Ontario is home to many museums and art galleries that let us learn more about Canada and the rest of the world’s history and raise awareness about Canadian artists both new and old. Here are the top 5 Art Galleries and Museums in and around Brampton.

Beaux Arts – 70 Main Street North, Brampton

Beaux Arts Brampton is a volunteer-driven, artist-run gallery that caters to both emerging and established visual artists and photographers. It also has bright gallery spaces, a boutique gift shop, and art business studios on the second floor. The main Beaux Arts mission is to help raise awareness for the visual arts and Brampton’s creative community.

Peel Art Gallery Museum + Archives (PAMA) – 9 Wellington Street East, Brampton

PAMA contains many historical collections and exhibitions detailing the history and culture of the Region of Peel. Each month has various exhibitions and programs dedicated to various Canadian artists and performers.

Mississauga Art Gallery – 300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga

The Mississauga Art Gallery is a public non-profit art gallery that holds engaging contemporary art exhibitions from a wide variety of regional, national and international artists. The gallery also offers tours, talks and workshops for adults and youth programs for schools, universities and community groups.

Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) – 317 Dundas Street West, Toronto

The Art Gallery of Ontario is one of the largest museums in Ontario with over 95,000 works of art from both international artists and Canadian artists. You’ll find work from the Group of Seven as well as Indigenous Canadian artists. The AGO also offers exhibitions and programs on many diverse and underrated artists.

Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) – 100 Queens Park, Toronto

The ROM offers a wide variety of selected historical works and exhibits from all over the world. There are over 13 million pieces of art and cultural objects. That number also includes important collections of dinosaurs, meteorites and fossils. There are even some interactive galleries. The ROM is the biggest museum in Canada and a true national treasure.