The Westdale is a not-for-profit, charitable organization.  Enriching quality of life by showcasing films, talks, music, performance and special events.

The Westdale is a community-based cinematic, cultural and economic hub for Westdale Village, the City of Hamilton and the surrounding region. Our programming is ever expanding to meet our goal of becoming a cultural hub showcasing films, talks, music, performance and special events.

Thanks to donor and member support, our programming is always expanding to meet the needs of the region.  We welcome you to get involved!  Become a member, attend an event, visit The Westdale Art Lounge or support our fundraising programs.

Some of our current projects and initiatives include:

Family-Friendly Film Screenings

Year-round family-friendly matinees curated for children and youth

Sunday Afternoon Concerts

A monthly Sunday afternoon concert series programmed for music-loving audiences. Featuring Classical, Jazz and R&B Classics.

Hot Docs Curious Minds

Weekly daytime lecture series and talks inspired by and in partnership with Hot Docs.

Fall Fundraising Event: An Evening with Michael Landsberg

Join us in the launch of our monthly giving campaign. Because Arts & Culture are important to the health of our community, proceeds from the evening will support future projects and initiatives.

Keeping the Magic Alive

The Westdale is a not-for-profit corporation with a deep commitment to its community. Eighty percent of our revenue comes from conventional ticket receipts, rentals, and other commercial activity. But to fulfill our purpose as a vibrant community arts venue, we need your support.

Learn how you can help by downloading our Case for Support

Charitable Registration No. 731390324 RR 0001

*In compliance with federal tax regulations, an income tax receipt will be issued for the allowable portion of your donation.