The City of Mississauga has invited the architectural community to participate in the creation if it’s new Culture Master Plan, described as a “leading strategy document” to highlight how the City can collectively elevate arts and culture. Members are encouraged to attend any of all of the four focus group meetings, the first occurring next Thursday January 12. See the full story for a complete list of meeting dates.
Meeting #1: Thursday January 12, 2017, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at the Burnhamthorpe Community Centre, Fleetwood Village Room (1500 Gulleden Drive)
Theme: How do we support and attract the arts?
Meeting #2: Thursday February 2, 2017, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at the Burnhamthorpe Community Centre Fleetwood Village Room (1500 Gulleden Drive)
Theme: How can we support cultural infrastructure, creative spaces and the public realm?
Meeting #3: Tuesday February 21, 2017, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at Clarke Memorial Hall (161 Lakeshore Road West)
Theme: How do we address issues of diversity, accessibility and building a collective identity?
Meeting #4: Saturday March 4, 10 am – 1 pm at Clarke Memorial Hall (161 Lakeshore Road West)
Theme: Design charrette focused on creative solutions to challenges within arts, culture and heritage
If you’re interested in participating, please RSVP to the OAA Manager of Policy & Government Relations, Adam Tracey
who will try to get you on the participant list. Comments from members are also welcome.