Upcoming Exhibits


Enlighten yourself by viewing our year-round exhibitions!

Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant’s year-round exhibition schedule offers the community enlightening and challenging exhibitions of contemporary art by regional and national artists as well as a Biennial Juried Exhibition open to Ontario artists. Art works from the Gallery’s Permanent Collection are also displayed regularly throughout the exhibition calendar.


March 25th to May 21, 2017
Coolie, Coolie, viens pour curry.
Le curry est tout fini!” & Artist Project by SOHEILA ESFAHANI)
In this exhibition, visual artist Andil Gosine reflects back on his early life in rural Trinidad and how his family’s history as indentured labourers, as migrants, informs his experience as a person of colour. In conjunction with the exhibition, artist Soheila Esfahani responds to the migrant experience through her artist’s project.


May 27th to July 23, 2017
Permanent Collection Exhibition – The View from Here – Canada at 150
The Glenhyrst’s permanent collection exhibition celebrates the 150th anniversary of Canada by showcasing masterworks by artists from Canada.


July 29th to Sept 24, 2017
Artists Jason McLean and Fiona Smyth use illustration and personal experience to form mind maps and fantastical figures, questioning how the artist’s life is deeply connection to the creative process.

Sept 30th – Nov 26th
In this exhibition, Keith Shearsby and Murray Favro explore the ways that aesthetic objects can function practically and impractically.

December 1, 2016  – January 1, 2018
Vibrant Palette – Children’s Exhibit
The Vibrant Palette Exhibition features artwork from local elementary and high school students. The exhibition corresponds to the opening of the Brantford Lights festival.



Exhibit #1
Kapwani Kiwanga
The Glenhyrst Art Gallery is proud to present a solo exhibition by Kapwani Kiwanga. Raised in Brantford, educated in Montreal, and based in Paris, France, she returns to the Glenhyrst—where she took art classes as a child—to interpret her early life in the city.

Exhibition Proposal

Exhibition Proposal Guidelines Your information package to the gallery should include: Cover letter – addressed to Matthew Ryan Smith, Curator.  Please tell us who you are, what you have been working on and outline your proposal. Curriculum vitae – which […]