Arts & Culture

Image of young womanbeside a paintingOakville is home to a number of  arts and cultural programs and centres. Visit the following links to learn more:

Culture Days
Oakville Arts Council
Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts
Oakville Galleries
Oakville Museum
Oakville Public Library
Oakville-Trafalgar Archives
Queen Elizabeth Park Community & Cultural Centre
Sponsorship & Advertising

Culture Lives Here

Culture transforms towns and cities. Culture makes lives richer. The cultural sector has the power to attract tourism and businesses, create jobs and revitalize neighbourhoods.

The Town of Oakville supports programs and services that help residents and visitors participate in the arts, explore our history and engage in our community.

Having a decisive plan for the future of culture in Oakville and a complete picture of our current position enhances our ability to see that plan through—responsibly, comprehensively and with solid business planning for sustainability in place.

Cultural programs include:

The Oakville Public Library and Oakville Galleries also offer programs and services for all ages.

Cultural Master Plan

On October 5, 2009, Oakville Town Council approved the town's first municipal cultural plan, Enabling Culture to Thrive in Oakville: Oakville's Strategic Directions for Culture. Visit the Cultural Plan page for more information.

Cultural Portal

Cultural Portal

The Cultural Portal connects you to the many companies, organizations and individuals who help to support and enhance culture and creativity in our community. The Town of Oakville and Oakville Arts Council wish to acknowledge the Ministry of Tourism and Culture and its support via the Creative Communities Prosperity Fund.

Oakville Arts Council

The Oakville Arts Council supports many cultural organizations and individual artists in Oakville. They provide a collective voice for arts in Oakville, help administer the Cultural Grants program on behalf of the town. Visit the Oakville Arts Council site for direct access to an events calendar listing arts and culture happenings.