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Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant

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Address: 20 Ava Road, Brantford, Ontario, Canada
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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Historic Gallery and Grounds

The Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant is well-worth a visit. The grounds are stunningly beautiful being maintained by the city park's department. During the Xmas season, wonderful... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2016
Tim P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

The Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant is well-worth a visit. The grounds are stunningly beautiful being maintained by the city park's department. During the Xmas season, wonderful lighting displays can be seen and the rest of the year it makes a picture-postcard setting for wedding photography or just walking through the gardens enjoying nature. Throughout the year, the gallery offers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

We come here every Spring, fall and winter. We come here to take a walk around to see all the beautiful flower gardens. We also enjoy going into the art gallery after to look at the local aspiring artist. They have a lovely little tea room which I have only seen outside of, I never actually went into that part... More 

Thank Sunshine176000
Westtown, Pennsylvania, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Glenhyrst has been in Brantford for years. The Gallery hosts interesting art shows from time to time. However, for me, it is distinguished because of its location and setting. The Gallery is housed in a former mansion in an upscale residential part of Brantford. Glenhyrst's grounds are beautiful and calming. It has seldom been busy when I have visited -... More 

Thank Steven B
Brantford, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

A little hidden gem for the art world in Brantford....but wait! It's not just for the Artsy people, there are all sorts of events going on for the entire family, from family art day, to Christmas light displays, to a tea shop for a spot of afternoon tea....or it's a great place to park the car and stroll through the... More 

Thank travelBUG1953
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I prefer smaller galleries and this one was perfect. The building itself is steeped in history but the exhibit spaces have been created as perfectly neutral backdrops to show exhibits to their full potential. The staff were all very friendly and I imagine that if I lived nearby I'd be a frequent visitor. The gallery also benefits from having a... More 

Thank NorthumberlandJulieR
Brantford, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

This historic home is a treasure in itself to explore donated by Mr. Edmund Cockshutt, overlooking the grand river. This gorgeous building houses 4 gallery exhibition spaces for viewing on two floors. There is elevator access if required. While there be sure to visit the art rental in the basement of the gallery or book ahead and have high tea... More 

Thank Pamela D
Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

My friend & I stopped off at this Art Gallery on the way to visit some other attractions in and around the city of Brantford. I am very happy we stopped here. The grounds of this Gallery are also the home of Glenhyrst Gardens. We walked amongst the beautiful tall trees and admired the view of the Grand River Valley.... More 

Thank KitchenerJimmy

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