Media Advisory - Culture Minister Caroline DiCocco to Make Important Presentation at The McMichael Canadian Art Collection; Minister of Finance in attendance



    Tuesday, April 3rd, 11:00 a.m

    McMichael Canadian Art Collection Gets New Support From the Provincial
    Government

    TORONTO, April 2 /CNW/ - Culture Minister Caroline Di Cocco will be at
the McMichael Canadian Art Collection Tuesday morning to address local
dignitaries and to make an important funding announcement

    
    WHAT:     Minister of Culture to make announcement and to address a
              gathering of local dignitaries

    WHEN:	    April 3rd 11.00 a.m. (address and photo op will take a maximum
              of 30 minutes)

    WHERE:    McMichael Canadian Art Collection, The gallery is located on
              Islington Avenue, north of Major Mackenzie Drive in Kleinburg.
              Nearest largest intersection is Major Mackenzie and Hwy 27. The
              actual event will take place in the West Coast Gallery in front
              of a Haida Totem Pole.

    WHO:      Media are invited to attend the press conference to
              photograph/speak with: "Minister of Culture Caroline Di Cocco,
              Minister of Finance Gregory Sorbara and McMichael Chair Noreen
              Taylor"

    WHY:      Photo Op - Minister speaking

    -   McMichael is in an upswing. The gallery has enjoyed record attendance
        for its exciting new exhibitions, such as the blockbuster exhibition
        Norval Morrisseau, and the current Takao Tanabe retrospective.
    -   Gallery chair Noreen Taylor to talk about the new funding and the
        turnaround the McMichael is experiencing.
    

    About the gallery

    The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is an agency of the Government of
Ontario and acknowledges the support of the Ministry of Culture. Admission is
$15 for adults, $12 for seniors and students, and $30 for families. There is a
$5 fee for parking (members do not pay for parking).





For further information:

For further information: Media Contact: Stephen Weir, Publicist, (905)
893-1121 ext. 2529 Gallery, (416) 489-5868 Home Office, (416) 801-3101 Cell,
sweir@mcmichael.com

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