Brampton - The Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) offers
something for everyone this July. Whether you’re a history buff looking for a
lesson in Peel’s past, an arts enthusiast ready to take up a new hobby, or a
parent looking for a new adventure for their children, PAMA is your history and
New and Continuing Exhibitions:
Step Back | Look Forward
July 13 – Aug. 24
Opening reception: Sunday, July 13 from 2 – 4 p.m.
Enjoy a glimpse into the history of Visual Arts
Mississauga’s contribution to making art in the Region for the past 35 years,
from grassroots art to being a catalyst to inspire and enrich the community.
Legacy: David Somers and PAMA’s Works on Paper Collection
On now – August 31, 2014
This exhibition highlights the diversity of PAMA’s Works on
Paper Collection as it pays tribute to David Somers, Curator and Manager at
PAMA, 1989-2009. From tranquil landscapes to exploding paper cuts, the visitor
will be introduced to the work of 33 historical and contemporary artists,
including Harold Klunder, Lizz Aston, Andy Warhol, Annie Pootoogook, and Eric
Spirit Seeds: A Celebration of First Nations Beadwork
On now – October 13, 2014
“Little Spirits”, as they’re known in some First Nation
languages, are beautiful objects decorated with tiny glass beads. The tradition
of beadwork began when Europeans brought enchanting glass beads as an item of
trade, and continues today as an important part of Native life and artistic
expression. We celebrate this legacy by sharing historical and contemporary
objects and the stories they tell of the artisans who created them.
Touching Lives for 40 Years
On now – December 2014
The Region of Peel is celebrating its 40th anniversary this
year. PAMA is proud to highlight Peel’s rich history and achievements over the
past four decades through a special exhibit. Visit us to see photos, videos and
artifacts that tell a story of the evolution of the Region and our community.