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Spring Break Madness

Spring Break Madness April 14 to 16 3 Virtual Programs Requirements An internet connection, microphone and camera-enabled computer or smartphone is required. These programs will be delivered via the video conferencing app Zoom. You do not require a Zoom account to participate; the link to access the program will be [...]

Online Watercolour Masterclass

A unique opportunity for practicing artists to fine-tune their observational and technical skills under the guidance of David McEown.

Celebrating the Group of Seven with Jon Sasaki

On the anniversary of the Group of Seven’s first exhibition, join Ian Dejardin, Executive Director and Sarah Milroy, Chief Curator, in conversation with Jon Sasaki regarding reframing the landscape painting genre through the lens of photography.

Mother’s Day Storytelling Circle

By popular request, McMichael Educator Bonnie Marcus returns this Mother’s Day to bring some of the most beloved artworks in the Gallery’s collection to life.

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.

Online Painting Studio with Andrew Sookrah

This virtual studio experience will be taught live through the Zoom platform by artist Andrew Sookrah. Sookrah will offer live demonstrations in acrylics, as well as critiques and advice on students' individual work.

Online Oil Painting Studio with Judy Sherman

This virtual studio experience, led by artist Judy Sherman, will offer instruction to emerging artists on how they can create their own paintings. Sherman will guide participants through basic techniques, and explain how they can apply finishing touches to take their masterpieces to the next level.

Denyse Thomasos: Odyssey

Denyse Thomasos (1964–2012) was a Trinidadian-Canadian artist whose epic paintings incorporate imagery from a range of sources, including Caribbean textiles, historic slave ships, industrial shipyards, graveyards, villages and maximum security prisons.

Jon Sasaki: Homage

Jon Sasaki: Homage is a suite of photographs depicting petri dishes with bloomed bacterial cultures derived from swabs of the palettes and easels used by members of the Group of Seven and Tom Thomson, objects held in the archives of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection.

Ruth Cuthand: Bead Works

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

Online Watercolour Studio with Josy Britton

This virtual studio experience, taught live through the Zoom platform, is an opportunity for practicing and intermediate artists to fine-tune their technical skills while working in watercolour with rag and Yupo paper.

Canada Day Virtual Tours

Through virtual tours of the McMichael’s current exhibitions, we invite all Canadians to view their country through artists’ eyes, bringing to life various historical, social and personal stories.

Summer Camps 2021

REGISTRATION OPEN About Our Camps The McMichael Canadian Art Collection provides an unmatched environment for children’s art camps, with a unique combination of spectacular grounds overlooking the Humber River Valley and a world-famous art collection. Driven by the talent of the best young artists and art instructors in the [...]

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.

En Plein Air Competition
Call for Artists

En Plein Air Competition CALL FOR ARTISTS Organized by McMichael Canadian Art Collection Application Deadline Friday, August 20 by 5 pm Apply now Competition Dates Saturday, August 28 to Sunday, September 26 Competition Description The McMichael is pleased to invite the community to join [...]