McMichael - Canadian Art | Collection d'art Canadien

Public Programs - Adult

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.

Featured Programming

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Pastel Class, with Margaret Ferraro

Monday, August 25 to Thursday, August 28 (four classes)
10 am to 4:30 pm

In this advanced workshop, participants will have the opportunity to develop their pastel skills, and to work on elements of visual expression, such as colour and composition.

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Acrylic Landscape Painting, with Ernestine Tahedl

Saturday, September 20 to Sunday, September 21 (two classes)
10 am to 4:30 pm

Led by Ernestine Tahedl, this acrylic painting workshop will underline the importance of experimentation and cover various techniques that may be applied to landscape compositions.

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Contemporary Landscape Painting, with John Leonard

Saturday, December 6 to Sunday, December 7 (2 classes)
10 am to 4:30 pm

An internationally exhibiting artist, John Leonard places great emphasis on personal style development while providing solid technical instruction based on painting demonstrations and in-gallery discussion on the Group of Seven’s landscapes.

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Tours

You can also pre-book your very own guided tour for groups of 15 or more. More info

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