Celebrate the return of in-person programming with art, music, dance and song! Create your own creative percussion instrument then look for rhythms and sounds in special in-gallery and outdoor tours. Violin sensation Chris McKhool will share a special edition of his signature Fiddlefire performance that will get families singing and dancing along!
This First Nations-led special event will celebrate the achievements of young entrepreneurs participating in the Indigenous Youth Opportunities Program (IYOP). Browse the marketplace and take in performances of traditional Eastern and Western First Nation community dance and music, featuring Tribal Vision Dance. This program is offered in partnership with True North Aid Organization.
Inspired by the whimsical art of Gathie Falk, join us for a day of discovery and anything-goes creativity. Try your hand at papier-mâché and create a sculpture as wild as your imagination to join in a playful art parade through the McMichael’s gardens. Then enjoy a live music performance, and finish you visit with an outdoor tea party!
Celebrate the richness of Canada’s cultural diversity through art workshops, storytelling sessions, exhibition tours, and a special musical performance by KUNÉ, Canada’s Global Orchestra, which brings together virtuosic musicians from every corner of the globe with Indigenous and Canadian talent.
A special Sunday for families that love the passion of live theatre. Offered in partnership with TIFTPA, The Institute For The Performing Arts, join us for improvisation and musical theatre workshops designed for all ages. The highlight of the day will be a spirited performance of Robin Hood by Duffelbag Theatre.
Cozy up with the literary arts in preparation for the upcoming long winter months. Learn about how illustrators brings stories to life through art, from traditional drawing and paintings to cartooning and comics. Inspired by a lesser-known collection of illustrated stories by beloved artist Emily Carr, the McMichael will offer in-gallery story making sessions and cartooning workshops. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet Catherine Wilson, author of Emily Carr and Raven: In the Darkness of her Dreams.