In the city of Hamilton, commonly referred to as ‘Steeltown’ for its industrial roots, the booming arts scene is garnering attention. With established galleries and studios across the downtown core, and new ones popping up on a regular basis, it’s no wonder art lovers can’t get enough of this city. With no shortage of local talent, there are plenty of galleries to visit in Hamilton, not to mention the Art Crawl available every second Friday of the month and the annual Super Crawl along James St. North. We profile the best contemporary art galleries in Hamilton, Ontario.
The Hamilton Artists Inc.
The Hamilton Artists Inc. is committed to the presentation of contemporary art and related cultural practices, and facilitates dialogue for surrounding issues in contemporary art using outlets such as exhibitions, publications, and performances. With its programs, events, and exhibitions, Hamilton Artists Inc. is helping to keep the contemporary arts scene in Hamilton alive and thriving. Hamilton Artists Inc.’s community is oriented in the arts, and it offers educational initiatives representing culture locally and beyond.
Hamilton, Artists Inc., 155 James St N, Hamilton, ON, Canada, +1 905 529 3355
The Focus Gallery
Heading to Hamilton’s historic Jamesville? Don’t miss out on a visit to The Focus Gallery. Also located within bustling art community on Hamilton’s James Street North, you will find original works of art in an elegant gallery space. Inspiring works from local, national and international artists, The Focus Gallery is sure to leave you in awe. Their focus is on exhibiting the work of artists’ that present extraordinary and noteworthy contributions to the arts is evident in their fresh, dynamic exhibitions.
The Focus Gallery, 66 James St N, Hamilton, ON, Canada, +1 905 218 9557
Joining the wonderful arrangement of galleries in the James St North Arts District, b contemporary exhibits work of the highest quality and brings meaningful contributions to Canadian culture monthly. Offering a selection of masterful works, the art displayed here is inspired by incredible color, local neighbourhoods, vintage recipes and cookbooks, and elaborate installations. Providing abstract, contemporary, and fine art alongside pictures and beautiful framing, b contemporary is not one to be missed.
b contemporary, 226 James St N, Hamilton, ON, Canada, +1 289 389 3949
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