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 celebrates its 40th Anniversary with a new look and website

The Mississauga Arts Council (MAC) is thrilled to announce a major rebranding and new website, to celebrate its 40th anniversary. The rebranding is a part of the digital transformation of the long-tim…

TD Culture Lab – White Walls: A Visual Artist’s First Steps

Tuesday, October 5, 2021 Webinar Host: Breann Ritchie – Hey visual artists, what does success mean to you? Preparing your work to grow and professionalize your business can be daunting, but webinar ho…

Mississauga Arts Council and Mass Culture partner to launch the first Arts for Mental Health Conference in Canada

MAC and MassCulture are partnering to launch the Arts For Mental Health Conference on October 6th, 2021. It will explore the rationale for, design and implementation of a pilot program that will deliv…

TD Culture Lab – The Artist Statement: Writing About Your Work

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 Webinar Host: Colleen Snell – Your Artist Statement: What it is? Why do you need one? When do you use it? Artist Statements aren’t just for visual artists, every creative n…

Modern Mississauga: Arts for Mental Health Conference

Feature Article in Modern Mississauga about the Arts for Mental Health Conference presented by MAC and Mass Culture.

MACtivities – August 2021

Highlights from August’s MACtivities Newsletters & Artist Spotlights for Jasmine Sawant, Rohan Dhupar, Alison Syer, Anna Wojcik, and Susan Ksiezopolski.

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!

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 Lands and Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit. In particular we acknowledge the territory of the Anishinabek, Huron-Wendat, Haudenosaunee and Ojibway/Chippewa peoples; the land that is home to the Metis; and most recently, the territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation who are direct descendants of the Mississaugas of the Credit. We are grateful to have the opportunity to work on this land, and by doing so, give our respect to its first inhabitants.