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MAG Conversations Presents ~ Doug Phillips ~ Mar 12

MAG Conversations Presents ~ Doug Phillips ~ Mar 12

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...

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Bird Photography ~ Feb 12

Bird Photography ~ Feb 12

The Merrickville Artists’ Guild (MAG) Photographic Collective is delighted that Gerard Phillips, a well know local bird watcher and photographer, will be giving an illustrated talk at our meeting on February 12 at 7:00 PM in the Dart Room at the Goose & Gridiron...

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MAG Conversations Presents: The Art of Writing: Jan 9

MAG Conversations Presents: The Art of Writing: Jan 9

“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...

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MAG Conversations: Jan. 9 : Author Panel

MAG Conversations: Jan. 9 : Author Panel

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...

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MAG Conversations: Arctic Twilight: Nov 14

MAG Conversations: Arctic Twilight: Nov 14

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...

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Photography Collective – Next Meeting Nov 6

Photography Collective – Next Meeting Nov 6

The November meeting of the MAG Photography Collective will consider the theme of “Thanksgiving.” Examples could be the amazing fall colours, giving thanks by feasting at the close of the harvest season, and/or anything else you can think of related to the theme....

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2019 Studio Tour Brochures

2019 Studio Tour Brochures

MAG Artists are ramping up for our exciting 2019 Studio Tour. Brochures are available from all MAG Sponsors (see sidebar) and from MAG members. This year 25 individual MAG Artists and several arts groups and collectives are exhibiting and selling work in a multitude...

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Photography Collective – Next Meeting Sept 4

Photography Collective – Next Meeting Sept 4

The next meeting of the Merrickville Artists’ Guild (MAG) Photography Collective will be Wednesday, September 4, 2019 starting at 7:00 PM in the Dart Room of the Goose & Gridiron Restaurant. Please watch our Facebook page for any last-minute changes:...

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