Frequently Asked Questions

No, this is the website for the Varley-McKay Art Foundation of Markham. The Varley Art Gallery’s website is

You can volunteer at the Varley Art Gallery by registering online. To learn more about the sign-up process please visit Volunteer at Varley Art Gallery. Note: All volunteers must be a minimum age of 14, attend an interview, obtain a valid Vulnerable Sector Check, complete the General Orientation Workshop and have a minimum of 2 valid COVID-19 vaccine doses.

Yes we are! Please visit Job Opportunities to view our open positions and to apply to our team.

Our office is located at the Varley Art Gallery, at 216 Main St Unionville, Markham, ON L3R 2H1.

We employ Gallery Animateurs to introduce visitors to the Varley Art Gallery’s exhibitions and programs, initiate discussions on the exhibitions and assist with overseeing and caring for the exhibition galleries during the busy summer months.

Applications to be a board member for the Varley-McKay Art Foundation of Markham are currently closed. For more information on joining our board when we have vacancies, please contact City of Markham Clerk, Laura Gold at

Thank you for your interest! Please contact our Development Officer Francesca Dauphinais through email at to discuss a future sponsorship.

You can make an online donation to the Varley-McKay Art Foundation of Markham here. You can also send in cheques made payable to the “Varley-McKay Art Foundation of Markham.” All donations over $25 will be recognized with a tax receipt and a letter of thanks.