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McMichael Canadian Art Collection

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Sullivan and Letendre

With winter yielding to spring at last, we drove to Kleinburg to see the current shows at the... read more

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operalover939
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Toronto, Canada
Collection and setting fantastic; restaurant interesting but not perfect

Collection - almost always go for a special show but if you want to see Canadian art - can't be... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
apoint2012
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Toronto, Canada
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Canadian art and stories - through a distinctly Canadian art experience.The McMichael Canadian Art Collection offers its visitors a unique and truly Canadian experience. From the art within the gallery on its walls to the surrounding landscape, the...more
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10365 Islington Ave, Kleinburg, Vaughan, Ontario L0J 1C0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

With winter yielding to spring at last, we drove to Kleinburg to see the current shows at the McMichael Gallery. The Director’s Cut exhibition is still open, but the real attraction this time is a retrospective exhibition of the work of Francoise Sullivan, from the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The last time I came up here the facility was closed for renovations. Didn’t mention it on the website, the voice recorded messages said it was open, it wasn’t. My car packed with my partner and three kids under fourteen weren’t impressed. We drive a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Collection - almost always go for a special show but if you want to see Canadian art - can't be beat! Fabulous setting - and more attention to female artists than I have seen at the AGO. Current exhibitions will get me to go Marie-Claire...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank apoint2012
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful grounds . Parking is not free. Excellent way to enjoy Canadian artists and their glorious work. Yes this is the home to the largest group of seven collection and Tom Thompson and Emily Carr as well. Take it slow. Enjoy what speaks to you...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been to this museum on a number of occasions and we have always enjoyed seeing their collection of Canadian paintings. However on this visit there seems to be a lot less group of seven paintings displayed and a lot more modern painting. The...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful art work with few visitors. Very intimate. Great place for a date. In the spring and summer it looks like it will have lovely gardens to walk around.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mrsmcphers0n
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

My favorite art museum in the GTA. Great collection of Canadian art in a building set thoughtfully in a serene landscape. Nice place for lunch too, as well as connection to a nice walking path. A great day trip.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank cubbyv
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

Premier location for viewing paintings by the Group of Seven, Canada's leading Impressionist artists from the first half of the 20th century. It's an exceptionally beautiful gallery, constructed of native timber and granite, on 13 acres of wooded land. Floor-to-ceiling provide the exhibit spaces with...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

Spent an informative and entertaining afternoon touring the gallery with the help of our guide Brenda. She gave us much insight into the early years of the Group of Seven. If you are able to take part in a tour I’d definitely recommend it to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank caml77
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Always great exhibits of Canadian artists at this splendid art gallery. The surrounding woods, even on a wintery day, create such a peaceful atmosphere. A short walk around the grounds lets you see some wonderful and whimsical sculptures too. The cafe in the gallery is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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lina_ali
July 13, 2018|
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Response from Megwiche | Reviewed this property |
The tours are at no charge… But there is a fee to get in as well as I think six dollars for parking
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Sandra L
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February 21, 2016|
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Response from BrenDav12345 | Reviewed this property |
I also drove but if you check with a chance company called ShortTrips. You may be able to arrange a day trip with transportation included.
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