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The 2020-21 school year coincides with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, presenting parents, students and educators with a number of new challenges. We invite you to check out our current program offerings below, or get in touch if you don’t see what you’re looking for.

Please note that not all programs will be available throughout the school year as health guidelines change. The McMichael’s Creative Learning Department will strive to keep this page as up-to-date as possible. If you have any questions or concerns about any of our programs, please click here to send us an email.


Lawren S. Harris (1885–1970), Montreal River, c. 1920, Gift of the Founders, Robert and Signe McMichael

The McMichael offers a unique learning experience that addresses a variety of curriculum expectations, incorporating an invigorating synergy between art, nature and history. A new suite of Virtual Classroom programs have been added to address the current challenges educators must face. The McMichael’s programming seeks to share the wonders of artistic learning with students in a safe and health environment. All Virtual Classroom programs can be booked any day of the week.

In 2020, the McMichael celebrated the centenary of the Group of Seven’s first exhibition with “A Like Vision”: The Group of Seven at 100, a landmark exhibition showcasing more than 300 works by the Group of Seven, including beloved masterpieces and lesser-known surprises from the McMichael’s permanent collection. To make this exciting exhibition accessible to schools, the Gallery’s Creative Learning Department has developed a new Virtual Classroom package which combines digital guided viewings of artwork by the Group of Seven with a virtual landscape studio using simple art materials available at home or in a school environment.

Stylized image of three people looking to the left. Images of birds and reptiles are apparent. The whole is brightly coloured in blues, greens, purples, oranges, reds and browns and some white within outlines of black.

Norval Morrisseau (1932–2007), Shaman and Disciples, 1979, Purchase 1979

The McMichael will also offer a similar package about Indigenous art and centered around two special exhibitions: Uprising: The Power of Mother Earth (the first retrospective of Métis artist Christi Belcourt) and Early Days: Indigenous Art at the McMichael. A virtual gallery tour of these exhibitions will be offered to secondary school students, as well a customized tour of Indigenous art that will encourage conversation around current challenges faced by Indigenous communities.

Don’t See What You’re Looking For?

The Creative Learning Department can work with you to adapt or personalize a program to fit your students’ needs.

Contact us today at learning@mcmichael.com.


What to look forward to this school year

McMichael GroundsThe McMichael will continue to monitor the directives of public health authorities closely. We will continue working with our partners at the school boards and adjust our programming to keep students and educators safe. In the time of restrictions and social distancing due to COVID-19, a personal and creative connection to art and nature has become even more important for health and well-being. This school year help your students reignite the spark of creativity and imagination with the art of Canada.


Programs

Art2Go

VIRTUAL CLASSROOM

GALLERY TOURS

VOICES PROGRAM

ART-IN-ACTION WORKSHOPS

ARTVENTURE
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McMICHAEL FOR TEACHERS

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