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Published on February 13, 2019

Spring Break at the Museum, March 3 to 10, 2019

Tons of free activities and exhibitions for the whole family

For Spring Break, the MMFA is offering a program of free activities designed specially for families. People of all ages will enjoy films, favourites from the Montreal International Children’s Film Festival (FIFEM) and stimulating creative activities in connection with the exhibition “Thierry Mugler: Couturissime,” on view as of March 2. What’s more: from March 3 to 10, admission to the MMFA’s collections and Discovery Exhibitions is free for all visitors!

  • Free admission to the Discovery Exhibitions and the collections
    From March 3 to 10, admission is free to the Discovery Exhibitions and collections – European art, Quebec and Canadian art, decorative arts and design, archaeology and world cultures – displayed in the Museum’s five pavilions.
    Note that regular admission fees apply to the exhibitions “Thierry Mugler: Couturissime” and “Montreal Couture” for people aged 13 or older; admission is free for children 12 and under.

  • The Sewing Box / Chabanel Workshop
    Retrace the thread of apparel creation in the 19th century in a creativity area set up for families. It’s a unique opportunity to discover precious textiles and give free reign to your imagination as you make miniature garments.
    Art materials provided.

  • Family workshops
    March 5 to 10, 10.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.: Drop-in workshop “Wild Things” (ages 6 and up)
    Weekends March 2-3 and 9-10: Four-handed workshop “Mr. and Mrs. Dress-up” (ages 2 to 5) and themed workshop “We Can be Heroes” (ages 6 and up)
    Passes to these free workshops are available at the Museum Ticket Counter as of 10 a.m. on the day of the activity.

  • Youth cinema
    March 2 to 10, see award-winning films and favourites from the latest editions of FIFEM children’s film festival.
    Free admission, places are limited. Passes and information available at the Ticket Counter.

See the complete program

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