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Upcoming Exhibitions

What's for dinner?

Enjoying a slice of cake at the Caledon Fair in 1951.
November 25, 2017 - November 2018
Museum Manning Square

Enjoy PAMA's hands-on family friendly area! This year kids can explore where food comes from, healthy food choices and some of the many foods and traditions enjoyed by Peel residents, past and present!


Image: Enjoying a slice of cake at the Caledon Fair in 1951.
Russell Cooper fonds, PAMA Archives


Peel through the photographer's lens

December 4, 2017 to May 2018
Archives

Explore exciting new additions to the Peel Archives' collections. Discover a wide range of remarkable, rarely seen photographs of Peel, captured by prominent local photographers Al Betts, Betty Odlum, and Ron Duquette.

Reminds Me of M: Art Work by Heather Graham 

February 3 - March 25, 2018
Art Gallery
Opening Reception: Feb. 11, 2 - 4 pm

Toronto artist Heather Graham's mixed media art explores boundaries between seeing and experiencing art. Reflecting her interest in ideas about time, memory and the notion of perception, Graham's art conveys a sense of the passage of time and the fragility of the human condition.

Reminds Me of M Student Collaboration: words> pictures

January 27 - March 18, 2018
Tunnel Gallery

Pairing the written word with visual art, this project will exhibit student art from Stephen Lewis Secondary School and from Seneca College. Using memory as a theme, secondary school students will write poems and Seneca graduates and graduating students will create artwork to illustrate individual poems. 

Inuit Dolls:  Models of a Culture

February 3 - March 25, 2018
Art Gallery
Opening Reception: Feb. 11, 2 - 4 pm

The Inuit have practised the art of making dolls for centuries. Dolls serve many purposes; they are reflections of Inuit life, playthings, charms, tools of domestic training, and tourist souvenirs. This exhibition presents 27 Inuit dolls given to PAMA from the Museum of Inuit Art and will also contain a selection of prints depicting Inuit life, lent by Peel-based Canadian Arctic Producers. 

Beyond Sit & Stay: Dogs in Our Service

Beyond Sit and Stay at the Halton Region Museum.February 10 - June 3, 2018
Museum Main Level

In addition to being our "best friends," dogs serve us in many ways. They fulfill many important functions, among them jobs like search and rescue, detection, therapy, and security. Visit PAMA to learn more about working dogs and their human partners. Try detecting scents at the sniffing station, or spend some time in the dog house with a furry friend! 

Halton Region logoExhibit designed, produced, and owned by Halton Region, presented in partnership with PAMA.


Miniatures and Calligraphy:
Contemporary Paintings by Rupy C. Tut

March 31 - July 2, 2018
Art Gallery
Opening reception: Apr. 7, 2 - 5pm 

Discover Rupy C. Tut's personal stories exploring themes of displacement and identity. The exhibition investigates visual language translating Sikh scripture and famous love stories of Punjab. Tut's use of traditional methods and materials associated with Indian miniature painting and calligraphy are remarkable. 


SCULPTURE UNVEILING
DRAWN DOWN, BY CARL TAÇON

Date to be announced

This sculpture by Canadian artist Carl Taçon was the winner of a national competition. It is based on the history of PAMA's buildings as the former Peel County Courthouse and Jail and according to the artist is intended to "examine the idea of bed as comfort, in contrast to the stark conditions of incarceration."