When it comes to the arts scene, Hamilton Halton Brant has no shortage of creative venues and experiences. If you are planning an artsy adventure, here’s our top 8 spots to get your creative juices flowing.

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    Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton

    Canada’s third-largest public art gallery, AGH is home to over 9,500 works of art offering the perfect escape for any art lover.

  • 2

    Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, Brantford

    Experience Glenhyrst’s  beauty – a former estate home in a picturesque, 16-acre park on the Grand River featuring  beautiful gardens, rotating exhibitions and an artisan gift shop.

  • 3

    Art Gallery of Burlington, Burlington

    The Art Gallery of Burlington is home to the largest collection of Canadian contemporary ceramic art in Canada, seven working guilds, the Art Etc. gift shop and an exhibits gallery.

  • 4

    Oakville Galleries, Oakville

    At this charitable public art museum, Oakville Galleries’ contemporary art is the impetus for advancing imagination and self-reflection.

  • 5

    Hamilton Children's Museum, Hamilton

    Kids can enjoy fun, art activities designed for children every Thursday in July and August at the Hamilton Children’s Museum.

  • 6

    FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton, Milton

    Ignite your imagination at the FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton, a unique, state-of-the-art facility offering exciting performing, visual, media and literary arts experiences for all ages.

  • 7

    McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton

    The McMaster Museum of Art at McMaster University offers a year-round program of changing exhibits of historical, modern and contemporary art in its five galleries.

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    Fall Studio Tours

    Go behind the scenes and meet an intriguing community of local artists at fall studio tours taking place in Hamilton Halton Brant. 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.

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Now thru November 3

Cook the Trout Survival Challenge

Grand River Rafting Company

31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L1

September 27

Sip and Paint

Art Gallery of Burlington

1333 Lakeshore Road Burlington, ON L7S 1A9

6:30 - 9:30 pm , Cost: $73.45 includes HST

Now thru November 19

2-Day Bruce Trail Waterfall Hiking Tour

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

115 Grand River Street North, Paris, ON, N3L 2M4

Now thru January 6

David Braley and Nancy Gordon Rock Garden Experience

Royal Botanical Gardens

680 Plains Road West, Burlington, ON, L7T 4H4

1.5 hour experience. Minimum 15 persons.

September 28 - October 27

Pumpkin Patch Hamilton – Merry Farms

Merry Farms Inc

1974 Concession Rd 2 W, Hamilton (Lynden), Ontario

Open weekends only 10-5pm, Admission during opening is $7.96 + HST, otherwise the fee is $9.73...

December 1

Victorian Christmas Delights: Historic Cooking Workshop

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Time:        9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Ages:       14 years and up Cost:        $50 per person....

November 14 - 25

12 Days of Christmas

Robert Hall Originals

138 Sugar Maple Road St. George, N0E 1N0

Nov-14-2019 to Nov-25-2019 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm each day | Closed on Sundays|...

Now thru November 16

Puddicombe Farms – Pick Your Own

Puddicombe Estate Farms & Winery

1468 #8 Highway, Winona, Hamilton, Ontario L8E 5K9

May - June & November - December: Wed-Sun 10am-5pm or by appointment. July - October:...

December 13 - 15

Christmas Evening Tours

Dundurn National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Cost:        $30 per person. Pre-registration is required. Time:        7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Now thru January 5

The Collection Continues: A Quarter Century of Collecting

Art Gallery of Hamilton

123 King Street West Hamilton, ON, L8P 4S8

Special Exhibition Admission Applies

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