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Tabitha Arnold: Artist in Residence

September 10, 2023 - September 20, 2023

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Tabitha Arnold in residence at Cortex Frontal, June 2022, in Arraiolos, Portugal. (Photo credit: Mercedes Vidal-Abarca).

Tabitha Arnold will be Artist-in-Residence at the Workers Arts and Heritage Centre during the exhibition, The People’s Cathedral. During her residency, Arnold will use her time to work on a textile project illuminating her artistic practice. She will lead two workshops with women from Hamilton’s Immigrants Working Centre (in partnership with Center[3] for Artistic and Social Practice) teaching the punch embroidery technique. Arnold will interact with guests and visitors of the museum during its opening hours, as well as lead several tours with invited community groups.

Artist Talk  Friday, September 15, 2023, 7 - 9 pm  

Talking Through Textiles workshops with women of the Immigrants Working Centre's Learning English program. Co-organized with Centre[3] for Artistic and Social Practice. Registration limited to participants in the IWC's Learning English program.

Community Tours of the Exhibition, dates and times T.B.A.

Tabitha Arnold: Artist-in-Residence

September 10th – December 11th

Community Gallery

A series of objects and art works arising from Arnold's residency activities will be on exhibit in our Community Gallery. Included in this display will be the embroideries created by participants in the Talking Through Textiles workshops, interactive art projects and interventions arising from community tours, as well as objects dawn from WAHC's historical and permanent collection.




Tabitha Arnold’s residency at WAHC is generously supported by the incite Foundation for the Arts





WAHC wishes to acknowledge the Ontario Arts Council, the City of Hamilton, the Province of Ontario, CUPE National, the Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of Ontario, the Canada Council for the Arts and OSSTF for their support of our exhibitions and ancillary programs.

For more information, please contact Sylvia Nickerson, Programming and Exhibitions Specialist, at (905) 522-3003 ex. 29 or sylvia@wahc-museum.ca

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