McKay Art Centrein-person Doors Open Markham

  • In-person
  • 2024 theme: Adaptive reuse
  • Guided tours available
  • Kid-friendly
  • Parking
  • Partial wheelchair access
  • Photography allowed
McKay Art Centre

This distinctive example of Ontario vernacular architecture features Gothic revival and classical revival detailing. It was originally the home of Salem Eckardt, a local auctioneer. Group of Seven artist Frederick Varley lived here in his later years; he had a studio in the basement. The space now showcases the work of local artists and provides a studio for art instruction.


Year built: c. 1856
Building type:MuseumPrivate residence
Architectural style:Gothic revivalVernacular

Dates/hours open

Jun 08, 11:00am - Jun 08, 05:00pm

Saturday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.