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.

View the new 2016 Winter/Spring Adult Programs Brochure

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Featured Programming

Requires Registration

Gallery Talk: Sanavik’s Story with Sheila Butler

Saturday, April 2
11 am to 12 pm

Hear the story behind these art works with the Toronto-based artist Sheila Butler who spent several years in 1970’s in the Arctic and greatly contributed to the revitalization of the Sanvik Co-Operative printmaking program.

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Requires Registration Hands-on

Painting Studio, Intermediate/Advanced Class with Lorne McDermott

Tuesdays, 6 to 9 pm
April 19 to June 7 (eight classes)

This studio class allows participants to work on a subject matter of their choosing, landscapes, portraits and still life.
Part of Studio Courses and Workshops

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Requires Registration Hands-on

Master Class: Power Painting, Acrylic Painting with Steve Rose

Saturday, June 18 to Sunday, June 19 (two classes)
10 am to 4:30 pm

This workshop will focus on strong colour, bold composition, and the dynamic energy of contemporary acrylic painting.
Part of Master Classes

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

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