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
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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This banner artwork series celebrates Mississauga's diversity and cultural identity
#MississaugaMade City Centre Banners

by Pranavi Suthagar

This banner artwork series celebrates Mississauga's diversity and cultural identity and encourages local residents to stand together and support local with hope, optimism, and local pride in the wake of 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

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Calls for Submission

Public Art Walking Tour

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To commemorate the centennial of the outbreak of the First World War in 2014, Heritage Mississauga documented soldiers from historic Mississauga who served and fell during the war.

During the First World War, Canadian soldier Lieutenant-Colonel George Stephen Cantlie plucked flowers from the fields of war-torn Europe, sending them home to his baby daughter Celia in Montreal.

Build your creative network and earn volunteer hours! The New Youth Council welcomes all Mississauga youth between the ages of 15 and 21 for weekly collaborate on creative projects with the Museums of Mississauga.

Halloween is a holiday based on ancient harvest customs but did you know its most familiar traditions like trick- or-treating were created in the last hundred years? Put on your costume and join us at Bradley Museum for a safe, outdoor experience.