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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 set to unveil three large-scale murals at Indwell Lakeshore Lofts by local visual artist David Anthony

Mississauga Arts Council (MAC) is excited to announce the official unveiling of the Indwell Lakeshore Lofts Mural Project (425 Lakeshore Rd E, Mississauga). Created by local visual artist David Anthon…

Modern Mississauga: Ontario Trillium Foundation awards Mississauga Arts Council a Community Building Fund

Modern Mississauga feature: In November 2021, the Mississauga Arts Council (MAC) received a $97,500 grant from the Government of Ontario’s Community Building Fund – Operating stream.

Ontario Trillium Foundation awards Mississauga Arts Council a Community Building Fund – Operating Stream of $97,500 to support MAC’s operations and expand its digital capabilities.

In November 2021, the Mississauga Arts Council (MAC) received a $97,500 grant from the Government of Ontario’s Community Building Fund – Operating stream. This support, delivered over 12 months by the…

MicroGrant Success: Emily Ryder 2020

Emily Ryder used her 2020 MicroGrant to create Alfie, a 12 minute film.

Sauga’s Summer Song Contest is back! Mississauga Musicians – Submit your hot new summer song for a chance to record it at Metalworks Studios for free!

Mississauga Arts Council (MAC) and Metalworks Studios have teamed up to bring back Sauga’s Summer Song Contest with media partner Mississauga Music. We are looking for Mississauga musicians to send us…

Call for Submissions: Sauga’s Summer Song Contest

Mississauga Arts Council (MAC) and Metalworks Studios are jointly sponsoring the Sauga’s Summer Song Contest! Musicians – submit your hottest summer song to win!

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.