McMICHAEL SIGNATURE PERFORMANCE SERIES
Art. Music. Conversation.
Enjoy evening performances and presentations, all part of the McMichael Signature Performance Series. Experience the acoustic magic of the Woodland Gallery, enjoy an evening stroll through the grounds and the McMichael’s latest exhibitions, and have a delicious dinner at the restaurant, overlooking the Humber Valley, prior to an extraordinary performance.
McMichael Concert Series - On-going
September 18, 2014
An accomplished pianist who sings in French, English, and Spanish, Florence K has developed a following at home in Quebec and on the international music scene by consistently delivering fresh and original material.
September 25, 2014
An evening of original music, untold stories, and old favourites from the Great American Songbook, previewing Barbra Lica’s upcoming album.
October 02, 2014
Dubbed "Canada's incomparable vocal-jazz jewel," Emilie-Claire Barlow has thrilled fans everywhere with her exquisite recordings and effervescent live performances.
October 17, 2014
This concert flows out of Africa and the Middle East and incorporates contemporary jazz. It features Maryem, Yvette, and Ernie Tollar; Waleed Abdulhamid; Ravi Naimpally; and Demetri Petsalakis.
October 30, 2014
Emily Songs, with Tony Quarrington & Friends
Guitart Tony Quarrington's brand new composition, which he will perform along with Julie Michels, Brian Dickinson, and Jane Bunnett, is inspired by the art and writings of Emily Carr.
Speaker Series - On-going
September 06, 2014
Da.a.xiigang, Charles Edenshaw, Master Carpenter, with Robert Davidson
Robert Davidson, the great-grandson of Charles Edenshaw and a master carver in his own right, will discuss the pivotal role played by Edenshaw in the cultural endurance of the Haida people.
October 18, 2014
J.W. Morrice and Henri Matisse in Search of the Exotic, with Katerina Atanassova
Stimulated by fin de siècle longings for the exotic, several artists sought inspiration in North Africa and in the Caribbean. This gallery talk offers visitors an opportunity to hear from McMichael Chief Curator, Katerina Atanassova.
November 01, 2014
Morrice and Matisse: Bedfellows Under the Sign of Modernism, with John O'Brian
John O’Brian, the author of Ruthless Hedonism: The American Reception of Matisse and various articles on J.W. Morrice, will highlight the personal and artistic relationship between Morrice and Matisse leading up to the First World War.
November 22, 2014
Lyman and Matisse, with François-Marc Gagnon
With a critical eye and legendary repartee, François-Marc Gagnon will examine John Lyman's time at the Académie Matisse, where the artist developed good knowledge of the French master's work.