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The McMichael delivers ‘love letter’ to Tom Thomson and Canada with July 1 opening of Passion Over Reason: Tom Thomson and Joyce Wieland

The McMichael delivers ‘love letter’ to Tom Thomson and Canada with July 1 opening of Passion Over Reason: Tom Thomson and Joyce Wieland   Kleinburg, ON—The McMichael Canadian Art Collection (the McMichael) presents a major exhibition featuring the works of one of Ontario’s greatest painters, Tom Thomson (1877-1917), and feminist [...]

Sixth Annual Moonlight Gala Most Successful to Date for the McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Sixth Annual Moonlight Gala Most Successful to Date for the McMichael Canadian Art Collection   KLEINBURG, ON—The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is excited to announce that its signature fundraising event – Moonlight Gala 2017 – has raised in total over $675,000 toward the conservation and preservation of more than 6,000 [...]

The McMichael to honour award-winning Arctic ethnographer Norman E. Hallendy for his support of the gallery and achievements in preserving Inuit culture and language

The McMichael to honour award-winning Arctic ethnographer Norman E. Hallendy for his support of the gallery and achievements in preserving Inuit culture and language      KLEINBURG, ON—On Sunday, April 23, 2017, the McMichael Canadian Art Collection will hold a ceremony to honour and celebrate Norman E. Hallendy, an award-winning [...]

The McMichael delivers rare masterwork guitars by top Canadian luthiers in electrifying show debuting May 6

The McMichael delivers rare masterwork guitars by top Canadian luthiers in electrifying show debuting May 6   The McMichael delivers rare masterwork guitars by top Canadian luthiers in electrifying show debuting May 6 Household names Bruce Cockburn, Jesse Cook and Chris Hadfield feature in The Group of Seven Guitar Project [...]

New Director Arrives at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection

New Director Arrives at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection   KLEINBURG, ON—On April 3, 2017, internationally respected art historian Ian A. C. Dejardin officially joins the McMichael Canadian Art Collection as its new Executive Director. Dejardin, 61, was selected following an extensive global search conducted by the McMichael Canadian Art Collection [...]

The McMichael presents recent works by Toronto artists Steve Driscoll and Finn O’Hara, in partnership with Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival

Steve Driscoll and Finn O’Hara, in partnership with Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival Kleinburg, ON—For the fourth consecutive year, the McMichael Canadian Art Collection is teaming up with Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival, the world’s largest photography event, and will be a premier site for the Festival. From March 11 to August [...]

Lawren Harris Higher States Exhibition Launches Canada 150 at the McMichael; Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Elizabeth Dowdeswell in Attendance

February 3, 2017, Kleinburg, ON – From February 4 to September 4, 2017, the McMichael Canadian Art Collection is proud to present Higher States: Lawren Harris and His American Contemporaries – a groundbreaking exhibition focused on the captivating abstract works of the leading Group of Seven member and artist of Mountain Forms, the painting that [...]

Special citizenship ceremony at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection provides opportunity for new citizens and community members to share stories

Kleinburg, ON, November 9, 2016 – A community citizenship ceremony featuring roundtable discussions between community members and Canada’s newest 50 citizens takes place at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection on Monday, November 14, 2016. Roundtables–unique to Institute for Canadian Citizenship community citizenship ceremonies–bring citizenship candidates together with members of their communities in welcoming Canadian spaces [...]

The McMichael celebrates 50th anniversary of opening day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kleinburg, ON – On July 8, 1966, the McMichael Canadian Art Collection first opened its doors to the public. Now, fifty years later to the day, the gallery celebrated this milestone with government officials, artists, supporters, and descendants of the McMichaels and Group of Seven artists. Each of these honoured guests have [...]