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 to add on to your trip – explore available experiences, take advantage of special offers and discover the amazing events that will be taking place while you’re in town.

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Now thru January 1

Woodland Cultural Centre – Virtual Museum Tour

Woodland Cultural Centre

184 Mohawk Street, Brantford, ON, N3T 5V6

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.

May 18 - October 13

Where Cultures Meet: Six Nations of the Grand River

Six Nations Tourism

2498 Chiefswood Road, Ohsweken, ON N0A 1M0

Season Dates: May 18th to Oct 13th $70.00/person for a group of less than 20;...

Now thru September 17

Expressive Abstract Painting Party with Studio K2

studio k2

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

Date & Time: Third Wednesday each month, 7:00pm - 9:00pm Workshop Price: $50/person +HST

Now thru May 29

Dance Fitness with Mindfulness & Movement

Dundas Museum & Archives

139 Park Street West, Dundas, ON, L9H 1X8

Dates: Every Wednesday and Saturday (Unless otherwise stated) Times: 7:00pm to 8:00pm Class Price: $10.00...

Now thru May 20

Space to Spoon

Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

9280 Airport Road, Mount Hope, ON, L0R 1W0

Date: Feb 8th to May 20th Opening Hours: Wed to Sun, 9:00am to 5:00pm Admission:...

Now thru December 13

Art Crawl on James North

James St N, Hamilton, ON L8R 2L2, Canada

Dates & Times: Second Friday of Every Month, 5:00pm till 8:00pm Free Event

Now thru April 21

Winter Exhibit – Nature’s Superheroes: Life at the Limits

Royal Botanical Gardens

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

Dates & Times: Jan 27th to Apr 21st Time-ticketed Event

April 17

Harmonious Creation: Art & Sound Therapy Workshop

Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre

1086 Burnhamthorpe Rd E, Oakville, ON L6H 7B2

Date & Time: Apr 17th. 6:30pm - 9:00pm Price: $50.00

Now thru December 31

Home of #99 Taste Adventure

Tasty Road Trips Food Tours

Paris, Ontario

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

Now thru December 31

‘To Market We Go’ – Brantford & Brant

Tasty Road Trips Food Tours

Paris, Ontario

Tour Details: This Tasty Road Trips Tour is a full-day trip experience with a customized...

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