Mission, Vision, Principles & Goals


Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant is a public arts centre for all citizens of Brantford, Brant County and Six Nations.  Glenhyrst’s role is to encourage appreciation, enjoyment and education in the arts.


Creativity is an essential part of a healthy, vibrant society. By nurturing creativity through the arts, Glenhyrst contributes to both community and individual development.  We show leadership in demonstrating the value of the arts in the community by promoting art beyond the gallery walls and encouraging all members of our community to embrace the arts.


  • Be self sustaining.
  • Actively solicit and involve volunteers.
  • Encourage and promote involvement of all segments of the community.
  • Maintain the integrity of the grounds and buildings of Glenhyrst.


1. Acquire, manage and conserve works of art and display them as part of the permanent collection.

2. Stage regular art exhibitions and related programming.

3. Maintain art rental and sales service.

4. Provide educational programs for members of the community and children to participate in.

5. Take an active role in developing partnerships within the community.

6. Encourage activities of all art disciplines at the Gallery.

7. Encourage and support local artists.