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From Drawing to Painting: Developing your Signature Style

IN-PERSON STUDIO PROGRAM From Drawing to Painting: Developing your Signature Style   Program Description This new studio program is designed for beginner and intermediate artists who wish to paint with greater freedom and become more expressive. Under the guidance of professional artist and instructor Dominik Modlinski, this two-day workshop is intended to [...]

Artful Yoga

Artful Yoga Saturdays, ongoing 9 to 10 am EST Program Description Unwind with a restorative morning yoga session at the McMichael with views over the Humber River Vallery. Registered Yoga Teacher Rina Morra will lead gentle sessions of Vinyasa flow yoga to awaken the mind and body. Program Details Participants are asked to [...]

Art Toronto 2023

Art Toronto Collector’s First Look and Opening Night October 26, 2023 | 4 - 10 pm Presented by the McMichael The McMichael is pleased to be hosting this year's Opening Night celebration at ART TORONTO, Canada's preeminent art fair, as benefit the McMichael [...]

Be Here Now Workshop Expressive Arts Wellness Retreat

Be Here Now Workshop Expressive Arts Wellness Retreat  Program Description Be Here Now is a two-day painting workshop and introduction to the Expressive Arts (EXA). Whether you are a seasoned painter or complete beginner, this workshop will show you the therapeutic nature of the expressive arts and how [...]

Painting a Vibrant Plein Air Landscape In Acrylics

Painting a Vibrant Plein Air Landscape In Acrylics with Andrew Cheddie Sookrah Beginner and Intermediate Program Description Join acclaimed artist and art instructor Andrew Cheddie Sookrah for an exciting exploration of the interconnections between colour, form, structure, depth and texture found in the Ontario landscape. Leveraging the versatility of acrylics while working en plein air [...]

Thinking in Colour: Pastel Workshop with Clarence Porter

Thinking in Colour: Pastel Workshop Two-day In-Person Workshop with Clarence Porter Program Description If you have been looking for ways to expand your facility with pastels, this workshop will take you out of your comfort zone by challenging the way you think about colour and their value relationships – high key, low [...]

View from the Pine Cottage 2023

Views from Pine Cottage McMichael Community Exhibition June – November, 2023 About the Exhibition Since 1965, the McMichael has provided outstanding adult art education through high quality, artist-led studio workshops. Today, this tradition continues with in-person art classes and successful virtual studio workshops that have allowed participants to make art and express their creativity [...]

Mother’s Day at the McMichael

Mother's Day at the McMichael We’ve got two ways for you to celebrate with the meaningful people in your life this Mother’s Day Weekend. Grab dinner, enjoy extended hours at the Gallery and stay for a concert on Saturday night with the Red Hot Ramble Band, or gather with family [...]

In Person Introductory Studio with Clarence Porter

THE ULTIMATE BEGINNERS’ PASTEL WORKSHOP In-Person Introductory Studio with Clarence Porter Program Description Have you wanted to try working with soft pastels, or tried them and felt they were unforgiving? Then this is the workshop for you! I call this my gentle boot camp for pastel beginners. From pastel surfaces to mark [...]

Teaching Artist Series with David McEown

TEACHING ARTIST SERIES  A Watercolour Journey: from the Great Bear Rainforest to Antarctica with David McEown  Program Description Award-winning artist David McEown will share his adventures circumnavigating the polar regions and exploring the wilderness of Canada’s West Coast. This live presentation will be followed by an hour-long live watercolour demonstration and [...]

Valentine’s Night at the Opera

Valentine’s Night at the Opera Friday, February 10 In Partnership with Opera York REGISTER The McMichael Canadian Art Collection and Opera York bring you an evening of exquisite love-themed arias set in the McMichael’s soaring northwest coast gallery. The evening will [...]

Online Landscape in Watercolour with David McEown

Online Landscape in Watercolour with David McEown Saturday, January 21 & 28, 2023 12:15 to 3:15 pm (EST) Program Description During this two-day course, artist David McEown will provide step by step demonstrations that will explore composition, working from a value sketch and transcending photo reference into an original intricate studio painting inspired [...]

Acrylic Painting Workshop with Don Chretien 

Acrylic Painting Workshop with Don Chretien Beginner & Intermediate Artists Program Description Join Don Chretien, an Ojibway artist working in a distinctive painting style inspired by natural patterns and traditional teachings of Ojibway people, for a two-day, in-person acrylic painting workshop. The artist will share his approach to painting and introduce the formal elements [...]

Artful Yoga

Artful Yoga Saturdays, November 5 to December 17, 2022 9 to 10 am EST Program Description As the weather gets cooler and the leaves begin to change, unwind with a restorative morning yoga session at the McMichael with views over the Humber River Vallery.  Registered Yoga Teacher Rina Morra will lead gentle sessions [...]

Colour & Tone, Form & Shape in Acrylic Painting

Colour & Tone, Form & Shape in Acrylic Painting with Andrew Cheddie Sookrah Beginner and Intermediate artists Popular art instructor Andrew Cheddie Sookrah is pleased to present a new series of in-person structured sessions where beginner and intermediate artists will work with colour hues and tonal values, as well as the structuring of shape [...]

Jen Aitken Artist Workshop

Jen Aitken, Artist’s Workshop Sunday, September 18 1 - 2 pm About the Workshop Toronto-based sculptor Jen Aitken will lead an in-person drawing session exploring the dimensionality of lines and negative space. Aitken worked in the Tom Thomson Shack as part of the RBC Emerging Artist Residency through July 3, 2022. She is widely [...]

Mastering Oil Painting with Judy Sherman

MASTERING OIL PAINTING (ONLINE STUDIO) with Judy Sherman Tuesdays, August 9 to August 30 3 to 6 pm (EST) Level: Beginner/Intermediate “These classes have a very comfortable and relaxed atmosphere where communication is open and easy! Learning oil painting can be challenging, but with Judy it was rewarding and fun!” - Past participant [...]

Views from Pine Cottage

Views from Pine Cottage McMichael Community Exhibition July 9 – October 9, 2022 About the Exhibition Since 1965, the McMichael has provided outstanding adult art education through high quality, artist-led studio workshops. Today, this tradition continues with in-person art classes and successful virtual studio workshops that have allowed participants to make art and express [...]

Jen Aitken Artist’s Workshop

Jen Aitken, Artist’s Workshop Sunday, June 26 & July 3 1 - 2 pm About the Workshop Toronto-based sculptor Jen Aitken will lead an in-person drawing session exploring the dimensionality of lines and negative space.  Aitken is currently working in the Tom Thomson Shack as part of the RBC Emerging Artist Residency through July [...]

Online Painting Studio with Andrew Cheddie Sookrah

ONLINE PAINTING STUDIO with Andrew Cheddie Sookrah Thursday, May 5 to June 9 3 to 6 pm (EST) “I ... really liked watching the demo by Andrew. I felt quite engaged—in some ways even more so than in face-to-face classes as I felt I could see "up close" what Andrew was doing in terms of paint [...]