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Carissa Kimbell

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A Cotton Factory Tenant Profile with Kelly and Andy Warne of Rock Paper Scissors Company

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If you’ve ever driven down Sherman Avenue North (on your way to the Cotton Factory of course) and happened to turn down Landsdowne Avenue, you’ve likely noticed the red muskoka chairs sitting peacefully outside of three giant green doors, where the landmark smokestack towers over what appears to be a workshop or garage. One might even take a moment to…

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Exhibit Now Closed – Just 2.5 Weeks Left To See The Quilt Of Belonging!

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August is here! That means there’s just over two weeks left to enjoy the Quilt of Belonging and everything it has to offer! The quilt is a stunning representation of Canada’s multicultural story. Featuring a foundation of Indigenous quilt blocks along the bottom and sides the quilt and representing the strong foundations of this country, the Maple Leaf block has…

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Hamilton Proud, This Weekend at the Cotton Factory

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The Quilt of Belonging has arrived at the Cotton Factory and with it comes plenty of amazing music scheduled each and every Friday and Saturday night. This Saturday, July 15th marks the Quilt of Belonging Headliner Concert with the one and only Tom Wilson and Friends! Who are these friends you ask? Why, the supremely talented Harrison Kennedy, Derek Miller and…

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A Cotton Factory Tenant Profile with Sara Froese

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For today’s edition of Cotton Factory Creatives we bring you Sarah Froese! Sara owns a small letterpress print shop called All Sorts Press where she specializes in producing handcrafted high-quality printed matter using a human-powered Chandler & Price platen printing press from 1910. Combining the quality and beauty of antique equipment and traditional printing and typesetting with current design and…

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Exhibit Now Closed – Quilt Of Belonging from July 11th – August 16th, 2017

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There’s been quite a lot of chatter and excitement in anticipation of this summer’s Canada 150 celebrations and we couldn’t agree more! In partnership with the Heart of Ontario we are counting down the days until the third floor of the Cotton Factory is transformed into one giant quilt of belonging. The Quilt of Belonging is a celebration of the many…

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Industry and Innovation at its finest!

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What do you get when you add the Cotton Factory and a super talented artist together? Why, you get a stunning piece of art of course! Currently on display at City Hall, here is a capture of Rob Zeidler loaning the piece to mayor Fred Eisenberger with artist Rob Croxford. But that’s not the best news! There’s more you ask?…

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