News release: October 6, 2021
Celebrate October with PAMA!
Culture Days, Doors Open Brampton, Women’s History Month and Halloween
Brampton, ON. (October 6, 2021) – Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) continues to celebrate Culture Days and Doors Open Brampton throughout October with new downloadable activities, architecture videos and new virtual exhibits. PAMA is also excited to welcome Inuk photographer Katherine Takpannie for a virtual conversation on Oct. 20. Get in the Halloween spirit with spooktacular Halloween kits and a ghost tour!
PAMA Architecture Video Series
New Virtual Exhibitions
- Peel Time Capsule
- Inspiring Stories of Women in PAMA Collections: With an update on Oct. 18 (Persons Day)
Kids and Family Programs
- Culture Days: Reimagine with a Sunrise activity. Download the instructions now.
- PAMA Mini-Monster Kits: available Oct. 12 – 29. Learn more/order now for curbside pick-up.
- October Family Fun Activity: Use crayons and paint to create a magical Halloween postcard. Download the instructions now.
Virtual Connections Art and Book Club in partnership with Brampton Library
Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2021 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Join the virtual discussion with PAMA and Brampton Library Staff with this month's choice, The Innocent: Book One in the Beneath the Alders Series by Lynne Golding. At the book club, join Jim Leonard, PAMA's Regional Archivist, for a presentation on Brampton landmarks mentioned in the book series. Learn more or reserve your spot now.
Virtual Artist Talk with Katherine Takpannie: On the Intersection of Life and Art
Wednesday, Oct. 20, 12 – 1 p.m. Learn more or reserve your spot now.
Ghost Walking Tour with Steve Collie
Thursday, Oct. 28, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Join Steve Collie – The Ghost Guy for a ghost walking tour of PAMA and Downtown Brampton. Have you ever felt like someone was brushing against you in the Queen and Main area? Learn more or reserve your spot now.
Space is limited for all programs so book early to avoid disappointment.
PAMA is temporarily closed due to COVID-19 yet still operational on-line. It 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)
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