Master of Fine Arts art fair at Cotton Factory
A new national art fair aimed at showcasing Canadian MFA students will take over Hamilton’s historic Cotton Factory this weekend.
Plus Art Fair (Plus AF) is being organized by the Toronto-based nonprofit arts promoter Keep Six Contemporary Art to provide a platform for emerging artists to exhibit and sell their work.
“The fair will welcome a talented selection of current MFA (Master of Fine Arts) candidates and recent alumni representing multiple universities across Canada,” Keep Six said in a statement announcing Plus AF.
The event, which also features panel discussions and curated catering, kicks off Thursday, May 18, at 7 p.m. with an opening night reception and continues 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with hours of 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday.
Organizers are supplying daily shuttle bus service from Toronto to Hamilton.
The Cotton Factory is located at 270 Sherman Ave. N.
General admission is $15 and $10 for students and seniors. Tickets for the opening night reception are $20. For more information and advance tickets, visit plusartfair.com.