The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is the only publicly funded art gallery in Canada that focuses exclusively on Canadian and Indigenous art, both historical and contemporary. The permanent collection consists of over 6,500 artworks by Tom Thomson, the Group of Seven, their contemporaries, and First Nations, Métis, Inuit and contemporary artists who have contributed to the development of the art of Canada. The McMichael is also the gallery of record for works on paper from the Inuit community of Cape Dorset (Kinngait) and is the custodians for the Cape Dorset archive, a resource of more than 100,000 artworks. The gallery is located on 100 acres of conservation land and hiking trails just north of Toronto in the city of Vaughan.
The McMichael is an agency of the Government of Ontario and acknowledges the support of the Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism, and Culture Industries, and the McMichael Canadian Art Foundation.