The Box

THE BOX: Your peek at its fresh new look 

Although the doors may have been closed, the work did not stop. We want to thank The Conservatory, a BOX Resident, for donating renovations in order to maintain a safe and accessible dance studio for all abilities. THE BOX has new flooring, a fresh new coat of paint,...

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Project Update: The Box Seating Improvement

With the support of the Rotary Club of Cataraqui-Kingston and H’art supporters, we delivered THE BOX Seating Improvement Project and its goal to provide more accessible seating options and better sight-lines for audience members attending productions in our...

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Don Taiko sessions

THE BOX 237 Wellington Street Kingston, Ontario April-May 2018 A Japanese Taiko drumming community-based in Kingston. The group started in the summer of 2013 to perform for Kingston Multicultural Arts Festival. Currently, about 20 people ranging from 5 yrs to adults...

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CFKA supports first BOX Residency

This month, H'art Centre will launch its first BOX Residency project. The ground-breaking project will provide two artists who are Deaf, living with disabilities, or experiencing barriers with the time, space, and resources to pursue a creative project of their choice...

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Reelout & Chipped Off | Cloudburst

Reelout & Chipped Off | Cloudburst

Reelout Arts Project Inc. & Chipped Off Performance Collective present CLOUDBURST a play by Thom FitzgeraldTHE BOX237 Wellington StreetKingston, OntarioNovember 8-11, 2017Reelout Arts Project Inc. & Chipped Off Performance Collective present CLOUDBURST a play...

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Dramaturgies of Translation

This event was nominated for the City of Kingston's Celebrating Accessibility Award As part of our Able Artists series, H'art Centre is proud to be co-hosting with Queen's Department of Film and Media, a two-day gathering featuring internationally renowned theatre...

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Propeller Dance: Live-Stream Screening

Propeller Dance: Live-Stream Screening

  THE BOX 237 Wellington Street Kingston, ON June 21, 2017 2:00 pm If you have never seen Ottawa's award-winning Propeller Dance perform, now is your chance! Join us in THE BOX inclusive performing arts space (237 Wellington Street, Kingston) for a free...

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Peacequest presents Motherhouse

Peacequest presents Motherhouse

PeaceQuest presents MotherhouseTHE BOX237 Wellington StreetKingston, OntarioFriday April 7th – 7:30pmTickets $10 at the doorPeaceQuest Kingston and Theatre Kingston commemorate the Vimy Ridge battle by holding a staged reading of David Fennario’s Motherhouse, on...

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ASUS Equity presents Down There

ASUS Equity presents Down There

ASUS Equity and Diversity presents Down There THE BOX 237 Wellington Street Kingston, Ontario March 3-5, 2017 Down There is a collection of stories written, directed, and produced by Queen’s students and other talented artists. Down There discusses a range of identity...

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Call for Choir Members for New Choir

 CALLING ALL SINGERS! H'art Centre is inviting people who are blind or who experience vision loss to join a newly-forming choir to be led by Eric Voice, a four-time Canadian and American Native Music Award nominee. Tell a friend! Help us spread the word. The choir...

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H’art Issues Call for New Choir

 CALLING ALL SINGERS! H'art Centre is inviting people who are blind or who experience vision loss to join a newly-forming choir to be led by Eric Voice, a four-time Canadian and American Native Music Award nominee. Tell a friend! Help us spread the word. The choir...

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Young at H’art appeal a success

H’art Centre To Launch New Program for Older Adults with Disabilities Today, H’art Centre announced its Young at H’art fundraising appeal would come to a close thanks to overwhelming support from the community. H’art Centre will now be able to start a new program for...

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Performance: Getting to Know Father Sky

Join us for a moving presentation that has resulted from the 14-week Getting to Know Father Sky workshop led by a four-time Canadian and American Native Music Award nominee, Eric Voice, in THE BOX. Voice is an Algonquin artist who bridges rock music with an Aboriginal...

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Dance for People with Parkinson's Disease

Free Yourself: Stay active with dance classes designed for people with Parkinson's Disease Come dance with us! Dance classes for individuals with Parkinson’s Disease provide an enjoyable, creative and safe environment for participants, their caregivers, spouses,...

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Refresh: A Wellness Workshop for Kingston's Caregivers

On Saturday, October 10th, we are holding a special workshop for caregivers called ‘Refresh'. The demands of caregiving can sometimes be overwhelming. Stress can make it difficult to do anything, let alone look after someone else. That’s why it is necessary for...

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A Day Away 1: Rock the Chairs

THE BOX at H'art Centre will be rocking through September and October with A Day Away: Rock the Chairs. If you are 55 or older, join us on Fridays to jam with musician Winston Vinh and guest artists. Bring or borrow an instrument. Get some tips. Learn the basics of...

