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 from Child's Play
Child's Play

by Jacqueline Mak

Child's Play is a public art project highlighting our journey in Mississauga. Digital collages depict children interacting with historical major sites, representing the diversity and playfulness of our city.

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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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Join us as we transform the Square Amphitheatre into a live children's theatre every Tuesday night in August. From Rock the Arts Puppets to Beauty and the Beast, watch and be dazzled as your favourite children stories are brought to life!

Whether you're a musician, spoken word artist, comedian or dazzling performer, the stage is yours! Share your craft or enjoy the great talent Mississauga has to offer at open mic nights on the Square, every Wednesday in August.

Canadian Celtic rock group Screeched Inn began over a decade ago as a trio. With a focus on tight three part harmony and audience interaction, they perfected their sound through classic rock, top 40, and country genres.

Drop by the Bradley Museum to learn more about our Heritage Kitchen Garden, representing the foods early settlers grew in Upper Canada in the 1830s. On the last Sunday of the month, Museum Interpreters are on site to lead curated garden tours and demonstrations in Bradley House kitchen.