MAC’s Media Releases

Mississauga Arts Council beautifies the City with three new Utility Box Art Installations.

MAC is proud to announce the launch of three new utility box installations – painted by Sima Naseem, Yen Linh Thai, and Khaula Mazhar – as part of our Murals with MAC – Boxes and Banners program.

MAC launches Martys HUB, Mississauga’s new go-to website for the arts!

MAC announces the launch of MartysHUB.com. Martys HUB connects Mississauga artists, arts organizations, and businesses to the public, featuring artist profiles in a searchable directory including news…

Mississauga Arts Council and Mass Culture’s Arts for Mental Health Conference provides hope for ArtsCare

MAC and MC brought together health practitioners, academics, artists, politicians, and leaders in the arts sector at the first Arts for Mental Health Conference in Canada on October 6, 2021. 

Announcing the winner of the Sauga’s Summer Songwriting Contest!

MAC and Metalworks Studios with Mississauga Music announce the winner of the Sauga’s Summer Songwriting Contest. Congratulations Adina V.

Mass Culture and Mississauga Arts Council’s first virtual Datathon Engages the Arts, Health and Research Communities!

MC and MAC announce the successful completion of our virtual Datathon. The 95 resources collected will inform the content for the Arts for Mental Health Conference.

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…

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…

Mississauga Arts Council and Metalworks Studios Present Sauga’s Summer Songwriting Contest

MAC and Metalworks Studios present Sauga’s Summer Songwriting Contest.

Announcing Part Two of the MAC Funded Fusion – Animated Music Video MicroGrant

MAC invites animators and illustrators to apply for their Animated Music Video MicroGrant.

Announcing the Winners of Phase One of MAC’s 2021 MicroGrants & Matchmaker MicroGrants Programs

MAC announces the 18 winners of Phase One of our 2021 MicroGrant and Matchmaker MicroGrant programs.

Announcing our 2021 MARTY Awards Finalists and Community Award Winners

Finalists announced for the 2021 MARTY Awards & Community Award Winners named. New date for Virtual 2021 MARTY Awards also announced.

MAC’s Virtual Annual General Meeting 2021

Mississauga Arts Council’s Annual General Meeting hears from leaders and shares strategic priorities for the future of the arts. “Congratulations MAC, on this most valuable and important year in your …

Art of Wellness Documentary Screening

MAC announces The Art of Wellness Documentary Screening, funded by MAC, Bell Canada and The Ontario Trillium Foundation.

Mississauga Arts Council Invites Creatives To Apply for Phase One of their 2021 MicroGrants & Matchmaker MicroGrants Program

MAC invites Creatives to apply for Phase One of their 2021 MicroGrants and Matchmaker MicroGrants Program.

Announcing Hazel A Celebration: 100 Years in the Making

MAC announces Hazel A Celebration: 100 Years in the Making, a feature-length musical documentary in honour of the former Mississauga Mayor’s 100th birthday.

Announcing TD Culture Lab Webinars

MAC announces its TD Culture Lab Webinar Series.

MAC Launches Holiday Arts Boutique

MAC launches their Holiday Arts Boutique for the 2020 Winter season

And the Winners Are… Announcing our 15 Matchmaker MicroGrant Winners 2020

MAC announces the 15 winners of our 2020 Matchmaker MicroGrant program.

Mississauga Arts Council & Cats Cove Media present: Sauga Music NOW

MAC and Cats Cove Media present: Sauga Music NOW, a digital concert experience featuring Matt Zaddy, One in the Chamber, and The MessAround.

Announcing the Art of Wellness Initiative

MAC wishes to catalogue the ways in which creative experiences help to improve mental wellbeing in Peel through the Art of Wellness Initiative. 

MAC Micro Grants – Dance and Visual Arts Winners Announced for 2020

MAC wishes to catalogue the ways in which creative experiences help to improve mental wellbeing in Peel through the Art of Wellness Initiative. 

Local writers share their COVID-19 stories and win the #ApartTogether Writing Contest

Local writers share their COVID-19 stories and win the #ApartTogether Writing Contest. Features winners Marisa Baratta, Angela Chao, and Frances Frommer.

2020 Micro Grant Winners Announced

Announcing the 15 Phase One winners of MAC’s 2020 Micro Grant Program.

Mississauga Arts Council presents: Rise Up Mississauga – Concert of Hope

MAC announces Rise Up Mississauga – Concert of Hope, presenting top Mississauga musicians sharing songs to send a message of strength during the COVID pandemic.

Mississauga Arts Council and Lakeview Village present: The Sweethearts Saloon – Valentines Country Dance

MAC and Lakeview Village team up to bring award-winning local country music stars to the stage at The Sweethearts Saloon – Valentines Country Dance.