Visual Arts Mississauga at Riverwood

Record #: BRA1357
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2019
Last Full Update: 22 Apr 2019

Description & Services

Description Visual Arts Mississauga (VAM) at Riverwood is a not-for-profit charitable arts organization. As one of Mississauga’s key creative centres, VAM concentrates its efforts on three pillars of excellence: Art Education, Art Exhibition and Community Engagement. VAM at Riverwood is a leading provider of visual arts programming for adults, teens and children. VAM’s team of artist instructors offer over 200 courses, workshops, and camps. Courses and workshops cover all levels and most mediums – acrylic, oil, watercolour, drawing, clay, and mixed media. VAM also runs its acclaimed Kids’ Arts Camp during March Break and the summer months. 
An inspired and enriched community, engaged in a full spectrum of visual arts activities. 
To enrich our community by fostering an appreciation of the visual arts through education, exhibition and engagement; and by enhancing the vitality of the artistic community.
Hours Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM 
Wednesday 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM 
Friday, Saturday & Sunday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Areas Served Brampton ; Etobicoke ; Georgetown ; Mississauga ; Oakville ; Toronto
Eligibility Ages: 6 year(s) and up 
Children's Program 6-12yrs  
Teens Programming 13-17yrs 
Summer Arts Camp 6 - 13yrs
Fees Membership - $35 + HST annually for adults 18 and older ; Program - call for course fees
Languages English

Contact Information

Address & Map
Art Centre
4170 Riverwood Park Lane
Mississauga, ON L5C 2S7
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Site Location In Riverwood Park
Intersection Burnhamthorpe Rd W and Credit Woodlands
Transit Information Mississauga Transit: Bus stop at intersection of Burnhamthorpe Rd W and Credit Woodlands
Accessibility Fully Accessible - Wheelchair accessible
Office Phone 905-277-4313
Fax 905-277-4340
Primary Contact Anna McCusker, Office Administrator; Email:
Primary Executive Annis Karpenko, Executive Director; Phone: 905-277-8256; Email:

Other Details

Established 1977
Funding Private - Receives partial funding from the Office of the Arts; Ontario Trillium Foundation
Service Level (50) Non Profit


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