Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives


Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives
9 Wellington Street East, Brampton ON L6W 1Y1
Art Gallery & Museum hours: Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 10-4:30; Thur 10-9; Sat 10-5; Sun 1-5. Archives hours: Tues-Fri 10-4:30; Thur 10-8:30. Open Family Day. Closed Good Friday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, August Civic Holiday, Labour Day, Thanksgiving Monday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year's Day.
admission: $5 adults / $4 students & seniors / $12 families / FREE to children ages 0-5. (May is Museum Month and in celebration PAMA offers a FREE admission weekend: May 18 & 19, 2019.). Wheelchair accessible.
T: 905 791 4055
www.pama.peelregion.ca

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TAG: Canadian, Canadian Museums Association, Contemporary, Drawings / Ink / Pastels, Mixed Media / Collage, Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG), Ontario Museum Association (OMA), Paintings (oil, acrylic, encaustic, egg tempera, w/c, pastel), Peel Regional Municipality, Photography / Lens-based, Printmaking (woodcut, engraving, etching, lithography, screenprint, monoprint, etc.), Public Galleries / Museums, Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, Sculpture / Assemblage / Installation Art

EXHIBITIONS & RELATED PROGRAMMING

Jun 8-Sep 8, 2019 | Spring exhibitions reception Sun 16 Jun, 2-4pm (pre-registration required):

Refuge Canada. No one wants to be a refugee. Anyone can become one. Come discover the forces and events that drive people from their homes, and experience their stories of loss, fear, and hope as you join them on their often-dangerous journeys ... more


Jun 8-Oct 13, 2019 | Spring exhibitions reception Sun 16 Jun, 2-4pm (pre-registration required):

For a Social Cause brings together three disparate graphic novels to explore how this genre has been used to raise awareness about the human condition. Poignant and sequenced illustrations tell tales of strife, triumph and loss that con ... more


Jun 22-Nov 3, 2019:

Morphology. A unique opportunity to see the transformation of the Jim Tovey Lakeview Conservation Area through the eyes of local photographers. This project along Mississauga's waterfront will provide a green oasis in the heart of the city wit ... more


Feb 16-Jun 30, 2019 | Winter exhibitions reception Sun 24 Feb, 1:30-4pm:

North is Freedom. This photographic essay from Canadian photographer Yuri Dojc celebrates the Canadian descendants of freedom-seekers wh ... more


May 1-Oct 20, 2019 | reception + artist talk Sun 19 May, 2-4pm (registration required):

Zinnia Naqvi: Yours to Discover. In her new photo-based project, emerging artist Zinnia Naqvi has readapted private archival images into large-scale collages, to be presented on the exterior windows of the Peel Art Gallery ... more


Reopening refreshed Sat 11 May 2019:

Selections from the VaultSeries 2. Selections from the Vault is an ongoing series of permanent collection-based art exhibitions with thematic sections that include work by leading Canadian and international artists. This series ... more


Mar 9, 2019 - Jun 2020:

Colours! Museum Manning Square. What's your favourite colour? Kids of all ages will enjoy exploring colours, their meanings across cultures, and the stories that colours can tell.


COMMUNITY PROGRAMMING

Thursdays 7-8:30pm, Jun 20, Jul 18, 2019:

Peel Aboriginal Network (PAN) Drumming Circle. PAMA and PAN invite you to participate in an evening of shared traditions and songs. To learn more about PAN, visit www.pee ... more


Thur 20 Jun 2019, 6-8:30pm:

PAMA Thursdays. Caricature Art Workshop. Start the evening with a curator tour of the For a Social Cause: Graphic Novels exhibition. Then learn about the world of caricature creation and create your own with special guest ... more


Thur 11 Jul 2019, 7-8:30pm:

PAMA Thursdays. Summer Salsa. Dance into summer with a beginner's introduction to salsa. Taught by Learn to Dance Studio, learn the basic steps, movements and rhythm in a fun and encouraging environment. Come together with your f ... more


Sat 20 Jul 2019, 1:30-2:30pm:

Gardening for Climate Change, in partnership with Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA). After exploring the Morphology exhibition, join us for an introduction to stormwater-friendly landscaping for homeowners. Learn a ... more


Thursdays 6-8pm:

[email protected]. Thursday nights, 6-8pm. Drop in for an evening of knitting and conversation with this volunteer-led, community knitting group at PAMA. Beginners and experienced knitters are welcome. Supplies and knitting support are provided ... more


(See also Community Courses for info on weekend family art activities, PAMA Kids P.A. Day Activity, and PAMA Kids Summer Campclick here).