Explore H’art

Below you will find categories of different stories, articles, and events H’art Centre has posted over the years. We grouped them so you can explore what we have been doing to advance our vision and mission.

Featured Stories

Here you will find important or latest stories. You can find more Featured Stories in an archive, which is linked below.

H’art kicks off Mix It Up! campaign

The public phase of a $30,000 campaign to expand already benefiting from community support  Yesterday, H’art Centre and some early supporters launched the public phase of a fundraising campaign that will see the organization expand into a neighbouring space. The Mix...

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OAEA Awards MixAbilities Facilitator

H’art Centre is pleased to announce Karen Dolan, its MixAbilities Inclusive Arts Training Program Facilitator, received a 2021 Community Art Educator of the Year from the Ontario Arts Education Association at a virtual ceremony held last night. The Community Art...

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Feedback from MixAbilities Inaugural

It is always a pleasure to get feedback from people who benefit from our programs. Sarah Howard is a community artist, musician, and songwriter who participated in a full-day MixAbilities Inclusive Arts Training inaugural event in June. It inspired her to post her...

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Message from our Founder: Build back a stronger arts sector

Recently, I listened to the 10/3 podcast, “How COVID-19 dropped the curtain on Canada’s arts sector”. Calgary Herald arts reporter Eric Volmers spoke with clarity about the value of the arts sector in Canada and how it has taken a beating during the pandemic. Many of...

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Featured Events

Below you will find our featured events. These are recent or important events. Want to explore our past events? Check out the archive, which is linked below the blog module. 

Small Things

Small Things

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. To help with community efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic, we suspended rehearsals and postponed the April 17 & 18, 2020 performances of Small Things. We will update you about the new schedule and venue when the information is available.

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The Wishing Tree

The Wishing Tree

In Prince Edward County, there stood a 700-year old sugar maple that some believed had magical powers to grant wishes. For 200 years, people would kneel beneath her canopy holding the branches and the leaves close to their hearts and make wishes that ultimately came...

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A Gift from Martadella

A Gift from Martadella

A Gift From MartadellaIsabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts 390 King Street West Kingston, OntarioApril 20 – 21, 2018 (see below for more detailed times)Adults $20 Seniors (over 65) $12 Children (under 12) $12An inspiring musical for anyone who believes they...

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Down Syndrome By The Dozen

Down Syndrome By The Dozen

Down Syndrome By The DozenTHE BOX at H’art Centre 237 Wellington Street Kingston, OntarioApril 19 – 29, 2017(see below for more detailed times)Adults $10Imagine living in a world that makes little sense to you, where the rules can be developed without your...

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Do you want to know what H’art Centre has done on specific priorities or projects? Want to take a deep dive into our news category or messages from our Director? Click on the categories below!

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H'art Studio

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THE BOX

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MixAbilities

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HAAP

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Able Artists

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Inclusive Theatre

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Inclusive Post Secondary

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Dance

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Music

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Seniors

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Research

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Volunteers

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Note from the Director

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Placements

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Awards

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You can be part of what makes H’art Centre a joyful, safe, welcoming and inclusive place. You can donate, volunteer, join our board of directors, train in our inclusive arts approach, or attend an event or production. Anything is possible! Contact us today.

H’art Centre is located below Good Life Fitness. The building’s main entrance is off of Barrack Street. Wheelchair access and audience access to THE BOX inclusive performing arts space is available through the entrance on Wellington Street.

237 Wellington St., Kingston, Ontario, K7K 0B5

T: 613.545.1392