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Pieter Doef Sculpture Sale ~ Aug 9

Pieter Doef Sculpture Sale ~ Aug 9

The work of MAG Artist Pieter Doef includes concrete sculptures and paintings in oils, acrylics, pastels, watercolors, collages, and mixed media. On August 9, he is hosting a sale at his home/studio, located at 698 McCrea Road, Merrickville. Learn more about Pieter on...

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Merrickville Artists’ Guild and COVID-19

Merrickville Artists’ Guild and COVID-19

MAG has made the difficult decision to cancel the very popular Annual Studio Tour which was scheduled for September 26-27, 2020. Regardless of the recent announcement on slowly reopening some businesses in the Province, the MAG Executive and many artists themselves...

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May and June Conversations Cancelled – Covid-19

May and June Conversations Cancelled – Covid-19

We are sorry to announce that, due to the vital Covid-19 restrictions on gatherings, two of our upcoming Conversations have been cancelled. May 14: The Drone and the Camera: Mike Venables and Jun 11: Beader and Ojibway Artist: Ashley-Rise Manchendagoos. Discussions...

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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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