Merrickville Festival of the Arts 2022

Merrickville Festival of the Arts 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...
Galley 55 Exhibition

Galley 55 Exhibition

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

Download the 2022 MAG Booklet Here 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...
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

Ukrainian Easter Egg Painting

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...
New MAG Gallery – Iron Forge

New MAG Gallery – Iron Forge

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

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,...