Hamilton is loaded with some great new exhibits and festivals happening around the city. School’s out, so now it’s time to venture out with the family to a fun event!
Vivian Maier: Street Photographer Art Gallery of Hamilton
Now – Jan 6, 2019
Dubbed the ‘secret nanny-photographer’ this exhibit includes over 100 black-and-white, colour photographs and 8-mm films shot by Maier. Discovered in 2007 by chance when her works where uncovered in a Chicago auction house, each photo brings architecture and big city streets to life. The Art Gallery of Hamilton is the first Canadian gallery to present the exhibition!
PopOpera at FirstOntario Concert Hall
Get your tickets to this Brott Music Festival of some of the world’s greatest hits, duets and ensembles. Experience music from some of the biggest all time legends in comic opera: Mozart, Verdi, Puccini, Donizetti, Mascagni, Gounod, Bernstein and more. This two-hour concert kicks off at 7:30 p.m.
Fringe Festival 2018
July 19 – 29
This is perhaps the city’s most legendary summer festival! The Hamilton Fringe Festival kicks is 11 days of pure entertainment. More than 50 companies and 400 performances ranging from music and magic, to dance and comedy take over multiple venues across Hamilton. Visit hamiltonfringe.ca more full event listings and fun ways to get involved.
2018 Con Bravo Geek Festival
July 26 – 29
ConBravo is a three-day festival that brings together independent creators of all media. Mosey on down to 1 Summer Lane and enjoy a wide variety of video games, graphic novels, web comics and more! A great source of inspiration for your creative spirit!
Be sure to visit http://www.tourismhamilton.com for many more summer event listings and start marking up your calendar for a month of fun.