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.

  • 1

    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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March 12

Sourdough for Beginners

Steel Wheel Brewery

105 Powerline Rd, Brantford, ON N3T 5L8

7-9 PM - April Vande Leygraaf, Little Paris Bread Co. - $30+tax/person (includes the course...

Now thru December 31

Indigenous Edible Medicinal Hike

Grand River Rafting Company

31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L1

Available 7 days a week. . Reservations are a must (phone or email)

Now thru November 6

Free Fridays

Art Gallery of Hamilton

123 King Street West Hamilton, ON, L8P 4S8

Free Admission 11:00 am – 8:00 pm Free Tours at 6:00 pm

Now thru November 15

Glen Morris to Paris – Grand River Day Trip

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

Daily departures.

March 19

Beer Sensory Course

Steel Wheel Brewery

105 Powerline Road, Brantford

7-9 PM - Steel Wheel Brewer, Mitch Tuckey - $30+tax/person (includes the course + beer)

May 2 - October 18

Grand River Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) Rentals and Trips

Grand River Rafting Company

31 Mechanic Street, Paris, ON, N3L 1L1

Launch times are 10am-1pm, 7 days a week. Reservations are a must (phone, email or...

Now thru October 15

Paris to Brant – Grand River Day Trip

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

Now thru December 27

Nickel Brook Brewery Tour

Nickel Brook Brewery

864 Drury Lane, Burlington, ON, L7R 2Y4

Reservations must be made at least 24 hours in advance to ensure your spot on...

February 20, 2020

The Home Brewer Yeast Education & Management Workshop

Steel Wheel Brewery

105 Powerline Road, Brantford

7-9 PM - Mitchell Tuckey, Headbrewer Steel Wheel Brewery - $30+tax/person (ticket includes the course...

Now thru October 28

The Natural Path

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

Offered Daily

May 2 - 3

Doors Open: Dundurn National Historic Site

Dundurn Castle – National Historic Site

610 York Blvd, Hamilton, ON

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM This is a free event!

June 6 - September 27

Wake Up the Wild

African Lion Safari

1386 Cooper Road, Hamilton, ON, N1R 5S2

3 hour experience, mornings only. Maximum 12 people. Must be booked in advance.

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