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News release: January 12, 2023

New Year, New Events at PAMA

Explore, create and connect with us in 2023

Brampton, ON. (January 12, 2023) – The Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) invites you to visit us in historic downtown Brampton to experience our new 2023 events and explore our newly renovated gallery and museum spaces.

This Winter, PAMA will start re-opening its historic spaces, as we complete a renovation project to improve air flow and improve visitor experience in our buildings:

PAMA Kids P.A. Day
Monday, Jan. 23, 10 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Spend your P.A. Day in downtown Brampton! Wander through our historic spaces while enjoying free admission, explore our unique exhibitions and create art inspired by the season. Take inspiration from our We Are Hockey exhibit and bring your own skates to take a spin on the unique ice rink across the street at Gage Park. Then, warm up with a hot beverage and a snack at locally owned Segovia Coffee Co.

Paint the Town with PAMA and Brampton Library
Thursday, Jan. 26, 7 - 8:30 p.m.

Enjoy a night on the town to paint, learn, and socialize! Learn how to wrap and weave yarn using cardboard to make winter designs. Then, use watercolour paints to experiment with different textures. All materials will be provided.

This is a free program held in partnership with Brampton Library, hosted at PAMA. Registration is required.

Meet and Greet with Randip Janda from Hockey Night in Canada Punjabi Edition + Sunday FUNday Activity
Sunday, Jan. 29

Visit the We Are Hockey exhibition between 3:30 - 5 p.m. and meet Randip Janda, the host of Hockey Night in Canada: Punjabi Edition and colour commentator for Vancouver Canucks game broadcasts on Sportsnet 650.

And there's more! Create your very own artwork inspired by the exhibition Facing Claude Cahun & Marcel Moore. Admission is free.

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About PAMA

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 Street East in Brampton. Visit to learn more.

Media contact

Erin Fernandes
Marketing Specialist, PAMA
Tel: 416-312-3425

About Peel Region

In 2024, Peel Region marks its 50th anniversary. Peel Region works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe, and connected Community for Life for approximately 1.5 million people and over 200,000 businesses in Brampton, Mississauga and Caledon. Peel's services touch the lives of residents every day. For more information explore and follow us on X @regionofpeel and Instagram

On December 13, 2023, the Ontario government announced that Peel Region will not be dissolved, and that Bill 112 legislation will be updated to reflect service delivery in Peel. Services for residents and businesses will continue without interruption. For updates and more information, visit Peel's transition page.