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News Release: January 23, 2019

Mark your calendar for these family-friendly events at Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA)

Brampton, ON (January 21, 2019): It’s a great time to stay indoors with exciting activities for the whole family at PAMA.

Family Literacy Day: Sunday, Jan. 27 | 2 - 4 p.m.
Presented in partnership with Brampton Library and the Festival of Literary Diversity (FOLD). Join us for drop in activities and a reading at 2:15pm by Brampton’s own Yolanda Marshall; author of Keman’s First Carnival, A Piece of Black Cake for Santa and Sweet Sorrel Stand.

PAMA Kids P.A. Days: Friday, Feb. 8| 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Let your inner artist loose and dive into the world of abstract colours and patterns. Drop-in abstract art activities inspired by PAMA’s collection are offered between 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

NEW! Sunday FUNdays! Sunday, Feb. 17 and Mar. 17 | 1 – 4:30 p.m.
Sun’s out – fun’s out! Everyone is invited to enjoy storytelling and art activities at PAMA.

Sunday, Feb. 17: Celebrate Black History

Read Viola Desmond Won't be Budged! by Jody Nyasha Warner and create your own identity collage.

Sunday, Mar. 17: Storytelling

Beloved character Grandma Assiatou shares ancestral knowledge and stories from the Atlantic to Kongo to Grenada. Registration required.

Express yourself through black and white art pieces inspired by the artwork of Ronald Bloore and the book My Many Colored Days by Dr. Seuss

Family Day! Monday, Feb. 18 | 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Spend a fun-filled day at PAMA with FREE activities and events inspired by our winter exhibitions

Don’t miss a week full of family drop-in activities to celebrate PAMA Kids March Break Colour Palooza between 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Mar. 11 – In the Mix; hip-hop dance workshop
Mar. 12 – Mad Science Spin! Pop! Boom!
Mar. 13 – Apple Fun Puppetry, Little Red Rocket Ship
Mar. 14 – The Amazing Corbin circus-themed magic show
Mar. 15 – Samba Squad

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.

The Region of Peel works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected Community for Life for more than 1.4 million people and 173,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon. Peel's services touch the lives of residents every day. Recognized as a leader in management and service delivery, the Region of Peel is the only government organization at any level to receive Excellence Canada's Platinum Award for Excellence, Innovation and Wellness®. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore peelregion.ca and follow us on Twitter at @regionofpeel.

Media Contacts

Lisa Cox
Communications Specialist
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 4615

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