Workshops | Mixed Media Painting

• Monday, April 3 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm (This class is full.)
• Monday, April 24 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm (This class is full.)
• Monday, May 8 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm (This class is full.)
• Monday, May 29 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm
• Monday, June 5 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm
• Tuesday, June 6 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm
• Monday, June 26 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm
• Monday, July 17 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm
• Monday, July 24 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 unique mixed media (acrylic paint and paper on canvas) layered painting while enjoying an evening of fun. Taught by gallery owner and artist Merryn Edgar. The cost of this class is $80 + 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!

Mixed Media Painting Workshops

Watercolour Painting Workshops

Workshops | Watercolour Painting

• 6 Wednesday afternoons March 15 to April 19 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm (in progress)
• 6 Wednesday afternoons April 26 to May 31 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm
• 6 Wednesday afternoons June 28 to August 2 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 March 14 to April 18 (in progress)
• Tuesday evenings March 14 to April 18 (in progress)
• Tuesday afternoons April 25 to May 30
• Tuesday evenings April 25 to May 30
• Tuesday afternoons June 27 to August 1
• Tuesday evenings June 27 to August 1

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. The cost is $180 + HST and includes all materials. Payment is required to hold your space.

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. Class sizes are kept small, so you receive lots of individual attention.

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 March 15 to April 19 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm (in progress)
• 6 Wednesday evenings April 26 to May 31 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm
• 6 Wednesday evenings June 28 to August 2 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: Six 4-hour classes
• 6 Thursday mornings March 16 to April 20 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (in progress)
• 6 Thursday mornings April 27 to June 1 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
• 6 Thursday mornings June 29 to August 3 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Paint with Merryn in the studio. Bring your own paints and supplies and she will offer guidance throughout the morning as needed. Work in whichever painting medium you prefer. The cost of this course is $240 + HST. Registration is required to hold your space. Call 519-267-6000 to register. Please note: online registration is not available for this course.

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


Workshops | Bracelet Making

• Wednesday, March 29 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
• Monday, April 10 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm
• Monday, May 15 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 | Card Making

• Tuesday, March 28 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

During a 2-hour class you will make a collection of greeting cards using hand-made papers. 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 $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!


Workshops | Micro-mosaic Pendant

Monday, March 27 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm
• Monday, July 10 from 6:00 to 9:00 pm

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!

Micro-mosaic 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.


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


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.


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.