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Call for Artists: Walter Gretzky Portrait

Call for Artists: Walter Gretzky Portrait

Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant is seeking Artists to submit proposals to create a portrait of Walter Gretzky. The portrait will become the property of The Corporation of the City of Brantford and will be located at the newly dedicated and renamed Walter Gretzky Municipal Golf Course, Banquet and Learning Academy located at 320 Balmoral Drive in Brantford, Ontario. Artists will be selected by a partner-led jury through a process involving a written statement of approach, qualifications, and hist...
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Brantford In Every Season

Brantford In Every Season

With winter soon to make its appearance, curb your indoor boredom and the risk of cabin fever with some of Brantford’s year round sites. Bell Homestead National Historic Site | 94 Tutela Heights Rd. | 519-756-6220 Explore beautiful 19th century pieces as you tour through Bell Homestead National Historic Site. Learn about the invention of the telephone by Alexander Graham Bell from one of the passionate and knowledgeable tour operators, stand in Eliza Bell’s kitchen, and walk throug...
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Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst

Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst

Glenhyrst Gardens and Art Gallery is a beautiful sixteen acre property along the Grand River located at 20 Ava Road in Brantford. As a non-profit, the gallery displays six unique, contemporary exhibits on an annual basis and offers events, art education programs, classes and workshops for all ages throughout the year. This year, Brantford Lights will be a DRIVE THRU ONLY event. The light display will begin on December 4, 2020 and will glow bright from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. each night through J...
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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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