Plan a right-side-of-the-brain discovery day trip at Hamilton Halton Brant’s diverse art galleries and enjoy live music, concerts and performances at the region’s concert halls and performing arts centres.

  • Engage with art

    Our region hearts the arts! Art Gallery of Hamilton is Canada’s third-largest public art gallery, and is home to over 9,500 works of art. Don’t miss Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant in Brantford, with its beautiful gardens and rotating exhibitions, and the Art Gallery of Burlington, home to the largest collection of Canadian contemporary ceramic art in Canada. Other public art museums worth a visit are Oakville Galleries in Oakville, FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton, and the McMaster Museum of Art in Hamilton.

  • Step inside studios

    Go behind the scenes and meet an intriguing community of local artists at fall studio tours taking place in Hamilton Halton Brant. Studio tours offer a different way to cruise the day away and enjoy the region’s vibrant arts scene as well as the stunning autumn colours. You’ll find jewelry, pottery, paintings, photography and more at the Dundas Studio Tour and Brant Studio Tour in October and the Art in Action Burlington Studio Tour in November.

  • Experience Hamilton's live music scene

    Hamilton’s live music scene has launched legends like Daniel Lanois, Arkells and Tom Wilson. Step inside the storied clubs and hear the next chapter in Canadian music for yourself at The CasbahThis Ain’t HollywoodMill’s Hardware and more. Core Entertainment’s FirstOntario Concert Hall (formerly Hamilton Place) offers a versatile close-knit venue for big names like Carrie Underwood and Chicago. Core Entertainment’s FirstOntario Centre (formerly Copps Coliseum) brings big talent to the Heart of Ontario, from singers and bands to acrobatic performances, ice shows and theatre. The Oakville Centre for the Performing ArtsSanderson Centre for the Performing Arts and The Burlington Performing Arts Centre offer a variety of performances from acrobatics and dance groups to opera, orchestras and jazz bands, comedy acts, ballet and children shows.

 

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