Unconference | In the Queer Circle
Mar
14
6:30 PM18:30

Unconference | In the Queer Circle

Speaker: Curator, Suzanne Carte

Suzanne Carte is an award-winning curator and art critic and has curated exhibitions in public spaces, artist-run centres, and commercial and public art galleries. Her collaborative work examines what it means to be an activist and how to communicate to an audience and/or opposition with new strategies, queer strategies.

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Community Conversation #5: On the Queer Wall
Mar
7
6:30 PM18:30

Community Conversation #5: On the Queer Wall

Speaker: 10x10 Curator, James Fowler

Join us at the Art Gallery of Mississauga as artist and curator James Fowler shares his 10X10 Photography Project where each year, ten queer and trans photographers are selected to take portraits of ten queer and trans people whom they wish to celebrate for their contributions to the arts. 

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Art Crit
Mar
2
2:00 PM14:00

Art Crit

Art Crit at the AGM forum for artists to put forth a body of work that is in development, for critique and discussion by peers and art community members. There is no fee to participate.

Due to time and space constraints, a maximum of 6 artists will be selected to participate. Participating artists are responsible for the transport of their work to the gallery, and must arrive at 12 PM. The Crit will begin promptly at 2PM, with each artist given 10 minutes to present their work, followed by 10 minutes of discussion.

Artists interested in having their work critiqued, please submit a digital submission (guidelines below) by February 26th. Members of the arts community (artists, curators, educators, students, critics) interested in contributing to the discussion, please contact agm.connect@mississauga.ca

Guidelines for submission

Only digital submissions will be accepted. Please email to agm.connect@mississauga.ca with the subject line “AGM Art Crit”. Submissions must include an artist statement, relating to the submitted series of works.

Submissions are due by 5 pm Tuesday February 26th. Selected artists will be notified by Friday February 28th.

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Fay and Fluffy's Storytime at AGM Tot Spot!
Sep
21
10:30 AM10:30

Fay and Fluffy's Storytime at AGM Tot Spot!

We are sooooo very excited for our next AGM Tot Spot! Join us on Friday, September 21 from 10:30 - 11:30 am for lotsa laughs through storytelling with our very special guests.

Drag stars Fay Slift + Fluffy Soufflé invite you and the kids in your life to a special event with books and fun! Fay & Fluffy's Storytime is great for kids and adults of all ages.

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border crossings: a community engagement lab Workshops
Sep
8
to Oct 24

border crossings: a community engagement lab Workshops

Come share your stories and experiences with crossing borders. Use words and story prompts to explore what is a border? What does a "border crossing" mean? Why do we need borders? When does a border become a border? Participants will imagine, and express their differing and intersecting border crossing stories. No previous experience required.

Workshops:

South Common Library: Sat, Sept 8; 2-3:30 pm
Central Library, Ground FL: Thu, Sept 13; 6:30-8 pm
Central Library, Ground FL: Sat, Sept 22; 11 am-12:30 pm
Port Credit Library: Thu, Oct 11; 6:30-8 pm
Sheridan Library: Wed, Oct 24; 10-11 am

 

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