Canada Day @ the McMichael

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Event Description

July 1:

McMichael Family Paint Challenge

11am, 12 & 1pm

The Family Paint Challenge is an exhilarating experience for both the artists and the audience. As the paintings come to life, the audience watches in anticipation of the next brush stroke and bold colour choice. Who will be the winner?

Jazz.FM91 Youth Big Band Performance

2pm

The McMichael is pleased to welcome back for the fourth time the JAZZ.FM91 Youth Big Band! This amazing musical ensemble led by Jules Estrin provides an opportunity for exceptional middle and secondary school student musicians to hone their skills in a diverse professional setting.

Over the past 10 years the JAZZ.FM91 Youth Big Band has performed with legendary jazz figures including Randy Brecker, Joey DeFrancesco, Guido Basso, PJ Perry, Tom Scott, Lew Tabackin and Bucky Pizzarelli, and recently opened for Al Jarreau at the Branford International Jazz Festival.

Gallery & outdoor family tours

12 & 1pm

Public gallery tours, including Maud Lewis exhibition

12:30 & 2pm