Join Us This Summer!
Treat yourself or someone you love to art classes at the MacLaren. All of our art classes and camps are led by regional artists and we have options for all ages (children, youth, adults) and all levels of experience. We are excited to offer our new roster of classes for children and youth, including classes on oil painting, abstract art, drawing, clay sculpture, PA Day workshops, summer camps and more. Adults can take part in art-making fun too, with new programmes and master classes exploring a range of engaging media. Register now for Plein-Air Painting with Jennie Clark or Acrylic Painting with Gary Evans.
Summer Camps at the MacLaren
The MacLaren is now offering full-week half-day and full-day camps for ages 5 to 13 years old throughout July and August. Led by regional artists, these camps provide engaging studio explorations in the techniques and materials of drawing, painting, printmaking, clay sculpting, Ipad art and 3D printing! Jump into art and technology with Camp ARTtech in partnership with SimCoLab and Maker Camp at the Innisfil Public Library’s IdeaLAB. Explore theatre and performance in Superhero Camp led by regional performer Errol Lee and regional artist Christyn Grampola. Learn about IPad Art and animation in Art on the Edge Camp with Marshall Geddes. Friends of the MacLaren receive a 10% discount on class or camp registration.
The Gallery Café at the MacLaren
The Gallery Café offers an appealing menu of wraps, paninis, salads, soups, quiches and more, made fresh daily with seasonal ingredients. Ask us about customizing your meal with substitutions or vegetarian options. Pair your selection with one of our certified fair trade and organic coffees, espressos or teas, or select from a variety of other specialty drinks. The Gallery Café is fully licensed and carries a selection of wine and premium and domestic beer. Ask us about our coffee loyalty card – buy 6 coffees and the 7th is on us!
The Gallery Shop
The Gallery Shop is proud to feature a stellar selection of handmade jewellery, fashion accessories, housewares, cards and more. With a roster of over 100 local and Canadian artisans, offering unique styles and price points, you’re sure to find the perfect match for the loved ones in your life. Friends of the MacLaren can enjoy 10% off their Gallery Shop purchases! Ask us about our gift registry and personal shopping opportunities.
The Gallery and the Gallery Shop are open Monday to Friday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The Gallery Café is open Monday to Friday 7:00 am to 4:30 pm, Saturday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm and Sunday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The Gallery, Gallery Shop and Gallery Café are open Wednesdays to 7:00 pm. Closed Statutory Holidays.