There are many educational experiences at the McMichael to choose from! Select from a range of programs including Tours, Art-in-Action Workshops and McMichael Signature Studios.
School programs are available weekdays from 10 am to 4 pm, September through June, with the exception of Mondays from November 1 to April 30. All programs begin at the top of the hour. Programs may also be booked on weekends, 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 students who will attend
- Your anticipated arrival and departure times
- Your preferred dates
Please book as early as possible to secure your spot and communicate any special programming requests at the time of booking.
Outdoor programs will take place weather permitting. Students are requested to dress appropriately. In the case of inclement weather, programs will take place indoors.
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.
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 number of adult supervisors will receive complimentary admission. Any additional chaperones will be charged the student rate. Membership and other discounts do not apply to school group admission.
Teachers and adult supervisors are required to stay with their groups for the duration of their visit. School groups are not permitted to visit the gallery spaces unless accompanied by a McMichael staff member. Staff are unable to supervise groups beyond the length of the booked program(s).
All two-hour bookings include a 30-minute lunch space booking. All three-hour bookings include a 30-minute lunch period as well as a 30-minute
I ♥ McMichael Mini Tour. Please note that the McMichael does not provide food service to school groups unless prearranged. If interested in food service, please contact the McMichael Café at 905.893.1121 ext. 2262 or email@example.com.
FREE WITH 3-HOUR BOOKING
I ♥ McMICHAEL MINI TOUR
During the I ♥ McMichael Mini Tour, students will have the opportunity to explore the McMichael’s grounds on a guided walk or learn the story of the gallery’s founders in the original part of the building.
Pricing is based on a rate of $6 per hour of programming per student. Please refer to individual programs for specific costs. To learn about special packages and promotional pricing, sign up for the McMichael’s Ed Flash e-newsletter at mcmichael.com/learning or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Programs at the McMichael are accessible to all learners. The McMichael’s Education Team will work with you to modify tours and studios to address your students’ unique needs.
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.
A deposit of 50% of the total contracted fee is due at the time of booking. The balance is due on the day of your visit. 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 (15) will be charged for 15 students.
CANCELLATIONS AND PROGRAM MODIFICATIONS
Any cancellations or program modifications must be received in writing 30 days prior to the scheduled visit.
Cancellations made within 30 days of the scheduled visit will be charged 50% of the contracted rate. Rescheduling within 30 days of your scheduled visit will result in a 10% administration fee of the total cost of the visit.
Any change in the number of participating students must be received in writing 30 days prior to the scheduled visit. Changes made within 30 days of the scheduled visit 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%).