Call for Artists: Future Downtown Park (MCity Block 9)

Project overview

The City of Mississauga’s Public Art Program invites professional artists and artist-led teams to submit expressions of interest to create permanent public artwork(s) to be installed in a future downtown park (505 Webb Drive, Mississauga, ON).

This project is open to artists nationally and internationally and is funded by a voluntary contribution from Rogers Real Estate Development Limited.

Digital rendering of building across from park

The City is seeking to commission innovative art that inspires curiosity and contributes to the unique gathering space of the park and of the larger development project.

Mentorship program

A mentorship component will be integrated into the project, with an emerging artist(s) being paired with the selected artist(s). Mentees will benefit by gaining valuable transferable technical and project management skills, and by taking part in hands-on, experiential learning opportunities. Artists responding to this call are asked to describe their approach to integrating a mentorship component into their project.


This is a two-stage selection process. To learn more about this opportunity, including Stage 1 eligibility criteria and submission requirements, review the full Call to Artists.

Artists selected to submit proposals in Stage 2 shall receive a proposal fee of $2,500.00 CAD + HST. The total budget for this project is $424,000.00 CAD + HST.

Submission will be accepted until Monday, August 29, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. EST.


Any requests for clarification and questions regarding this artist opportunity can be submitted via email to