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Snapshots: The Week of May 20

Snapshots is your overview of the past week in the Hamilton arts and entertainment community. From the movers, shakers, moments that mattered- and opportunities that might- Snapshots is everything you need to know to stay connected to the Hamilton arts sector.

This Week’s Highlights

Hamilton Happenings

  • Theatrix Costume House has recently moved to Hamilton. To celebrate, they will be hosting a 2-day event on June 4-5, featuring a parade, opening ceremony, live music and tours of their showroom and event space. Their creative team will also be onsite to discuss their makeup, wig and costume rental abilities. Attendance is free, but advanced registration is required on each day (June 4 & June 5)

Awards Season is Upon Us

  • The 2022 Siminovtich Prize is accepting nominations to celebrate the transformative and influential work of directors working in English or French. The successful prize winner will receive national recognition as recipient of the prestigious award, $75,000 and the opportunity to support an emerging artist with mentorship and $25,000. Nominations may be submitted here until July 4, 2022.

Here & There

  • The Hamilton Fringe Festival is currently seeking short films (24 minutes or less) by Canadian filmmakers to screen at their Films on the Fringe: Shorts Showcase event on Thursday, July 21, 2022 at 9:00 PM. The deadline to apply is May 30, 2022. Find out more here.
  • The Carnegie Gallery is accepting exhibition submissions in all media of fine art or craft for its 2023 programming year. Established and emerging artists are welcome to apply by May 31, 2022. Find out more here.
  • Supercrawl is seeking submissions for music, fashion, theatre, dance, performance, talks and spoken word for the 2022 festival (September 9 – 11). The deadline for submissions is May 31, 2022. Find out more here.

Volunteer Opportunities

Hamilton Artists Inc. is looking for volunteers for a range of roles, including Installation Assistants and Gallery Assistants during Art Crawl and from 12-5pm on Wednesdays through Saturdays. Visit their website for more information.

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