MISSISSAUGA, ON – Visual Arts Mississauga (VAM) at Riverwood working in collaboration with The Open Gallery is shining the spotlight on young emerging visual artists! VAM will be hosting its new exhibition,The Art of Dialogue, running from February 5, 2018 to February 18, 2018 at The VAM Gallery located at 4170 Riverwood Park Lane in Mississauga.

The Art of Diaolgue will support emerging artists working in experimental processes using a combination of traditional and new media. The Art of Dialogue will feature over 25 emerging artists from the Greater Toronto Hamilton Area.The exhibition is proudly sponsored by TD Bank.

VAM is pleased to host a public Opening Reception on Friday, February 9, 2018 at 7 pm. The evening will include performances by emerging spoken-word artists Tisania Smith, Tobi, Kaiya Crawford. vocalist Shope and DJ ROSEMIGHTY.

“The Art of Dialogue is an opportunity for youth artists from Mississauga and the GTHA to share their artistic process, stories, and perspectives through a visual statement,” explains VAM Exhibitions and Events Coordinator Eldiana Begovic. “We are excited to host this youth exhibition in conjunction with a show by The Open Gallery, a youth led mobile gallery based here in Mississauga. We invite you to take in the art and see what our next generation of artists have to say.”

VAM will present cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place at the Opening Reception on Friday, February 9 at 7 pm. All are welcome to attend the Opening Reception, admission is free. Please click here for additional details.

VAM is located at 4170 Riverwood Park Lane in Mississauga. Please call 905-277-4313 or visit for more. Follow VAM on Twitter @VisualArtsMiss, on Instagram @visualartsmississauga and Facebook.

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