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 tailor-made and one-off watercolour, pastel and printmaking workshops for groups of ten to thirty. Book an afternoon of creative fun for your group at the McMichael!

Register early, as space is limited.


Featured Programming

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Figure Painting

Tuesdays, November 15 - December 20, 2016 (six weeks) from 6 - 9 pm

Working with professional female and male models, Andrew will guide you through the basics with simple but effective exercises that will help you create a drawing or painting of the human figure.
Part of 2016 Studio Courses and Workshops

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Family Friendly Free with Admission

Higher States: Lawren Harris and His American Contemporaries

February 5, 2017, at 2:30 p.m.

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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Harris & Modernity Symposium

Monday March 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

This one-day symposium will provide a forum for Canadian and American scholars to re-examine Lawren Harris’s artistic career in the context of prevailing Modernist and spiritual currents.

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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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