, sketches, drawings, music, sculpture, skits, dance moves, Lego constructions, sewing, baking, cooking…anything creative, and we’ll feature them on our website and newsletter updates. With planting season just around the corner, don’t hesitate in sending your garden pictures as well!

Just send us a photo or social media link by email to Ward8@Hamilton.ca, or use the tag #Ward8Art on Twitter – please also include a note that says that we have permission to publish your work online.

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Look What I Made – Ward 8 Community Challenge: April 15

Please enjoy this week’s “Look What I Made” Ward 8 Community Challenge submissions! We’d love to see what you’ve made too – send us your kids (or your) paintings, sketches, drawings, music, sculpture, skits, dance moves, Lego constructions, sewing, baking, cooking…anything creative, and we’ll feature them on our website and newsletter updates.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Please enjoy this week’s “Look What I Made” Ward 8 Community Challenge submissions!

Join the Ward 8 “Look What I Made!” Community Challenge – send us your kids (or your) paintings, sketches, drawings, music, sculpture, skits, dance moves, Lego constructions, sewing, baking, cooking…anything creative, and we’ll feature them on our website and newsletter updates.

Just send us a photo or social media link by email to Ward8@Hamilton.ca, or use the tag #Ward8Art on Twitter – please also include a note that says that we have permission to publish your work online.

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Look What I Made – Ward 8 Community Challenge: April 8

Please enjoy this week’s “Look What I Made” Ward 8 Community Challenge submissions! We’d love to see what you’ve made too – send us your kids (or your) paintings, sketches, drawings, music, sculpture, skits, dance moves, Lego constructions, sewing, baking, cooking…anything creative, and we’ll feature them on our website and newsletter updates.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Please enjoy this week’s “Look What I Made” Ward 8 Community Challenge submissions!

Join the Ward 8 “Look What I Made!” Community Challenge – send us your kids (or your) paintings, sketches, drawings, music, sculpture, skits, dance moves, Lego constructions, sewing, baking, cooking…anything creative, and we’ll feature them on our website and newsletter updates.

Just send us a photo or social media link by email to Ward8@Hamilton.ca, or use the tag #Ward8Art on Twitter – please also include a note that says that we have permission to publish your work online.

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Look What I Made – Ward 8 Community Challenge

Join the Ward 8 “Look What I Made!” Community Challenge – send us your kid’s (or your) projects and we’ll feature them on our website and newsletter updates. Let’s find creative ways to stay connected while being separated!

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

We’re looking for your paintings, sketches, drawings, music, sculpture, skits, dance moves, Lego constructions, sewing, baking, cooking…anything creative!

Join the Ward 8 “Look What I Made!” Community Challenge – send us your kids (or your) projects and we’ll feature them on our website and newsletter updates.

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Redevelopment Proposals Presented for Downtown Arena

Council had its first opportunity to view two proposals for a re-imagined downtown arena, after deciding  to pass on spending $100 million dollars on a 6,000 seat mountain arena.

The two proposals, submitted by Vrancor Group and Hamilton Urban Precinct Entertainment Group were presented to council at its February 5 General Issues Committee meeting.

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Council had its first opportunity to view two proposals for a re-imagined downtown arena, after deciding  to pass on spending $100 million dollars on a 6,000 seat mountain arena.

The two proposals, submitted by Vrancor Group and Hamilton Urban Precinct Entertainment Group were presented to council at its February 5 General Issues Committee meeting.

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Calling all Artists!

Hello Ward 8 Neighbours,

Are you an artist? Do you know someone who has a love and passion for public art? Do you believe that art enhances your city’s beauty? Well, the City of Hamilton is looking for you!

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