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 Canadian artists. Art works from the Gallery’s Permanent Collection are also displayed regularly throughout the exhibition calendar.

2021

Quinn Smallboy – Jan 25 – March 14, 2021  – Quinn Smallboy is a visual artist born in Moose Factory, Ontario, and a member of Moose Cree First Nation. In this exhibition, he explores the memories and places associated with his Indigenous identity through media such as string and snowshoes.

Doris Titus – March 27 – May 23, 2021 – Born near Chatham, Ontario in 1917, Doris Titus is considered one of Canada’s most important women artists, yet remains an obscure figure in comparison to her contemporaries. This retrospective exhibition, the first ever of the artist’s work, charts her artistic production as a comic book artist, early abstract painter, arts educator, and single-parent mother.

James Kirkpatrick – May 29 – July 25, 2021  – Well known for his participation in the early Canadian graffiti movement and as avant-garde hip hop artists Thesis Sahib, James Kirkpatrick works in a variety of media including, drawing, painting, sound sculptures, murals, zines, comics, and mask-making. His paintings and sculptures incorporate kinetic and auditory elements as he combines his 2D aesthetic with altered electronic toys.

Glenhyrst Biennial Juried Exhibition – July 31 – Sept 26, 2021 – Glenhyrst has for many year exhibited the works of national and regional artists at it’s Biennial Juried Show.  Over 300 works are submitted and jurors choose 60 to be exhibited and then judged for a 3 monetary prizes.

OSA Exhibition – Oct 2 – Nov 28, 2021 – The Ontario Society of Artists was founded in 1872 and is Canada’s longest continuing art society. In this exhibition, titled “Our Earth: Breath, Heart, Spirit,” members of the Society use the land to engage with contemporary issues such as climate change and pollution, proving that the history of landscape painting in Canada is still unfolding.

Vibrant Palette Student Exhibit – Dec 3 – Jan 1, 2022 – This children’s art exhibit has long been one of the community favorites.  Student art is collected for both school boards and the private schools and represent children from ages 4 to 18.  A popular exhibit during the Brantford Lights event held at the same time.

 

 

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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 Canadian […]