Making Spaces for Art: A Case Study – Art Gallery of Mississauga

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“I call it the best kept secret of Mississauga.” –Stuart Keeler, Director-Curator

Everyone loves a hidden gem.  That restaurant a friend told you about, that film you didn’t think you would love that much or that bottle of wine you tried on a lark.  However, when it comes to an art gallery, this shouldn’t be the case.  Art needs appreciation and therefore appreciators.  Stuart Keeler, Director and Curator of the Art Gallery of Mississauga (AGM), is tackling the multi-faceted problem of being such a secret.  Focusing on visibility, connection to the community, and relevancy, the Art Gallery of Mississauga is re-inventing itself.

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