MAG Conversations is an annual series of six illustrated and artful talks featuring various speakers (including MAG ARTISTS) from inside and outside the community.
Jan 10: Science Meets Art for the Environment: Dr. Shelley Ball & Michael Venables
Mar 14: Landscape as Art: Martin Green & David Dunn
May 9: The Art of Moving Pictures: Gary Viola and Holly Dean
Jul 11: Art of the Sublime: Robert Sauve, Docent, National Gallery of Canada
Sep 12: TBA
Nov 14: Arctic Twilight: Claudia Coutu Radmore
Time: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Location: Merrickville Legion
Entry: $5 (6 for $25)
Free for MAG members and sponsors
Teacher and writer Claudia Coutu Radmore and writer Victor Suthren are slated to share stories of the arctic "you did not expect." Claudia will be talking about her correspondence with a remarkable man, Leonard Budgell, a Hudson’s Bay Company agent who spent decades...
In MAG's June Conversations, Robert Sauve, who has been a docent at the National Gallery of Canada (NGC) for twelve years, is speaking on "the Sublime in Art." The sublime has long been understood to mean a quality of greatness or grandeur that inspires awe and...
A fascinating evening was spent in “conversation” with Gary and Holly as they talked about their creative experiences in film and video. Gary as a cameraman of considerable experience in Hollywood North (Vancouver) in recent decades and Holly as an artist who enjoys...
May Conversations showcases the incredible diversity of talent among MAG members as multi-media artist Holly Dean and film industry camera operator Gary Viola share their experience with the Art of Moving Pictures. "I am going to talk about my 30 years working in the...
MAG members Martin Green and David Dunn join forces to talk about the creative relationships between artists and gardeners; exploring the significant roles that gardens play in nurturing the soul and the pleasure and joy that they give us by their company. Gardening...
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...