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.

 

Featured Programming

Requires Registration Hands-on

Colour Exploration, Watercolour Painting with David McEown

Saturday, March 7 to Sunday, March 8, 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.

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Watercolour Studio - Beginner Class, with Marlene Madole

Thursdays, March 12 to April 23, 6 to 9 pm (six classes; no class on April 2)

This class is an introduction to the fundamentals of watercolour painting using wet-on-wet washes to build a painting with the techniques of glazing and direct painting.
Part of Studio Courses and Workshops

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Painting Studio - Intermediate/Advanced Class, with Lorne McDermott

Tuesdays, April 21 to June 9, 6 to 9 pm (eight classes)

This studio allows participants to work on a subject matter of their own choosing (for example: landscape, portrait, still life) under the guidance of instructor Lorne McDermott.
Part of Studio Courses and Workshops

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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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