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Visual Arts Mississauga at Riverwood
Founded in 1977 and incorporated in 1978, Visual Arts Mississauga (VAM) at Riverwood is a not-for-profit charitable arts organization. As one of Mississauga’s pillar arts and culture organizations and its premier visual art centre, VAM concentrates its efforts on three areas of excellence: Art Education, Art Exhibition and Community Engagement. VAM at Riverwood is a leading provider of visual arts programming for adults, teens and children (6+). VAM’s team of artist instructors offer a wide variety of courses, workshops, and camps. Courses cover all levels and most mediums – acrylic, oil, watercolour, drawing, clay, and mixed media. VAM runs its acclaimed Kids’ Arts Camp during March Break and the summer months. VAM hosts special workshops and exhibitions by VAM member artist groups throughout the year as well major events including Art in the Park, the Holiday Artisan Marketplace, Annual Juried Show, Members’ Show & Sale and the Teen & Kids’ Art Celebration (June). From September - June, the VAM Gallery and Studio hosts member group and special exhibitions. VAM’s highly successful ArtReach Schools program delivers quality visual art workshops to over 85 Peel Region schools. Other outreach programs are geared for community centres, Older Adult groups and to Corporations for team-building retreats. Visual Arts Mississauga also hosts a yearly Creative Residency (VCR) which is an opportunity for emerging youth artists in Mississauga to participate in an 8 month production, exhibition and mentorship program with a focus on collaboration, education and professional development.

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