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News Release: June 24, 2020

PAMA celebrates Canada Day, Peel Pride and kicks off Summer Staycations @ Home

BRAMPTON, ON (Wednesday, June 24) As we near the end of National Pride Month in June, enter Peel Pride Month in July and celebrate Canada’s 153rd birthday, Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) will host a weeklong celebration of National Pride with virtual activities each day and special feature videos from June 29 to July 3.  Starting July 7, we shift gears into Summer Staycations @ Home, a summer-long series of activities (each Tuesday to Thursday) and kick-off the week with an instructor-led activity video each Tuesday.

Weekly themes for the PAMA Staycation @ Home activities include:

Each Tuesday, we will premiere a special instructor-led activity video on all our social media channels (Facebook , Instagram, Twitter and YouTube) to kick-off the week along with step by step activity sheets (each Tuesday to Thursday). We will also continue to feature behind-the-scenes videos with our curators from the art gallery, museum and archives that tie into our weekly themes!

Missing the museum experience this summer (us too!)? In the meantime, you can take a virtual tour of PAMA’s on-going exhibitions:

Stay tuned for the new Peel Youth Art Voice showcase coming in early August! Last day for submissions is Tuesday, June 30.

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 Street, East in Brampton. Visit pama.peelregion.ca to learn more.

Media contact

Erin Fernandes
Marketing Coordinator
Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA)
Tel: 416-312-3425

The Region of Peel works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected Community for Life for approximately 1.5 million people and over 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. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore peelregion.ca and follow us on Twitter @regionofpeel and Instagram @peelregion.ca.