Category Arts

Auditions for MSO’s Mississauga Symphony Youth Orchestra

The MSYO will be divided into two ensembles: a chamber strings group and a full symphony orchestra. All MSYO members will perform four concerts annually. Auditions for the MSYO will be held at the LAC on May 12, 26 and… Continue Reading →

Culture Days 2014: Interactive Map

Culture Days | Doors Open is back September 26-28 with free events across Mississauga exploring arts, culture and heritage! A number of artists and arts, culture and heritage groups will be hosting workshops, performances and interactive displays and tours for… Continue Reading →

AGM Auction Preview: Is Your Sofa Lonely?

What better way to countdown to the Auction than by previewing some of the artworks up for sale? Each day, Spirit of the City will be posting a collection of images from the AGM’s Double Up! catalogue, arranged thematically to best fit… Continue Reading →

Studio 89

Words and photography by Jeanylyn Lopez In a newly built plaza near Eglinton Avenue and Tomken Road in Mississauga, there’s a special place called Studio 89. There is a welcome feeling about the spot. It’s like the extension of a… Continue Reading →

Placing Creativity

Words by Kat Runnalls  “The city is striving to create a sense of place—a strong, positive identity for each area and the city as a whole. Neighbourhoods need their personality, a “heart.” Great places—unique, welcoming, livable, beautiful—contribute to an improved quality of life, engage the public realm, and reinforce… Continue Reading →

AGM talks Art with On Edge

The Art Gallery of Mississauga hosted On Edge at Studio 89 caf? on June 10, an event inviting the Mississauga community to talk about the role artists have in the city. To start the evening, David Ferreira, brand manager of… Continue Reading →

Shipwreck Anchors in Port Credit

Words by Trish Dugan You might think you’re seeing ghosts when you watch the film Shipwrecked on a Great Lake on a waterscreen in J.C. Saddington Park on Wednesday through Sunday evenings in July. The waterscreen, created by Montreal’s Laser Quantum, turns two-dimensional images… Continue Reading →

[UPDATED] AGM Double Up! Auction and Fashion Show Gallery

The Art Gallery of Mississauga (AGM) held its 11th Annual Art Auction: Double Up! On May 7 and it was a huge success! Welcoming over 230 attendees the gallery raised over $50,000, making this year’s event the gallery’s most successful… Continue Reading →

2014 MARTY winners

Each category honours an emerging and established artist, all winners receive a cash prize of $1,000 and recognition at the MARTY’s award ceremony. Special awards are also presented to individuals who have nurtured the development of arts in Mississauga. Here… Continue Reading →

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