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McMichael Slow Art Day

April 13

McMichael Slow Art Day

On April 13th the McMichael will observe Slow Art Day, a day that encourages people to “discover for themselves the joy of looking at and loving art.”

On Slow Art Day the galleries will be as quiet as possible with lots of extra seating.

There will be no public tours on Slow Art Day. All are welcome. 

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Date & Time

Saturday, April 13
from 10 am to 5 pm

Look & Sketch: 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm.


This event is free with Gallery admission. Registration required for the Look & Sketch self-guided art activity.


McMichael Canadian Art Collection
10365 Islington Ave,
Kleinburg, ON L0J 1C0 

Self-Guided Art Activity

  • Look & Sketch

    Time: 10 am, 11 am, 12 pm
    Registration Required. Free with Gallery admission

    Wondering where to start? At the top of each hour we will be offering a 15-minute introduction to Slow Art Day grounded in a self-guided sketching activity that will allow participants to deeply engage with an artwork of their choosing. Sketching materials and stools will be provided. Meet in the Founders’ Lounge at the top of each hour (10 am, 11 am, noon,)

Proud participant of Slow Art Day