2019-2020 School Outings

DISCOVER, EXPERIENCE, GET INSPIRED

Reservations: 514-285-2000, option 4

10% discount on activities before 9 a.m., 20% discount on afternoon activities in connection with our collections

General information

RESERVATIONS

514-285-2000, option 4 / 1-800-899-6873, poste 440

Reservations are required for all groups of 15 people or more. Unless otherwise specified, the group entrance is located at 2075 Bishop Street.

ACTIVITIES LED BY MUSEUM STAFF

Activities with a MMFA guide or mediator must be reserved at least three weeks in advance. The earlier you book, the more choices you’ll have!

SELF-GUIDED TOURS OF THE COLLECTIONS

It is possible to organize your own group tour of the Museum’s collections. Contact us to set up a time (availabilities vary according to our program schedule). Restrictions may apply to the number of participants and access to the collections. During your visit, you are responsible for supervising the behaviour of your students and ensuring the safety of the artworks.

Please note that self-guided group tours are not permitted for the major exhibitions.

EATING AREA

The Museum has a designated room, where students can eat their snack or cold meal. Reservations required.

PLANNING YOUR VISIT

To facilitate the arrival process and avoid wasting precious activity time, we strongly recommend you organize your student groups ahead of time. Each class must be divided into two teams of a maximum of 15 students (11 students for preschool groups). Each subgroup must be accompanied by one adult. The Museum mediator or guide will lead the tour.

We recommend you review the Museum’s code of conduct with your students by referring to our MuseuManners.

CONFIRMATION AND INVOICING BY EMAIL

You will receive a confirmation letter and invoice by email. Please verify the information in these documents carefully. Payment in full can be made ahead of time or on the day of the activity.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellations are accepted by phone only and can be made free of charge up to 12 business days before the scheduled event. You will then be issued a confirmation number. Cancellations or changes are not accepted within 12 business of the event, and the activity will be billed in full.

RESERVATION MODIFICATIONS

We will do our best to accommodate change requests, depending on their nature. Please note that no changes to the number of students are accepted less than 12 business days before the activity.

GROUP RATES

The prices listed apply to classes of 30 students or less (primary or secondary level), as well as to groups of 22 children or less (kindergarten, preschool or day care). Please note that the price is a group rate and does not reflect the exact number of children.

DIRECTIONS AND ENTRANCE

School buses: A reserved drop-off and parking area is located on Bishop Street.
Public transit: Guy-Concordia metro station (green line), 5 minutes from the Museum by foot; Bus 24, on Sherbrooke Street West – Bishop Street stop (eastbound) and Redpath Street (westbound)

Unless otherwise specified, the group entrance is located at 2075 Bishop Street.

PROHIBITED ITEMS

Backpacks, bulky objects, umbrellas and food or drink (including bottled water) are not permitted in the exhibition galleries. Such items must be checked at the cloakroom. Please note that the Museum is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Preschool

Playing with Colour

An introduction to the fascinating world of colour through games and discussions, followed by a painting workshop.

45-min tour + 45-min workshop $240

A Zoo at the Museum

An interactive tour of the Museum’s collections in the form of games and discussions, followed by a modelling workshop in which children will create a fantastical animal.

45-minute tour + 45-minute workshop $240

My First Visit to the Museum

Through creative activities, children will have fun discovering the Museum, its facilities and collections.

90 minutes of activities in the Museum’s galleries $240

Paris 1900 and Post-Impressionism. Signac and the Indépendents NEW

An explosion of colour awaits the children in this exhibition that highlights the colour theories of modern artists. A fun sight for young eyes!

45-min tour + 45-min creative activity $240

Primary

When Creating is Playing

This tour delves into the creativity and originality of artists’ creative processes and includes a creative workshop to explore the use of materials.

Workshop: 60-min tour + 60-min creative activity $260
Exploration: 60-min tour + 30-min creative activity $230
Like to stay longer? Learn more about our full day Museum packages $450

Exploring your Inner Picasso

Discover the imaginative and intensely coloured works of the great European masters of the 20th century and then create your own creative and colourful portrait.

Workshop: 60-min tour + 60-min creative activity $260
Exploration: 60-min tour + 30-min creative activity $230
Like to stay longer? Learn more about our full day Museum packages $450

Stories, Myths and Legends

This tour brings students into the captivating world of fantastic stories told by the works of the Museum, which act as witnesses to the world’s collective cultural heritage.

Workshop: 60-min tour + 60-min creative activity $260
Exploration: 60-min tour + 30-min creative activity $230
Like to stay longer? Learn more about our full day Museum packages $450

Body in motion

The human body has been the favourite subject of sculptors across the ages, causing us to take a reflective look at movement, diversity and the transformations that occur over a lifetime. As the vehicle for emotions, the body takes different shapes, according to the creator’s intentions. In this tour, students will be introduced to basic sculpture techniques and then experiment with modelling a person themselves.

