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Your peek into Zoom workshops

Although our doors are closed, our programming has not stopped. We have adapted our programming to a new virtual space. Every day, instructors and guest artists work to prepare assignments, communicate our schedule and plans, and encourage artists on their creative journey. These workshops are open to all registered H’art Studio artists. If you are a registered…

A new normal: virtual H’art Studio

Throughout the shut down, or instructors, administration and communication staff have been working hard behind the scenes. Our goals have been to: connect with every H’art artist, connect them to each other, set a new routine, introduce meaningful activities, and share positive messages with the wider community. Already, artists in our H’art Studio program have…

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 and a creative resource guide were made availableto Fairmount Home’s recreation staff and are now a…

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 in THE BOX and to engage adults with developmental disabilities in advanced workshops using their…

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Able Artists presents Playwright Judith Thompson

H’art Centre is pleased to host playwright Judith Thompson for an Able Artists talk back session facilitated by director Kathryn MacKay after the matinee performance of H’art Centre & Box Productions co-production of RARE on Saturday, December 6th at 2 p.m. at THE BOX at H’art Centre, 237 Wellington Street, Kingston. Thompson is a playwright, director, actor and professor…

Open House / April 5 @ 2 – 4 pm

Get a look behind the scenes on April 5th On April 5th from 2-4 p.m., H’art Centre will host The Say What You Will Open House at 237 Wellington Street in Kingston to give people a look behind the scenes at the work that goes into H’art performances. You can meet the H’art artists, the instructors and the artists-in-residence who…

Say What You Will / April 3 @ 7 pm

H’art to Team Up with Acclaimed Singer-Songwriter Justin Hines in April – SOLD OUT! H’art Centre is teaming up with acclaimed singer-songwriter Justin Hines’ on April 3rd at THE BOX inclusive performing arts space to remind Kingston that everyone has something to say, no matter what their ability. Hines is an award-winning musician who has…

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Able Artists presents Music & Inspiration Workshop with Justin Hines

Schools Invited to Workshop with Acclaimed Singer-Songwriter Justin Hines   H’art Centre is inviting acclaimed singer-songwriter Justin Hines to deliver a free Music & Inspiration Workshop along with the Canadian folk-pop duo, Ash & Bloom on April 3 at 11 a.m. for local high school and post secondary students and educators. Hines is an award-winning musician who has performed across…

Be The Change You Want to See

On behalf of the staff and students at H’art, I would like to thank the instructors from Queen’s University who volunteered to take part in the fifth year of the H’art Inclusive Post Secondary Education program. Thanks go to Philip Shadd, Benjamin Bolden, Richard Day, William Egnatoff, Melody Torcolacci, Kathy Jackson, and Diane Lawrence. Because…

Newton & Alice: The Musical

Newton & Alice: The Musical is SOLD OUT! H’art School is proud to announce Newton & Alice: The Musical! will be the first performance by its students in H’art’s new fully-accessible performing arts space, The Box located at 237 Wellington Street in Kingston. This lively and inspiring play will run from April 29-May 1 at 6:30…