Arts & Culture

Indigenous dancers at Canada Day celebration Spencer Smith Park

Arts & culture are alive and well in the city of Burlington. With grand music festivals, numerous art exhibitions, a public art walking tour, community theatre and art galleries there are many creative activities to inspire you.  What is your fancy… Art. Dance. Theatre. Music? Refer to our events calendar or the city events calendar for event details.

Indigenous dancers at Canada Day celebration Spencer Smith Park

Performing Arts

Check out the current season’s line-up at the stunning Burlington Performing Arts Centre, an architectural and acoustic work of art itself.  Enjoy fabulous local productions by several community theatre groups in intimate settings.

Ceramic Arts

The internationally recognized Art Gallery of Burlington is home to the largest collection of contemporary Canadian ceramics. With over 2,000 pieces in the collection, it’s a rare and delightful opportunity not to be missed.

Living Arts @ RBG

The Royal Botanical Gardens is not only a “living museum” of plants and wildlife but also host to an eclectic roster of arts and culture events and special programs all year. In addition, there is the International Sculpture Collection in Hendrie Garden which permanently showcases works from around the world. Marvel in one of Mother Nature’s ecological splendours.

Culture Days & Doors Open

In September Burlington celebrates culture and history in our community with two cultural events – Doors Open Burlington and Culture Days. Stay tuned for details and learn about Burlington’s rich heritage and creative industries.


Close up of artist hand painting windmill

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