Workshop: 60-min tour + 60-min creative activity $260
Exploration: 60-min tour + 30-min creative activity $230
Like to stay longer? Learn more about our full day Museum packages $450

Humans, Once Upon a Time NEW

No matter what culture or time period they belong to, humans have shared the same need to eat, love, believe in something, and enjoy themselves. Through a tour of the art of the Americas, Asia, the Middle East, Africa as well as Mediterranean archaeology, the students will discover fascinating objects that open up a dialogue about diversity and encounters with other cultures.

Workshop: 60-min tour + 60-min creative activity $260
Exploration: 60-min tour + 30-min creative activity $230
Like to stay longer? Learn more about our full day Museum packages $450

Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives NEW

This exhibition reconstructs the lives of six individuals who lived along the Nile from about 900 BC to AD 180. Using techniques to see through mummified corpses, a team of researchers created profiles of who these people were. Age, beliefs and the diseases they suffered from – each mummy has a story to tell.

Workshop: 60-min tour + 60-min creative activity $260
Exploration: 60-min tour + 30-min creative activity $230

Paris 1900 and Post-Impressionism. Signac and the Indépendents NEW

An explosion of colour awaits your students in this exhibition that reveals the scientific theories of the pointillist Signac and the bold pictorial experimentations of the Impressionist, Fauvist, Symbolist, Nabis and Neo-Impressionist painters. A fun sight for young eyes!

Workshop: 60-min tour + 60-min creative activity $260
Exploration: 60-min tour + 30-min creative activity $230

Secondary

Representation and Dialogue NEW

Through the World Cultures collection, students are invited to browse through this inspiring repository of stories and images to discover the myths and representations of different cultures. This tour highlights the truths that all humans have in common.

Workshop: 60-min tour + 60-min creative activity $260
Exploration: 60-min tour + 30-min creative activity $230
Like to stay longer? Learn more about our full day Museum packages $450

An Image is Worth a Thousand Words

In a world in which we are bombarded by images, students will be invited to exercise critical thinking by reflecting on the hidden meaning of images and their ability to manipulate ideas.

Workshop: 60-min tour + 60-min creative activity $260
Exploration: 60-min tour + 30-min creative activity $230
Like to stay longer? Learn more about our full day Museum packages $450

Points in Space NEW

What is our place in this enormous universe? What is the meaning of existence? What impact do others have on our lives? These are basic questions that contemporary artists address in works that will move and amaze your students and get them to think.

Workshop: 60-min tour + 60-min creative activity $260
Exploration: 60-min tour + 30-min creative activity $230
Like to stay longer? Learn more about our full day Museum packages $450

The artist’s career, past and present

During this tour, students will learn about the evolution of artists’ techniques and working tools, observe how the artists’ subjects have changed along with society’s ideals, and learn how the status of the artist has evolved over time.

Workshop: 60-min tour + 60-min creative activity $260
Exploration: 60-min tour + 30-min creative activity $230
Like to stay longer? Learn more about our full day Museum packages $450

Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives NEW

This exhibition reconstructs the lives of six individuals who lived along the Nile from about 900 BC to AD 180. Using techniques to see through mummified corpses, a team of researchers created profiles of who these people were. Age, beliefs and the diseases they suffered from – each mummy has a story to tell.

Workshop: 60-min tour + 60-min creative activity $260
Exploration: 60-min tour + 30-min creative activity $230

What a History!

What a History! invites students from all levels of secondary school to a journey through time to discover works in the Quebec and Canadian art collection displayed on the six levels of the Claire and Marc Bourgie Pavilion.

About 90 min: $150 20% discount

Paris 1900 and Post-Impressionism. Signac and the Indépendents NEW

An explosion of colour awaits your students in this exhibition that reveals the scientific theories of the pointillist Signac and the bold pictorial experimentations of the Impressionist, Fauvist, Symbolist, Nabis and Neo-Impressionist painters. A fun sight for young eyes!

Workshop: 60-min tour + 60-min creative activity $260
Exploration: 60-min tour + 30-min creative activity $230

Special offers

MORNING SPECIAL

From Tuesday to Friday, save 10% on workshops and explorations starting before 9 a.m and led by the Museum’s educators in connection with our collections.

AFTERNOON SPECIAL

From Tuesday to Friday, starting at 12.15 p.m., save 20% on workshops and explorations led by the Museum’s educators in connection with our collections.

BUS TRANSPORTATION

Save 10% on bus transportation to the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts by booking with Murray Hill, our school partner. This offer is valid until December 31, 2018. To benefit from this discount, call 450-968-2450, ext. 2.