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2020 Celebrating Accessibility Awards

2020 Celebrating Accessibility Awards

The City of Kingston informed us we will receive the Celebrating Accessibility Award at a virtual ceremony this year. We will receive the award for developing virtual inclusive arts programming best practices in response to the pandemic. Our main goal was to maintain...

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A Message From The Founder: Our Phased Return

A Message From The Founder: Our Phased Return

This has been a challenging time and the COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound effect on all of us. As most of Ontario is now entering Stage 3 of the Framework for Reopening Our Province, we wanted to thank you for supporting H’art Centre during this time of...

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A new normal: virtual H’art Studio

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...

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Julie’s Birthday Fundraiser

Catherine Gourdier, a community supporter, is hosting "Julie's Birthday Fundraiser" at BLUMartini on Saturday, November 2nd to honour the memory of her sister Julie Gourdier and to support the work of H'art Centre and Special Olympics Ontario - Kingston. This music...

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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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Art-ivism Show & Tell

H'art Centre welcomed the Kingston community to learn about how the value of the arts to people with developmental disabilities and how artists use their art to make a positive change and promote inclusion on Tuesday, May 16. The event featured short performances,...

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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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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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Register Now! Box of Cultures Workshops

Register Now! Box of Cultures Workshops

BOX OF CULTURES OFFERS NEW ARTS EXPERIENCES FOR NEWCOMERS AND IMMIGRANTS STARTING IN NOVEMBER 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...

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Exhibit at Windmills

Exhibit at Windmills

I Say I Am Windmills Cafe Exhibit May 4-31 A group of H'art artists will exhibit a series of acrylic paintings at Windmills Café from May 4-31 bringing their original joy-inspiring work and pastiches of celebrated artists with disability to the public. The exhibit...

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Exhibit at Windmills on May 4th

Exhibit at Windmills on May 4th

I Say I Am Windmills Cafe Exhibit May 4-31 A group of H'art artists will exhibit a series of acrylic paintings at Windmills Café from May 4-31 bringing their original joy-inspiring work and pastiches of celebrated artists with disability to the public. The exhibit...

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Open House / April 5 @ 2 – 4 pm

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...

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Open House

Open House

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...

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Say What You Will

Say What You Will

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,...

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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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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,...

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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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Newton & Alice Book Available Now!

H'art Writers and Illustrators Launch New Book http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PydIqAKCL4   We are pleased to announce you can now order your copies of the Newton & Alice book. This book was a major undertaking and it took more than four months to complete....

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Director Applauds Newton & Alice Audience

Newton & Alice: The Importance of Collaboration I would like to thank the 800 people who came to experience Newton & Alice: The Musical, starring adults with special needs, during its sold-out, four-day run in The Box at H’art Centre. As a theatre...

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H’artists Enjoy Media Arts Animation Workshop

Kingston Canadian Film Festival Helps Out On February 28, Jason from the Kingston Canadian Film Festival gave the students in our Media Arts and Assistive Technology program a short overview of the history of animation, going back 100 years. He showed us some examples...

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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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