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February 3, 2017

Lawren Harris Higher States Exhibition Launches Canada 150 at the McMichael; Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Elizabeth Dowdeswell in Attendance

November 9, 2016

Special citizenship ceremony at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection provides opportunity for new citizens and community members to share stories

October 14, 2016

The McMichael Board of Trustees Announces Chair: Andrew Dunn receives Order in Council

August 2, 2016

McMichael Canadian Art Collection welcomes new leadership: Ian Dejardin appointed Executive Director

July 8, 2016

The McMichael celebrates 50th anniversary of opening day

June 21, 2016

The McMichael and Diamond Estates launch Group of Seven wine collection, which has already won an Ontario Wine Award

May 25, 2016

The McMichael showcases historic, Modern, and Contemporary Canadian art as part of the special exhibition program 50/50/50

May 13, 2016

JUNO® Award Winner Divine Brown to Headline 5th Annual McMichael Moonlight Gala

April 26, 2016

Ontario is supporting arts and cultural events in Vaughan that will attract tourists, boost the local economy and create jobs

April 12, 2016

The McMichael marks 50th anniversary with launch of commemorative initiatives, events, and programs

February 16, 2016

The McMichael presents recent works by internationally acclaimed photographer Sarah Anne Johnson, in partnership with Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

January 12, 2016

View rarely seen gems of the McMichael permanent collection in the exhibition, On Paper

December 9, 2015

Building a culture of giving: McMichael Volunteer Committee's Annual Autumn Art Sale brings in second highest sales since 1991

November 10, 2015

The McMichael celebrates fiftieth anniversary of gift agreement with the exhibition, A Foundation for Fifty Years: McMichael Masterworks

October 22, 2015

The McMichael showcases inspirational landscape paintings by Canada’s most colourful artists, one season at a time

September 24, 2015

The McMichael celebrates the holiday season showcasing rarely seen greeting cards

September 3, 2015

Thom Sokoloski's Colour of the River Running Through Us has been extended

August 31, 2015

Renowned jazz musicians take the stage this fall for the McMichael Concert Series 

August 19, 2015

Contemporary Northwest Coast Art is Transforming Spirits for the McMichael Canadian Art Collection

July 6, 2015

McMichael Moonlight Gala Raises more than $225,000

June 24, 2015

The McMichael celebrates the power and poetry of Canada's river systems this summer with Thom Sokoloski's Colour of the River Running Through Us

June 15, 2015

McMichael marks first year of Inuit art digitization project with interactive exhibition, Journey into Fantasy

June 3, 2015

International Jazz Sensation Amanda Martinez to Headline the 2015 McMichael Moonlight Gala

April 27, 2015

The McMichael presents first major display of Frank Johnston's photographs from public and private collections, in partnership with Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

April 21, 2015

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection's summer exhibition showcases the work of one of Canada's most important early artist alliances, the Professional Native Indian Artists Incorporated 

April 9, 2015

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection’s Volunteer Committee Celebrates 30 Years

March 2, 2015

McMichael Canadian Art Collection names Dr. Sarah Stanners as Director, Curatorial & Collections

February 9, 2015

Césan d'Ornellas Levine to Mentor Emerging York Region Artist: Now Accepting Applications

January 22, 2015

Works by the Group of Seven and Inuit Artists Come Together at McMichael in Northern Narratives

December 23, 2014

See the Exhibition That Has Captivated Visitors and Critics This Holiday Season at the McMichael

December 17, 2014

New Publications Highlight the Year’s Most Original Exhibitions at the McMichael

December 9, 2014

McMichael to Present Groundbreaking Exhibition Vanishing Ice: Alpine and Polar Landscapes in Art, 1775-2012

November 20, 2014

McMichael Announces Promised Gift of Important Collection of Quebec Art

October 30, 2014

McMichael Exhibition Eyes on Quebec Celebrates the Vision of Two Passionate Collectors

September 30, 2014

Morrice and Lyman in the Company of Matisse Takes Visitors on a Journey in Search of Southern Light and Colour

September 25, 2014

Special Announcement from McMichael Canadian Art Collection

August 26, 2014

Third McMichael Concert Series Features Remarkable Trio of Performances by Canada’s Top Female Jazz Vocalists

August 8, 2014

McMichael Releases New Industry Guideline for Accessible Programs

July 21, 2014

McMichael Moonlight Gala 2014 Becomes Most Successful Fundraising Event in Gallery’s History

