Centre[3] for Artistic and Social Practice is dedicated to supporting artists with creation, production, presentation, and dissemination. The centre conducts research, fosters innovation and provides opportunities for critical discourse. Centre[3] engages with the wider community through social practice, encouraging experimentation and collaboration through contemporary art


Centre[3] is an artist run centre that supports artists and collaborates with communities to create social change through the arts. 


Art connects and transforms

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 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