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

    As the oldest and largest public art gallery in Southwestern Ontario, AGH is home to over 10,000 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, 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

    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.

  • 6

    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.

  • 7

    Fall Studio Tour

    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 in October.


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Now thru December 31

Sightseeing Flights

Brantford Flight Centre

110 Aviation Ave. Brantford, ON N3T 5L7, Canada

Dates: All year round Prices: vary by flight length

Now thru July 31

Pick Your Own Berries at Lindley’s Farm & Market

Lindley’s Farm

900 Fiddlers Green Rd, Ancaster, ON L9G 3L1

Dates and Times: Daily - 8:00am to 2:00pm (weather permitting) Bring your own container with...

Now thru December 31

Explore Paris Like A Local – A Sweet Escape

Tasty Road Trips Food Tours

Paris, Ontario

Tour Details: This tour is a 4.5 hour all-inclusive self-guided tour with all food, sips,...

Now thru December 31

Private Date Night Painting for 2

studio k2

The Cotton Factory, DyeWorks Building, 9 Landsdowne Avenue, Hamilton

Whenever Date Night is! Event Price: $165.00 + hst per couple.

Now thru September 8

Kelso Cove Waterpark

Kelso Conservation Area / Glen Eden

5234 Kelso Road, Milton, ON, L9T 2X7

Waterpark Ticket Price (not including gate admission): $25.00 Open daily from 11:00 am - 7:00...

Now thru September 28

Wellness at Whitehern – A Historic Mental Health Tour

Whitehern Historic House & Garden – National Historic Site

41 Jackson Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8P 1L3

Date: Jun 29th, Jul 27th, Aug 31st, Sep 28th Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm Ages: 18+...

Now thru October 20

Grand River Rafting: Paris to Brant Park (Self-Guided)

Grand River Rafting Company

119 Jennings Rd, Brantford

Date & Times: Various across Seasons and Days Price: Ranges from $40 to $100 depending...

Now thru January 1

Woodland Cultural Centre – Virtual Museum Tour

Woodland Cultural Centre

184 Mohawk Street, Brantford, ON, N3T 5V6

Now thru September 2

Hamiltonian Tour Boat

Hamilton Waterfront – Pier 8

47 Discovery Drive, Hamilton, ON L8L 8K4

Open Weekends Only until June 29th. Daily from June 29th to September 2nd. Departure Times:...

Now thru August 16

Summer Camp with Centre Francophone Hamilton

Centre francophone Hamilton

3 Locations

Dates: Jul 2nd to Aug 16th Times: 8:30am to 3:30pm Extended Care House: 7:30am to...

September 1 - October 31

Pick Your Own Apples at Brantview Apples and Cider Farm

Brantview Apples and Cider Farm

225 Howell Road, St. George, ON, N0E 1N0

Dates: September 1st to October 31st Times: Monday-Saturday 9:00am-6:00pm, Sunday 9:00am-5:00pm

Now thru October 28

Bruce Trail Waterfall 5 Day Hiking Package

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

Dates and Times: Contact for availability Cost: $1,349 to 1,679

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