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.
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Drawing Studio – Introduction to Figure Drawing, with Christine Lynett
Wednesday, November 5 to December 10 (six classes)
6 to 9 pm
While continuing to develop the technical skills needed to handle various drawing tools such as pencils, conté, charcoal, and pastels, this class will focus on drawing the human form.
Part of Studio Courses and Workshops
A Modernist Approach to Colour, with Martha Eleen
Saturday, November 22 to Sunday, November 23 (2 classes)
10 am to 4:30 pm
This process-based painting course investigates the role of colour in the structure of a composition. Participants will produce a series of studies to use as resources for a larger work.
Contemporary Landscape Painting, with John Leonard
Saturday, December 6 to Sunday, December 7 (2 classes)
10 am to 4:30 pm
An internationally exhibiting artist, John Leonard places great emphasis on personal style development while providing solid technical instruction based on painting demonstrations and in-gallery discussion on the Group of Seven’s landscapes.
You can also pre-book your very own guided tour for groups of 15 or more. More info