CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS!  Submissions for Lakeshorts 2018 are still open and will be until January 15th, 2018. There are only a few days left, so  SUBMIT NOW! LAKESHORTS 2018 As many of you know The Lakeshorts International Short Film Festival fosters … Read More

Upcoming Exhibition: Nightscapes

Community Project Space Proudly Supported By NIGHTSCAPESJanuary 16 - February 10 Opening Reception: January 17th, 7-9pm Nightscapes is a solo photography exhibition by Toronto based artist Moira Ness. The series explores empty urban landscapes and experiments with nocturnal light studies, ... Read More

Lakeshore Arts 25th BIG Birthday Bash

EVENT SPONSOR Lakeshore Arts is turning 25 this year and we want to celebrate with YOU! We’re hosting our 25th Big Birthday Bash at Big Rock Brewery where we will have food, tunes, games, ways to flex your inner creative and of course beer ... Read More

LCI is in the Gallery!

NOSTALGIADecember 6, 2017 - January 6, 2018 On now in the gallery: Annual showcase featuring work by senior CyberARTS students from Lakeshore Collegiate Institute. The 2017 edition Nostalgia, includes painting, photography, mixed media collage, sculpture and installation and explores themes ... Read More

Upcoming Exhibition: ReThink Recovery

Exhibition Media CBC NEWS: After a concussion smashed her life to pieces, art helped her find her own recovery (Posted: Nov 10, 2017) CBC Metro Morning Interview: Rethink Recovery art exhibit (Air Date: Nov 09, 2017) Mississauga News: Mississauga woman turns to art to ... Read More

2017 Member’s Exhibition On Now!

2017 Member's ExhibitionOctober 3 - 28, 2017 Artist's Reception: October 12th 6-8pm Featuring the work of 13 local artists at various stages of their careers, the 2017 Member’s Exhibition is a celebration of the breadth of talents and interests that ... Read More

Fall Giving Campaign

FALL GIVING CAMPAIGN In celebration of our upcoming 25th birthday we are sharing 25 voices of the community and the reasons they have chosen to support Lakeshore Arts over the years. Add your voice and support by donating this fall! ... Read More

Call for Artists: Member’s Exhibition

CALL FOR ARTISTS! Member's Exhibition 2017October 3 - 28, 2017 | Deadline to apply: September 19, 2017 Lakeshore Arts is now accepting submissions for our annual non-juried member's exhibition. All members in good standing are encouraged to participate in this ... Read More

Join our Board of Directors!

Call for Board MembersApply to join Lakeshore Arts' Board of Directors Deadline: September 15 Lakeshore Arts is seeking dynamic, engaged, and hard-working individuals committed to furthering the impacts of arts and culture to join our Board of Directors. The role ... Read More

Upcoming Ceramic Art Exhibition

UNCHARTEDNew exhibition of ceramic art by the Mississauga Potters Guild August 2 - 26, 2017 Artist Reception: August 17, 7-9pm We're excited to announce the launch of a new ceramic art exhibition in the gallery this August! Uncharted is a ... Read More

Natural Dyeing Workshops

SPONTANEOUS ATELIER @ LAKESHORE ARTS!Natural Dyeing Workshops July 22 & 29, 10:30am - 1:00pm Explore living colour with Spontaneous Atelier. In this workshop we will explore the age old art form of making pigments for cloth using botanicals from our ... Read More

Stencil the Six

STENCIL THE SIXGuerilla Street Art Stencilling Workshop & Spray Chalk Activation As a part of Lakeshore Arts' My City My Six series, Mural Routes artist Rob Matejka, will be offering stencil making workshops and spray chalk activations to Stencil the Six with ... Read More

Free Textile Workshop!

Rust-Dyeing & Shibori Textile WorkshopSaturday June 17th 12-2pm Presented by Urbanvessel with Sonja Rainey  Create your own rust printed silk square, ready for pick up from the gallery one week later. Experiment with shibori technique in a larger collective piece ... Read More

RUMINATIONS – Empowerment though Self-Reflection

RUMINATIONS – Empowerment though Self-Reflection Written by Alessandra Cardarelli, School Programs Coordinator Liam Higgins, 2017 I am sitting down to write this blog post as our In Focus exhibition comes down from the gallery walls after a wonderful month-long show … Read More

Upcoming Experimental Exhibition

refuse / reuseJune 1 - 29 Opening Reception: June 3, 4 - 7pm There's some awesome new art going up in the gallery in June that you've got to come check out! We're thrilled to be mounting a new experimental exhibition ... Read More

An Afternoon with Big Rock Brewery!

Big Rock Brewery Open HouseSaturday June 3, 12 - 5pm 1589 The Queensway We are so excited to invite you to a free community open house at Big Rock on June 3rd! Come join us at the local brewery for FREE brewery ... Read More

CONTACT Photography Exhibition Now Open!

IN FOCUSScotiabank CONTACT Photography Exhibition May 2 - 27 Opening Reception: May 11th, 5 - 7pm We invite you to join us for the opening reception of our new CONTACT Photography exhibition In Focus. In Focus features metaphorical self-portraits and ... Read More

Call for Lakeshorts Volunteers!

CALL FOR LAKESHORTS VOLUNTEERS!Help us make Lakeshorts International Short Film Festival a success! May 5 & 6, 2017 Assembly Hall Lakeshorts International Short Film Festival is on the horizon and we're looking for an enthusiastic crew of volunteers to help ... Read More


NEXT / TEN April 1 - 29New participatory exhibition NEXT / TEN launches Saturday April 1st, 1-5pm! Lakeshore Arts is celebrating our 10th year in our storefront gallery and we are excited to invite you join us in marking the occasion! ... Read More