Art

A large rusted sculpture of a stick figure resting with its elbow on its knees. The art is on a grassy hill with a clear blue sky behind it.

Art

Public Art

Since 2010, the City's Public Art Collection has grown to nearly 20 permanent public art pieces and includes ongoing temporary art. Public art helps to develop a unique sense of place, create a beautiful, thought provoking and energetic vibe that ultimately enhances the quality of life for residents and visitors.

Public art is art created by a professional artist or in collaboration with artists, through a formal process; it is accessible to the public and free for all to enjoy. This work can be in any media and take on any shape, form or scale. Public art can be permanent or temporary; stand-alone, site-specific or be integrated into other design elements such as street furniture, architecture and/or landscape architecture.

A photo of the Fossil Record sculpture
Fossil Record

by RAW Design

Fossil Record is a permanent public art sculpture that was installed as part of the Meadowvale Community Centre Development.

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A image of Solo Park bee hotel
Solo Park

by Shannon Linde & Sarah Nasby

Solo Park is a bee hotel and sculptural installation in Jack Darling Memorial Park intended to provide shelter for bees and serve an educational purpose for visitors to the site.

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Public Art

Public Art Walking Tour

Public Art Master Plan

Gallery of Permanent Art Pieces

Gallery of Temporary Works

Art on the Screens

Calls for Submissions

Art in the Community

Poet Laureate

SaugaBusks

Artist in Residence

Calls for Submissions

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Public Art Program

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An interactive experience not to be missed! The Museums of Mississauga welcome Live History to perform The Round Table, an immersive drama experience unfolding in the dining room at Benares. Guests will participate in solving this escape-room style mystery that includes historical details of the area.

Featuring all things wizarding, Fantastic Beasts of Benares packs a historic house with two days full of potion making, spell casting classes, crafts, games and prizes. Don't miss out on fun for all ages with quill writing in invisible ink, an artisans market, visits with real life beasts, tastes of your favourite wizarding world treats, and many more magical surprises.

The experiments have taken over the lab! Join us at Halloween Lab for an afternoon of science shows, hands on experiments and, of course, candy and costumes galore. Hands on science stations will be set up where kids of all ages can try out a series of guided experiments,

The Toronto Biennial of Art is a 72-day, free art exhibition located at 10 sites along the waterfront. The Small Arms Inspection Building will present works by 13 international artists and provide interactive experiences that include workshops, artist talks, community gatherings and explorative walks