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Centre[3] for Print and Media Arts is an artist-run centre that is dedicated to promoting print and media arts in contemporary artistic discourse for practicing artists and the community at large.

As a production, exhibition, and education centre and animator of community arts, Centre[3] supports both traditional and experimental print media and media art practices. The centre encourages research and innovation and provides forums for discussion and examination of critical and theoretical issues. Centre[3] supports artists in the development of their professional endeavors and acts as a resource centre for the visual and media arts community.

 

Print Media and Media Arts

  • Provide space and equipment to create contemporary art
  • Showcase monthly exhibitions of regional, national, and international artists in the Main Gallery
  • Contribute to the cultural and economic vitality of Hamilton

 

Art Education

  • Offer Artists in the Schools and Schools in the Studio educational programs to elementary and secondary school boards
  • Offer Nu Deal and Nu Steel social enterprise programs for youth
  • Offer courses and workshops for the general public
  • Offer professional practice workshops for artists

 

Community Arts

  • Link Artists with Community groups in a collaborative creative process
  • Encourage inclusion and diversity
  • Provide access to the process of art creation