From September 25, the Varley Art Gallery will reopen for self-guided tours of Elusive Desires: Ness Less and Florence Yee and Subject / Object / Process: works from the Permanent Collection. Both exhibitions are visible until January 2, 2022. Admission is free.
Starting October 6, the Markham Museum will reopen for self-guided tours of its 25-acre outdoor grounds. Take in the view of the apple orchard, gardens, historic buildings and more. Admission fees apply.
“We are delighted to welcome the community once again for safe and enjoyable cultural experiences to our award-winning art gallery and museum,” said Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti.
“This fall, we are delighted to reopen our doors and celebrate our bold personality and dynamic mix of attractions that reflect the vibrant and multicultural identity of the community. Happy to see you again!”
Full proof of vaccination will be required to enter the Varley Art Gallery and the Markham Museum grounds by all visitors aged 12 and over. Province-defined medical exemptions apply.
Upon entering you must show:
• COVID-19 vaccination receipt from the Ontario Ministry of Health or other vaccination record issued by the government indicating that you are fully vaccinated and 14 days after your second injection;
• Identity document including name and date of birth (photo ID is not required); and,
• Proof of completion from the City of Markham COVID-19 screening questionnaire on your mobile device or a printed copy.
Don’t forget to pre-book your visits on markham.ca/culture.
The Markham Museum, Varley Art Gallery and Flato Markham Theater continue to offer a variety of virtual programs that can be enjoyed at home.
Looking for more outdoor cultural experiences? Stroll through the neighborhoods of Markham and explore the city’s public art collection.