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City of Mississauga Hosts Culture Days Information Session

May 28, 2013

Learn about tools and resources available to Culture Days participants at an information session hosted by the City of Mississauga's Culture Division.

"We're excited to bring the artists, cultural groups and businesses of Mississauga together to plan for Culture Days 2013," said Susan Burt, director, Culture, City of Mississauga. "Culture Days is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the amazing artistic talent and cultural vitality of our city."

"Hosting these learning events is one of the many activities that volunteer community organizers engage in to make Culture Days happen across the breadth of this great province," said Warren Garrett, Chair of the volunteer task force for Ontario Culture Days.

Session Details

What:
This information session is aimed at helping participants increase the impact and success of their Culture Days activities. It is open to artists, professional and volunteer-run cultural groups, libraries, museums, schools, businesses and anyone else wishing to support or participate in the fourth annual pan-Canadian celebration of arts and culture taking place from September 27 to 29, 2013.

When:
Monday June 3, 2013, 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Where:
Mississauga Central Library, Noel Ryan Auditorium, 301 Burnhamthorpe Road West
Ontario Culture Days staff will be in attendance to answer questions.

This year's Culture Days weekend will take place on September 27, 28 and 29, 2013. Once again, the event will feature free, hands-on, interactive activities that invite the public to participate behind the scenes and to discover the world of artists, creators, historians, architects, curators and designers at work in their community. To learn more, please visit www.culturedays.ca.

Registration
To register a Culture Days activity or to see who has already joined the movement, visit www.culturedays.ca. For more details about Ontario Culture Days announcements please visit: www.on.culturedays.ca. Connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, Flickr and YouTube.

Funding
Culture Days in Ontario is supported by the Ontario Arts Council, the Ontario Trillium Foundation and the Government of Ontario in recognition of Celebrate the Artist Weekend.

For more information about Culture Days in Mississauga please contact:

Carmen Ford
Culture Division, Community Services
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200 ext. 6150
Carmen.ford@mississauga.ca

For more information about Culture Days in Ontario, please contact:

Catherine McLeod
Ontario Culture Days Interim Manager
on@culturedays.ca
(647) 258-5079
1-800-387-0058 ext. 5079

As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 741,000 residents and more than 54,000 businesses, including more than 60 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is "Leading Today for Tomorrow" by focusing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.

Media Contact:
Lindsay Noronha
Public Affairs Consultant
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200 ext. 5053
Lindsay.noronha@mississauga.ca
TTY: 905-896-5151






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