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 Portrait of M
Portrait of M

by Dan Bergeron

Portrait of M is a public art project that highlights the cultural and demographic diversity of Mississauga and seeks to communicate the stories of its residents.

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Public Art

Public Art Master Plan

Gallery of Permanent Art Pieces

Gallery of Temporary Works

Calls for Submissions

Art in the Community

Poet Laureate

SaugaBusks

Artist in Residence

Art on the Big Screens

Calls for Submissions

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Public Art Program

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