Christmas Show+Sale ~  December 9-10, 2023

Christmas Show+Sale ~ December 9-10, 2023

The Merrickville Arts Guild (MAG) is pleased to be holding an exhibition and sale of the work of 25+ MAG artists. WHEN: December 9th & 10th from 10:00am to 5:00pm WHERE: The Merrickville Community Centre on 106 Read Street Please do drop by — a perfect opportunity...
2023 Studio Tour ~  September 30-October 1, 2023

2023 Studio Tour ~ September 30-October 1, 2023

MAG Artists’ Studio Tour…. We’re Back! The Merrickville Arts Guild would like to acknowledge that we are on the traditional territory of the Anishinabek, Huron-Wendat, Haudenosaunee ( Iroquois), Oneida and Haudenosaunee (St Lawrence Iroquois) peoples who have lived on...
3rd Merrickville Festival of the Arts  ~  July 29-30, 2023

3rd Merrickville Festival of the Arts ~ July 29-30, 2023

MAG is pleased to be part of the 3rd Merrickville Festival of the Arts which will take place on July 29-30, 2023 at the beautiful Blockhouse Park on the banks of the Rideau River adjacent to the historic Rideau Canal locks. This is a collaborative effort involving The...
Two great art organizations helping each other !

Two great art organizations helping each other !

The Merrickville Festival of the Arts is pleased to announce that the Artfest Kingston is taking  place July 1-3 from 10 am to 6 pm in beautiful City Park Kingston. The event includes 150+ artists exhibiting paintings, pottery, woodcraft, glass art, metal arts,...
Recipients of the 2023 MAG Emerging Artists Fund

Recipients of the 2023 MAG Emerging Artists Fund

MAG is delighted to announce the 2023 recipients of the MAG Emerging Artists Fund.  This is the 2nd year that we have administered the fund.  The Fund was designed to encourage young artists to develop and advance in their artistic pursuits.   As we did in 2022, we...
Celebration of life for  Pieter Doef set for June 24th 2023

Celebration of life for Pieter Doef set for June 24th 2023

Sadly, the Merrickville Arts Guild lost one of our founding members Pieter Doef who passed away this Easter. For those wishing to pay their respects, a celebration of Pieter’s life will be held on June 24th, 2:00pm at the Merrickville Legion Branch 245 (229 Main...
In Memoriam ~ Pieter Doef

In Memoriam ~ Pieter Doef

It is with great sadness to inform our art community of the passing of Pieter Doef yesterday. Pieter was an amazingly talented painter and sculptor. We had the privilege of honouring Pieter last year at the Merrickville Festival of the Arts and we let him know how...
Celebrate World Art Day at the MAG Spring Fling Show & Sale

Celebrate World Art Day at the MAG Spring Fling Show & Sale

Our Spring Fling Show is Merrickville’s contribution to World Art Day! Free admission and free parking. World Art Day, a celebration to promote the development, diffusion and enjoyment of art, was proclaimed at the 40th session of UNESCO’s General Conference in...
Celebrate World Art Day at the MAG Spring Fling Show & Sale

Spring Fling Show and Sale – April 15-16, 2023

The MAG Spring Fling Show and Sale will be held on Saturday and Sunday, April 15 and 16, 2023, from 10am to 5pm at the Merrickville Community Centre.  Over 30 participating MAG artists will be showing their creations. Come join us! Free admission and free parking!...
MAG Art Show and Sale Success!

MAG Art Show and Sale Success!

MAG was pleased to have held a special indoor art show and sale on November 12th at the Community Centre.  We featured the beautiful and creative work of 28 artists and were delighted by the strong show of support from the local community and visitors to the Village....
MAG Art Show and Sale  ~  November 12, 2022

MAG Art Show and Sale ~ November 12, 2022

While the MAG Fall Studio Tour will not take place this year, we are pleased to be holding an exhibition and sale of the work of 25+ MAG artists on November 12, 2022 in the Community Centre from 10:00am – 5:00pm. Please do drop by — a perfect opportunity to find that...
Festival of the Arts 2022  ~  July 23-24, 2022

Festival of the Arts 2022 ~ July 23-24, 2022

MOCA, MAG and TNIM are pleased to be collaborating once again on the production of the 2nd Merrickville Festival of the Arts to be held in the Blockhouse Park on July 23 – 24, 2022. There will be a delightful array of one act plays, music, poetry and visual arts...
Gallery 55 Exhibition  ~  July 12-August 21, 2022

Gallery 55 Exhibition ~ July 12-August 21, 2022

Upcoming MAG Artists’ Exhibit in Ottawa MAG artists are exhibiting at Gallery 55 in Ottawa’s Byward Market building and at the Shenkman Centre. Sixteen artists have registered for this exhibition from July 12 – August 21, 2022 at Gallery 55 and November 29...
2022 MAG booklet available

2022 MAG booklet available

2022 MAG Booklet The MAG Booklet, published annually, includes all of our active artists. Each listing features an example of their work, a brief artist’s statement and contact information. There’s also a map to show the locations of those studios that are...
Easter Egg Painting Success!

Easter Egg Painting Success!

Easter Egg Painting Workshops Contribute to Ukraine Red Cross MAG artist Irene Chahley kindly offered to lead traditional Ukraine egg (Pysanka) workshops in the basement of the Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Merrickville. The Merrickville Artists’ Guild was a proud...
Ukrainian Easter Egg Painting – April 1-2, 2022

Ukrainian Easter Egg Painting – April 1-2, 2022

There will be an Easter Egg Workshop to raise money for the Ukrainian Red Cross. There are two dates available: April 1 and April 2, running from 1pm to 5pm each day. Pre-registration is required as spaces are limited. The workshop will be held at Holy Trinity...
MAG Gallery exhibit at the Iron Forge – February 9, 2022

MAG Gallery exhibit at the Iron Forge – February 9, 2022

A big thanks to the Iron Forge for exhibiting the work of our artists for the past year.  We are planning on showing new works in March. The theme of the show is: “All About Colour!”  This is a great opportunity to have a delicious meal and view the...
Emerging Artists Fund

Emerging Artists Fund

The Emerging Artists Fund was initiated by the Merrickville Artists’ Guild (MAG) Executive members with the goal of recognizing, supporting and encouraging young, emerging artists in the Merrickville-Wolford community. MAG invites local emerging artists between...
Festival of the Arts 2021

Festival of the Arts 2021

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