The Arts, Culture & Creative Industry Development Agency

The Arts, Culture & Creative Industry Development Agency is a unique organization incubating under the City of Brampton focused on growing, celebrating, advocating for and connecting the sector through the provision of a rang​e of programs, services and resources. We are a key partner in delivering the City’s ambitious vision for arts, culture and creative industries as articulated in the City’s strategic vision and culture Master Plan.


Vision: A thriving, confident, and valued creative scene and cultural ecology is the heart of our prosperous mosaic city.


Mission: To incubate, advance, connect and advocate for Brampton’s arts, culture and creative industries.


Values: Passion and Ambition, Diversity and Inclusiveness, Service, Community and Collaboration, Excellence and Innovation, Optimism.


Get in Touch- We want to hear from YOU! 

Michael Vickers, Senior Program Lead, Arts, Culture & Creative Industry Development

Nuvi Sidhu, Chair of the Advisory Panel, Arts, Culture & Creative Industry Development

Katy Belshaw, Strategic Projects Coordinator, Culture

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Community Info Session Recording from March 29, 2021.

Upcoming Events

Artist Community Roundtable: Land Acknowledgements & Interconnectivity


 With Elder Catherine Tammaro


July 29, 6:30-8 PM

For this months Artist Community Roundtable we are excited to open up a conversation on Land Acknowledgements and Interconnectivity in partnership with Elder Catherine Tammaro. We'll be talking about what it means to acknowledge the land, connect to it, and how this intersects with our arts practices.
Catherine Tammaro was born in Toronto, and raised in Toronto and the US. She has a 50-year history of multidisciplinary art making. Her multi-media works have been exhibited in traditional/alternative gallery spaces and her written works and musical compositions have been published in various online blogs and installations. She is a seated Tradition Keeper for the Wyandot of Anderdon Nation; Speckled Turtle Clan.

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Discover Acting & Improv


August 5, 6:30-8 PM, 2021


Find your inner actor and join us on Thursday, August 5th for a fun evening of acting and improvisation. We are thrilled to be partnering with the Hive Performing Arts and LAAL Button to bring you this exciting opportunity that explores the art of performing.


Whether you want to learn how to deliver a line with impact or how to be creative in the moment without any preparation, this workshop is for you!


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Art as a Sustainable Practice: Creating sustainable artists livelihoods

August 12, 6:30-8 PM, 2021

Producing a successful creative career requires skill, determination and guts. In the best of times, it can be trying. In a global pandemic, it may feel out of reach. The Cultivation Of project can provide experimental tools and experiences to engage artists and creatives as we embark on our post-pandemic creative paths.


“The Tarot Cards of Your Creative Future,” is a tool and facilitated method that supports artists in a supportive and empathetic environment, mirroring where they are today, and mapping the directions they might be interested in pursuing tomorrow.


The process is approximately a 90 min facilitated experience via videoconferencing (due to the pandemic) and provides a safe and empathetic environment for you to consider your next steps.


Artists and creatives from all career levels, and all disciplines are welcome to participate.


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Artist Community Roundtable: Space for Artists

Thursday August 26, 6:30-8 PM

Let's talk about artist space. For our next Artist Community Roundtable centers around artist space in Brampton. Alongside our guests, we'll be talking about how we can support thriving artist spaces and communities in our City. Get your questions ready, we'll be joined by a group of 4 great guests, from theatre producers, researchers, City planners and urban designers.


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