Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives
9 Wellington Street East, Brampton ON L6W 1Y1
Art Gallery & Museum hours: Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 10-4:30; Thur 10-9; Sat 10-5; Sun 1-5. Archives hours: Tues-Fri 10-4:30; Thur 10-8:30. Open Family Day. Closed Good Friday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, August Civic Holiday, Labour Day, Thanksgiving Monday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year's Day.
admission: $5 adults / $4 students & seniors / $12 families / FREE to children ages 0-5. Wheelchair accessible.
T: 905 791 4055


TAG: Canadian, Canadian Museums Association, Contemporary, Drawings / Ink / Pastels, Mixed Media / Collage, Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG), Ontario Museum Association (OMA), Paintings (oil, acrylic, encaustic, egg tempera, w/c, pastel), Peel Regional Municipality, Photography / Lens-based, Printmaking (woodcut, engraving, etching, lithography, screenprint, monoprint, etc.), Public Galleries / Museums, Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, Sculpture / Assemblage / Installation Art


Oct 10, 2019 -- Feb 9, 2020 | exhibition reception & book launch Thur 10 Oct, 7pm:

George Paginton: Painting a Nation. Connect with beautiful landscape paintings by George Paginton that capture scenes in t ... more

Sun 27 Oct 2019, 2pm:

Curator talk, relating to George Paginton: Painting a Nation exhibition.

Thur 5 Dec 2019, 6:30pm:

PAMA PaintsLandscape Workshop, relating to George Paginton: Painting a Nation exhibition. $15 public (includes general admission/ $12.75 members. Pre-registration required: ... more

Thur 6 Feb 2020, 7pm:

Panel discussion, relating to George Paginton: Painting a Nation exhibition.

Nov 12, 2019 - Jan 19, 2020:

Guru Nanak. Guest curated by B. S. Marwah. November 12 marks the 550th celebration of the birth of the founder of Sikhism, Guru Nanak. This exhibition traces his life and legacy through Janamasakhis (manuscripts), Sakhis (painted ... more

Nov 12, 2019 - Apr 12, 2020 | exhibition reception & artist talk Sun 17 Nov, 2-4pm:

Meryl McMaster. Explore this large-scale outdoor photography exhibition by Indigenous artist, Meryl McMaster. Her approach to photography takes the viewer out of the everyday and into a space of identity and cultural performance.

May 1-Oct 20, 2019 | reception + artist talk Sun 19 May, 2-4pm (registration required):

Zinnia Naqvi: Yours to Discover. In her new photo-based project, emerging artist Zinnia Naqvi has readapted private archival images into large-scale collages, to be presented on the exterior windows of the Peel Art Gallery ... more

Jun 22-Nov 3, 2019:

Morphology. 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 wit ... more

Mar 9, 2019 - Jun 2020:

Colours! Museum Manning Square. What's your favourite colour? Kids of all ages will enjoy exploring colours, their meanings across cultures, and the stories that colours can tell.


Third Thursdays 7-8:30pm, Oct 17, Nov 21, 2019:

The Indigenous Network Drumming Circle. PAMA and The Indigenous Network invite you to participate in an evening of shared traditions and songs. FREE program; does not include general admission.

Thur 17 Oct 2019, 7-7:45pm & 8-8:45pm:

Stories from the Inside. Explore the history of PAMA with guided story-based tours of the jail, courthouse and grounds. These tours will educate and excite with theatrical retelling of stories from inside our historic walls. Public: $15; membe ... more

Thur 24 Oct 2019, 6-8:30pm:

PAMA Thursdays: A Haunted Night. (19+). Dare to join us for a haunted night? Get ready to experience live DJ beats, wander our featured exhibitions, create your own artwork and explore the haunted history of PAMA. Light refreshments pro ... more

Sat 26 Oct 2019, 1pm & 3pm

Spooky Stories Tours. Explore the history of PAMA with guided story-based tours of the jail, courthouse and grounds. Geared towards a family audience, these tours will educate and excite with spooky stories and fun for all ages.
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Select Mondays 10am-12noon, Nov 4, Dec 2, 2019:

Seniors' Studio. Explore the collections and exhibitions at PAMA with a tour of a different exhibition each month followed by a studio activity [...]. Oct 7: Museum Permanent Collection. Nov 4: George Paginton: P ... more

Select Wednesdays 10:30-11:30am, Nov 6, Dec 4, 2019:

Stroller Tours (age 0-18 months). Oct 2: Museum Permanent Collection. Nov 6: George Paginton: Painting a Nation. Dec 4, 2019: Trash Talk: Local Action, Global Change. Explore the many works feat ... more

Thur 14 Nov 2019, 7-8:30pm:

PAMA Talks. Deepen your experience of exhibitions and notable Peel anniversaries through the stories and history of our local speakers. Nov 14, 2019: 40th anniversary of the Mississauga train derailment with Heritage Mississauga. ... more

Thur 12 Dec 2019, 7-8:30pm:

PAMA Folk Nights. Experience the musical talents of local artists in an intimate concert with the Brampton Folk Club. Dec 12: Earthly Concerns. Included with general admission; FREE for members.

Thursdays 6-8pm:

[email protected]. Thursday nights, 6-8pm. Drop in for an evening of knitting and conversation with this volunteer-led, community knitting group at PAMA. Beginners and experienced knitters are welcome. Supplies and knitting support are provided ... more

The Peel Art Gallery and Museum are open late on Thursdays, until 9pm; Archives until 8:30pm. Exhibitions on view: George Paginton: Painting a Nation (Oct 10, 2019 - Feb 9, 2020), Zinnia Naqvi: Yours to Discover

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(See also Community Courses for Family Fun Activities, Sunday FUNdays, Art and Tots, PAMA Kids P.A. Days, Halloween at the Boo-seumclick here).