Don’t miss out on all the summer fun kicking off this July at PAMA!

A brand new exhibition entitled Morphology runs until November 3 and offers a unique opportunity to see the transformation of the Jim Tovey Lakeview Conservation Area through the eyes of local photographers. This project along Mississauga’s waterfront will provide a green oasis in the heart of the city with beaches, meadows, forests, wetlands, and rocky islands. The late Jim Tovey, Peel Regional Councillor for Mississauga Ward I, was a strong supporter of the project and saw artistic expression as a way for residents to form an emotional connection with the environment. Exhibit created in partnership with Credit Valley Conservation (CVC) and Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA).

Programming highlights include Family Fun Activity on Saturdays and Sundays from 1 to 4:30 pm. Guide your family through art projects that inspire creativity. These drop-in activities are included in the cost of general admission. Members are free. PAMA Kids Summer Camp runs from 9 am to 4:30 pm. Campers will imagine, explore, and play each fun-filled day! Inspired by PAMA’s current exhibitions and the great outdoors, campers will engage in a variety of daily activities within PAMA and at various parks and outdoor spaces within walking distance (weather permitting). Not only will they create their own masterpieces, but they will be entertained by weekly special guests and explore art and history in new ways. Camp programs are designed for ages 6 to 12 years of age. From July 8 to 12 enjoy Comic Craze with a visit from Caricature artist Jason Wilkins, July 15 to 19 will feature Move & Create with a visit from In the Mix, July 22 to 26 – Sculpt It with a visit from Mad Science, and finally July 29 to August 2 will feature Colourful Creations with a visit from Scientists in School. Public price is $225 per week and member price is $191.25. Pre-registration required.

PAMA Thursdays: Summer Salsa will take place Thursday, July 11, from 7 to 8:30 pm where you can dance into summer with a beginner’s introduction to Salsa. Taught by Learn to Dance Studio, learn the basic steps, movements and rhythm in a fun and encouraging environment. Individuals and couples are welcome, all we ask is that you move to the beat! Public fee is $10 and includes general admission, member’s fee is $8.50. Pre-registration required.

Peel Aboriginal Network Drumming Circle will take place on July 18, from 7 – 8:30 pm. PAMA and the Peel Aboriginal Network (PAN) invite you to participate in an evening of shared traditions and songs. Free program which does not include general admission.

Gardening for Climate Change with TRCA will be held on Saturday, July 20, from 1:30 to 2:30 pm. After exploring the Morphology exhibition, join us for an introduction to stormwater-friendly landscaping for homeowners. Learn about rain barrels, rain chains, rain gardens and permeable paving. Participants will be entered in a draw to win a beautiful native plant or handy rain gauge for their garden, and all will receive a free Homeowner’s Guide to stormwater projects. Free program which does not include general admission, pre-registration required.

Sunday FUNday is on the third Sunday of every month, from 1 to 4 pm where the whole family can engage with art through special activities based on the exhibitions and themes throughout the Art Gallery, Museum and Archives. On July 21, explore art with bubbles and create your own works that pop!

Visit pama.peelregion.ca to learn more.

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