We finished 2015 with a bang! The Creative Exchange in December, hosted by Digital Canaries and coordinated by the Hamilton Film Festival, was a great success. With approximately 80 people coming out to the court room set at Digital Canaries 520 Burlington Street Studio, we had a blast.
Our February 2016 Event will be held at Mills Hardware at 95 King Street East, Hamilton. Please join us to find out what is happening in our creative city!
The Music & Film Office is off to a busy start in 2016 with double the number of permits issued this January over last January. If this is an indication of how active the year is going to be, then hold on for a wild ride.
Our Music Strategy Team has been working away on a number of priorities including branding of Hamilton as a Music City. More news to come on that initiative.
If you are interested in hosting a Creative Exchange, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We are always interested in bringing our event to new and interesting spaces!
Hamilton as a Creative Magnet
The growth of Hamilton’s creative cluster has been a noticeable trend over the past few years. Beyond local press coverage, it has caught the eye of the regional and national press a number of times and has garnered strong support in the community. The Globe and Mail, National Post, Toronto Star, Toronto Life, CBC Radio, among others, have focused new interest on the growing arts and culture scene in Hamilton: