Love Lab

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LOVE LAB is a queer photo/film tech-residency to engage community in an intersectional conversation to train LGBTQ+ emerging artists within the 905 area. Emerging artists will learn skills guided by a team of experienced mentors and innovative workspace and technology partners through educational art-making activities.

LOVE LAB is an incubator to learn about the LGBTQ+ community and elevating emerging artist skills for future projects/employment. LOVE LAB will engage individuals in conversations that inform and support a more inclusive and healthy society.

The objectives of the project include:

  • Providing results-driven programming to help artists bridge the gap from emerging to established.
  • Access to networks, connections, mentorships, and exposure to new and diverse audiences.
  • Training in financial literacy with RBC
  • Access to technology and related support from Panasonic
  • Innovative coworking space with Mindshare for connection and growth.

The AGM LOVE LAB emerging LGBTQ+ artist participants will exhibit in a professional gallery, network with established artists and art supporters and develop a better understanding of what it takes to build a career.


The Love Lab project is generously funded by the the RBC Emerging Artist program along with program sponsors Panasonic and Mindshare Workspace.

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300 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, ON L5B 3C1
(905) 896-5088


Free Admission | Donations Appreciated


Charitable #11904 3586 RR 0001

Gallery Hours

**The Art Gallery of Mississauga is temporarily closed**

Tuesday - Friday: 10am – 5pm
Saturdays: 12pm – 4pm
Sunday, Monday & Holidays: Closed


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The Art Gallery of Mississauga is a guest upon the Treaty Lands and Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit. This ancient land is part of the Treaty Lands and Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit and the traditional homelands of the Anishinaabe, Wendat, and Haudenosaunee nations.