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BEAUTIFUL SCARS Mohawk Warriors, Hunters & Chiefs: The Art of Tom Wilson opens at Art Gallery of Burlington December 1

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Two stellar exhibitions at Art Gallery of Burlington entice the viewer in magical and different ways.

BEAUTIFUL SCARS Mohawk Warriors, Hunters & Chiefs: The Art of Tom Wilson opens at Art Gallery of Burlington December 1

Renowned musician and indigenous artist launches new series of artworks in a solo exhibition, curated by David Liss

Tom Wilson’s commitment to being an artist is complete, resolute and covers many media. Best known as an award-winning musician renowned around the world for his storytelling songwriting and his heartfelt and moving performing style, many of his fans are learning that Tom Wilson has been painting for more than 21 years. A solo exhibition launching at the Art Gallery of Burlington celebrates his work in paint AND his newly-discovered focus on his personal story and identity – an identity as an Indigenous man whose truth was only discovered seven years ago. Read More

Tom Wilson and the HPO present: Beautiful Scars

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January 26, 2018, at 7:30pm
Studio Theatre, First Ontario Concert Hall (formerly Hamilton Place)

Three-time Juno Award winning Canadian musician Tom Wilson teams up with the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra for a special one-night-only, multi-disciplinary literary and musical event. In conjunction with the release of his memoir, Beautiful Scars, Tom uses words and music to tell the story of his search for identity, and of a family history of carefully guarded secrets and profound acts of forgiveness.

Featuring original music by Tom along with works by history’s greatest musical minds, Tom Wilson and the HPO present a moving and at times hysterically funny night of inspirational art fit to make Hamilton proud of its musical heritage.

Special Offer: Purchase a Literary Recital ticket and a copy of Tom Wilson’s memoir Beautiful Scarstogether and save 20% on the book’s cover price. Purchased books will be available for pickup starting November 21 at the Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra office  or at Bryan Prince Booksellers. Phone the HPO Box Office for more information at 905-526-7756.

From December 20 – December 30, books will only be available for pick up at Bryan Prince Book Seller.