Family Sundays

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Family Sundays

Bring your family to create, learn and have fun. At each Family Sunday, kids ages 0–12 and their adults experience the national collection through a different theme.

Our Masterpieces, Our Stories: Family Sundays – Special Edition
Sunday 18 June 2017 – 9:30 am to 4 pm
All ages

Join us to celebrate the opening of Our Masterpieces, Our Stories, a unique presentation of Canadian and Indigenous art. Bring the whole family for art making, live music, theatrical performances, and much more! Included with Gallery admission. Always free for members.

Art Making
The Art of Travel: Suitcases and Postcards
Scotiabank Great Hall and Galleries
9:30 AM to 4:00 PM Suitcase Activity
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM Postcard Activity
Make and decorate your own suitcase. Then, “travel” to art-making stations in the galleries to create unique postcards inspired by art from the five regions of Canada. Mail your postcards to friends or take them home in your new suitcase!


French Canadian Folk Music
Scotiabank Great Hall
10:00 AM, 12:30 PM, and 3:00 PM
Clap your hands and tap your feet along with French Canadian folk music duo, Les Cornus.

Feel the Heartbeat
Percussion Workshop
Scotiabank Great Hall
10:45 AM and 2:00 PM
Explore First Nations culture through the “heartbeat of Mother Earth”: the drum. Join the fun by playing along with horn rattles and participating in a stomp dance. Presented by Aboriginal Experiences.

Sky Woman
Theatrical Performance
Scotiabank Great Hall
11:45 AM in English and 1:15 PM in French
Watch a Haudenosaunee creation story come to life in this theatrical performance by Aboriginal Experiences.

Artissimo Activities
Scotiabank Great Hall
9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Be among the first to try out a brand new Artissimo Scavenger Hunt and Block Puzzle. Artissimo favourites, like Art Buddies and Feely Boxes, will also be available.

Art From Above
Garden Court
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Take part in making a massive fabric copy of a Canadian masterpiece.