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May is Museum Month in Brantford

May is Museum Month in Brantford

May is Museum Month in Ontario, and museums across Brantford are celebrating with open houses, new exhibitions, and special events. Museums are important in our community, and do much more than preserve local artifacts and history. Our local museums help to better our understanding of who we are as individuals and as a community through facilitating both self-reflection and conversations. Guided tours are a great way to learn behind-the-scenes stories from museum staff and volunteers; special ...
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Call for Featured Artist Nominees

Call for Featured Artist Nominees

Each month the City of Brantford recognizes a local artist for their work. These artists range in talents from painters, artisans and mixed media artists to photographers, woodworkers, writers, and so much more. Is there an artist or artistic group whom you would like to see recognized? Nominate them to be a Featured Artist by completing the Featured Artist Nomination Form. This program has been running since 2015, so with five years of Featured Artists under our belt we can confidently say tha...
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April Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

April Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Welcome to our April roundup of training and networking opportunities for creative professionals in our community. Don’t forget to sign up for our monthly Arts & Culture e-newsletter to get these opportunities delivered straight to your email inbox so you don’t miss a thing.  Looking to join a monthly, recurring networking group? Scroll to the bottom of this blog to learn about local groups and when they meet. Do you have any great training or networking opportunities to s...
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The Cultural & Built Heritage Funding Program is now open

The Cultural & Built Heritage Funding Program is now open

The Cultural & Built Heritage Funding Program is now open. The application package includes three documents, which are all available online here. Please ensure that you review the application package thoroughly before starting your application. If you have any questions about the program or your application, please contact Kara Davey, Arts & Culture Development Officer, by phone or email to discuss. Note: You must use Adobe Acrobat to complete this application form....
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Maximize your research efforts with Grant Connect

Maximize your research efforts with Grant Connect

Grant research has never been more easy or fun! Do you work in the world of charitable support or are you thinking about starting a not-for-profit project or organization? Looking for funding can seem overwhelming, whether you’re an established organization, or brand new. That’s where Grant Connect comes in. Grant Connect helps to find funding through their remarkable search tool allowing users to utilize thousands of search criteria, including 500 specific causes, 7,000 cities and...
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Call for Artists: City Hall Public Art Project

Call for Artists: City Hall Public Art Project

Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, in partnership with the City of Brantford, is seeking Artists and Artist-Led Teams to submit proposals to create a permanent piece of public art for the new City Hall (58-70 Dalhousie Street, Brantford). This piece will represent a significant part of Brantford’s history; artists are asked to prepare proposals that incorporate colourful wood foundry moulds and industrial heritage related artifacts, donated by the Canadian Industrial Heritage Centre and loca...
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Discover March 2020 Events in Brantford

Discover March 2020 Events in Brantford

Brant County Singers Present A Charity Concert in Support of Brant Food for Thought St. Andrews United Church, 95 Darling St., Brantford Sunday, March 1, 2020 3:00 p.m. Visit St. Andrews United Church for a fabulous afternoon of music! Some special guests will be joining the choir and all proceeds of the concert will be going to support “Brant Food for Thought.” Brant Food for Thought is the lead agency that supports and facilitates Student Nutrition Programs in elementary school...
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