Spring Break

From Tuesday March 4
to Sunday March 9, 2014

During the Spring Break, create and explore with your family at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts!

As part of our temporary exhibition, the children and their parents can participate in free workshops, participate in treasure hunts, take part in guided tours suitable for children and watch movies exclusive to the Museum.

All week, the Museum is transformed into a camp for families!


Drop-in workshop*
11 a.m to 4 p.m. - BILINGUAL
Creating a poetic landscape
Meeting place : Jean-Noël Desmarais pavilion, level S2

*First come, first served.


Guided tours
Peter Doig : no foreign lands
11.15 a.m. / 12. 30 p.m.- IN FRENCH
11.45 a.m. / 1 p.m. - IN ENGLISH
A made-to-mesure visit of the exhibition for families

Meeting place : Lobby of the Jean-Noël Desmarais pavilion


Gallery game
An observation and discovery game you can do in the exhibition galleries at all times during regular Museum hours.



Family weekends
March 2014 workshops
(Every saturday and sunday)

Come out, come out, wherever you are!
Let your imagination run wild and create some adorable fuzzy creatures.
10. 15 a.m. / 11. 15 a.m. - BILINGUAL
Place : Studio 7 - Pass required

Big and small are invited to discover the landscapes in our collection of Quebec and Canadian art in this tour led by a Volunteer Guide
11 a.m. / IN FRENCH
11. 30 a.m. / IN ENGLISH

Meeting place : Lobby of the Jean-Noël Desmarais pavilion

Create a twilight landscape with cut-out sihouettes
and watercolour

11 a.m. / 4 p.m. - BILINGUAL
Meeting place : lunch room

Paint an atmospheric landscape
Experiment with a medium in these hour-long workshops
led by our educators.

1 p.m. and 2. 30 p.m.- BILINGUAL
Place : Studio 3 and 4


Comics at the Museum

Come and meet Quebec's leading comic-strip artists in connection with this exhibition celebrating the 15th anniversary of the publishing house La Pastèque. Every day from 1.30 to 3.30 p.m. - Bilingual

BILINGUAL - In the exhibition's galleries



Festival international du film pour enfants de Montréal*

For the second year in a row, the Museum is joining forces with the Festival International du Film pour Enfants de Montréal (FIFEM) in order to give children and their families a unique opportunity to discover and view the best films from around the world. Don't miss the prize-winning films and hits from previous editions of the FIFEM screened in the Maxwell Cummings Auditorium.

*Admission fee: $8.75 per person For more information: mbam.qc.ca/fifem

Tuesday, March 4
11.30 a.m. - In french
Brendan et le secret de kells
Ireland, Belgium, France,
Tomm Moore, 2009,
animation, 75 min.
Ages 8 and up
* 2010 FIFEM Audience Award

2 p.m. - In french
Le Tableau
France, Jean-François Laguionie, 2011, animation, 76 min.
Ages 6 and up
* 2013 FIFEM Special Jury Prize

Wednesday, March 5
11.30 a.m. - In french
L'ours montagne
Denmark, Esben Toft Jacobsen, 2011,
animation, 73 min. Ages 5 and up

* 2014 FIFEM North American Premiere

2 p.m. - In french
Nicostratos, le pélican
France/Greece, Olivier Horlait, 2011, fiction, 95 min. Ages 8 and up

* 2012 FIFEM Audience Award


Thursday, March 6
11.30 a.m. - In french

Le Tableau

2 p.m. - In English
The secret of kells

Friday, March 7
11.30 a.m. - In french
L'ours montagne

2 p.m. - In french
Nicostratos, le pélican

Saturday, March 8

10. 30 a.m. - No dialogue
Capelito, the magic mushroom
Spain, Rodolfo Pastor, 2006, animation,
40 min. Mini movie-goers
(ages 0-5)

11. 30 a.m. - In french
Le tableau

2 p.m. - In English

The secret of kells

Sunday, March 9
10. 30 a.m. - No dialogue
The new adventures of Capelito
Spain, Rodolfo Pastor, 2009, animated, 40 min. Mini movie-goers
(ages 0-5)

11.30 a.m. - In frenchL'ours montagne

2 p.m. - In french
Brendan et le secret de kells

March 4 to 9, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. DROP IN ANYTIME

Discover without further ado a remarkable selection of short films
from the four corners of the globe: exquisite and highly sensitive, they will delight young and old!
Meeting place: The Salon, Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion – Level 2