Arts and Culture

Arts, culture and heritage are a vital part of life in Brantford. The city boasts a rich, diverse range of cultural resources including an array of performing, literary, and visual arts organizations, multicultural groups, libraries, a large performance venue, galleries and museums, and an extensive number of independent artists and craftspeople.

The arts and culture portfolio of the City of Brantford's Economic Development & Tourism Department aims to promote, encourage, and coordinate arts and culture in Brantford and area in order to enhance this sector as a viable generator of economic activity. The Brantford Cultural Advisory Committee is the advisory committee of citizen volunteers appointed by Council.

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Municipal Cultural Plan

City of Brantford Municipal Cultural Plan LogoThe Municipal Cultural Plan provides a framework within which the City of Brantford supports arts, culture and heritage. It also identifies goals and objectives for the development of the cultural sector over the next five years.The City of Brantford updated its Municipal Cultural Plan in 2014. The process was led by the Brantford Cultural Advisory Committee and its Municipal Cultural Plan working group, in consultation with City staff and community stakeholders.

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