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For Immediate Release:
July 14, 2015

PAMA goes Back to the Future with the Launch of Free “can You Imagine?” Exhibit

BRAMPTON, ON. (July 14, 2015) – Can you imagine your community in 2035? This is the question the Region of Peel is asking residents through a FREE interactive exhibit at the Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) this summer. The exhibit encourages visitors to express their current priorities and define their vision for the future. It is part of the Region's community engagement efforts to develop a new 20-year community vision informed by the voice of Peel residents.

Visit PAMA on Saturday, July 18, for a "Back to the Future" grand opening celebration, featuring:

  • Replicas from the Hollywood movie, Back to the Future, including the iconic DeLorean car
  • Outdoor performances by local DJs, including eight-year-old Brampton DJ Dextrous One
  • Art battles pitting local artists against each other in a rapid draw-off for the best image of the future
  • A singing and dancing "street team"
  • Art activities for children and a future-themed scavenger hunt

Saturday, July 18. Event starts at 11 a.m. with opening remarks from Regional Council members and staff. Family-friendly activities run until 4 p.m.

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA)
9 Wellington St., E., Brampton  
Parking is available at Brampton City Hall.

The exhibit, which runs until Sept. 6, will encourage visitors to share what they value most today and what they envision for the future of their community. Interactive features include a video booth time machine, an imagination station with an idea waterfall, and a kids' zone dedicated to creating artifacts from the future.

As part of the Region's community engagement outreach, admission to PAMA will be FREE until Sept. 6 for individuals, families and small groups. Group rates will still apply. Call PAMA at 905-791-4055 for more information.

The Regional Municipality of Peel was incorporated in 1974 on the principle that certain community and infrastructure services are most cost-effectively administered over a larger geographic area. The Region of Peel serves more than 1.4 million people and approximately 88,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the town of Caledon. For more information on the Region of Peel, call 905-791-7800 or visit peelregion.ca.



Lesley Hudson
Communications Specialist
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 4478

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



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