News release: July 29, 2020
PAMA Continues their Staycation Home Series and launches two New Virtual Exhibitions in August!
Brampton, ON (July 29, 2020) – As we head into August, the virtual and creative fun continues into the second month of the Summer Staycation @Home series. Plus we launch two new virtual exhibitions!
Weekly August Staycation themes include:
- Aug. 4 – 6: Toys and Games
- Aug. 11 – 14: Art Voice Expressions
- Aug. 18 – 20: Rainbow Creations
- Aug. 25 – 27: Stories to Tell
Each Tuesday, PAMA will continue to premiere a special activity video on all our social media channels (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and YouTube) as well as post step-by-step instructions for three creative activities each week on the PAMA @ Home web page. 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!
New Virtual Exhibitions for August
Art Voice Expressions launching Aug. 10
This exhibition showcases youth voices from the Region of Peel (Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga; a display of youth expressing themselves through various mediums and offering their unique perspectives. The theme was kept open so that local emerging youth artists could feel free to share any of their works of art. The artists submitted work about home, isolation, struggles with mental health, image and racism, the changing environment, beauty found in nature and everyday life. Their creative expressions reflect the reality of their lives.
Our Voices, Our Journeys: Black Communities in Peel launching August 24
This virtual exhibition showcases stories of resilience and purpose shared by Black residents of Caledon. Learn why they came to Canada, and how they built a vibrant community for their families.
Visit peelregion.ca/pama for all PAMA’s virtual exhibition offerings!
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.
Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA)
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.