Images courtesy of Visual Arts Mississauga
The folks over at Visual Arts Mississauga have a ton of cool things to do and experience year-round for people of all ages.
Whether you want to interact or admire, they've got something for the passive and active art lover. And hey, if you're looking to learn more about this cultural gem, their educated and friendly staff are always up for a chat!
Take a look below for what's upcoming over the next few months:
38TH JURIED SHOW OF FINE ARTS – OPENING RECEPTION
VAM and AGM welcome you to celebrate “the artist” and the diverse work of established and upcoming artists at the 38th JURIED SHOW OF FINE ARTS. The annual exhibition is highly anticipated for participants and guests. Join the artist community at the Opening Reception on Thursday, January 14, 2016 from 6 p.m. at the Art Gallery of Mississauga. This year’s winners will be announced at the Opening Reception. The exhibit will run from January 14 until February 13, 2016. The Art Gallery of Mississauga is located at 300 City Centre Dr.
Please visit www.visualartsmississauga.com/exhibitions/juried-show-of-fine-arts/ for more details.
Indulge your creativity at VAM's Watercolour Artistic Explorations Workshop taught by Kal Honey. The workshop will run on Mondays at 1pm to 3pm from January 25 until February 8, 2016. Throw back the curtains and start to explore a world of artistic possibilities. Through a series of fun and challenging exercises, artist Kal Honey will get you thinking and working in new and exciting ways: "Become freer with colour...Improve your composition...Use your reference imagery creatively, rather than being a slave to it."
Join us as we explore abstraction and non-representational work. Kal always creates a supportive and encouraging environment.
Come out and play! Click here to register!
AGM PERMANENT COLLECTION
We invite you to stop by and check out a selection of works from the Art Gallery of Mississauga Permanent Collection on display in The VAM Gallery from January 18 until February 12, 2016. VAM is located at 4170 Riverwood Park Lane.
Please call 905-277-4313 or visit www.visualartsmississauga.com for further details.
Magic Mondays are Back! Come to Magic Mondays at VAM and start your week with coffee/tea and a delicious pastry followed by a specially planned activity. It might be art making, a guest speaker, a movie and discussion, a dance lesson. Each week will have a new activity and you will be inspired by trying something original. You will meet new people, work with different instructors, and HAVE FUN. Each session is $15 plus HST and is proudly supported by DeSerres and Real Canadian SuperStore. Register today here!
MARCH BREAK CAMP
Children and parents alike love these camps! Experienced art instructors lead students in a variety of fine art and craft projects. Working in art studios with small peer groups of 16 or less, campers explore drawing, painting, sculpture, multi-cultural crafts, printmaking and more. Days are rounded out with plenty of outdoor fun and games, all in the beautiful setting of Riverwood. The cost of camp registration includes all materials, movie or water-play days and a pizza day once a week! Children are required to bring their own nut-free snacks, lunches and drinks.
March Break Camp runs from March 14 to 18, 2016.
Please visit http://www.visualartsmississauga.com/camps/march-break-art-camp/ to register today.
ARTREACH FOR OLDER ADULTS
Looking for an exciting art adventure for your group? VAM is pleased to offer its new ARTREACH Program for Older Adults. VAM’s knowledgeable art instructors lead participants in hands-on projects in their own centres or in VAM’s beautiful studios at Riverwood. Workshop choices include watercolours, clay sculpture, printmaking, acrylic and mixed media painting. Enjoy an unforgettable 2 hour session of creative exploration. For more information and pricing, please contact 905-277-4313 or firstname.lastname@example.org.