Canadian Culture

All things cultural are on offer in Hamilton Halton Brant this year, many with a Canadian connection. You’ll find our country’s best talent at our performing arts venues, exhibitions of Canadian artists like the Group of Seven, quintessentially Canadian fall fairs, and special exhibitions, art commissions and events dedicated to celebrating Canadian culture. You can also keep exploring with our many ideas for creative escapes.

Hamilton Museum of Steam and Technology, Hamilton
Housed in a 150-year-old Waterworks, this National Historic Site has preserved two 70-ton steam engines and offers various exhibits and special events including Live Steamer Days from May through October.

Personal Computer Museum, Brantford
With over 45 interactive computer displays and over 1,000 computers, this shrine to the PC houses the largest known collection of computers and video games in Canada.

Hamilton Harbour Queen and The Hamiltonian, Hamilton
Whether you're a local or out of town guest, you can cruise the Hamilton Waterfront in style with dining, dance party, sightseeing and special event cruises.

Check out our many performing arts venues such as the Art Gallery of Hamilton, Art Gallery of Burlington, Glenhyrst Art Gallery, and Theatre Aquarius

Here are a few ideas to start the celebrations:

  • Ontario Archaeological Society Monthly Lectures at Fieldcote

    Join the OAS Hamilton Chapter at its monthly meetings and lectures at Fieldcote, held on the third Thursday of every… More >

    Join the OAS Hamilton Chapter at its monthly meetings and lectures at Fieldcote, held on the third Thursday of every month. A lecture or film is presented, with coffee and snacks.

    7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Location 64 Sulphur Springs Rd., Ancaster, L9G 1L8


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    18
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    19
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  • Stand on Guard: Sport in Canada

    An amazing look into the history of some well-known sports that Canadians enjoy that have been influenced by a number… More >

    An amazing look into the history of some well-known sports that Canadians enjoy that have been influenced by a number of factors including our four seasons and our geographic and social diversity. Learn the cultural origins and some cool facts about hockey, basketball, lacrosse, rugby, karate and cricket among other sports and Canada's role in their development.

    Web http://www.oakville.ca/culturerec/canada-150.html


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    30
    2018
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    - Sep -
    01
    2017
  • From Far and Wide: Tales from a Suitcase

    Using the museum’s suitcase & costume collection, as well as archival documentation, we will tell stories of immigration from over… More >

    Using the museum’s suitcase & costume collection, as well as archival documentation, we will tell stories of immigration from over 150 years as a collective history of becoming Canadian.

    Web http://www.oakville.ca/culturerec/canada-150.html


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    16
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  • A Toast to History Speaker Series: Black History Month
    Ireland House Museum

    Join Halton District School Board Teacher-Historian Kelly Gray, at Ireland House to learn more about Black History in Canada in… More >

    Join Halton District School Board Teacher-Historian Kelly Gray, at Ireland House to learn more about Black History in Canada in the time of the Ireland Family (1830s-1920s). In her presentation, "I am Canadian: Reflections Past and Present ", hear stories about Canada's Black explorers, slaves, pioneers, and freedom fighters and their contributions to Canadian life. 

    Tickets are $10.00 each and can be purchased in advance or at the door. Spaces are limited; call 905-332-9888 to register.  This is a licensed event, must be 19 years and over. 

    Location 2168 Guelph Line, Burlington, L7P 5A8

    Email museuminfo@burlington.ca

    Web https://www.facebook.com/events/530067697394746/


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