MAG Conversations: Science Meets Art for the Environment: Jan 10

MAG Conversations: Science Meets Art for the Environment: Jan 10

Join us as we voyage into the world of science, photography, and storytelling with Dr. Shelley Ball, renowned biologist and environmentalist (www.biosphere-ed.org). Shelley will talk with Mike Venables about how she blends science and art to educate and raise...
Square Foot Show & Sale: Fiona McIntyre Design: Nov 10-Dec 22

Square Foot Show & Sale: Fiona McIntyre Design: Nov 10-Dec 22

MAG Artist Fiona McIntyre is hosting a unique show and sale at her Merrickville studio. All artworks are created in 12″x12″ format and priced at $80. The show features 51 pieces in a variety of media by 23 MAG Artists. Opening reception: Nov 10, 12-5 Show...
MAG Conversations: Nude or Naked: Nov 8

MAG Conversations: Nude or Naked: Nov 8

Last MAG Conversations for 2018. Thursday, November 8 at the Sidecar Café, beginning at 7:30. The topic is: “Nude or Naked? Figure representation through the ages” Martin Green will be in conversation with Joyce Morris of the Go Figure Life Drawing group. The...
Photography Collective Presents: Paul Matte: Nov 7

Photography Collective Presents: Paul Matte: Nov 7

The MAG Photography Collective (MCP) is pleased to announce that Paul Matte will be giving a presentation based on his book Open Aperture: The Evolution of Photography in an Abstract World. Paul is an award-winning photographer with over thirty-one years of teaching...
MAG Artists in the Community

MAG Artists in the Community

MAG Artists is partnering with Gloria Stowell as part of the Brenda Carter Memorial Art Workshops for children 8 to 14. Mary Loos (painter) assisted with Superhero Spatter Silhouettes, the first of four Heroes Art Workshops 2018/2019 being held in the Merrickville...
Studio Tour Brochures & Maps

Studio Tour Brochures & Maps

Brochures for the 2018 MAG Studio Tour – containing tour maps, product previews and MAG’s all new prize draw passport – are now available. Visit MAG sponsors or MAG Artist studios to get your copy...

Vernissage Triumph

Note from MAG president, Larry Thompson, in follow-up to this tremendous event, held September 14 at the MUAC (Merrickville United Arts Centre). Thank you to all the artists who participated in the very successful MAG Vernissage on Friday night. The exhibition was...
2018 Studio Tour Vernisage

2018 Studio Tour Vernisage

The general public is cordially invited to the Merrickville Artists’ Guild Annual Studio Tour Vernissage, featuring the work of this year’s participating tour artists. Friday, September, 14 7:30 – 10 pm Cash bar and light refreshments No charge for admission,...
MAG Conversations: Book Making: Sep 13

MAG Conversations: Book Making: Sep 13

We’re excited to share our upcoming MAG Conversation topic: “Of Making Many Books There is No End” A discussion between book artists Larry Thompson and Paul Champion Demers on the strange and not-so-gentle madness of creating beautiful hand-crafted books....
Art, Jazz & the Garden 2018

Art, Jazz & the Garden 2018

MAG member Dave Dunn, artist and owner of Rideau Woodland Ramble, hosted this terrific event Saturday, June 16. It showcased the art of MAG members in the exquisite natural setting of the Woodland Ramble. Cars lined Burritts Rapids Road as art and garden lovers took...
Conversations: The Art of Dance

Conversations: The Art of Dance

Again, MAG Conversations attracted an SRO crowd to the Sidecar Cafe on May 10, this time with three performances of very different dance styles by very different dancers. The program included flamenco, belly dancing and modern dance. Sara Pelizer of The Flamenco...
MAG Conversations: Exploring Dance: May 10

MAG Conversations: Exploring Dance: May 10

MAG Conversations explores DANCE through performances of flamenco, belly dancing, and contemporary dance. Dancers will be on hand to speak with the audience after the performance. The evening takes place in the Sidecar Café on Main Street on Thursday, May 10th at 7:30...
MAG Sponsors Great Concert

MAG Sponsors Great Concert

Terrific concert April 8 sponsored by MAG in support of the Merrickville Centre for Arts & Culture. A lively performance by the Spring Pop-Up Choir, culmination of a weekend-long workshop for coral singers, and rockin’ music by Merrickville’s own Off...
April 8 – MCAC Musical Fundraiser

April 8 – MCAC Musical Fundraiser

MAG is proud to sponsor another musical event at the Merrickville United Church. On April 8th we’ll be hosting a fundraiser for the Merrickville Centre for Arts & Culture featuring a Spring Pop-up Choir and Merrickville’s own Off the...
Glass Artist Vas Zastera Wows Audience at MAG Conversations

Glass Artist Vas Zastera Wows Audience at MAG Conversations

Glass artist – no, make that, magician – Vas Zastera put on a jaw-dropping presentation at the MAG Conversations event held at the Sidecar Cafe in Merrickville, March 8. The master craftsman, whose precision optical glass work is prized by scientists and has travelled...
First Conversation of 2018 – The Art of Abstraction

First Conversation of 2018 – The Art of Abstraction

The first 2018 Conversation took place on January 11 with Martin Green and Holly Dean discussing the Art of Abstraction. The event was a wonderful success. Here are some of the comments: Thank-you, thank-you for organizing an amazing and memorable evening! We were...