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Art Gallery of Burlington

Memos and Bulletins
Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
Open Tue-Fri 12 noon-5 pm and Sat 10 am-5 pm * see website for further information
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-632-7796; 
Brock Lobby Information Desk 905-632-7796 ext 326
Fax 905-632-0278
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Volunteer Coordinator Rachel Sardella, Volunteer and Education Coordinator; Phone: 905-632-7796 ext 312; Email:
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Public art gallery (seventh largest in Ontario), that acts as a champion of visual art and fine craft in Burlington and engages the community in the appreciation and creation of visual arts
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Robert Steven, Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 905-632-7796 ext 306; Email:
Funding City / Town ; Provincial - Ontario Arts Council ; Federal - Ministry of Culture and Communications ; Donations - registered charity
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
Open Tue-Fri 12 noon-5 pm and Sat 10 am-5 pm * see website for further information 
Art gallery with conservatory and outdoor courtyard  
* stages up to 20 exhibitions throughout the year, showcasing work from internationally recognized artists, national and regional artists, and local guild members 
* The Art Shop sells the work of Canadian artists and features an art rental program  
* home to seven art and fine craft guilds with studios and exhibition spaces 
* offers classes to adults and children in various craft and visual art disciplines such as life drawing, painting, basketry, calligraphy, pottery and cartooning  
* March break programs, art camps in summer months 
* provides opportunities for discovery and 'hands-on' learning, as well as mentoring and showcasing visual artists at all skill levels  
* dedicated to building and promoting its collection of Canadian contemporary ceramics 
Rental facilities:  
Fireside Lounge (up to 50 people) and Shoreline Room (up to 200 people) for weddings, parties, meetings, luncheons, seminars, etc.  
* tables and chairs provided * wireless Internet * conference calling available for meetings * preferred caterers available upon request
Hours Art Gallery of Burlington Mon-Fri 9 am-9 pm * Sat-Sun 10 am-5 pm 
Art Etc Gallery Shop Mon-Fri 10 am-6 pm * Sat-Sun 10 am-5 pm 
Extended hours available for Room Rentals
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Exhibitions open to all * call for information on rental facilities
Languages English
Fees Membership ; Service - for rental ; Free admission * metered parking
Site Information
Site Location Downtown Burlington
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
1333 Lakeshore Rd
Burlington, ON L7S 1A9
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Intersection Maple Ave and Lakeshore Rd
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Arts / Culture ; Community Programs
HCSD Sub Heading Arts and Hobby Instruction ; Arts Associations ; Meeting Space ; Visual Arts
Service Categories Art Loan/Rental ; Arts and Crafts Instruction ; Arts Associations ; Banquet Facilities ; Meeting Space ; Visual Arts

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