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Published on October 17, 2019

WKSHP 15-20: An inspirational new hands-on studio for the youth

The MMFA is opening a new space designed for creative teenagers and young adults: the WKSHP 15-20. On Wednesdays and Sundays, this creative studio will open its doors to young people aged from 15 to 20 who wish to socialize, relax and express themselves in a stimulating and safe space.

Conceived by the MMFA in collaboration with the Museum’s Youth Committee and its community organization partners, the WKSHP 15-20 offers the young a place made to measure for them. It provides the participants with art materials (paints, felt pens, clay, various supports, screen-printing unit, cameras, etc.) and digital tools (computers, printers, projectors, green screen, etc.) to express themselves in their own way. The WKSHP 15-20. also comprises a lounge area, a bookshelf and display surfaces to exhibit artworks of every kind: everything the young people may need to have fun, interact and create in a positive atmosphere.

Entry: 2200, Crescent Street
Opening hours*: Wednesdays, 3 to 8 pm | Sundays 1 to 4 pm
Admission: Free of charge. No previous experience of art is required!

*Outside the opening hours for the general public, the WKSHP 15-20 will also be available free of charge, with reservation, to social and community organizations that wish to offer their clients an inspirational creative environment.

François Lacasse (born in 1958), Big Compilation III (detail), 2011, oil on canvas. MMFA, gift of François Lacasse. Photo: MMFA, Christine Guest

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