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DMG regularly offers education & outreach programming to enhance and provide further interpretation of our exhibition content; provide opportunity for community engagement; and create space for critical dialogue on diverse topics.

Everyone is welcome! All programming is free and take place in the gallery (unless otherwise noted.)

Saturday, January 12
Guided Tour of Fool's Paradise
1 - 3 pm
1 Meadowcliffe Drive, Scarborough
Co-presented with Ontario Heritage Trust

Space limited, registration required: dmg-fp-tour.eventbrite.ca

In this guided tour of the former home and studio of Doris McCarthy, visitors will have the opportunity to explore the artist’s unique space overlooking the Scarborough Bluffs, while learning about her life as an artist, writer, and educator.

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Sunday, January 13
Drawing Workshop with Kate Wilson
1 - 5 pm
Fool’s Paradise, 1 Meadowcliffe Drive, Scarborough

Registration (required) is full -- to join the waitlist: dmg-wilson-workshop.eventbrite.ca

At this workshop, at Fool’s Paradise, Kate Wilson will lead participants through a variety of approaches to working with ink, to produce small studies inspired by the landscape around McCarthy’s former home and studio.

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Wednesday, January 23
Artist Talk by Kate Wilson
1 - 2 pm
AA304, Arts & Adminstration Building, University of Toronto Scarborough 
Part of the Visiting Artist Lecture Series, co-presented by the DMG & Department of Arts, Culture & Media

Kate Wilson is a Toronto-based visual artist whose practice is fluid between site-specific large-scale wall drawing projects, digital painting and animation. Wilson has exhibited nationally and internationally, and is the recipient of awards from the Toronto Arts Council, Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts including the Canada Council for the Arts International Residencies (Paris). Recent residencies include the Doris McCarthy Artist-in-Residence Program (2015) through the Ontario Heritage Trust, and the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity (2017) residency program in Visual + Digital Arts. Wilson’s work can be found in many private, corporate and public gallery collections in Canada and the United States.

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