McMichael Canadian Art Collection Presents This House Was Made for Christmas
Purchase your tickets to the This House Was Made for Christmas Family Program on Dec. 9 and 16 and enjoy a wagon ride through the McMichael's magnificent forest, a picture with Santa, art activities, a performance and more! Learn More
The Varley Art Gallery wins at 2018 OOAG Awards
Markham's Varley Art Gallery won for the following categories: Exhibition Installation and Design, Design Awards: Identity Renewal. Learn More
Art Society King partners with local Artisans
ASK is proud to partner on this event at Olde Mill Art Gallery and Shoppe with 11 local and talented artists. Now open Thursday to Sundays! Visit until December 22. Learn More
In honour of Giving Tuesday, we recently spoke with YorkRegion.com about our campaign to raise funds towards our mission of growing arts and culture across York Region. We collaborated with Anya Mielniczek, a local artist, on something really special only available for 100 people. If you're in the mood for gift-giving, whether for a loved one who is an art-lover, or for yourself - consider purchasing an original piece of artwork, with 100% of the proceeds being donated towards a cause that you care about - growing arts and culture across York Region through knowledge, capacity-building and professional development for artists. Read more here.
William J. Withrow School Visits Bursary announced at the Rouge: Varley Gala by board member Howard Back
Numerous elementary and high school students have come to experience art and education through the programs run by the Varley Art Gallery’s education department. This coming school year, through the support of the Varley-McKay Art Foundation of Markham, the William J. Withrow School Visits Bursary program will enable more students to visit the Varley Art Gallery by subsidizing the cost of bus transportation. These students will receive guided gallery tours and hands on learning through the programs led by the Varley Art Gallery’s experienced team of educators. William J. Withrow was a founding board member of the Varley Art Gallery.
Art Talk by Paul Harpley at Georgina Arts Centre and Gallery
On November 25th, Paul Harpley will present an illustrated Art Talk reviewing the importance of place and landscape in painting in a broad historical circumstance, and with reference to examples in the Canadian context. Learn More.
Chorus York and Shadowpath Theatre Productions join A Christmas Night Out
Chorus York have been invited to perform carols at Lake St George Field Centre for their “A Christmas Night Out” event on December 1st and 15th, 2018, where you can start your evening with a horse drawn wagon ride down the forested laneway. Tour the tree lit grounds, encounter historical characters played by Shadowpath Theatre Productions, and discover the natural beauty of this property. Enjoy holiday carolers around the outdoor bonfire, and delight in the spirit of Christmas! Learn More