MISSISSAUGA, ON – Visual Arts Mississauga (VAM) at Riverwood is inviting artists aged 60+ from across the Greater Toronto/Hamilton to apply for its third annual exhibition,Third Chapter: Celebrating Lifelong Learning.

VAM’s Third Chapter exhibition will celebrate the benefits of engaging in the arts in the ‘third chapter’ of life. Presented in partnership with CARP and the Mississauga Senior Council, Third Chapter will run from February 20, 2018 until February 25, 2018 at The VAM Gallery. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, February 14, 2018. There is no fee for artists to apply. Click here for full details.

“As I enter into the Third Chapter of my life, I am acutely aware of the power that making art and socializing with like-minded people can have in a person’s life,” explains Annis Karpenko, Executive Director. “The Third Chapter is often the most exciting, liberating and enjoyable time of our lives. Our artists exhibit a wonderful sense of joy in sharing their work and inspirations with each other. This kind of community is integral to the success we enjoy at Visual Arts Mississauga. ”

Join the celebration! All are welcome to the Opening Reception to be held on Sunday, February 25 at 2 pm. VAM will host an Artist Talk exploring the topic of Lifelong Learning with the Arts at this time. The Opening Reception will include refreshments and admission is free.

In conjunction with this exhibition, VAM will also host a solo exhibition featuring the work of Orythia Johnston running from February 26 to March 4, 2018.

For further details. please contact 905-277-4313 or visit Visual Arts Mississauga is located at 4170 Riverwood Park Lane in Mississauga.

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