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Seniors to Get “A Day Away”

Today, H’art Centre announced that it will expand a popular summer pilot project for seniors into a new arts program called A Day Away thanks to a grant provided by the Government of Ontario’s Seniors Community Grant Program. What started as a short summer music...

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Getting to Know Father Sky

THE BOX at H’art Centre will be soaring to new heights on September 21st with the launch of a free 13-week arts program called Getting to Know Father Sky to be led by a four-time Canadian and American Native Music Award nominee. The program, open to adults, will...

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New summer music program will get seniors rockin’

THE BOX at H’art Centre will be rocking starting on July 10, 2015 with the launch of a new, free eight-week summer music program for seniors called Rock the Chairs! The program, open to adults 55 and older, will introduce participants to a new genre of music each week...

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Thanks for taking us all around the world in one night

Thanks for taking us all around the world in one night

On behalf of H'art Centre, I would like to thank everyone who took part in All Around the World in One Night on February 28, 2015. We held this special event to celebrate the completion of our successful work with Immigrant Services Kingston and Area (ISKA) on the...

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All Around the World In One Night a Success

All Around the World In One Night a Success

On behalf of H'art Centre, I would like to thank everyone who took part in All Around the World in One Night on February 28, 2015. We held this special event to celebrate the completion of our successful work with Immigrant Services Kingston and Area (ISKA) on the...

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Box of Cultures Workshops

Box of Cultures Workshops

BOX OF CULTURES OFFERS NEW ARTS EXPERIENCES FOR NEWCOMERS AND IMMIGRANTS  The Box of Cultures project organizers are excited to announce five weekly arts experiences that newcomers and immigrants can attend for free beginning in early November. The workshops...

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Kingston Drum Circle in THE BOX

Members of the Kingston Drum Circle meet in THE BOX. Weekly community drum circle with a focus on connecting with individuals of all backgrounds, ages, and abilities. Absolutely everyone is welcome! Information about the Kingston Drum Circle can now be found here.

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All Around the World in One Night

Come join us for a warm, festive, family-friendly, free event celebrating diversity! All Around the World in One Night is an exciting performance & mingling event aimed at newcomers and immigrants to Canada and Kingston’s multicultural community but everyone is...

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Call to International Artists

Call to International Artists

NEW INITIATIVE SEEKS FIVE INTERNATIONAL ARTISTS H’art Centre and ISKA to assist performing artists who want to bring newcomers together through art and culture Box of Cultures project organizers are seeking five international artists to lead free, weekly performing...

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Creole Choir of Cuba Workshop September 9th

H'ART OFFERS KINGSTON GROUPS A CHANCE TO MIX AND MINGLE WITH CREOLE CHOIR OF CUBA WORKSHOP TO HIGHLIGHT THE BOX'S COMMUNITY OUTREACH POTENTIAL H’art Centre invites community organizations that serve marginalized groups to join them at a workshop delivered by the...

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Creole Choir of Cuba Workshop in THE BOX

H'ART OFFERS KINGSTON GROUPS A CHANCE TO MIX AND MINGLE WITH CREOLE CHOIR OF CUBA WORKSHOP TO HIGHLIGHT THE BOX'S COMMUNITY OUTREACH POTENTIAL H’art Centre invites community organizations that serve marginalized groups to join them at a workshop delivered by the...

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H’art Offers Best on Stage Day Camp

H'art is offering a summer day camp just for kids and teens with special needs. Best on Stage is designed for youth aged 7-15. Day campers will learn to let their best self shine while they explore theatre, dance, and music activities in The Box, an award-winning,...

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Day Camp

H'art is offering a summer day camp just for kids and teens with special needs. Best on Stage is designed for youth aged 7-15. Day campers will learn to let their best self shine while they explore theatre, dance and music activities in the The Box, an award-winning,...

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H’art Receives Access Award

International Day of Persons with Disabilities is December 3, 2012 At a reception today, the City, in partnership with the Municipal Accessibility Advisory Committee (MAAC), honoured H'art as this year's recipient of its International Day of Persons with Disabilities...

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Inside The Box Thinking Behind Art Space

Inside The Box Thinking Behind Art Space By Tori Stafford, Kingston Whig-Standard Sunday, October 21, 2012 11:36:42 EDT PM Kathryn MacKay, artistic director, works with a student during a theatrical lesson at The Box, the recently opened creative arts space designed...

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Hart Opens The Box

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 9:02:43 EDT AM H’art students and instructors enjoy some line-dancing as they warm up in The Box a new fully-accessible performing arts studio for people with disabilities at H’art. “This expansion nearly doubles the size of our facility,”...

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