Festivals & Events Ontario uncovering Ontario’s must-attend award-winning music festivals

No matter your musical tastes, this province is offering up plenty of music festivals this summer. Festivals & Events Ontario (FEO) is thrilled to share an exciting line up of the best 17 music festivals beginning May 23rd. We invite you to enjoy musical talents from across Canada, from around the world and from your own home town right here in Ontario. These festivals represent a subset of FEO’s Top 100 festivals and events awards. With so many music festivals to choose from, we recommend you get your mojo working at more than just one this year!

2017 Ontario Music Festival Highlights include:

SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival May 23 – May 28 (Toronto) Canada’s Premiere A Cappella Festival, featuring free outdoor concerts, international headliners, educational workshops, emerging artists and more, downtown Toronto. Continue reading MUSIC FANS, BOOGIE-WOOGIE ON DOWN TO THESE 17 MUSIC FESTIVALS!

AGM and Square One: Expanding Audiences and Engaging Our Community

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


Family and friends are summoned to flock to Ontario streets

Streetsville Bread & Honey FestONTARIO (May 10, 2017) There’s no better place to flock the streets this year than at an Ontario festival. Festivals & Events Ontario (FEO) is happy to highlight a subset of FEO’s award-winning festivals – each of these themed and cultural festival has something distinctive and unique to offer its guests! The kaleidoscope of festivities lying in wait for you range from bush planes to sheep dogs to cacti and everything in between. It’s just so easy to be captivated by anyone of these festivals and events and there’s something special for everyone.

This year’s Themed and Cultural Festival Highlights include:
Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival     May 1 – 31  (Toronto)  CONTACT is the largest photography festival in the world devoted to celebrating the art and profession of photography with over 1500 artists exhibiting at more than 200 venues throughout the GTA. Continue reading 17 MUST-ATTEND AWARD-WINING THEMED & CULTURAL FESTIVALS & EVENTS!