Wednesday - Friday
12:00 - 4:00 PM
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Please ring bell if door is locked.
WAHC Call for Submissions
The Workers Arts & Heritage Centre is dedicated to preserving and
promoting the social and cultural contributions of Canada's working
people. As such we feature exhibitions that focus on not only historic
interpretation, but also contemporary cultural production with special
attention to the arts.
If you are interested in submitting a proposal for the Main Floor Gallery
please follow the guidelines below. The Programming Committee of the
Workers Arts & Heritage Centre accepts submissions on an ongoing basis for
Please note that submissions should reflect the goals and aims of the
mandate of the Workers Arts & Heritage Centre.
Please also include:
- Cover Letter
- A description of the project - 500 words or less - that lays out the
technical specifications of the work, the content of the work and it's
relevance to WAHC's mandate.
- Artists Statement
- Curriculum Vitae
A CD or DVD of images and other related support material. For multimedia
or video work please include 3 clip of no more than 3 minutes each.
Digital images should be in jpeg format no larger than 1024 x 768 pixels.
They should be numbered 01 to 20 (i.e. 01_lastname_title) Do not embed
images in PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, etc., please.
Further questions should be forwarded to Building and Exhibitions
Coordinator Brian Kelly:
Brian [at] wahc-museum.ca
The Spirit of Our Movement
Custom House History & The Hall of Hamilton Labour
In our West Gallery:
Punching the Clock: Working in Canadian Factories from the 1840s to the 1980s
In our East Gallery:
Gateway to the Workers City & Made in Hamilton Industrial Trail
In our Second Floor Gallery:
Nine to Five: A History of Office Work
In our Community Gallery:
Immigrant Culture and Art Association (ICAA)