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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

Requires Registration Hands-on

Master Class: Contemporary Landscape Painting with John Leonard

Saturday, April 2 to Sunday, April 3
10 am to 4:30 pm (two classes)

Designed for advanced artists, this course will assist participants to develop a personal voice when painting landscapes through observation and analysis.
Part of Master Classes

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Requires Registration Hands-on

Master Class: Colour Exploration, Watercolour Painting with David McEown

Saturday, April 16 to Sunday, April 17
10 am to 4:30 pm (two classes)

Explore essential watercolour techniques and embark on perception exercises, enhancing ways of “seeing” that enable participants to paint directly from nature and interpret photographic references in this two-day class.
Part of Master Classes

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Gallery Talk: Stories between Two Solitudes with Chris Finn

Saturday, April 23
11 am to 12 pm

Discover the interrelationship of English and French-Canadian cultural narratives illustrated by two major historical Canadian artists Clarence Gagnon and Franklin Carmichael.

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Tours

You can also pre-book your very own guided tour for groups of 15 or more. More info

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