Sep 21, 2012
Experience culture in Mississauga by celebrating Culture Days from September 28 to 30,
"Culture Days will feature free, hands-on, interactive activities that encourage residents
to participate in arts and culture in the city," said Susan Burt, director, Culture
On September 28, the celebration will begin at 6:30 p.m. with the Mississauga Urban Design
Awards at the Mississauga Civic Centre, followed by an audio-video disco presented by
ElectriCITY Events at Mississauga Celebration Square.
In addition, a special presentation featuring the Eyes to I's photo exhibit will be displayed
on the Mississauga Celebration Square digital screens to mark the 25th anniversary of the
Mississauga Civic Centre. This photo exhibit will feature photos taken in and around the
Mississauga Civic Centre over the past 25 years. A complimentary digital media performance by
contemporary media artist Faisal Anwar entitled /TITRA will animate this exhibit.
Doors Open Mississauga will take place on September 29 with over 40 sites across the City
opening their doors for tours and family activities.
for more details on the weekend celebrations and to download a Culture Days program
About Culture Days
Culture Days is a collaborative, national volunteer movement dedicated to raising the
awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of Canadians in the arts and cultural
life of their communities.
About Doors Open
From April to October each year, communities across Ontario open the doors to some of their
most intriguing and charming sites. Admission is free. Doors Open Mississauga is presented by
participating sites with the support of the City of Mississaugas Culture Division in
association with the provincewide Doors Open program, part of the Ontario Heritage Trust.
About Culture Division
The Culture Division was created in 2007 to foster growth and sustainability of culture in
Mississauga. Through its policy development, services, programs and partnership initiatives,
the Culture Division plays an integral role in the growth of the City for the 21st Century by
preserving, supporting and enhancing the artistic and historic fabric of Mississauga.
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 focussing on delivering services, implementing its Strategic Plan,
delivering value for money and maintaining infrastructure.
Public Affairs Consultant
City of Mississauga
905-615-3200 ext. 5053