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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 20 permanent public art pieces and includes ongoing temporary art. Public art helps to develop a unique sense of place and 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 established in the City Acquired Art Policy. Public art is publicly accessible to all citizens and can be in any medium/media and take on any shape, form, or scale. The City's Public Art Master Plan provides the design and curatorial guidelines to plan, acquire, and maintain public art for residents and visitors.

A photo of the Gala Gateway + Gala Procession
We are all here

by Chantal Rosseau

We are all here is an outdoor public art installation in Erindale Park, featuring flags of watercolour paintings of various animals found in the Credit River Watershed.

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Growing with my Library

by Soon Cho aka Nina

Growing with my Library a temporary public art installation by artist and illustrator Soon Cho (aka Nina) installed as part of the construction hoarding for the Hazel McCallion Central Library.

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A photo of the Gala Gateway + Gala Procession
Maps of Mississauga

Online Exhibit

Maps of Mississauga is a showcase of work by artists and illustrators who created artistic interpretations of their neighbourhoods in the midst of social distancing and the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Public Art

Permanent Collection

Temporary Public Art

Art on the Screens

Public Art Map

Art in the Community

Poet Laureate

SaugaBusks

Artist in Residence

Get Involved

Calls for Submission

Public Art Walking Tour

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Public Art Program

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Presence is a year-long program funded by the City of Mississauga. Throughout the program, residents were invited to participate in workshops, exhibitions, and performances, to explore storytelling and uncover the city's cultural identities.

Witness the birth of a new landscape through photography. Through the eyes of creative photo artists, we can explore our relationship and connection with water, landscapes, and our shared responsibility to the Great Lakes.

The Museums of Mississauga and Mississauga Celebration Square have partnered to invite a Curator or team of Curators who identify as BIPOC to develop a project that engages with the community to be delivered in 2022.

This year Celebration Square welcomes monsters of all ages to join in the Halloween fun. Starting October 22 through to October 31, Celebration Square will bring three popular Halloween inspired stories to life. Dress up in your monster tails to explore some of our favourite monster tales.