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Artist’s Talk: Wolves The Art of Dempsey Bob

Dempsey Bob, Wolf Headdress, 1988-89, adler, acrylic paint, fur, operculum shell 40.6 x 20.3 cm, Private Collection Photo: Rachel Topham Photography p. 90 VIEW EXHIBITION Artist’s Talk Wolves: The Art of Dempsey Bob Saturday, December 10 | 2:30 pm at the McMichael Join McMichael Chief Curator Sarah Milroy [...]

Artist’s Talk: Rajni Perera

Rajni Perera (b. 1985), Traveller #5, 2019, mixed media on paper, 152.4 × 101.6 cm, Royal Bank of Canada Art Collection, commissioned by the RBC Curatorial Department, Photo courtesy of Patel Brown, © Rajni Perera VIEW EXHIBITION Artist’s Talk Rajni Perera: Futures Saturday, November 19 | 11:30 am at [...]

Gathie Falk: Revelations, Virtual Curatorial Talk

Gathie Falk: Revelations, Virtual Curatorial Talk Tuesday, July 12 7 pm About the event Join Chief Curator Sarah Milroy for a virtual introduction to Gathie Falk: Revelations, a retrospective that explores the boundless imagination of one of Canada’s most beloved and esteemed artists. Now 94, Falk has long been known and celebrated for her [...]

Virtual Artist’s Talk: Jen Aitken

Virtual Artist’s Talk: Jen Aitken Tuesday, July 5 7 pm About the Workshop Jen Aitken will be in conversation with Chief Curator Sarah Milroy about her artist residency in the Thomson Shack and how the site's architecture, history, light, and angles inform the work in progress. Speakers: Sarah Milroy and Jen Aitken Host: Jennifer [...]

Soirée francophone : Causerie virtuelle sur Krieghoff et Monkman

Soirée francophone : Les conteurs en compagnie de Lisa Laurin | Soirée francophone: The Storytellers with Lisa Laurin: Krieghoff and Monkman Jeudi 12 mai à 19 h | Thursday, May 12 at 7 pm à propos de l'événement Quel est le rôle de l’artiste dans la narration historique ?    Participez à une causerie interactive en [...]

Generations Sobey Curatorial Talk

Join McMichael Chief Curator Sarah Milroy for a virtual tour through the exhibition Generations: The Sobey Family and Canadian Art.

Virtual Tours for Family Day Weekend

Tour Schedule February 19, 20 & 21 12:30 & 2 pm EST Virtual Tours for Family Day Weekend This Family Day weekend, explore the McMichael’s exhibitions through a series of virtual tours led by experienced McMichael docents.  Revisit one of your old favourites, or discover a [...]

Soirée virtuelle francophone

Soirée virtuelle francophone : À la découverte des œuvres de Margaux Williamson | An evening with works of Margaux Williamson Jeudi 10 février | Thursday, February 10  19 h | 7 pm EST à propos de l'événement La Soirée virtuelle francophone est une occasion unique de découvrir les peintures réunies dans l’exposition Margaux [...]

Franklin Carmichael: Colour and Structure

Franklin Carmichael: Colour and Structure McMichael Virtual Speaker Series Tuesday, February 1 7 pm (EST)   About the event McMichael Executive Director, Ian Dejardin, has long professed a special fondness for the work of Group of Seven member Franklin Carmichael. Join this virtual discussion to hear Dejardin explain what it is about the most [...]

Les artistes montréalaises de la modernité

Soirée virtuelle francophone : Les artistes montréalaises de la modernité  Le mercredi 5 janvier à 19 h  À propos de la tournée Offert en français par Lisa Laurin, l’une des éducatrices principales du McMichael, ce programme d’appréciation d’art explore la scène artistique montréalaise des années 1920 et 1930 en mettant l’accent sur les femmes artistes. Basé sur [...]

Emily Carr at 150

Emily Carr at 150 McMichael Virtual Speaker Series Monday, December 13 7 pm (EST) About the event The McMichael’s art collection proudly features a substantial number of paintings, drawings and archival materials by and related to Emily Carr. On the anniversary of Carr’s 150th birthday, McMichael Executive Director Ian Dejardin and Chief Curator Sarah Milroy [...]

Virtual Conversation:
From Water to Water

Virtual Conversation From Water to Water: A Way Through the Trees Wednesday, November 24 6 pm EST {thumbnail} {title:linked} {start_date} to {end_date}   View exhibition About the event Artist Bonnie Devine and her assistant Mariah Meawasige talk about the mural they are working on at the McMichael Canadian Art [...]

Margaux Williamson: Interiors
Virtual Curatorial Talk

Margaux Williamson: Interiors Virtual Curatorial Talk Tuesday, November 9 6 pm EST About the event While women artists of the early twentieth century are known for depicting interior spaces as places of privacy and domestic quietude, Margaux Williamson’s interiors describe spaces of creativity, subjectivity and anarchic experimentation. This curatorial conversation between Williamson and Jessica [...]

Black Women Artists in Canadian Art History

Black Women Artists in Canadian Art History Tuesday, October 19 6 pm EST About the event Join McMichael Chief Curator Sarah Milroy and Gaëtane Verna, Director of The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, for a discussion on the history of art by Black Canadian women, viewed from the vantage point of their exhibition Denyse Thomasos: [...]

Modernisms Inside & Out: Canadian Women Artists History Initiative Conference

Modernisms Inside & Out: Canadian Women Artists History Initiative Conference September 30 - October 2, 2021   About the event This September, the McMichael Canadian Art Collection will launch Uninvited, a major exhibition on women and art in the 1920s and 30s.  The exhibition offers an important opportunity to reassess women’s visual and material engagements [...]

Uninvited Virtual Curatorial Talk

Uninvited Virtual Curatorial Talk Wednesday, September 15 6:30 pm EST About the event Join McMichael Chief Curator Sarah Milroy as she shares highlights from the new exhibition Uninvited: Canadian Women Artists in the Modern Moment. This major exhibition includes art by a generation of extraordinary women painters, photographers, sculptors, architects and filmmakers from a century [...]

Tom Thomson: Artist and Icon

On the anniversary of Thomson’s disappearance, the McMichael's Executive Director, Ian Dejardin, will take another look at the art and life of this iconic Canadian artist.

Ruth Cuthand: Bead Works

Join McMichael Chief Curator Sarah Milroy and Saskatchewan-based artist Ruth Cuthand for a discussion of her work.

A Hidden History:
Slavery in Canada

On the eve of our upcoming exhibition Denyse Thomasos: Odyssey, join us for a virtual talk led by McMichael Chief Curator Sarah Milroy and guest speakers Gaëtane Verna and Charmaine Nelson.