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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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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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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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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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March Break Camps & Activities in Brantford

March Break Camps & Activities in Brantford

March Break is just around the corner and Brantford has tons of camps available for all ages, abilities and price ranges. From art camps at Glenhyrst and drop-in paint sessions at Crock a Doodle to video games and sports camps and so much more offered through the City of Brantford, your child will be entertained and in good hands from March 16 to 20, 2020. Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant Glenhyrst Imagi-Nation Camp Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, 20 Ava Rd. Ages: 4 to 12 Let your imagination...
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