Hamilton Artists Inc. is guided by a series of objectives, which help shape the mandate and vision, direct policies, and drive programming and community activities.
Short and long-term goals are set for each programme and are designed to meet objectives and activities, which are evaluated regularly to maintain relevance within national dialogues and engage audiences.
Hamilton Artists Inc.’s objectives are categorized and met through:
Artistic Advancement; Audience Development and Retention; Organizational Leadership and Innovation; Community and Education Outreach
Hamilton Artists Inc. (The Inc.) is committed to the presentation of contemporary art and related cultural practices. The Inc. facilitates a national dialogue surrounding issues in contemporary art through exhibitions, publications, performances, education and outreach projects. The Inc. actively engages in community arts programming and educational initiatives that represent the cultural life in our city and beyond.
The Inc. is dedicated to upholding professional standards for artists and pays CARFAC fees for exhibitions and activities presented in and through our main exhibition space. As a member-driven organization, we also provide an accessible and inclusive forum to address the social and professional needs of artists through workshops, lectures and our dedicated Members’ Gallery and Resource Centre.