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Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant Announces Fall Schedule

Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant Announces Fall Schedule

Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, located at 20 Ava Rd., recently announced their Fall Classes and Workshops Schedule for adults and youth. The non-profit organization is pleased to be able to offer the same level and variety of programming as previous years, with COVID-19 restrictions and enhanced safety precautions in place. New COVID-19 policies include: reduced class sizes, less frequency of classes to allow for cleaning in between, and social distancing of 6 ft between all students in the cl...
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Glenhyrst Offering a Variety of Summer Classes and Workshops

Glenhyrst Offering a Variety of Summer Classes and Workshops

Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant is open to the public Tuesday to Friday from 10 am – 5 pm with new protocols in place to protect visitors and employees. Normally, Glenhyrst would be rounding off their third week of the Summer Arts Camp program, but in consideration of provincial health guidelines and keeping safety their number one priority, they have had to make the difficult decision to cancel the summer camp program for 2020. Fear not! Glenhyrst is excited to offer a variety of adult/te...
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Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant announces artist selected for City Hall Public Art project

Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant announces artist selected for City Hall Public Art project

The Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant and the City of Brantford are pleased to announce that Elora-based artist Jane Bowen, has been selected to complete the City Hall Public Art Project. The artwork will be located on the indoor entranceway of Brantford’s new City Hall (60 Dalhousie St., Brantford, ON), scheduled to open in 2021.  Jane Bowen has exhibited throughout Ontario since her first solo exhibition in Elora, ON in 1989. In addition to exploring the unique characteristics th...
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Enjoy over 70km of natural trails in Brantford

Enjoy over 70km of natural trails in Brantford

People who are new to Brantford or visiting for the first time are often shocked when they discover the abundance of trails surrounding our beautiful city. I’ve lived in Brantford the majority of my life and, to be honest, I still sometimes forget about the natural beauty that sits behind the scenes of our bustling downtown core. With nearly 100,000 residents, over 3,100 students at Wilfrid Laurier University, as well as Conestoga College, Six Nations Polytechnic, and Westervelt College, ...
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Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant: Become a Member!

Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant: Become a Member!

Among the long list of businesses to temporarily close in Brantford, Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant is one that hits close to home. A fixture in our community since 1956, Glenhyrst has always been a point of pride in Brantford. Sitting on a beautifully landscaped sixteen-acre park along the banks of the Grand River, Glenhyrst welcomes nearly 30,000 visitors a year. The gallery offers contemporary fine art exhibitions, guided tours, classes, lectures, events, an art rental service, school educa...
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Brantford’s Museums Stay Connected

Brantford’s Museums Stay Connected

Museums aren’t on the list of essential services that can remain open to the public, but that doesn’t mean they’re not still offering opportunities for you and your family to learn more about our history. Although we miss these enriching attractions, we can’t help but be inspired by their strong programs that are keeping them connecting to their communities. Here are some of the great, adapted programs that a few of Brantford’s museums are offering right now:  ...
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Get Outside and View ‘The Grand Exhibit’

Get Outside and View ‘The Grand Exhibit’

Brantford’s Grand Exhibit is a partnership between the City of Brantford and Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, which features 12 to-scale reproductions from Glenhyrst’s permanent collection displayed throughout the City. Brantford’s Grand Exhibit showcases a small piece of over 600 original works of art from Glenhyrst’s permanent collection. The twelve pieces selected for the Grand Exhibit were voted on by nearly 300 members of the community over the summer of 2019. The ex...
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