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Preschool

Nicolas Party: Mauve Twilight

A journey into the colourful and dreamlike world of a unique artist, where students will explore landscapes filled with animals and fascinating characters.

Information


In-person

The class goes to the Museum.

Duration
90 min

Cost
230 $

Reservations

514-285-2000

Point out and get the students thinking about:

  • Nicolas Party’s inspirations
  • The colours and shapes used by the artist
Creative activity:

  • Make a colourful drawing in dry pastels.
Activities:

In connection with Cognitive Development (stimulate the imagination)

10 min
Associating ideas or emotions with specific colours
Ask students what colour comes to mind when they think about various things, situations or people (e.g. a party, something sad, holidays, dinnertime or their teacher). Validate and encourage the children’s sharing of their associations and original ideas.

Plant the seeds for a fruitful experience

In advance of your Museum visit, think of ways you can pique your students’ curiosity, arouse their enthusiasm and lessen any nervousness they might have. This is also a great time to establish interdisciplinary connections, if desired.

Planning your visit

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

illustration of people at the Museum

Get ready for your visit!

Entrance

The group entrance is located at 2200 Crescent Street.

School bus

If you are coming by school bus, allow extra time for potential traffic congestion.

Métro station

The Museum is a 5-minute walk from the Guy-Concordia Métro station (Guy exit).

Allow sufficient time

Allow approximately 15 minutes for students to be greeted at the entrance, to go to the cloakroom and washroom, and to be divided into groups.

Movement through the galleries

To facilitate movement through the galleries and ensure that everyone gets a good view of the works, each class will be divided into two subgroups composed of a maximum of 15 students (11 for preschool groups). The class will regroup afterward in the workshop, if applicable.

Prohibited items

Backpacks, food, beverages and umbrellas are not permitted in the galleries.

Allow sufficient time

Allow approximately 15 minutes for students to be greeted at the entrance, to go to the cloakroom and washroom, and to be divided into groups.

Movement through the galleries

To facilitate movement through the galleries and ensure that everyone gets a good view of the works, each class will be divided into two subgroups composed of a maximum of 15 students (11 for preschool groups). The class will regroup afterward in the workshop, if applicable.

Prohibited items

Backpacks, food, beverages and umbrellas are not permitted in the galleries.

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