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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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Filling the Grand River with Art and Music

Filling the Grand River with Art and Music

On Saturday, September 9, more than 70 musicians, visual artists, and performers are turning the trails, bridges, and the Grand River into galleries and stages for a brand new arts festival in Brantford: Day on the Grand.
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Cockshutt Plant News Published to Share Fascinating Wartime Stories

Cockshutt Plant News Published to Share Fascinating Wartime Stories

Copies of the complete Cockshutt Plant News (1943 and 1944), as well as some issues from the 1942 and 1945 years, are held as part of the Canadian Industrial Heritage Centre’s permanent collection. In discussing ways to share this fascinating glimpse into local history with the public, the CIHC decided to replicate a single volume (1943) and thoroughly index it to capture the stories of the factory workers, family members, and other individuals who worked with the plant.
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