Let the Decorating Begin!

Join the Arts Burlington Council in starting off the holiday season.  The Council will be conducting their annual Christmas Fine Art and Craft Sale, which takes place at the Art Gallery of Burlington (AGB) Thursday, November 13 – Sunday, November 16.  The six Arts Burlington guilds participating in the event include: Latow Photographers Guild, Burlington […]


Submission Guidelines

Website Submission Guidelines The purpose of these guidelines are to inspire members of Arts Burlington and the arts community at large to submit items of general interest to the Arts Burlington membership. The goals of the website are: Supporting the brand/image of Arts Burlington and its strategic goals Supporting the individual Guilds Supporting individual Guild […]


An Invitation to Arts Burlington Members

Dear Arts Burlington members: Thank you again for your input last night.   As we discussed, under separate email, we are sending you the invitation to relay to all Guild members regarding the AGB’s Executive Search process to find its next CEO.  That meeting is scheduled, in accordance with your recommendation, for Thursday evening at […]


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New Brand – Art Gallery of Burlington

Arts Burlington is pleased and excited to recognize this new chapter of the arts in Burlington. With this rebranding we see the opportunity to broaden our partnership with the community and interact at new levels with the arts community in Burlington. Below is the text of the announcement made by Ian Ross of the AGB. […]


City of Burlington Cultural Map

What is the cultural map? An online tool that shows the full range of cultural activity in our community. It gives the public access to information about all the cultural resources available in the City of Burlington, found here: http://burlingtonculturalmap.ca/   Why use the cultural map? More exposure for your group or organization Connect and network […]


Built in 1978, the then Burlington Cultural Centre was developed as an ideal home for the many visual art and craft guilds that had been active in Burlington since the 1950s. There are six member guilds of Arts Burlington that have fully-equipped studios at the renamed Art Gallery of Burlington. The guilds include Burlington Fine Arts Association, Handweavers and Spinners , Hooking Craft , Photography , Potters, and Sculptors and Woodcarvers.

Each guild runs a varied program to promote a greater understanding of their specific art form and to involve people as creators. The guilds represent an important point of access to the Gallery as a whole. Typical guild participants will enter as a beginner and through classes, critiques discussion and exhibition they develop themselves to a serious amateur or professional level.