The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is located on the original lands of the Ojibwe Anishinaabe People. It is uniquely situated along the Carrying Place Trail which historically provided an integral connection for Aboriginal people between Ontario’s Lakeshore and the Lake Simcoe-Georgian Bay Region. As an institution McMichael recognizes the importance of acknowledging the original territories of the Ojibwe Anishinaabe First Nations people.
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 [...]
2023 Goldfarb Lecture in Visual Arts Presenting Meryl McMaster In partnership with the York University Department of Visual Art and Art History **New Date: Wednesday, March 1 at 5 PM Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been rescheduled to March 1 at 5 pm. If you have already [...]
Virtual Artist’s Talk The Perseverance Suite: A Conversation with June Clark Tuesday, February 21 | 7 pm Join McMichael Chief Curator Sarah Milroy for a virtual Artist's Talk with Toronto-based visual artist June Clark about her work Untitled (From the Perseverance Suite), which was recently acquired by the Gallery. Milroy and Clark [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]