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Mississauga Arts Council announces the winner of the Arts for Mental Health Award

Mississauga Arts Council (MAC) is pleased to announce the winner of this year’s Arts for Mental Health Award, family physician and advocate for social justice and mental health, Dr. Colin Saldanha. Sponsored by Bell Canada, this award recognizes the work of individuals and groups who have made significant contributions to arts for mental health initiatives and is presented at MAC’s gala fundraiser for the arts, the MACsquerade Ball, returning this year on December 1st, 2022 at Le Treport.

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 Mississauga Civic Centre Great Hall. There will be speeches from VIPs, networking opportunities with staff and volunteers, refreshments, entertainment, and tours of the AGM galleries and MAC’s office and studio.

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 Mississauga Civic Centre Great Hall. There will be speeches from VIPs, networking opportunities with staff and volunteers, refreshments, entertainment, and tours of the AGM galleries and MAC’s office and studio.

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 find the next summer hit and the jury unanimously voted for “A Little Bit of My Feet In Your Shoes” by David Leask.

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 Anthony, these are three brand-new large scale murals, with the largest reaching 400 square feet, located just down the street from vibrant downtown Port Credit on the exterior of Indwell Lakeshore Lofts.

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 Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF), allows MAC to continue delivering its programs and initiatives with new operating funds, new software and audio-visual equipment to support staff and enhance the quality of virtual productions in the new green-screen studio space.

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 a demo of their summer song for a chance to win a free recording and mixing session at Metalworks Studios, who have maintained an unsurpassed level of excellence spanning over four decades.