One Large Painting – One Happy Family!

Bring up to 6 family members and, with the expert guidance of Gallery M owner Merryn Edgar, create an abstract mixed media painting on gallery-depth canvas using handmade papers and fluid acrylic paint as large as 60″ x 30″. Spend a few fun hours collaborating with family members and take home an original painting you can hang in your home, business or cottage. $450 plus tax includes as long as it takes and all the supplies.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE or call Gallery M at 519-267-6000.

Abstract Mosaic Workshops

Watercolour Painting Workshops

Workshops | Watercolour Painting

• 6 Wednesday afternoons November 1 to December 6 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm

Learn watercolour techniques, with gallery owner and artist Merryn Edgar, using good-quality paint, brushes and paper. In this course – held on six consecutive Wednesday afternoons – you will learn and practice: wet-in-wet washes; negative painting; and transparent paint layering. You will create a number of simple landscape paintings. This course is limited to 12 people. Payment is required to hold your space.

The registration fee of $280 + HST includes all of the required materials for this course. Should you wish to bring your own supplies, the registration fee is $180 + HST. If this is the case, please call Gallery M to register at 519-267-6000.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE or call Gallery M at 519-267-6000. Class size is limited, so register soon!


Workshops | Abstract Mosaic

• Tuesday afternoons October 31 to December 5
• Tuesday evenings October 31 to December 5

Taught by gallery owner and artist Merryn Edgar, these 6-week courses are held on six consecutive Tuesdays at Gallery M. The afternoon classes are from 1 to 4 pm; the evening classes are from 6 to 9 pm. You are invited to bring extra supplies or personal objects to be incorporated into your work. Everyone goes home with at least one finished piece of art. The cost is $180 + HST and includes all materials.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE or call Gallery M at 519-267-6000. Class size is limited, so register soon!

Abstract Mosaic Workshops

Oil Painting Workshops

Workshops | Oil Painting

Beginner Oil Painting Course: Six 3-hour classes
• 6 Wednesday evenings November 1 to December 7 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm
Learn the fundamentals of oil painting using water-mixable oil paints. Colour mixing, blending, mark making, impasto and other techniques will be taught by gallery owner and artist Merryn Edgar. You will create a finished painting in this course. The cost of this course is $240 + HST.

Paint with Merryn – Intermediate Oil Painting: Six 3-hour classes
• Thursday mornings November 2 to December 6 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
If you have completed the Beginner Oil Painting Course or have experience painting with oils, come paint with Merryn for 3 hours on Thursday mornings. You may purchase paint and brushes from Merryn or you may bring your own supplies. Only water-mixable oil paints are permitted. Instruction is provided or more experienced painters may choose to join us to paint in a place without the distractions of home. Register for all sessions or, if space is available, you may attend on a per class basis for $30 + HST per 3-hour session. Contact us on the Wednesday prior to class to make this arrangement.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE or call Gallery M at 519-267-6000. Class size is limited, so register soon!


Workshops | Mixed Media Painting

• Monday, October 23 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm
• Monday, October 30 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm
• Monday, November 6 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm
• Monday, November 13 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm
• Monday, November 20 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm

In a 3-hour class, discover your inner child as you play with liquid acrylic paint and torn paper. Create a mixed media layered painting on canvas while enjoying an evening of fun. Taught by gallery owner and artist Merryn Edgar. The cost of this class including all materials is $90 + HST. Payment is required to hold your space.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE or call Gallery M at 519-267-6000. Class size is limited, so register soon!

Mixed Media Painting Workshops

Card Making Workshops

Workshops | Micro-mosaic Pendant

• Thursday, November 9 from 6:00 to 8:00pm
• Thursday, November 30 from 6:00 to 8:00pm

During this class you will design and create an exquisite pendant using techniques taught by gallery owner and artist Merryn Edgar (learned from a master in Venice). Include mille fiori and metallic glass in your work. Your pendant will be hung on a black leather cord and will be ready to wear at the end of the class. These classes are held at Gallery M. You receive lots of individual attention as class size is limited to 12 people. The cost is $65 + HST and includes all materials. Payment is required to hold your space.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE or call Gallery M at 519-267-6000. Class size is limited, so register soon!


Workshops | Bracelet Making

• Thursday, October 26 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm
• Thursday, November 23 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm
• Thursday, December 7 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm

During a 2-hour class you will create a bracelet to take home with you. Taught by gallery owner and artist Merryn Edgar, these classes are held at Gallery M. You receive lots of individual attention as class size is limited to 12 people. The cost is $65 + HST and includes all materials. Payment is required to hold your space.

Should you wish to make a necklace instead of a bracelet, just let Merryn know when you come to the workshop. There will be an additional cost of $30 + HST payable at the class.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE or call Gallery M at 519-267-6000. Class size is limited, so register soon!

Bracelet Making Workshops

Card Making Workshops

Workshops | Christmas Card Making

• Thursday, November 16 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm

During a 2-hour class you will make a collection of Christmas cards using hand-made papers. Taught by gallery owner and artist Merryn Edgar, this class is held at Gallery M. You will receive lots of individual attention as class size is limited to 12 people. The cost is $30 + HST and includes all materials. Payment is required to hold your space.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE or call Gallery M at 519-267-6000. Class size is limited, so register soon!


Merryn Edgar | Artist and Teacher

Merryn brings her love for art into every aspect of her life. She has lived and studied in various locations around the globe, including attending the prestigious Oxford School of Art in England. Best known for her uninhibited and generous spirit, Merryn is a celebrated leader in Arts and Culture in Downtown Galt and the Waterloo Region. She opened Gallery M to help provide a platform for local artists and makers, with a further commitment to help raise awareness for the importance of supporting artists.

Merryn is a multi-faceted artist, having worked for over 30 years in a wide variety of media. She is constantly exploring new methods. In her workshops, Merryn’s work serves as inspiration and example while she nurtures the artistry of others. Muse, master and mentor for all levels of artist – Merryn makes even the mundane magical.

“Teaching is so fulfilling and energizes me. What a privilege to watch creativity emerging from students and to see people having fun while learning.” – Merryn


Card Making Workshops

Gallery M | Find Your Inner Muse

Enter a space where creativity is nurtured and play is encouraged. Located in the heart of downtown Galt (Cambridge, Ontario), Gallery M InnerMuse Studio offers workshops for adults – from the beginner to the experienced artist. Artist and teacher, Merryn Edgar will encourage you to find your inner muse. Don’t think you are artistic? Merryn will do her best to prove you wrong. She will lead you on a journey exploring the joy of creating.

Creativity abounds at Gallery M! We also invite you to browse and shop in our exhibition space which features art and jewellery created by Merryn – along with other locally-created, hand-crafted pottery and glassware. Gallery M is located at 57a Main Street, Cambridge, Ontario. For your convenience, you can also purchase online.


Gallery M | Consulting Services

At Gallery M we offer art consulting on a personal level with owner, Merryn Edgar. We can assist with choosing art for different locations throughout any home or business. We help with framing choices and placement of new and existing artworks. With 30 years of experience in the art world, Merryn creates impressive inviting atmospheres.


Card Making Workshops

Gallery M | Bridal Registry

The Bridal Registry at Gallery M offers couples many different art works to choose from. Wedding guests love being able to give art work to the happy couple that they know will be appreciated for many years. Please contact us at the gallery if you are interested in setting up a registry or for more information.