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News Release: February 13, 2019

FREE Admission to the Annual Family Day Event at Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA)

Brampton, ON (February 13, 2019): PAMA invites family and friends to attend the annual Family Day event FREE of charge Monday, February 18 from 10 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

CREATE your own ‘polar bear winter scene’, an abstract inspired scratch board art work or get hands-on with local artist, Mosa McNeilly to add your personal creativity to community art project based on the Underground Railroad quilt codes.

CONNECT with family and friends for a storytelling performance by award-winning, internationally known jazz and blues vocalist Diana Braithwaite and multi-instrumentalist, nine-time Maple Blues Award Winner for Best Horn Player of the Year, Chris Whiteley. Diana and Chris will perform Sugar & Gold, Story of Underground Railroad in Canada. Performances at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

EXPLORE our newest gallery exhibitions Ronald Bloore: Black and White and North is Freedom.

Family Day Event

Photo for use courtesy of Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives

PAMA is a place to explore and learn about Peel Region’s culture and heritage, as well as use conversation, questions and 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, families and adults. With so many different programs to choose from, PAMA has something for everyone. Operated by the Region of Peel, PAMA is located at 9 Wellington St. E., in Brampton. Visit pama.peelregion.ca to learn more.

The Region of Peel works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected Community for Life for more than 1.5 million people and 175,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon. Peel's services touch the lives of residents every day. Recognized as a leader in management and service delivery, the Region of Peel is the only government organization at any level to receive Excellence Canada's Platinum Award for Excellence, Innovation and Wellness®. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore peelregion.ca and follow us on Twitter at @regionofpeel.

Media Contacts

Lisa Cox 
Communications Specialist 
Region of Peel 
905-791-7800, ext. 4615 

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