July 10, 2014

McMichael Canadian Art Collection and York Region Arts Council Announce 2014 Art Mentorship Project Apprentice

June 19, 2014

The Return…Liona Boyd to Perform at McMichael for First Time in More Than Twenty-Five Years

June 4, 2014

Acclaimed Charles Edenshaw Exhibition Makes Final Tour Stop at McMichael Canadian Art Collection

May 27, 2014

JUNO Award-Winning Jazz Vocalist Sophie Milman to Headline McMichael Moonlight Gala 2014

May 16, 2014

2014 Ontario BioBlitz to Set Up Camp in Humber Valley

May 5, 2014

Engaging 30,000 Students in Canadian Art and Culture? There's an App for That

April 24, 2014

Ontario Government Announces $500,000 One-time Capital Funding Grant for McMichael Canadian Art Collection’s Creative Learning Programs

April 15, 2014

Arctic Exposure Exhibition Marks New Partnership between McMichael and Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

April 9, 2014

McMichael and Luminato Festival Partner to Present New Works by Terence Koh

April 7, 2014

Top Canadian Jazz Musicians Launch McMichael's 2014 Signature Performance Series

March 27, 2014

Fifty Years Later: McMichael Celebrates Anniversary of Killarney Provincial Park and Group of Seven's Contribution

March 10, 2014

McMichael's Innovative ArtVenture Programs Inspire a New Generation of Artists and Art Lovers

February 25, 2014

McMichael Receives Donation of Rare Lawren S. Harris Artifacts

February 19, 2014

Le McMichael conclut un partenariat avec le gouvernement fédéral afin de mettre en lumière le patrimoine francophone et métis du Canadae

February 19, 2014

McMichael Partners with Federal Government to Highlight Canada’s Francophone and Métis Heritage

January 27, 2014

McMichael Acquires Three New Works by Leading Contemporary Inuit Artists

January 14, 2014

Devine Intervention: Contemporary Artist Bonnie Devine, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, and York Region Arts Council to Support Emerging Local Artist

January 2, 2014

Changing Tides Showcases Contemporary Art of Newfoundland and Labrador at McMichael

December 20, 2013

Mary Pratt Illuminates the McMichael this Winter with Fifty-Year Retrospective Exhibition

November 22, 2013

Arthur Lismer Collection Returns to Canada – The McMichael Canadian Art Collection

November 5, 2013

The Art of Giving Back: McMichael Volunteer Committee's Annual Autumn Art Sale Brings in Almost $100,000

October 11, 2013

McMichael Celebrates Edward Burtynsky’s Donation on Exhibition’s Closing Weekend

October 1, 2013

Kim Dorland is Here: McMichael exhibition pairs bold new landscapes with Canadian classics

September 20, 2013

Crowd-Pleasing Burtynsky Exhibition Held Over at McMichael 

September 12, 2013

Small Worlds, Big Ideas: Karine Giboulo depicts real world issues with a whimsical twist in new McMichael exhibition

De petits mondes se traduisent par de grandes idées : Karine Giboulo dépeint avec une pointe d'humour les grands défis sociétaux dans le cadre d'une nouvelle exposition au McMichael

September 4, 2013

New McMichael Concert Series Harmonizes Art and Music

August 15, 2013

Kim Dorland is Right at Home as McMichael's New Artist-in-Residence

July 5, 2013

McMichael Canadian Art Collection and York Region Arts Council Launch Art Mentorship Project

June 20, 2013

Something to Celebrate: McMichael Moonlight Gala 2013 raises more than $100,000 to support gallery programs

June 13, 2013

An Artful Investment: McMichael Canadian Art Collection to partner with York University on $3.5 million federally funded Inuit cultural heritage project

May 30, 2013

Landscapes through the Lens: McMichael Canadian Art Collection pairs Ansel Adams and Edward Burtynsky in two powerful photographic exhibitions

May 10, 2013

Holly Cole to Headline McMichael Moonlight Gala

March 21, 2013

Contemporary Native North American Art Transcends Tradition in Changing Hands 3 at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection

February 1, 2013

Three exhibitions portray three generations of social change through traditional and contemporary Inuit art


October 5, 2012

Harper Government Invests in McMichael Canadian Art Collection

September 27, 2012

Only Canadian Appearance
Painting Canada: Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection for ten weeks only

September 5, 2012

The McMichael Intrigues Visitors with a Double Take on Canadian Portraits

September 5, 2012

A Royal Exhibition to Arrive at the McMichael this Fall

June 20, 2012

McMichael Canadian Art Collection Fundraiser Fashion as Art: EXPOSED! a Tremendous Success

June 19, 2012

Lots of “Canadiana” to explore at the McMichael this Canada Day!

