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.


Looking for more autumn art inspiration? Check out these suggestions for live art events, top performing arts venues and outdoor art experiences.

This fall is the perfect time to stretch your artsy day away into an overnight stay. In addition to scoring savings with the Ontario Staycation Tax Credit, stays booked that take advantage of our StayTripping accommodations offers reward you with the added perk of a bonus $50 or $100 VISA gift card!

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Now thru December 31

Where Cultures Meet

Six Nations Tourism

2498 Chiefswood Road, Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0

$70.00/person for a group of less than 20; $60.00/person for a group of 20 people...

Now thru November 19

Bruce Trail Iroquoia Day Trip

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

This trip is offered on: Daily Between: Apr 16, 2022 and Nov 19, 2023

Now thru June 1

Brant County Beer Tour

The Beer Tour Company

All patrons must be 19yrs of age or older. By booking you are accepting our...

Now thru October 15

Camping at Brant Park

Brant Conservation Area

119 Jennings Road, RR #4, Brantford, ON, N3T 5L7

Now thru September 11

Summer Mindfulness Walks

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Now thru June 1

Hamilton Beer Tour

The Beer Tour Company

All patrons must be 19yrs of age or older. By booking you are accepting our...

Now thru January 8

The Living Vault: The Collection and Performance

Art Gallery of Hamilton

123 King Street West, Hamilton, ON, L8P 4S8

Now thru October 15

The Grand Canoe Camping Experience

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

This trip is offered on: Daily Between: Apr 30, 2021 and Oct 15, 2022

Now thru August 26

Yoga and Chair Yoga with Hamilton Recreation

Whitehern Historic House & Garden – National Historic Site

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

11:00 AM to 11:45 AM

September 17

Bake, Find, Feast! A Family Friendly Historic Cooking Workshop

Dundurn Castle – National Historic Site

610 York Boulevard, Hamilton, ON, L8R 3H1

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:30 AM Ages: All Cost: $55 for 1 adult and 1...

Now thru September 5

Fun Farmyard at Springridge Farm

Springridge Farm

7256 Bell School Line, Milton, ON, L9T 2Y1

$12 +HST weekends and holidays $9 +HST weekdays Admission to Fun Farm Yard is per...

Now thru October 15

Canoeing Basic Skills Certification

Grand Experiences Outdoor Adventure Company

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

This trip is offered on: Sun Between: May 5, 2022 and Oct 15, 2022

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