Festival of the Arts

Festival of the Arts

Download the Festival Program Multi-Site, Multi-Media Come to the Festival of the Arts in Merrickville. Featuring visual arts, plays, poetry and...
Remembering Jim Weller

Remembering Jim Weller

It is with great sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of James Weller at the age of 85. Jim was a past President of the Merrickville Artists’ Guild and was instrumental in helping to keep the Guild cohesive and relevant to the community of...
Lesley Strutt Poetry Prize and Bench ~ Update

Lesley Strutt Poetry Prize and Bench ~ Update

MAG is pleased to provide an update on our efforts to create the Lesley Strutt Poetry Prize. We have raised $9,355 to date and will now transfer these funds to the League of Canadian Poets who were very enthusiastic and supportive of the idea of creating a prize in...
MAG Artists & Creators 2021 Guide

MAG Artists & Creators 2021 Guide

Exciting new guide showcases the work of 31 MAG artists and creators. User-friendly map and index make it easy to zero in on specific listings for details and contact info. Look for the 2021 MAG Artists & Creators guide at businesses throughout Merrickville or...
Iron Forge Restaurant Hosts MAG Art Exhibition

Iron Forge Restaurant Hosts MAG Art Exhibition

MAG is pleased to announce that a number of MAG artists are now displaying their art for sale through a generous collaboration with the Iron Forge Restaurant. Currently on display are MAG artists Mary Loos, Jane Jefferys, David Dunn, Graham Thomas, Mary Ross, Pamela...
Rideau Bridge to Canada Cheque Presentation

Rideau Bridge to Canada Cheque Presentation

Nick Previsich (President, Merrickville Artists’ Guild) and Yves Grandmaitre (President, Merrickville-Wolford & District Chamber of Commerce) presenting a cheque for $3,500 to Audrey Bridge and Graeme Bonham-Carter of Rideau Bridge to Canada for their...
Shop Local ~ Merrickville Artists

Shop Local ~ Merrickville Artists

We’re going virtual this year. For more info on Merrickville Artists and their wonderful array of gift-giving ideas, visit us on Facebook, our YouTube channel, or on this site.
MAG Window Features ~ Jansen, Gilmer, Hynes, Stanley

MAG Window Features ~ Jansen, Gilmer, Hynes, Stanley

The MAG Window Display Project is pleased to showcase a wonderful assortment of pottery by four talented MAG artists at the Merrickville Food Market. Artists Johanna Jansen, Debbie Gilmer, Linda Hynes and Vanda Stanley are displaying a sample of their beautiful...
Virtual Studio Tour ~ Oct 3 & 4 ~ MAG YouTube Channel

Virtual Studio Tour ~ Oct 3 & 4 ~ MAG YouTube Channel

The Merrickville Artists’ Guild is pleased to announce that the 2020 Virtual Studio Tour will be launched on October 3rd at 12:15 a.m. You will be able to view a compilation video as well as individual videos of each of the 24 participating artists in their studios...
Online Studio Tour ~ Oct 3 & 4

Online Studio Tour ~ Oct 3 & 4

We go VIRTUAL on October 3rd & 4th when 24 artists will display their art through videos of their work in their studios or galleries. Artists will also post videos on their social media platforms and websites. Don’t miss these stunning new works of painting,...
Artists Love to Garden ~ Community Benefits

Artists Love to Garden ~ Community Benefits

The MAG community garden plot has been producing an abundant assortment of organic and nutritious vegetables for the community Food Cupboard through the Sustainable Merrickville-Wolford Grow a Row initiative — kale, arugula, baby Romaine lettuce and French...
Pieter Doef Sculpture Sale ~ Aug 9

Pieter Doef Sculpture Sale ~ Aug 9

The work of MAG Artist Pieter Doef includes concrete sculptures and paintings in oils, acrylics, pastels, watercolors, collages, and mixed media. On August 9, he is hosting a sale at his home/studio, located at 698 McCrea Road, Merrickville. Learn more about Pieter on...
MAG Supports Sustainable Merrickville-Wolford “Grow a Row”

MAG Supports Sustainable Merrickville-Wolford “Grow a Row”

MAG is a proud supporter of Sustainable Merrickville-Wolford’s initiative to “Grow a Row.” Happy to report that MAG’s Community Garden plot has survived the heat spell through frequent watering and diligent weeding. Some vegetables will be ready soon to...