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Virtual Tour of Denyse Thomasos: Odyssey

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Join a McMichael Docent to learn about the gallery’s long and proud history of collecting Indigenous art and the stories that go with them.

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About the tour

Follow along with a McMichael Docent to learn about the gallery’s long and proud history of collecting Indigenous art and the stories that go with them. With works ranging from eighteenth-century ceremonial regalia, through to items made for trade with settlers, to works by the vanguard of artists coming of age in the 60s, 70s and 80s —The interactive presentation will also include recent acquisitions reflecting the diversity and vitality of Indigenous art in Canada today.

This free tour provides visitors with the opportunity to examine the artwork featured in the McMichael’s latest special exhibition while remaining safely social distanced in the comfort of their own homes. Each virtual 60-minute tour will be limited to 30 participants to allow for questions and discussion, so please register to ensure your spot.

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An internet connection, microphone and camera-enabled computer, tablet or smartphone is required. The virtual tour will be delivered via the video conferencing app Zoom. You do not require a Zoom account to participate; the link to access the tour will be sent to you in advance.

How to Join

Once you have registered for the tour you will be sent an email with all necessary information and details about how to access the class online. If you have any questions, please contact our Creative Learning Department at learning@mcmichael.com

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Home to the Art of Canada.

Located on 100 acres of forested land along the Humber River, the McMichael is a major public gallery uniquely devoted to collecting the art of Canada. The McMichael’s permanent collection consists of over 6,500 artworks by Tom Thomson, the Group of Seven, their contemporaries, and First Nations, Métis, Inuit and contemporary artists who have contributed to the development of Canadian art.

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