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Happy Holidays from our Community

Sunday, December 9
11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Green Door Tea House Today’s seasonal celebration at the McMichael is offered in partnership with the local Green Door Tea House, and is designed to broaden your taste buds with various tea samplings while you expand your knowledge of tea history. Involve the whole family! Decorate your own perfect High Tea cupcake and witness the unveiling of an elaborate chocolate creation executed by confectionary artist Joseph Montinaro, owner and head chef of Docini by Joseph Kleinburg’s own Dolcini by Joseph.

On going activities from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Grand Hall: Confection Fit for a Queen, Cupcake Decoration workshop with Sandra Abballe.

Founders' Lounge: High Tea, various tea samplings offered by Green Door Tea House.

Grand Hall

12:30 p.m. & 1:30 p.m. Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven at the McMichael
The tour includes the viewing of the inside of Tom Thomson Shack, the Artists' Cemetery and the introduction to Painting Canada exhibition in the Grand Hall.

2:30 p.m. Double Take and Queen Elizabeth II by Cecil Beaton

1:00 p.m. Unveiling of Canadian Inspirations, a chocolate sculpture created by Joseph Montinaro

Founders' Lounge
12:00 p.m. The Story of Tea, presentation by Green Door Tea House company

Gallery 8
1:30 p.m. Humber River Shakespeare Company presents A Christmas Carol

First-come, First-served.


general public: Included with gallery admission
McMichael members: Free

Reservation: Not required

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