Arts and culture

Live performances

Enjoy first-run musicals, modern dance and breathtaking ballet. Ontario's stages sparkle with a year-round array of musical entertainment. Celtic to Cajun, salsa to techno-pop - you'll find it in on the play list in Ontario.

Art galleries and museums

Explore diverse and engaging exhibitions across Ontario. You'll discover international and contemporary collections at Ontario's major galleries as well as special collections and blockbuster exhibitions with real crowd appeal.

Six women dancing in the Distillery district in Toronto

Arts and artists

Culture is one of Ontario's fastest growing sectors. The arts play an important role in fostering vibrant, liveable communities and building a strong, competitive economy.

Aboriginal Aboriginal

Learn more about First Nations, Métis and Inuit culture.

Arts and culture grants

Find out about grants available for arts and cultural groups and creative industries.

Ontario Media Development Corporation

This agency stimulates jobs and investment in 6 cultural media industries (books, film,interactive digital media, magazines, music, and television).


How Ontario works to protect heritage properties and archeological sites.