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.
Saturday, March 8, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
The McMichael invites the Culinary Historians of Canada together with art historians to take a closer look at the work of Mary Pratt and other female artists exploring the theme of food in their art.
Part of Curatorial Lectures and Tours
Contemporary Landscape Painting with John Leonard
Saturday, March 29 to Sunday, March 30 (2 classes)
10:00 am to 4:30 pm
An internationally exhibiting artist, John Leonard places emphasis on personal style development, while providing solid technical instruction based on painting demonstrations and in-gallery discussions on the Group of Seven landscapes.
Part of Master Classes
Art of Meditation Classes with Luisa Dobilas
Saturdays, April 26 to May 17 (4 classes)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Participants will discuss a work from the McMichael Collection and take part in a one-hour meditation session with Luisa Dobilas. Each class concludes with a tea ceremony provided by Green Door Teahouse.
Part of Discovery Workshops
You can also pre-book your very own guided tour for groups of 15 or more. More info