May 09, 2011
The City of Mississauga invites members of the arts and culture community to celebrate
Culture Days 2011, a weekend showcase for local artists taking place this fall.
Culture Days is a fantastic opportunity for Mississauga to showcase our local artistic
talent and cultural vitality while taking part in a national celebration, said Susan Burt,
Director, Culture Division. Best of all, it gives our citizens a chance to explore their
Local artists, art groups and art organizations are encouraged to participate by registering
online at www.culturedays.ca for Culture Days; an
event celebrated across Canada from September 30 - October 2, 2011.
Artists interested in registering for Culture Days are invited to an information session,
hosted by the City of Mississauga:
Thursday, May 12, 2011
6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Mississauga Civic Centre
Committee Room A 2nd floor
300 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, ON L5B 3C1
Ontario Arts Council and City of Mississauga Culture Division staff will be in attendance to
About Culture Days
Last September, Ontarians participated in 930 free Culture Days activities that took place
in more than 160 towns and cities across the province including 17 activities that happened in
Plans are underway for 2011 Culture Days in Mississauga including poetry events, art
exhibitions, heritage tours and more. This year, Culture Days will also feature the
popular Doors Open Mississauga event, which invites residents to tour historic and
public buildings throughout the city.
For information about a signature Culture Days event, Take 2: Culture Days on the
Square, see attached poster or visit www.mississauga.ca/culture.
As Canada's sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 734,000 residents and 55,000
businesses, including 63 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 focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan, delivering
value for money, maintaining infrastructure and continuing to be an employer of choice.
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