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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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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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