New Executive Director

The Workers Arts and Heritage Centre Board of Directors is delighted to announce the appointment of Florencia Berinstein as the new Executive Director of WAHC.

Florencia brings with her over 15 years of experience in the arts and cultural sector working in deep collaboration with a broad range of workers and community groups. Florencia was the Festival Director of Mayworks Toronto from 2001-2012. She has extensive experience in developing and executing community arts projects with labor unions, including with the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) union, the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), and the former UNITE, among others.

Florencia assumes her responsibilities as WAHC’s new Executive Director on February 19, 2013. For more information on WAHC and how you can support our mission to become a national center that celebrates the arts, heritage, and culture of working Canadians, please visit www.wahc-museum.ca.


Starting in February 2012, the NEW Hamilton Arts Council Blog will include an ongoing series of Member Profiles that will celebrate the work of our member artists and organizations across all disciplines.

New Member Profiles will be posted to the blog on a bi-weekly basis and will be scheduled wherever possible to ensure equal representation of the range of creative disciplines supported by the Hamilton Arts Council. Members in good standing interested in being included in this recurring feature are invited to download the attached PDF and email their responses to:

Stephen Near
Program Director

Please note that the Hamilton Arts Council reserves the right to edit responses for spelling, grammar and clarity before posting your Member Profile to our blog

Arts Beat E-Blast

The Arts Beat E-Blast showcases our Members Events, Arts News, Calls for Artists, and much more. To have your events listed, become a member of Arts Hamilton Today! Check out our members section for information. Please submit all information for the next E-Blast to stephen@hamiltonartscouncil.ca

The Arts Beat E-Blast is published every 2 weeks.
If you want to receive our E-Blast e-mail us at stephen@hamiltonartscouncil.ca

Available Issues
December 21st, 2012
January 4th, 2013
January 18th, 2013
February 1st, 2013
February 15th, 2013
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For more information contact our office at:
905-481-3218 or send us an e-mail at stephen@hamiltonartscouncil.ca