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MAC’s Events

MACs major events, The MARTY Awards and The Masquerade Ball, engage the community and showcase the amazing artists in Mississauga. We produce many other events throughout the year including concerts, exhibitions, conferences, and more. In 2020 we began producing virtual concerts and events including our highly successful 100th Birthday Tribute to Hazel McCallion.

The MARTY Awards

The Mississauga Arts Awards (The MARTYS) celebrate the greatest achievements in all disciplines of the arts in Mississauga. Each year, we celebrate with a red carpet gala award show event.

The Masquerade Ball

The Masquerade Ball is MAC’s annual themed fundraising gala. From the Carnival of Venice to the British Invasion, you might find yourself purchasing artwork and dancing to Mowtown music all night.

Arts for Mental Health Conference

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

The Arts for Mental health (A4MH) Conference will bring frontline healthcare practitioners together with artists and arts groups, to explore how best to integrate the proven benefits of creative experiences into healthcare treatment options, for the most common and treatable forms of mental illness. The purpose of our conference is to inform, collaborate, and inspire by sharing knowledge and experience while building partnerships between healthcare professionals and arts organizations.

Special Presentations

Rise Up Mississauga
Concert of Hope

May 8, 2021

A Celebration: 100 Years in the Making
February 14, 2021

The MARTY Awards
Virtual Celebration 2021

June 29, 2021

Other Events

Martys HUB

MAC hosts, promotes, and sponsors many events, performances, exhibitions and more… Find our full comprehensive event listing on


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Event Updates and Announcements

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…

Mississauga Arts Council and Express Scripts Canada invite you to celebrate a new utility box installation by local Indigenous artist, Lynn Taylor

In honour of National Indigenous Peoples Day, Mississauga Arts Council (MAC) and Express Scripts Canada are excited to unveil a brand new permanent utility box installation by local Indigenous artist,…

Witness the unveiling of the brand-new 486 square foot mural at LCBO Port Credit!

Mississauga Arts Council (MAC) and Port Credit BIA are excited to announce the unveiling of the LCBO Port Credit Mural Project. This is a brand-new 486 square foot, six-panel mural located in the hear…

Camões TV: 27th Annual Mississauga Arts Awards (MARTYS) featured on Stella’s Studio

Stella’s Studio – Camões TV feature: Stella Jurgen recently attended our 27th Annual Mississauga Arts Awards (MARTYS), watch as she interviews MARTYS finalists, past winners, presenters, MAC staff and…

The 27th Annual Mississauga Arts Awards (MARTYS) celebrates the city’s brightest arts stars – Winners announced for the 2022 MARTYS!

The 27th Annual Mississauga Arts Awards (MARTYS) celebrated the city’s brightest arts stars – Winners announced for the 2022 MARTYS!