McMichael - Canadian Art | Collection d'art Canadien

Adult Programs - Lectures

Registration is required for all lectures and some fees apply. Space is limited, so, to avoid disappointment, please register early. Registration fees include gallery admission.  

February 05, 2017

Family Friendly Free with Admission

Higher States: Lawren Harris and His American Contemporaries

A curatorial conversation moderated by the McMichael’s Sarah Stanners that explores Lawren Harris’s transition from representational to abstract art, and the role he played in this development during the American art scene of the time.

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March 20, 2017

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Harris & Modernity Symposium

This event invites Canadian and American scholars to re-examine Lawren Harris’s artistic career in the context of the Modernist aesthetics and intellectual thoughts permeating the North American art scene of his time.

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March 25, 2017

Free with Admission

Matinée Francophone - Higher States: Lawren Harris and His American Contemporaries

A petit déjeuner followed by a guided tour in French of the Higher States exhibition, which focuses on Lawren Harris’s spiritual and artistic explorations during the 1930s and 40s, and his involvement in the Transcendental Painting Group.

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April 09, 2017

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Breaking the Ice: The McMichael & AGO in Conversation

Reflecting on their recent experiences of bringing Lawren Harris art to both Canadian and American audiences, this exchange will explore the challenges faced by curators who strive to produce popular yet intellectually meaningful exhibitions.

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