Expressions of Interest

Expressions of Interest

Public Advisory Committee

The Art Gallery of Mississauga is committed to equity and inclusion, and encourages applications and nominations from culturally diverse, persons with disabilities and minority artists, groups and organizations. The Art Gallery of Mississauga recognizes and affirms the Aboriginal and treaty rights of the Indigenous peoples of this land and encourages applications and nominations from First Nations, Inuit and Métis individuals, groups, and organizations in all its programs. Measures are in place in all programs to support these commitments.

The AGM represents a diverse and inclusive creative community and supports a broad view of the arts and cultural expression and participation. The AGM Public Advisory Committee (PAC) members represent the community and their role is to provide input, perspectives, advice and knowledge on matters, strategies, policies, creative practice, activities and events at the AGM as requested by the Board. The PAC will also provide input on issue-specific matters as identified by the Board of Directors from time to time regarding current and emerging issues facing the AGM.

The AGM is seeking Expressions of Interest from residents, local artists, students and arts and cultural workers in the City of Mississauga to become Community Members of the Public Advisory Committee and provide advice and support to the AGM on a range of arts and cultural issues and support arts development.

Terms of Reference for the AGM public Advisory Committee are attached. Community Members will need to complete the attached Expression of Interest Form to be considered for appointment.

A core membership of twelve (10) community representatives and 2 Board members reflecting:

  • A diverse range of interests and experience, a balance of arts and creative industries
  • A representation of the community’s interest and not individual or sectoral interests
  • An association and/or understanding of the arts
  • A representation of the diverse community of Mississauga, including but not limited to First Nations, Inuit and Métis individuals, 2SLGBTQ+, BIPOC

Meeting Frequency:
The PAC will meet at least four (4) times a year; additional meetings for specific project related purposes may be requested by the Chair and/or Board

A copy of the Minutes shall be circulated to the PAC prior to scheduled meeting dates; an annual calendar of meeting dates will be established.

Member Selection Process:
Community representatives shall be selected through a nomination/application process that is advertised as an Expression of Interest through AGM media platforms and other relevant electronic forums as deemed appropriate, and through networks relating to the AGM’s area of interest.

An assessment panel of delegated PAC members and two Board members will review and recommend proposed candidates to the Board of Directors for determination.

Completed Expressions of Interest should be submitted by April 30, 2021 to

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