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The Cottage Studio is an unique program for people recovering from any mental illness and supported by Hamilton Program For Schizophrenia and the Hamilton Program For Schizophrenia Family Association. The aim of the Cottage Studio is to promote mental health and artistic potential. Members are offered complimentary space and art supplies in a relaxed social environment.

The Cottage Studio gratefully acknowledges the financial support of The Ontario Trillium Foundation

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Current Location:

Next to St. Paul's Presbyterian Church
70 James Street South
Hamilton Ontario

Hours Open

The Cottage Studio is re-opening BY APPOINTMENT ONLY - Walk-ins are not permitted at this time.

Appointments are arranged in advance through Spencer at 289-659-9370 or Alex at HPS 905-525-2832 extension 107.

Available times are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 1:15 to 3:15 PM

All Facilitators and Attendees will follow Covid-19 safety protocols in place by HPS.

What Happens at the Cottage Studio?:

  • Membership is Free
  • Complementary Art Supplies
  • Membership is open to any individual recovering from mental illness
  • Art shows and special projects, which allows members an opportunity to display and sell their works
  • Connect with others

  • How can I join?

    Simply drop in or contact the Hamilton Program for Schizophrenia at 905-525-2832. We welcome visitors and students and will be happy to show you around during studio hours.

    Members range from beginners to experienced artists.
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