Expanding Audiences and Engaging Our Community, Square One was the Lead Sponsor of the Art Gallery of Mississauga 14th Annual Fine Art Auction which took place on April 27, 2017. Video thumbnail: Art handler Jazzmin Bond showing  Utah Juniper, a digital archival print by Kotama Bouabane. Photo: Yasmin Said of iCapture Photography

For Immediate Release: May 16, 2017

The Art Gallery of Mississauga 14th Annual Fine Art Auction on April 27, 2017 was a spectacular success and generated over $60,000 in proceeds towards AGM's awarding-winning exhibitions, innovative community programmes and artist projects, all offered with free admission. Thanks to all who joined us for a fantastic evening of contemporary art and celebration of the AGM's 30th Anniversary!

The Art Gallery of Mississauga was thrilled to once again have the extremely generous support of Lead Sponsor Square One for our primary fundraising event.

In the video above, Greg Taylor, General Manager, Square One discusses the auction works he purchased and the expanding partnership between Square One and the AGM, which has further developed the Gallery's audience. With the presentation of dynamic contemporary art exhibitions and engaging programming, the AGM continues to connect with local communities in Mississauga and beyond.

On behalf of the AGM Board and Staff, thank you to all of our sponsors, guests, generous artists and dedicated volunteers for being a part of our 14th Annual Fine Art Auction on April 27th. We couldn't do it without you!

Above: Auctioneer Stephen Ranger at the podium with  Through the Reeds by Tamara Thompson. 
Above: Guests on Auction Night! Photos: Yasmin Said of iCapture Photography






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The  Art Gallery of Mississauga (AGM) is a public, not-for-profit, art gallery located in  the Mississauga Civic Centre, right on Celebration Square and across from Square One Shopping Centre. The AGM is generously supported by the City of Mississauga, the Ontario Arts Council, the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Trillium Foundation, private citizens and its members.

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The AGM provides platforms for exhibitions, collections and experimentation in contemporary culture with a recent focus on artists and cultural producers from Indigenous, newcomer and youth communities. Through a broad range of educational programs, artist projects and other forms of critical dialogue, the AGM seeks to transcend traditional disciplinary boundaries, foster community, and provide spaces where alternative modes of thought are supported and activated in tangible ways.
The AGM is proud to admit people free of charge, serve communities, and provide positive visual art experiences for all visitors.

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