Durand NA Annual General Mtg / Farmer’s Market – Call for Artists

Durand Neighbourhood Association – Annual General Meeting

Good Morning Duranders,

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday October 22nd at 6:45 for our 41st Annual General Meeting.  Please make sure to attend this meeting and let us know you will be there by RSVPing.  As you know Jeff Paikin (City Square) has been invited to present his latest proposal.  The DNA Executive, Jeff Paikin, City planner Edward John and Councillor Farr need to hear your concerns and issues.  There will be a formal Q&A session.

For you convenience, we have arranged with Councillor Farr to provide  a free parking at City Hall (Carpark #40), on Tuesday, October 22nd, from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.  However, as always, we encourage you to walk, cycle, take transit or carpool to the meeting if possible.  All bus routes serve City Hall and there is ample bike parking in front and behind City Hall on the first and second level.
 
Please encourage your neighbours to attend, especially those who are not members and would not know about this meeting.

THE HAMILTON FARMERS’ MARKET DISTRICT PUBLIC ART PROJECT – CALL FOR ARTISTS

The City of Hamilton is seeking Artists and Artist-Led Teams to submit proposals to create a permanent Public Art work to be installed near the east entrance to the newly renovated Hamilton Farmers’ Market at the corner of MacNab Street and York Blvd. in downtown Hamilton.

Artists will be selected by a citizen Jury through a two stage process involving a concept and preliminary design proposal followed by the submission of a detailed proposal by selected Artists.

Award: $75,000

Artists selected to complete a Stage 2 submission will receive a $750 honorarium.

Submission Deadline:  Friday November 29, 2013 at 3:00 PM (Hamilton time)

Artist Information Meeting:

Tuesday November 5, 2013. 4:00 PM
Hamilton Farmers’ Market Community Kitchen
35 York Blvd. Hamilton, Ontario.

Artists are invited to visit the site and view a presentation on the adjudication process and submission requirements.  This is not a mandatory meeting.

For more information including the project goals, adjudication process and submission requirements please see the City of Hamilton Website:

http://www.hamilton.ca/publicart

Select the Hamilton Farmers’ Market link under Current Open Calls

or contact:

Ken Coit
Art in Public Places Coordinator
e-mail: ken.coit@hamilton.ca
phn: 905.546.2424 ext. 6281
fax: 905.540.5511

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