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Mississauga
300 City Centre Drive, Mississauga ON L5B 3C1
Hours -- Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri 10-5; Thur 10-8; Sat & Sun 12-4. Visit our website for holiday hours. Please note: Art Gallery of Mississauga will be closed Jun 19-28, 2017 for installation of new exhibitions. Wheelchair accessible.
admission: FREE. All are welcome.
T: 905 896 5088
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Continuing summer exhibitions ... more
Continuing summer exhibitions
Jun 29-Aug 27, 2017 | opening reception Thur 29 Jun, 6-9pm; artist talk 7pm (FREE bus from Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street West, Toronto, departing 6pm; leaves AGM at 8:30pm for return trip to Toronto (RSVP):
Jeff Thomas | A Necessary Fiction: My Conversation with George Hunter and Edward S. Curtis. Curated by Laura Carusi, Curatorial and Collection Coordinator. A Necessary Fiction extends Jeff Thomas's engagement with image-makers who have used Indigenous people as the subjects of their work, interrogating the relevance of such work in light of today's self-determination movement. Employing the work of both George Hunter and Edward S. Curtis as catalyst, Thomas presents an alternative to the hegemonic and static narratives they both construct and reinforce. Thomas explores the role such archival images have played in the quest to define his place in the world, and aims to reshape the spac of the gallery and the collections held therein into a locus for reimagining both the representation and lived experience of Indigenous peoples ... more
Jeff Thomas | A Necessary Fiction: My Conversation with George Hunter and Edward S. Curtis.
Curated by Laura Carusi, Curatorial and Collection Coordinator.
A Necessary Fiction extends Jeff Thomas's engagement with image-makers who have used Indigenous people as the subjects of their work, interrogating the relevance of such work in light of today's self-determination movement. Employing the work of both George Hunter and Edward S. Curtis as catalyst, Thomas presents an alternative to the hegemonic and static narratives they both construct and reinforce.
Thomas explores the role such archival images have played in the quest to define his place in the world, and aims to reshape the spac of the gallery and the collections held therein into a locus for reimagining both the representation and lived experience of Indigenous peoples.
RSVP to opening reception Thur 29 Jun, 6-9pm: http://bit.ly/2rR32Kt.
May 4-Aug 27, 2017 | opening reception Thur 4 May, 6-9pm (FREE bus from Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street West, Toronto, departing 6pm; leaves Art Gallery of Mississauga at 8:30pm for return trip to Toronto; RSVP):
Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival. The Family Camera. Discover the connections between family, photography, and migration with The Family Camera, organized by the Royal Ontario Museum and co-presented with the Art Gallery of Mississauga. This exhibition explores how family photos shape our sense of self, family, community, and nation. Exclusively at AGM, Missing Chapters considers family photos that are lost, destroyed, abandoned or never taken, featuring an installation by artist Dinh Q.. To learn more about The Family Camera Network project, please visit http://bit.ly/2oJkzGo ... more
Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival. The Family Camera. Discover the connections between family, photography, and migration with The Family Camera, organized by the Royal Ontario Museum and co-presented with the Art Gallery of Mississauga. This exhibition explores how family photos shape our sense of self, family, community, and nation. Exclusively at AGM, Missing Chapters considers family photos that are lost, destroyed, abandoned or never taken, featuring an installation by artist Dinh Q.. To learn more about The Family Camera Network project, please visit http://bit.ly2oJkzGo. RSVP to opening reception Thur 4 May, 6-9pm: http://bit.ly/2oVZGGq.
Jun 29-Aug 27, 2017 | opening reception Thur 29 Jun, 6-9pm; artist talk 7pm (FREE bus from Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street West, Toronto, departing 6pm; leaves AGM at 8:30pm for return trip to Toronto (RSVP):
Nafiseh Emadmostofi | Burning Desire. XIT-RM. Nafiseh Emadmostofi's bold figural paintings offer up representative and allegorical examinations of ideological conflict, and the power of art to inspire protest, incite censure, and yet also speak to a collective (and contested) desire to envision a better world. Emadmostofi's work was selected from a call to graduating students from the University of Toronto, Mississauga and Sheridan College's Art and Art History Program ... more
Nafiseh Emadmostofi | Burning Desire. XIT-RM.
