MIRACLE AT THE MUSEUM

    Free admission to the Museum's collections and discovery exhibitions

    until January 7, 2018

To celebrate the first anniversary of the Michal and Renata Hornstein Pavilion for Peace, the Montreal Museum of Fine Art (MMFA) is granting free access to its galleries throughout the Holiday period. The pavilion is the setting for the outstanding donation of the Montreal collectors, the pavilion, which comprises more than 750 works of international art from the Middle Ages to today displayed over 6 floors, including masterpieces by the Old Masters.

Miracle at the Museum also includes free access to our collections of Quebec and Canadian art, decorative arts, contemporary international art, the cultures of the world and discovery exhibitions:

In addition, free activities will be offered to families, including concerts, creative workshops and film screenings. An ideal opportunity to marvel at the benefits of art with your nearest and dearest!
The Museum will be open throughout the Christmas period except for December 25 and January 1.

Free Holiday-themed activities for the whole family until January 7

Take advantage of your visit to the Museum by venturing into The Little Western, the family-oriented educational space of the major exhibition Once Upon a Time…the Western: A New Frontier in Art and Film.

Creative workshops

Four Handed Workshop: Peekaboo! Tell me a story.
December 23, 26 to 30, 2017, and from January 2 to 7, 2018, at 10: 15 a.m., and 11:15 a.m.
The four handed workshop is custom-designed for young children (2 to 5 years) and their parents. In this workshop, children will produce a fictional character in his or her environment.

Themed workshop: Wrapping it up!
December 16, 17, 23, 26 to 30, 2017, January 2 to 8 2018, at 1 p.m. and 2.30 p.m.
Themed workshops are an opportunity for families to enjoy creative experiences together, inspired by the current major exhibition or the Museum’s collections. In this workshop, families will be invited to create a personalized wrapping paper.

Drop-in workshop: Make a wish
December 16, 17, 23, 26 to 30, and January 2 to 8, 2018, at 11 a.m.
Our most flexible activity: drop in whenever you want, anytime between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., to enjoy this creative family break for young and old alike. In this workshop, families will be invited to create a garland of stars.

Passes distributed from 10 a.m. on the day of the activity, at the ticket counter of the Museum. 

Films for the Holidays

A Christmoose Story
In English: December 27 and 30, 2017, January 4 and 7, 2018, at 1 p.m.
Age 5 and up

De la neige pour Noël
In French: December, 26 and 29, 2017; January 3 and 6, 2018, at 1 p.m.
Age 4 and up

In collaboration with the Festival International du Film pour Enfants de Montréal (FIFEM).
Passes distributed from 10 a.m. on the day of the activity, at the ticket counter of the Museum. 

Visit the Cultural Calendar for the complete schedule