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A thank you from Martadella

H’art Centre marked its 20th year in Kingston with a major production at the Isabel Bader Performance Centre from April 20-21, 2018 and would like to thank everyone who made the event possible. “We started 20 years ago with the belief that people with developmental disabilities in our community had more to give and that the arts could be an incredible vehicle…

More to Give: Anniversary Message

An anniversary message from our Founder Dear Friends, H’art started 20 years ago with the understanding that people with developmental disabilities from our community had more to give and that the Arts could be an incredible vehicle to encourage them to do just that. Since then, thanks to the unfailing support of the community, our…

CFKA supports first BOX Residency

This month, H’art Centre will launch its first BOX Residency project. The ground-breaking project will provide two artists who are Deaf, living with disabilities, or experiencing barriers with the time, space, and resources to pursue a creative project of their choice in THE BOX and to engage adults with developmental disabilities in advanced workshops using their…

H’art’s 20th anniversary production gets a boost

H’art Centre’s 20th Anniversary Celebration Gets a Boost Friends offer early support to upcoming celebratory production, A Gift From Martadella H’art Centre’s effort to mount a major theatrical production to mark their 20th anniversary in 2018 got a boost from Josée Thériault of Thériault Wealth Management Team, RBC Wealth Management of RBC Dominion Securities this past weekend. Thériault, a veteran investment professional, active…

H’art Accessible Arts Program

Follow HAAP on Facebook What is the H’art Accessible Arts Program? HAAP! is H’art Centre’s community-coordinated arts program for seniors who live in long-term care homes, including those living with disabilities. Several times a week, trained artists and volunteers travel to long-term care homes across Kingston to deliver meaningful arts-based programming. How does it work?…

Art-ivism Show & Tell

H’art Centre welcomed the Kingston community to learn about how the value of the arts to people with developmental disabilities and how artists use their art to make a positive change and promote inclusion on Tuesday, May 16. The event featured short performances, displays and talk back opportunities with inclusive arts instructors to learn more about the success, challenges, and inclusive arts approach. Presentations…

Arts and positive social change

Art-ivist:  A person who blends art with positive social action and inclusion In January, we began to learn about local artists who have used their art to make a positive change and promote inclusion in Kingston. We call these inspiring individuals by a new term –– Artivists! Learning about artivists means we have to stop to consider the issues facing…

Young at H’art returns on March 6th

Young at H’art returns, expands and reaches out to long-term care homes H’art Centre is pleased to announce Young at H’art, a high-quality arts program for seniors with disabilities, will return on March 6th and feature more classes as well as outreach to three of Kingston’s public long-term care homes: Providence Manor, Rideaucrest, and Fairmount Home. “The…