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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

BAO X PAMA – En Plein Air Sketching Tour


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Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives

9 Wellington Street East

Brampton, ON

Directions: There is limited parking onsite. We have 3 barrier-free parking spaces. The parking lot is accessible from the lane way between the east and west buildings. There are many municipal parking garages within walking distance from PAMA, like Brampton City Hall and John Street. Both have one-hour free parking on weekdays and free parking on evenings after 7 p.m., weekends and holidays. One-hour street parking is available on Wellington Street East, past Chapel Street. Bike parking PAMA has a bike rack in the onsite parking lot.



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible.


The Brampton Arts Organization (BAO) and the Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) are teaming up for a very special Culture Days experience.

First, we'll be treated to a special tour of PAMA's exhibition Yours to Discover: Sights/Sites of Peel Region. Then we'll take our inspiration on the road for a sketching tour en plein air of downtown Brampton. French for "in the open air," the term refers to creating art outside, in response to what we see and feel.

We can hardly wait to see what you create!

Please note the second half of this workshop will take place outdoors around various locations in the downtown core of Brampton. This workshop will take place rain or shine unless severe weather is in the forecast. Suitable clothing for the weather is strongly advised.

Registration is FREE. If you require assistance, please contact us at [email protected]

Accessibility: If you require assistance or support to participate, please get in touch with us at [email protected] as soon as possible (minimum of three days in advance) so that we can make the necessary accommodations.

Transportation: The Brampton Arts Organization can provide all-ages Brampton Transit Tickets free of charge to those who need them for our in-person events. If you would like to pick up a ticket for yourself and others attending with you, please email [email protected] prior to the event and we will have them available for you onsite. Tickets work for both Brampton Transit and Züm buses.


Brampton Arts Organization

The Brampton Arts Organization (BAO), previously the Arts, Culture & Creative Industry Development Agency (ACCIDA), is a unique organization incubating within the City of Brampton focused on growing, celebrating, advocating for and connecting the creative sector by offering a range of programs, services and resources. We are a key partner in delivering the City’s ambitious vision for the arts, culture and creative industries as articulated in the City’s strategic vision and Culture Master Plan.

Vision: A thriving, confident, and valued creative scene and cultural ecology is the heart of our prosperous mosaic city.

Mission: To incubate, advance, connect and advocate for Brampton’s arts, culture and creative industries.

Values: Passion and Ambition, Diversity and Inclusiveness, Service, Community and Collaboration, Excellence and Innovation, Optimism.

We are focused on providing programs and services in collaboration with inter and cross-sectoral partners in the areas of:

Funding, finance and investment.

Leadership, advocacy and innovation.

Sector development and growth.

BAO is a member of the Alliance of Arts Councils of Ontario (AACO).