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

Requires Registration

Artist Talk: Taahó with Norman Hallendy

Saturday, August 8, 11 am to 12 pm

Photographer and ethnographer Norman Hallendy speaks about the spiritual and cultural connection of the local Aboriginal community to water. See spectacular images produced by this master of nature photographer.

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Requires Registration Hands-on

En Plein Air Painting, Introductory Class with Lorne McDermott

Saturday, September 19 to Sunday, September 20 (two classes)
10 am to 4:30 pm

Participants will learn the essential features of painting outdoors, while exploring the unique opportunities en plein air allows.
Part of Studio Courses and Workshops

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Requires Registration Hands-on

Watercolour Studio, Beginner Class with Marlene Madole

Thursdays, 6 to 9 pm
October 22 to November 26 (six classes)

In a relaxed studio environment, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of watercolour painting.
Part of Studio Courses and Workshops

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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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