Nafiseh Emadmostofi's bold figural paintings offer up representative and allegorical examinations of ideological conflict, and the power of art to inspire protest, incite censure, and yet also speak to a collective (and contested) desire to envision a better world. Emadmostofi's work was selected from a call to graduating students from the University of Toronto, Mississauga and Sheridan College's Art and Art History Program.
RSVP to opening reception Thur 29 Jun, 6-9pm: http://bit.ly/2rR32Kt.
Upcoming September exhibitions ... more
Upcoming September exhibitions
Sep 7-Oct 22, 2017 | opening reception Thur 7 Sep, 6-9pm (FREE bus from Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street West, Toronto, departing at pm; leaving AGM at 8:30pm for return trip to Toronto):
walking across, talking through presents the work of artists who examine the personal narratives and relationships to both land and nation that are inextricably tied to the act of moving from one place to another. These stories, which can be traumatic or triumphant, ubiquitous and yet often not shared, allow us to find common ground, and reach across and through histories and politics ... more
walking across, talking through presents the work of artists who examine the personal narratives and relationships to both land and nation that are inextricably tied to the act of moving from one place to another. These stories, which can be traumatic or triumphant, ubiquitous and yet often not shared, allow us to find common ground, and reach across and through histories and politics.
Sep 7-Oct 22, 2017 | opening reception Thur 7 Sep, 6-9pm (FREE bus from Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street West, Toronto, departing at pm; leaving AGM at 8:30pm for return trip to Toronto):
Border Crossings is an interactive community engagement lab, in which visitors are invited to share their stories and experiences with crossing borders – both physical and metaphorical. Animated by activity stations, workshops, and community-built installations, Border Crossings is a space for forging connections and sharing experiences across the diverse communities that make up Mississauga ... more
Border Crossings is an interactive community engagement lab, in which visitors are invited to share their stories and experiences with crossing borders – both physical and metaphorical. Animated by activity stations, workshops, and community-built installations, Border Crossings is a space for forging connections and sharing experiences across the diverse communities that make up Mississauga.
Sep 7-Oct 22, 2017 | opening reception Thur 7 Sep, 6-9pm (FREE bus from Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street West, Toronto, departing at pm; leaving AGM at 8:30pm for return trip to Toronto):
Hiba Abdallah | Keep this, scratch that | XIT-RM. In partnership with Y+ Contemporary, the AGM presents a new project by Hiba Abdallah. Frequently working in conceptual and text-based practices, Abdallah investigates the connections between identity, culture, and the political environments in which we live ... more
Hiba Abdallah | Keep this, scratch that | XIT-RM. In partnership with Y+ Contemporary, the AGM presents a new project by Hiba Abdallah. Frequently working in conceptual and text-based practices, Abdallah investigates the connections between identity, culture, and the political environments in which we live.
Events ... more
Events
Thur 27 Jul 2017, 5-8pm:
Coffee House at the AGM. Bring your own mug to the Art Gallery of Mississauga for a cozy evening of contemporary art, coffee, snacks, and performances by local emerging musicians and poets. This FREE community event is held in collaboration with Ink Movement. Performances by Mileena Sobriera-Yousufy, Anika Iyer, Ink Movement, and For Jane ... more
Coffee House at the AGM. Bring your own mug to the Art Gallery of Mississauga for a cozy evening of contemporary art, coffee, snacks, and performances by local emerging musicians and poets. This FREE community event is held in collaboration with Ink Movement. Performances by Mileena Sobriera-Yousufy, Anika Iyer, Ink Movement, and For Jane.