SCHOOL BOOKINGS

2022-2023

BOOKING INFORMATION

The McMichael offers many unique educational experiences to choose from! Onsite we offer a range of programs including exhibition tours, Art-in-Action Workshops and McMichael Signature Studios. Invite a McMichael Educator into the classroom with Art2Go or visit virtually through the McMichael Virtual Classroom which offers online guided art viewing and studio programs.

All virtual programs are available: Monday to Friday from 9 am to 4 pm.

On-site and Art2Go programs are available weekdays from 10 am to 4 pm, September through June

All programs begin at the top of the hour.

Virtual and on-site programs may also be booked on weekends, throughout the summer and on school holidays, subject to availability.

When you book, please be prepared to provide the following information:

  • The program(s) you are interested in booking
  • The grade level(s) and total number of participating students
  • Your preferred dates
  • Your anticipated arrival and departure times if booking an on-site program
  • Your preferred virtual platform if booking a virtual program

We encourage you to start the booking process using the Online Inquiry Form below. Once you have completed it, our staff will follow up within two business days.

Please book as early as possible to secure your spot and communicate any special programming requests at the time of booking.

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INQUIRE ONLINE

THE McMICHAEL’s COVID-19 RELATED POLICIES

The McMichael has implemented a number of safety policies and procedures to help keep students, teachers, and staff safe as outlined in the Gallery Guidelines

In addition to our general policies, the Creative Learning Department has developed additional guidelines in line with current school board policies to help to keep students safe and comfortable. To read more about the Creative Learning Department’s policies related to COVID-19, please click here


INQUIRE BY PHONE
Monday to Friday
8 am to 4 pm
905.893.1121 ext. 2209 | 1.888.213.1121

Program details are subject to change.


PROGRAM DELIVERY LOGISTICS

VIRTUAL CLASSROOM PROGRAMS

The McMichael recommends the use of the Zoom video conferencing platform for our virtual programs. Program are run from our professional Zoom account, and educators will be provided with a private link to access their chosen content. If your school board prefers a different platform, please be sure to make note of it during the booking process. We would be pleased to adapt the program to your platform of choice.

Teachers are responsible for the management of their students during virtual classrooms and are required to be present for the duration of the program.


ON-SITE PROGRAMS

The minimum booking requirement for on-site programs is two hours, and the minimum group size is 15 students.

During on-site visits, school groups are not permitted to visit the gallery spaces or gallery grounds unless accompanied by a McMichael staff member. Staff are unable to supervise groups beyond the length of the booked program(s). We thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Upon arrival, visiting classes will be divided into groups of no more than 15 students. Each group will be allowed a specific number of chaperones, according to the following guidelines:

JK TO GRADE 3: One adult supervisor per five students. (1:5)

GRADES 4 TO 12: One adult supervisor per 15 students. (1:15)

The required adult supervisors will receive complimentary admission. Any additional chaperones will be charged at the student rate. McMichael Membership and other discounts do not apply to school group admission prices.

Teachers and adult supervisors are required to stay with their groups for the duration of their booking, including during the optional lunch period.

OUTDOOR PROGRAM ALERT!

We kindly request that teachers and parents/guardians ensure that students are dressed appropriately for the conditions. In the event of severe inclement weather, the program will take place indoors.


ART2GO IN-SCHOOL PROGRAMS

The minimum group size for an Art2Go in-school program is 20 students.

Teachers are required to stay with the group for the duration of the program and assist the McMichael educator. When an Art2Go program is booked, a requirements form will be provided electronically.




ACCESSIBLE PROGRAMS
Programs at the McMichael are accessible to all learners. The McMichael’s Education Team will work with you to customize any program to address your students’ needs and abilities.


PROGRAMS IN FRENCH
All programs are also available in French. Please request at the time of booking.

PROGRAMMES EN FRANÇAIS
Tous les programmes sont offerts en français. Veuillez le préciser au moment des réservations.


PAYMENT
A deposit of 50% of the total contracted fee is due at the time of booking. The balance is due upon program delivery. The McMichael accepts VISA, MasterCard, American Express, cash, debit, or cheques (payable to McMichael Canadian Art Collection). Groups booking programs with fewer than the minimum number of students will be charged for the minimum amount.


DISCOUNTS

The McMichael recognizes that each school’s situation is unique. Please let us know if your school is facing financial hardship and we can work with you to find a solution.


CANCELLATIONS AND PROGRAM MODIFICATIONS

Any cancellations or program modifications must be received in writing 30 days prior to the scheduled programming. Cancellations made within 30 days of the scheduled programming will be charged 50% of the contracted rate. Rescheduling within 30 days of your scheduled programming will result in a 10% administration fee, calculated on the total cost of the booking.

Any change in the number of participating students must be received in writing 30 days prior to the scheduled programming. Changes made within 30 days of the scheduled programming can be altered by up to 10% of the original number booked. For example: if you have booked for 50 students, but only 25 students attend, you will be charged for 45 students (50 students, less 10%).


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BOOKING DETAILS & INQUIRIES:

The booking process can be started quickly and easily by completing the Online Inquiry form.
Once submitted, McMichael staff will follow up to confirm all booking details within two business days.

Questions? Contact:

Monday to Friday | 8 am to 4 pm
905.893.1121 ext. 2209 | 1.888.213.1121
Program details are subject to change.


Programs

Art2Go

ART-IN-ACTION WORKSHOPS

ON-SITE GALLERY TOURS

STUDENT OUTDOOR TOURS

SIGNATURE STUDIOS

VIRTUAL CLASSROOM

V.O.I.C.E.S. PROGRAM

McMICHAEL FOR TEACHERS

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS AND PARTNERS!