Year-round, the gallery offers a range of educational and creative programs for adults. Attend a curator's lecture, take a guided tour of the collection, special exhibitions or our grounds, or get creative in a hands-on studio course. Register early, as space is limited.
We also offer watercolour, pastel and printmaking workshops for groups of ten to thirty. Book an afternoon of creative fun for your group at the McMichael!
A registration fee applies to all adult programs. Register early, as space is limited.
Painting Studio, Beginner Class with Lorne McDermott
Tuesdays, 6 to 9 pm
September 15 to October 20 (six classes)
This class is designed as an introduction to acrylic and water-based oils. While learning drawing and painting techniques, participants are encouraged to develop a personal voice in painting.
Part of Studio Courses and Workshops
Collecting Passion: Jamie Cameron and Christopher Bredt in conversation with Sarah Stanners
Saturday, November 7, 11 am to 12 pm
This conversation, led by Sarah Stanners, the McMichael’s Director of Curatorial and Collections, will examine the development of the Bredt/Cameron collection and provide unique insight into the nature of collecting.
Contemporary Landscape Painting with John Leonard
Saturday, November 14 to Sunday, November 15 (two classes)
10 am to 4:30 pm
Designed for advanced artists, this course will assist participants to develop a personal voice when painting the land.
You can also pre-book your very own guided tour for groups of 15 or more. More info