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 9: Author Panel: Laurie Carter, Vic Suthren, Garth Wallace and Robert Hogg
Mar 12: Playwright | Actor | Author: Doug Phillips
May 14: The Drone and the Camera: Mike Venables
Jun 11: Beader and Ojibway Artist: Ashley-Rise Manchendagoos
Sep 10: The Artistry of Nature: Michele Andrews
Nov 12: The Art of Architecture: TBA
Time: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Location: Merrickville Legion
Entry: $5 (6 for $25)
Free for MAG members and sponsors
MAG Conversations will feature multi-talented Doug Phillips on March 12. Doug is a playwright, actor and award winning short story writer. His first play, Naan Bread, won the Ottawa Little Theatre Award. Righteous Tithe, a play turned film, was nominated for best...
“Beautifully crafted words have the power to captivate the mind of anybody” – Joseph Conrad ... From the Iliad to Shakespeare, Dostoevsky to Atwood, whether poets, chroniclers, realists or romantics; the power and artistry of writing has been an important part of our...
Meet a novelist who is also an historian, an indigenous poet, a writer of short humorous stories, and a writer of special interest features when they sit down with the “conversationalists” and talk, each in their own special world, about what they write, why they...
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...