Outdoor Tours


“The workshop was well-planned and well delivered. The presenter was well versed in the topic and very good with the students. The program was enjoyed by all, thank you!” 

Ms. Paniccia, Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Elementary School, Grade 3. Participated in Art2Go: Landscape Painting Studio

Curriculum Connections Symbol
Elementary School:
Visual Arts VA
Social Studies SS
Science and Technology ST
Language L
High School:
The Arts: Visual Arts, Media Arts VA, MA
Canadian and World Studies CWS
Native Studies NS
English E
Science S


Set within the spectacular McMichael grounds and available during all four seasons, this tour will take students on a fun and exciting nature expedition. Through a series of outdoor activities, students will explore stories and relationships among art, local history, plants, and flowers.

Curriculum Connections: VA, ST, SS

rock with inscribed images with path on right leading to buildingTHE McMICHAEL HIKE: GRADES 7 – 8, 9 – 12

Engage with the McMichael’s natural setting in a one-of-a-kind outdoor learning experience. View historic landmarks such as the Heritage Humber River, breathtaking greenspace, and a culturally diverse collection of art. Tour highlights may include the original McMichael home; the Tom Thomson Shack; the Artists’ Cemetery (where six of the seven members of the original Group of Seven are buried); the Sculpture Garden; and a discussion around the McMichael Wetland area and new Ceremonial Garden.

Curriculum Connections: VA, SS, S, NS