Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Hamilton Type Festival

Continuing on the Southern Ontario theme (seeing that Ontario is technically minutes from downtown Buffalo) the Hamilton Type Festival features a series of events focused around typography and signage in Hamilton Ontario. Some events include:

May 9 - June 6
Ghost Signs of Hamilton - A photographic exhibition documenting Hamilton’s ghost signs originated at the Art Gallery of Hamilton last year.Showing at Mixed Media until June 6.

Thursday, May 22, 7pm
Helvetica (the film) - Hamilton premiere at Staircase Theatre

Saturday, May 24th, 1-3pm free
Greg Smith, typesetting demonstration At The Print Studio
173 James St. N.

Saturday, May 24th, 1-3pm free
Gord Pullar, sign-painting demonstration at Mixed Media, James St. N.

Sunday, May 25th 1-3pm free
Signs of Downtown Hamilton walking tour - Meet at Wellington Park, King & Wellington St. Tour wraps up with coffee and discussion at HIStory+HERitage, 165 James St. N.

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