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For Immediate Release:
January 23, 2015

Celebrate Winter at the Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives

BRAMPTON, ON. (Jan. 23, 2015) Explore, connect and create with PAMA’s new and exciting hands-on workshops, exhibitions and fun family programming happening this winter.


Family at PAMA

Family Enjoying PAMA, Courtesy of PAMA, Feb. 2015.
(Hi-res image available upon request)

Local artists and writers will be on hand to lead a number of registered programs to inspire creativity and imagination. Classes start at $35 for non-members and $29.75 for members. Visit pama.peelregion.ca to register.

The Writer’s Workshop with Ricky Lima
Sunday, Jan. 25 and Sunday, Feb. 1 from 1:30 – 4 p.m.

Exploring PAMA’s Collection, Adult Art Workshop
Mondays, Jan. 26 – March 2 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Experimental Drawing with Linda Martinello
Saturday, Feb. 28 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Exchange: PAMA Artists Select opens in the Art Gallery on Sunday Feb. 1, 2015
Opening Reception from 2 – 4 p.m.
Invited artists have explored PAMA’s art collection, selecting a painting, drawing, print or sculpture for display in Exchange: PAMA Artists Select. Sharing the reason behind their choices, each mini-installation will also include one of the artist’s own works. Stop by and meet well-known local artists Ted Fullerton, Jim Reid, Peggy Taylor Reid, Michael Adamson, Harold Klunder, Linda Martinello.

Depart on a Family Day Adventure
Monday, Feb. 16 from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Pick up your PAMA passport adventure kit and begin your journey while you explore, create and connect with PAMA. Take part in museum activities, art workshops and exhibitions.

Knit@PAMA on Thursday’s from 6 – 8 p.m. Join our FREE knitting group and give the gift of warmth to Peel residents in need. All donations go to Regeneration Outreach Community. Beginners welcome!

Drop-in family activities on Saturdays and Sundays from 1 – 5 p.m.  Each week families can make and take home different creative projects inspired by PAMA's exhibitions.

Guided tours on Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. and every hour on weekends.
Discover art, heritage, culture and community by taking part in a guided tour of the Museum, Art Gallery and Archives.

PAMA is located across the street from Gage Park in Brampton. Create a special winter outing and drop into PAMA to warm up after a cold day of skating at the park.


PAMA is a place to explore and learn about Peel Region’s culture and heritage, as well as use conversation, questions and stories to help make new and fascinating connections to the surrounding community. Throughout the year, PAMA offers a variety of workshops and programs for all ages, families and adults. With so many different programs to choose from, PAMA has something for everyone. Operated by the Region of Peel, PAMA is located at 9 Wellington St. E. in Brampton. Visit pama.peelregion.ca to learn more.




Erin Fernandes
Marketing Co-ordinator
Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives
905-791-4055, ext. 7596

Sayurie Naidoo
Communication Co-ordinator
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 8292

Communication Services, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, ON L6T 4B9
Phone: 905-791-7800, Fax: 905-791-0595, e-mail



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