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For Immediate Release:
March 1, 2018
 
 

Make March Historic at the Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives

BRAMPTON, ON. (Feb. 28, 2018) - Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) is excited to usher in March with a great line-up of March Break programming for families, and not to mention a few other great adult opportunities such as an exciting artist talk, book club and more

March Break at PAMA

PAMA is your March Break creativity destination. Experience our great family events and activities and explore colourful hands-on exhibitions in our historic spaces. Each day enjoy a community colouring experience all about food and our furry friends. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Monday , March 12

  • Tree Boy, presented by To Be Determined Theatre Company, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
    This event has a limited capacity so please arrive early and tickets will be available on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • Dog Day, presented by the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides.10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Meet a guide dog and learn about working dogs
  • Family Fun Activity, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Sculpt your very own tiny food art.

Tuesday, March 13

  • Animal Face Painting,10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Family Fun Yoga , 10:30 a.m. and2 p.m.(30 to 45 minutes)
  • Stretch and play together with local studio Kaulika Yoga and Pilates
    This event has a limited capacity so please arrive early and tickets will be available on a first-come-first-served basis
  • Family Fun Activity, 10 a.m. 3 p.m.
    Select your materials and make a work of art in this Art Buffet

Wednesday, March 14

  • Let's Play with Play Outdoors Peel, presented by Ecosource, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Play outdoor creative activities on PAMA's historic grounds (weather permitting - will be brought indoors, if required).
  • Family Fun Activity, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m
    Explore some simple machines that were used by early settlers and design your very own invention.

Thursday, March 15

  • Let's Dance, presented byAkoma Afro Dance, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. (40 minute program); move to different genres from traditional African to folk Caribbean.
    This event has a limited capacity so please arrive early and tickets will be available on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • Family Fun Activity, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Move, shake and create your very own musical instrument.

Friday, March 16

  • Animal Face Painting,10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Dog Day,presented by the Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Meet a guide dog and learn about working dogs
  • Family Fun Activity, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Have some figure drawing fun and create your own work of art

Saturday, March 17

  • Celebrate Family Fun Day - all about our furry friends!
  • Family Art and Yoga with local studio Kaulika Yoga and Pilates, 1 - 2:30 p.m.
  • Family Art and Stories, 2:45 3:45 p.m.
  • Special Family Tour of the Beyond Sit and Stay exhibition, 4 - 4:30 p.m.
  • Family Fun Activity (all day drop-in): create your very own wiggle pet

Sunday, March 18

  • Corn Husk Doll Making Workshop, 2 - 3:30 p.m.
    Learn the traditional teachings behind this activity and create your very own corn husk doll with the Peel Aboriginal Network. Registration is required.

Great Adult Opportunities

  • Art of Yoga, Thursday, March 1, 7 8:30 p.m.
    presented by the local yoga studio, Kaulika (formally 5 Elements)
    Stretch and let your week melt away in our historic spaces. The event is included in the cost of admission.
  • Artist Talk with Heather Graham Sunday, March 4, 2 - 4 p.m.
    Meet Toronto artist Heather Graham and tour her new exhibition Reminds me of M,on now until March 18 at PAMA.Her 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. The event is included in the cost of admission.
  • Connections Art and Book Club in partnership with Brampton Library Thursday, March 8, 7 8:30 p.m.
    Literature and storytelling connect in this fun and inspiring book club. This month's choice is Through a Dog's Eyes by Jennifer Arnold.This is a FREE event; please register through the Brampton Library by calling 905-753-4636.
  • Brampton Folk Club Concert Thursday, March 8, 7 8:30 p.m.
    Inspired by our new exhibition about Dogs in our Service, this month is all about walking the dog and will feature the St. Paul's Blues Band and The McKnights. The event is included in the cost of admission.
  • Peel Aboriginal Drumming Circle Thursday March 15, 7 8:30 p.m.
    PAMA and the Peel Aboriginal Network (PAN) invite you to participate in an evening of shared traditions and songs. Free admission to this activity only.
  • Animal Portrait Workshop March 25, 1:30 3:30 p.m.
    Bring a favourite photo of your fur baby. In this workshop, you will learn painting techniques while designing a pet portrait to remember.The cost is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Registration is required.

PAMA is a place to explore and learn about Peel Region's culture and heritage, and to converse, question and tell stories to help make new and fascinating connections to the surrounding community. Throughout the year, PAMA offers a variety of workshops and programs for all ages: students, families, adults and seniors. Operated by the Region of Peel, PAMA is located at 9 Wellington St. E.in Brampton. Visit pama.peelregion.ca to learn more.

 

Media Contacts:

Erin Fernandes
Marketing Co-ordinator
Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives
905-791-4055, ext. 7596


Haide Hall
Communication Coordinator
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 4152


Communication Services, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, ON L6T 4B9
Phone: 905-791-7800, Fax: 905-791-0595, e-mail


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