The City of Mississauga Public Art Program, along with the Parks & Forestry Division, invite professional Canadian artists or Canadian artist teams to submit proposals to create site-specific temporary public art for two (2) scenic locations in Mississauga. Artists are asked to submit a proposal for artwork that will wrap a total of 52 pyramidal oak trees for the 2017/2018 winter season.
The oak trees will first be wrapped by the City using burlap material in order to shield the trees from the harsh winter climate. The artist's work will be a stand-alone breathable element installed over top of the burlap material.
The artwork will be exhibited along the Hurontario Street corridor ("Site A"), and along the centre median at Burnhamthorpe Road West and Promontory Drive ("Site B"). The intent of the Winter Tree Wraps (the "Project") is for artists to create artwork that animates and contributes to the vitality and attractiveness of the urban streetscape, and develops this year's theme of "future directions" as it relates, for example, to city building, transit and climate change.
Deadline for proposal: Tuesday, September 5th, 2017 by 4 p.m. EST
Join us as we transform the Square Amphitheatre into a live children's theatre every Tuesday night in August. From Rock the Arts Puppets to Beauty and the Beast, watch and be dazzled as your favourite children stories are brought to life!
Whether you're a musician, spoken word artist, comedian or dazzling performer, the stage is yours! Share your craft or enjoy the great talent Mississauga has to offer at open mic nights on the Square, every Wednesday in August.
Canadian Celtic rock group Screeched Inn began over a decade ago as a trio. With a focus on tight three part harmony and audience interaction, they perfected their sound through classic rock, top 40, and country genres.
Drop by the Bradley Museum to learn more about our Heritage Kitchen Garden, representing the foods early settlers grew in Upper Canada in the 1830s. On the last Sunday of the month, Museum Interpreters are on site to lead curated garden tours and demonstrations in Bradley House kitchen.