Tag: McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Franklin Carmichael – Peaceful Farm

An integral member of the Group of Seven, Franklin Carmichael (1890-1945) primarily worked in watercolors but this lush work – called Farm, Haliburton, 1940 – was done in the deep textures and colors of the oils he came to use. ⁠Ian Dejardin, executive director of the McMichael Canadian […]

Sandra Miegs – Sublime Rage

 Award winning Canadian artist Sandra Meigs takes inspiration from the wilds of Ontario for her latest solo exhibition, Sublime Rage, on at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection through Nov. 19. During the pandemic, Meigs retreated to the woods of Algonquin Park and Lake Calabogie where she created a […]

Quick Hits: Textile Revelations

Nunavut artist Janet Nungnik’s textile works are on exhibition at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection through August, the artist’s solo museum debut. With their radiant colour and ravishingly detailed handiwork, these works celebrate the joys of life in the North.

Group of Seven: Guitars

The McMichael Canadian Collection is curating a fascinating music-and-art show for Canada’s 150th. The Group of Seven Guitar Project will exhibit masterwork guitars, commissioned from seven world-renowned Canadian guitar makers in homage to a particular Group of Seven member and Tom Thomson. Linda Manzer’s ‘Lawren Harris’ guitar. (For more on […]