May 22, 2012

McMichael to Host Dignitaries and Special Guests at Opening of Exclusive Canadian Showing, The Last Harvest: Paintings by Rabindranath Tagore

April 24, 2012

McMichael to Host the only Exhibition in Canada of Paintings by Indian Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore in Culmination of National Celebrations

April 23, 2012

New Spring Exhibition Bursting with "Fashionality" at the McMichael

March 21, 2012

A Fundraising Event in Support of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection

March 20, 2012

York University and International Art History Scholars Engage in Dialogues on the Tree

March 6, 2012

A Tree Trunk Full of Fun this March Break at the McMichael

February 9, 2012

Enjoy Family Day Festivities at the McMichael

January 17, 2012

The McMichael Tree Project: Gallery Celebrates Legacy through the Universal Story of the Tree, January 28 to April 22, 2012

October 26, 2011

Tom Thomson to Be Celebrated at the McMichael on November 12 with Author Roy MacGregor, Tom Thomson Documentary Screening, and More

September 20, 2011

New Exhibition Sheds Light on the Work of the Late Jack Chambers

September 20, 2011

Our Doors Will Be Open For Culture Days
Free Admission on October 1st and 2nd at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection

June 14, 2011

Ivan Eyre Donates Landmark Gift of Monumental Bronze Sculptures to the McMichael and Inaugurates Gallery's New Sculpture Garden, Opening Canada Day!

May 31, 2011

Exhibition Explores Image Identity From an Indigenous Perspective

May 16, 2011

First Major Museum Exhibition Devoted to Marc-Aurèle Fortin Showcases Artist's Journey Transcribing the Quebec Landscape into a National Art

Une première grande exposition muséale consacrée à Marc-Aurèle Fortin, montrant comment l'artiste inscrit le paysage québécois dans l'art national

April 8, 2011

MZTV Museum of Television Loans Marilyn Monroe's Personal TV plus Exclusive Videos of Monroe's Rare TV Appearances to McMichael Blockbuster Exhibition
Precious 1957 Magnavox on view until May 15, 2011 only!

March 22, 2011

McMichael Canadian Art Collection Announces Appointment of New Executive Director and CEO, Dr. Victoria Dickenson

March 1, 2011

For One Night Only: Group of Seven Masterworks Meet the Art of Top Italian-Canadian Artists

February 7, 2011

Marilyn Monroe Comes to the McMichael

Spend the Family Day Long Weekend exploring the legend of Marilyn Monroe with special programming based on two new, intriguing art exhibitions at the McMichael!

November 23, 2010

Marilyn Monroe Comes to the McMichael

October 26, 2010

McMichael LEED®S the Way to Sustainable Art Space by Becoming First LEED® Certified Art Gallery in Canada!

September 27, 2010

Ross King’s Defiant Spirits: The Modernist Revolution of the Group of Seven Leads Fall Exhibition Line-Up in Dramatic Exploration of Canadian New Art

September 8, 2010

McMichael Canadian Art Collection Announces Outdoor Sculpture Garden and Grounds Enhancement Project

August 11, 2010

PowerStream, OSRAM SYLVANIA Hold Lighting Solutions Workshop at McMichael Canadian Art Collection Featuring LED Technology

April 28, 2010

McMichael Canadian Art Collection Names New Interim Chair of Board of Trustees: Upkar Arora appointed by the Province of Ontario

April 15, 2010

Nova Scotia Artist Tom Forrestall at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection for the Closing Day of his 50-year Retrospective Exhibition.

April 12, 2010

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is Given the Norman Hallendy Collection of Arctic Images, a Significant Donation that will Enhance the Public Gallery's Inuit Holdings.

February 22, 2010

March Break Fun at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in Kleinburg

January 18, 2010

New Special Exhibition Opens this Weekend! Tom Forrestall: Paintings, Drawings, Writings, January 30 to April 25, 2010.

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