WAR Flowers: A Touring Art Exhibition

WAR Flowers: A Touring Art Exhibition


"I believe people have an ability to find beauty and hope, even amidst the horrors of war. This exhibition examines human nature in wartime through a series of artistic representations, multisensory experiences and portraits of ten Canadians who were involved in the First World War.

Optical crystal sculptures created by Mark Raynes Roberts portray scenes that illustrate different aspects of human nature while scents developed by Alexandra Bachand evoke personal memory.

WAR Flowers is inspired by the pressed flowers picked by George Stephen Cantlie in the gardens, fields and hedges of war-torn Europe and sent to his baby daughter in Montreal. I examine these century-old flowers using floriography, a method of communicating emotion through flowers, to tell the story of human nature in the landscape of war." - Viveka Melki, Curator

Presented by the Museums of Mississauga and on display at Mississauga's Living Arts Centre from September 17 through December 13.

This is a ticketed event - tickets are available through the Living Arts Centre Box. Click here to reserve tickets.

Visit www.warflowers.ca for more information.


COVID Safety Protocol

  • Visitors enter the exhibition through the east double door entrance of the Living Arts Centre parallel to Duke of York Street
  • Visitors will be required to self-screen upon entry to the Living Arts Centre
  • Ticketed entry to the exhibit will be available through the Living Arts Centre Box Office
  • Entry will be limited to a maximum number of 50 visitors in the exhibition at one time
  • Maximum four patrons of the same family unit may enter the exhibition together
  • The exhibition and Living Arts Centre is sanitized on a regular basis by museum staff
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, September 18, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, September 19, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, September 20, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, September 24, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, September 26, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, September 27, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, October 2, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, October 3, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, October 4, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, October 9, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, October 10, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, October 11, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, October 16, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, October 18, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, October 23, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, October 25, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, October 30, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, October 31, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, November 1, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, November 6, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, November 7, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, November 8, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, November 13, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, November 14, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, November 15, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, November 19, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, November 20, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, November 27, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, November 28, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, November 29, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, December 4, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, December 5, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, December 6, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesday, December 9, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Friday, December 11, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday, December 12, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Sunday, December 13, 2020 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
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