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Death Becomes Us

Death Becomes Us

Expressions of Loss and Mourning

This Halloween delve into the spooky, sombre, and spiritual aspects of death. While touring Benares experience the bizarre mourning rituals of the Victorian era. Return to Bradley to hear stories of loss from fellow community members.

The House of the Devil (1896): The Film that Launched the Horror Genre
Benares Visitor Centre
This film by Georges Melies is considered to be the first silent horror film and runs only 3 minutes. It showcases amusing camera tricks and spectacle alongside a cast of skeletons, bats, and more.

Before I Die: Community Activated Public Art Chalkboard Wall
Bradley Museum
Before I Die is a global art project that invites people to reflect on their lives and share their personal aspirations in public spaces, started by Candy Chang.

Exhibition Hours:
Thursday to Sunday
12pm - 4pm

Free Event
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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.