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Mississauga Arts Council

CREATE | CONNECT | CELEBRATE

The Mississauga Arts Council is dedicated to enabling the growth of the arts by creating opportunity and connection between artists and residents in Mississauga and beyond. Celebrating our milestone 40th anniversary this year, The Mississauga Arts Council is a registered charity, dedicated to accelerating progress toward the attainment of our Vision of Mississauga, as a vibrant cultural community where arts and culture thrive! Our mission is to empower the Arts Economy by: Creating more opportunities & capacity; Connecting artists to audiences and each other; and Celebrating artist’s achievements.

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Create

MAC offers a wide range of programming for all artistic practices. From professional development workshops to performances and exhibitions, and commissions and mentorship. MAC has a program that can help your artistic career grow.

Connect

MAC builds relationships with sponsors, businesses, and community partners to strengthen the arts sector and gain recognition for the arts throughout our city. Learn how you can support the arts by becoming a sponsor today.

Celebrate

The MARTY Awards and The Masquerade Ball engage the community and showcase the amazing artists in Mississauga. MAC also produces other engaging events throughout the year including concerts, exhibitions, conferences, and more.


What’s New at MAC?

Mississauga Arts Council Announces Fall 2022 MicroGrants

Mississauga Arts Council (MAC) invites Creatives to apply for the fall 2022 MicroGrants, offering seven different funding streams for artists of all disciplines.

MBOT Connect Magazine: Arts for Business Directory Feature

An article by Mike Douglas on MAC’s Arts for Business Directory was recently featured in MBOT’s Connect Magazine, Fall 2022 Edition.

HUB Highlights – September 2022

Highlights from September 2022’s HUB Highlights Newsletters & Artist Spotlights for Suzie McNeil, Omar Hopkinson, Za Hughes, and Maggie Habieda

Mississauga Arts Council launches their Arts For Business Directory – a roster of over 80 artists and arts groups available for businesses to hire

Mississauga Arts Council (MAC) and Art Gallery of Mississauga (AGM) invite you to celebrate their milestone anniversaries at their upcoming Open House on September 28, 2022, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Missi…

Mississauga Arts Council and Art Gallery of Mississauga invite you to celebrate their milestone anniversaries at their open house

Mississauga Arts Council (MAC) and Art Gallery of Mississauga (AGM) invite you to celebrate their milestone anniversaries at their upcoming Open House on September 28, 2022, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Missi…

Mississauga Arts Council and Metalworks Studios announce the winner of the 2022 Sauga’s Summer Song Contest!

Mississauga Arts Council (MAC) and Metalworks Studios with media partner Mississauga Music are pleased to announce the winner of the 2022 Sauga’s Summer Song Contest. We searched across Mississauga to…

Become a MAC Member today

Our members contribute to a thriving and vibrant cultural sector in Mississauga. Benefits include eligibility for nomination in our MARTYS Awards, an artist profile on Martys Hub, and the promotional benefits of our robust online reach. There are so many reasons to join our growing community!

Arts For Mental Health – ArtsCare.ca

MAC in partnership with Mass Culture presented the Arts for Mental Health Conference, held on October 6, 2021, brought together health practitioners, academics, artists, politicians, and leaders in the arts sector to brainstorm and explore the rationale for, design, and implementation of a pilot program that will deliver and expand arts programs to people living with mental health issues in Mississauga

Martys Hub

Martys Hub is an online destination for artists and the public, featuring artist profiles in a searchable directory, news, events, articles, videos, and more. Founded in 2021, and initiated by the Mississauga Arts Council, Martys Hub offers engaging online encounters between professional artists in Mississauga and the community.

Carefully curated news and articles, local arts event listings, calls for artists, and a searchable artist directory are only a few of the things you can discover on Martys Hub. Whether you are an artist looking to expand your network, an arts supporter discovering new local creatives, or a venue wanting to promote your events, you can do it on Martys Hub.

We want to hear from you!

Get in touch with MAC to learn more about membership, MAC programs, sponsor opportunities and so much more!

The Mississauga Arts Council acknowledges that the land on which we gather is part of the Treaty and Traditional Territory of the Mississauga’s of the Credit First Nation, The Haudenosaunee Confederacy, the Huron-Wendat and Wyandot Nations. We are grateful to have the opportunity to work on this land, and give our respect to these peoples and their ancestors who have been inhabitants of this land since time immemorial. We also recognize that Mississauga is now home to many global Indigenous Peoples.