Spring Break at the Museum – A Creative Adventure

From March 4 to 12, every day except Monday, you and your creative kids are invited to check out the fun and enriching activities presented at the MMFA in connection with the exhibition Chagall: Colour and Music. You’ll also want to visit the new Michal and Renata Hornstein Pavilion for Peace and watch a selection of award-winning and favourite films from the FIFEM!





Chagall: Colour and Music

A magical exhibition that will delight visitors of all ages

In a unique immersive environment featuring musical accompaniment, discover over 400 works – paintings, sculptures, stained glass windows, films, photographs and puppets, as well as sets and costumes for ballets and operas that have rarely or never before been exhibited.

Free admission at all times for children aged 12 and under accompanied by an adult.

Admission fees for ages 13 and over

Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion, Level 3

Chagall’s Little Box

Unique entertaining and interactive activities

Explore Marc Chagall’s colourful and fantastic world in this activity programme that is sure to captivate the whole family:

An area for creation and discovery, this gallery-workshop serves as a gateway to the painter’s poetic and colourful world. Creative workshops and entertaining modules give children aged 4 to 13 and their families an opportunity to enrich their visit of the exhibition. Digital installations and multimedia presentations will give participants a deeper appreciation of Chagall’s connection with music.

Daily except Monday, during regular Chagall: Colour and Music exhibition hours

Free admission

Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion, Level 3


 Dance Machine (drop-in workshop)

Create figures to dance to the beat of the music that Chagall loved so much.

Daily except Monday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Fly Me to the Moon (thematic workshop)

Explore Chagall’s Surrealist world by creating a monotype.

Saturday and Sunday, 1 to 2.30 p.m. (Duration: 60 minutes)


A Gap in the Clouds (four-handed workshop for children aged 2 to 5)

With the help of their parents, little ones will create a mobile inspired by Chagall’s floating figures.

Saturday and Sunday, 10.15 and 11.15 a.m. (duration: 45 minutes)


Free admission, places are limited. Passes and information:

Family Lounge – Michal and Renata Hornstein Pavilion for Peace, Level S1

Take advantage of Spring Break to visit the new Michal and Renata Hornstein Pavilion for Peace free of charge!

Featuring close to 750 works from the Museum’s collection of international art and private collections, the Museum’s fifth pavilion has something for everyone: Tintoretto, El Greco, Rembrandt, Poussin, Tiepolo, Daumier, Tissot, Monet, Rodin, Matisse, Dix, Miró, Picasso, Richter and Basquiat… not to mention the Napoleon collection donated by Ben Weider.

Take a break in the new Family Lounge, a great place to relax, look at books or play a board game.

Daily except for Monday

Free admission for all

FIFEM: Award-winning Films and Favourites from Previous Editions

The Museum invites you to discover the wonderful world of films for kids with this selection of award-winning films and favourites from previous editions of the FIFEM.

To see the film programme, consult the Cultural Calendar

Daily at 1 p.m., except for Monday

Free admission

The Lounge – Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion, Level 2

Ready for a snack? Pop by the new Beaux-Arts Bistro!

Lunch boxes will be on sale all week to facilitate your family outing to the Museum. ($)

Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion, Level 2