2018

H’art continues a loving legacy

Every year, since his passing in July 2016, H'art has held a special event to honour the legacy of our dear friend Vince. This year was no exception and we gathered again for The Vince Love Club on December 19th. It was a chance for H’art School participants and...

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H’art and Fairmount Home Go Wireless

On December 13, representatives from H’art Centre, Rotary Club of Kingston and Empire Life gathered at Fairmount Home to celebrate the "Go Wireless" pilot project with Fairmount Home’s leaders, recreation staff and residents. Five Smart TV monitors, multiple headsets...

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H’art stages two sold-out performances of The Wishing Tree

On December 8 & 9, 2018, H'art Centre staged two sold-out performances of The Wishing Tree marking a huge success for our first collaboration with artist Suzanne Pasternak. Inspired by local stories and legends of Prince Edward County, The Wishing Tree is a...

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OTF Funds Intergenerational Arts Mixer

OTF Grant to Help H’art Pilot a New Intergenerational Arts Mixer On Sunday, the Ontario Trillium Foundation gave audience members at the finale performance of H’art Centre’s The Wishing Tree something to sing about when it was announced a weekend intergenerational...

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H’art Receives 2018 Celebrating Accessibility Award

H’art Centre is pleased to announce it a recipient of the City of Kingston 2018 Celebrating Accessibility Award in the category of Education for our MixAbilities Artist/Educator Training program. H’art was awarded this honour yesterday at a ceremony held in Memorial...

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Guest column: What matters is connection

On October 14, 2018, Able Artists hosted a very successful celebration of the work and life of Zena Bernstein, a local artist and renowned illustrator of the Newberry Medal award-winning children's classic, Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh. We invited our signature...

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Brook Catherine Doseger Endowment Fund Award

The Brook Catherine Doseger Endowment Fund is a permanent fund initiated by Catherine and Greg Bell, and supported by several donors, in memory of Brook Catherine Doseger (1992 – 2016) Brook Doseger's passion for life and adventure knew no bounds and this spirit...

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Senator Bovey makes a statement of friendship

A note of sincere, and H’art-felt gratitude, to Senator Patricia Bovey in response to her wonderful statement in the Senate in May. We applaud her words and leadership. Read the Senator's statement

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Able Artists paired with CATR 2018

H'art Centre's Able Artists series sponsored a talk and film screening by Menka Nagrani, founder and choreographer of Montreal's Les Productions des pieds des mains at the Canadian Association of Theatre Research 2018 conference that was held at the Isabel Bader...

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Project Update: A Gift From Martadella

H’art Centre marked its 20th year in Kingston with a major production at the Isabel Bader Performance Centre from April 20-21, 2018 and would like to thank everyone who made the event possible. “We started 20 years ago with the belief that people with developmental...

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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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A Gift From Martadella

A Gift From Martadella

April 20-21, 2018 Isabel Bader Centre Performing Arts Centre, Performance Hall An inspiring musical for anyone who believes they have more to give & H'art Centre's 20th anniversary celebration event Produced by H’art Centre By Kathi Toth Switzer & David...

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More to Give: Anniversary Message

An anniversary message from our Founder Dear Friends, H’art started 20 years ago with the understanding that people with developmental disabilities from our community had more to give and that the Arts could be an incredible vehicle to encourage them to do just that....

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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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