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City of Hamilton's
Public Art Collection
View examples of Public Art, Monuments and Memorials across the city.
Public art is defined by the City of Hamilton as art created by artists or in collaboration with artists through a public process and existing in publicly accessible City of Hamilton Property.
Current Calls for Artists and Consultations
The City of Hamilton is seeking Artists and Artist-Led Teams to submit proposals to create a permanent Public Art work to be installed on the plaza at the new James Street North GO Station in Hamilton.
Submission Deadline: Thursday April 23, 2015 at 3:00 PM (Hamilton time)
Please select the link above for more information and to make a submission
Public Consultation - What is your Opinion? Select the link above to review the five short-listed proposals for this project and provide your opinion to the jury. Consultation is open until Sunday April 19th.
Public Consultation - What is your Opinion? Select the link above to review the five short-listed artist proposals for this project and provide your opinion to the jury. Consultation open until Sunday April 5th.
A Call for Artists for the King William Art Walk Public Art Project is expected to be issued in spring 2015
Please sign-up for our Hamilton Public Art Connection Email list to receive a notification when future calls are announced.
- King William Art Walk Public Art Project
A focus group was held on November 10th to define the goals and themes for this project. To review the Focus Group Report, make comments and learn more about this project, please visit the project webpage by selecting the link above.
- Dundas Driving Park Phase 2
The Call for Artists for this project closed Thursday September 18, 2014. Sixteen proposals were submitted. The jury has met and stage 2 proposals have been selected. It is anticipated that public consultation on these short-listed proposals will take place early in 2015
- Hamilton Farmers' Market District
This project has been awarded to artist David Hind for his proposal "Raising the Barn". A jury report outlining the jury's decision is available at the above link. The work is presently being fabricated and installation is scheduled for spring 2015.
- Carter Park Mural (Stinson Neighbourhood)
This project has been awarded to Bryce Huffman. A Jury Report outlining their decision is available at the above link. The work is currently being painted in the artist's studio and installation in Carter Park is planned for spring 2015 depending on the construction schedule for the Claremont Access.
- King William Art Walk - Art Walk Exhibited
The King William Art Walk is proud to present Art Walk Exhibited, a temporary public art installation of visual arts banners on King William Street in Downtown Hamilton by ten local artists. Please select the link above for more information and to download a guide to the installation.
Recently completed Projects
- Battlefield Park
Eagles Among Us by David M. General has been installed at Battlefield Park
Check out the video of the installation!
- Dundas Driving Park Phase 1
Racing Carousel by Leslie Drysdale and Sandor Monos has been installed in the park.
- North Wentworth Twin Pad Arena Andres Correa's work Growing Together has been installed.
- Locke Street
Artist Simon Frank's proposal was awarded the public art commission for this work entitled Concrete Poetry for Locke Street South. The installation is now complete.
- Central Services Police Station
Artist Yvonne Felix's work Umbra is installed in the front courtyard of Police Services Central station, 155 King Street West.
- James Street NorthThe James Street North public art commission consists of three installations: Vesna Jocic and Nicko Elliot's Roll Out the Rail Carpet, is installed at the corner of James Street. N and Murray Street; Timeline Siteline, by Peter Osborne and Sean Solowski is installed at the corner of James Street. N and Cannon; Adesso ne by Yvonne Felix, with Adam Staniland and Jesse Staniland is on both sides of the street at James street N. and Mulberry.
Public Art Master Plan
The Hamilton Public Art Master Plan is an important tool in the ongoing implementation of the City's Public Art Program.
Read more about the Hamilton Public Art Master Plan
For general inquiries: email@example.com
Art in Public Places Coordinator
Tel: 905.546.2424 ext 6281