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Family Sundays Bring the Drama

September 18

Sunday, September 18

Art activities and workshops from 11 am to 4 pm

Performances at 2 pm

Special Family Sunday Kids Menu and Grab and Go options available from the outdoor kiosk at Cabin.

FREE admission on Family Sundays

Parking fees are still in effect on Family Sundays


A special Sunday for families that love the passion of live theatre.

Robin Hood-Inspired Hat, Drop-in Art Workshop

11 AM to 4 PM

Join instructor Jazmin Gareau’s art workshop to create your own Robin Hood-inspired hat with an artistic twist! In this hands-on workshop participants are encouraged to explore the landscape surrounding the McMichael as they create a visually appealing image on their caps. Using watercolours, markers, feathers and more, families will create a cap that children may then wear to DuffelBag Theatre performance.

Spotlight On: Outdoor Art at the McMichael, Public Tour

11 AM | 1 Hour Tour

Enjoy a refreshing walk through the grounds and lean about the rich biodiversity of the Humber River Valley and the McMichael’s long history of outdoor art. The tour starts at the historic Tom Thomson shack where visitors will be able to explore a new site-specific artwork created in June 2022 by RBC Emerging Artist-in-Residence Jen Aitken that responds in three-dimensions to the shack’s architecture.

Movement & Music: Performing the Story

Drama workshop offered in partnership with

11:30 AM, 1 & 3:30 PM | Ages 5 to 12

Maximum 20 participants.

This drama workshop, inspired by Gathie Falk: Revelations and led by TIFTPA (The Institute For The Performing Arts), is designed to nurture children’s appreciation of drama and music in communicating thoughts, ideas and stories. Using improvisation, vocal & physical storytelling, tableaux, music, rhythm instruments, creative movement and role-play, participants will learn how to convey emotions, character, colour and themes to reinterpret the artwork of Gathie Falk currently on view at the Gallery. The workshop will begin with a guided viewing of artwork and continue with dramatic instruction in the historic Founders’ Lounge. Movement & Music is tailored to children between 5 to 12. Spaces are very limited, so be sure to register in advance!

Spotlight On: Gathie Falk, Public Tour

12:30 PM | 1 Hour Tour

Explore piles of fruit, floating cabbages, expanses of colour flowerbeds and more during this in-gallery tour of one of Canada’s most visionary and experimental artists, Gathie Falk. Follow along with a McMichael Docent to engage in conversation about Falks’ unique artworks.

Jen Aitken: Artist’s Workshop

1 PM | 1 Hour

Registration Required
A limited number of spots may become available 5 min prior to workshop

Toronto-based sculptor Jen Aitken will lead an in-person drawing session exploring the dimensionality of lines and negative space.

Spotlight On: Conversations, Public Tour

2 PM | 1 Hour Tour

A tour of the newest exhibition of the most iconic works from the McMichael’s permanent collection as selected and curated by Ian Dejardin, McMichael Executive Director.

Performance: Robin Hood by Dufflebag Theatre

2 PM | All ages

Free, no registration required.

The highlight of the day will be a spirited performance of Robin Hood by Dufflebag Theatre.


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10365 Islington Ave
Kleinburg, Ontario L0J1C0 Canada
1(905) 893-1121