Galleries & Public Art

Galleries

Discover how creative Burlington is by browsing through our inspiring galleries that feature the works of local, regional and national artists.  The Art Gallery of Burlington is home to an acclaimed collection of contemporary Canadian Ceramics, with over 2,000 pieces in the collection. The Art Etc. Gift Shop is part of the Art Gallery of Burlington and specializes in Canadian hand crafted items, all of which are carefully selected by the shop’s selection committee.

Burlington Artist Gallery represents the avian paintings of award winning local artist Chris Bacon and the original artwork of owner Joan L. Ng.

PP glass vases BACThe Aldershot area in west Burlington is quickly becoming an arts destination.  Conveniently located across from the Royal Botanical Gardens on Spring Gardens Rd., Teresa Seaton Studio & Gallery highlights stained glass art by Teresa and other talented artists. The newly opened Gallery (2)  next door to this gallery features exhibitions, theme nights and workshops. Also in Aldershot is Medium Art Studio a paint your own ceramics studio operated by Lindsay Marr who graduated from Camosun College’s visual arts program in Victoria, B.C.

Home Studios

  • Just a Wee Gallery features the works of painter Leigh Cockburn out of his home on Cedar Springs Rd.  Leigh works with acrylic on hard board, watercolour paper, and graphite pastel and features nature subjects. The gallery is not open regularly to the public so contact Leigh via his website.
  • Blue Roots Arts Studio has art by Donna Grandin including acrylic paintings of Caribbean & Canadian landscape, flowers & foliage.  Contact Donna to arrange a visit to her studio.
  • Edward Robin Hoyer has an at-home studio on picturesque Hidden Valley Rd.  where he showcases his fine art.  His studio is open by appointment.
  • Donald Graves is a Canadian landscape artist that has his works featured at Gallery (2) and also in his home studio on Kerns Rd. by appointment.

With a variety of galleries showcasing our talented local and Canadian artists you are sure to find something to suit your taste and decors. Enjoy browsing and shopping.

Public Art

public art, art gallery of Burlington, sculpture, travel counsellors, downtownBurlington has an active and steadily growing Public Art Program.  An exploration through Burlington’s parks and streets will reveal sculptures, installations and day-to-day objects such as benches and bike racks that have been made into works of art! The mission of the Public Art Program is to enhance the quality of life in Burlington through the rich context of the arts and it strives to bring artwork by local, Canadian and International artists throughout the city.   A new initiative, the Burlington Mural Project has recently been launched.   Designed to tell local stories using local artists, this annual program will commission small to medium-scale murals throughout the city. See the list of public art sites in Burlington including the recent mural projects.  Walt Rickli a local stone sculptor encourages the public to visit his outdoor gallery located in the village of Lowville in north Burlington.  Enjoy the beautiful gardens, fountains, ironworks and peaceful rural setting of this hidden gem. (Across from Lowville Park off of Guelph Line)

Galleries & Public Art Links

Partners:

Business/Organization Name Address Phone Number Website
Art Etc. Gallery Shop 1333 Lakeshore Road 905.632.7796
Art Gallery of Burlington 1333 Lakeshore Road 905.632.7796
Art in Action Burlington Studio Tour 654 Spring Gardens Road 289.337.2621
Blue Roots Art Studio 424 Sparling Cres. 905.639.3419
Casa Muzeu ReMo 905.330.7090
Edy Roy Gallery 654 Spring Gardens Road 905.630.3381
Just A Wee Gallery 5591 Cedar Springs Road 905.335.2935
Mystic Stained Glass Studio 185 Plains Road East 905.639.3820
Teresa Seaton Studio & Gallery 652 Spring Gardens Road 905.510.5030
Walt Rickli Studio 6197 Guelph Line 905.315.8026
Business/Organization Name Address Phone Number Website