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

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Master Class: Non-Objective Painting

Saturday, September 10 - Sunday, September 11, 2016, from 10am - 4:30 pm

This workshop will be an exciting adventure into the world of non-objective painting in acrylic. It will examine design elements, conciseness and expressiveness. Demonstrations will highlight techniques which will enhance your finished paintings.
Part of 2016 Studio Courses and Workshops

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Requires Registration Free with Admission

Difficult Women. Talk with Tony Scherman.

September 11, 2016, at 2:30 p.m.

This reflective painter of historical subjects and master of encaustic painting will discuss his Difficult Women series.

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Free with Admission

Matinée Francophone

November 12, 2016, at 10:00 a.m.

Meet your French-speaking friends for a petit déjeuner followed by a guided tour of the exhibiton, A.Y. Jackson and Tom Thomson: Wounds of War.

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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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