UPCOMING EVENTS

Superpower Art Hours

 

Saturday,June 18th, 1 - 3 pm
Art Gallery of Mississauga | 300 City Centre Drive
Free & Open to the Public

 

Get art-charged with a Saturday afternoon filled with fun, family arts activities!


SPECIAL EVENTS

ART OF YOGA

ONGOING EVENTS

Art of Yoga

 

Wednesday, June 15th, 7 - 8 pm

Click here to see a full schedule of sessions scheduled

Art Gallery of Mississauga | 300 City Centre Drive
PWYC at the door | Register

 

Join Salimah Kassim-Lakha of YogaVision one Wednesday a month. Each Kundalini meditation is designed to complement and provoke based on gallery exhibits. Classes are appropriate for all practice levels. Please bring a mat and water bottle. Admission is pay-what-you-can and by donation. No one will be turned away.

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AGM Tot Spot

 

Friday, June 3rd, 10 - 11 am
Art Gallery of Mississauga | 300 City Centre Drive
Free & Open to the Public

 

Bring your little ones to the AGM Tot Spot for an hour of fun art activities that are sure to get your weekend off to a creative start! Rest assured parents and tots, our fun is delivered with simple materials so you can take home your masterpieces with no mess!

 

The AGM recommends 1 parent for every 2 children.

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Change Makers: A Speaker Series | Eddy Robinson

 

Saturday June 4th, 1-4 pm

Art Gallery of Mississauga | 300 City Centre Drive


Join us as Indigenous speaker Eddy Robinson returns for a second workshop at the AGM! Change Makers: A Speaker Series brings together young and vibrant Indigenous organizations and individuals who are inspiring change and pushing boundaries in the GTA. Eddy Robinson is a noted Anishinaabe artist, musician, educator and speaker who has been working on the front line of social services for the past 25 years. He has been advocating for Indigenous communities locally, provincially and nationally. 

 

This Workshop is featured in 100In1Day Tonronto. To learn more about this global initiative, click here

 


 

 

 

 

 

imagineNATIVE on the Square: Reel Injun

 

Monday June 6th, 8-10 pm

Mississauga Celebration Square | 300 City Centre Drive

 

In collaboration with imagineNATIVE the AGM is happy to present imagineNATIVE on the Square. On June 6th Celebration Square will feature Reel Injun a retelling of the history of the Hollywood Indian. Embarking on a personal quest to deconstruct the image of the stoic Indian that graced television screens all over the world, Cree director Neil Diamond compares his own Northern Canadian upbringing to the vastly different portrayals he grew up knowing and loving in the movies.

 

 

Tribal Vision Dance

 

Saturday June 11th, 1-2 pm

The Great Hall – Mississauga Civic Centre | 300 City Centre Drive

 

Join the AGM as we celebrate Haudenosaunee dances with Tribal Vision Dance! Tribal Vision Dance is a First Nations dance group based on the Six Nations of the

Grand River Reserve in Ontario, Canada. Dance is very important to North American Native people, it is a way to celebrate life and give thanks for all of creation. Tribal Vision enjoys sharing our culture through songs and dances with audiences from around the world.

imagineNATIVE on the Square:Wapos Bay: Long Goodbyes

 

Monday June 20th, 8-10 pm

Mississauga Celebration Square | 300 City Centre Drive

 

In collaboration with imagineNATIVE the AGM is happy to present imagineNATIVE on the Square. On June 20th Celebration Square will feature Wapos Bay: Long Goodbyes. Directed by Dennis Jackson and Melanie Jackson the colourful cast of Wapos Bay makes the jump to the big screen! But everything is not well in this idyllic northern community. After a lifetime of happy memories living in Wapos Bay, Talon and Raven discover their dad has accepted a job in the big city. Faced with the reality of moving away, the two siblings react in different ways.

 

 

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Artist Talk with Abdi Osman

 

Thursday May 26th, 7 pm

Art Gallery of Mississauga | 300 City Centre Drive

 

Join us for a special talk with exhibiting artist Abdi Osman on Thursday May 26, 7 pm.

Abdi Osman is a Somali-Canadian multidisciplinary artist whose work focuses on questions of black masculinity as it intersects with Muslim and queer identities. Osman’s video and photography work has been shown in Canada and internationally in both group and solo exhibitions. 

Image: Abdi Osman, Plantation Futures, 2016.

 

 

 

 

 

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Artist Talk with Mark Kasumovic

 

Sunday, June 12th, 1 pm

Art Gallery of Mississauga | 300 City Centre Drive

 

Join us for a special talk with exhibiting artist Mark Kasumovic on Sunday, June 12, 1 pm.

 

Mark Kasumovic is a Hamilton, Ontario born artist. His work revolves around the inherent truth-value of the photograph and the many limitations within the medium. His current work investigates the relationships between technology and knowledge production within the context of scientific research.

 

 

 

 

 

Curator's Talk with Ellyn Walker

 

Saturday May 28th, 1 pm

Art Gallery of Mississauga | 300 City Centre Drive

 

Ellyn Walker, guest curator of CANADIAN BELONGING(s) will be giving a special talk and tour on Saturday, May 28, 1 pm. Ellyn is an artist, curator, writer and researcher based in Toronto. Her interdisciplinary practice explores the role of art and dialogue in relation to activism, democracy and pedagogy.


 

 

 

 

 

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Performance by Vanessa Dion Fletcher: Mnemonic Memory

 

Friday, July 1st, 2 - 6 pm

Mississauga Celebration Square | 300 City Centre Drive

 

Celebrate Canada's day at Mississauga Celebration Square with a special performance by exhibiting artist, Vanessa Dion Fletcher. Mnemonic Memory recreates images of historic wampum belts using chalk paint on the city's concrete surfaces. This action creates a space for conversation and education about Indigenous history within a colonial context. 

 

 

 

 

 

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