Hamilton Culture Days

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2017 Culture Days Canada

Culture Days Canada has been a national celebration of arts and culture since 2010. Hundreds of thousands of volunteers, artists, cultural creators, supporters, and admirers participate and share activities during the 3 day event.  September 29, 30 and October 1st are the dates for 2017 Culture Days Canada.

2017 Culture Days Hamilton

May 24th was the Hamilton kickoff informational meeting at the central Hamilton Public Library open to all interested in planning and learning about the local event.   Hamilton celebrates the unique local arts, crafts and creative community.  Everyone is encouraged to participate whether as artist, organization, volunteer, supporter or attendee.  Culture Days Hamilton is a weekend family friendly event.

Culture Days Canada tag line is “create participate share”

Two requirements for being an accepted, registered presenter are the offering must be free of charge and second it must include audience participation.

Hamilton Presentations and Events through the Years

A few of the past events included:

  • painting workshops
  • flash mobs
  • dance and choreography workshops
  • film making workshops
  • green screen shoots
  • theatre set tours
  • play readings
  • costume and set workshops
  • stage combat workshops
  • improv sessions
  • food tastings
  • cooking lessons
  • harvest festivals
  • farm tours
  • brewery tours
  • community art walls
  • oral history talks
  • historic games play
  • open mic sessions
  • sing alongs
  • group postcard projects
  • poetry walls
  • poetry slams
  • creative movement workshops
  • tours of historic neighborhoods
  • studio tours
  • jam sessions
  • song writing workshops
  • recording sessions
  • pasta making

Presenters include artists, crafters, photographers, architects, cooks, musicians, farmers, writers, historians, designers, poets, actors, and dancers to name just a few.

Hamilton Organizations  Volunteer

The City of Hamilton is fortunate to have the Hamilton Arts Council lead the organizing for the event.  The Hamilton Public Library has offered space for Hamilton Culture Days activities.

Culture Days Hamilton, Culture Days Ontario, and Culture Days Canada highlight the broad network and diversity of creative talent across the province and country, as well as, give Hamilton residents a renewed appreciation for the local creative community.

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