MMFA Weekend Art Workshops

SAT. & SUN. – Join the art educators every Saturday and/or Sunday at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts to enjoy a free introduction to a unique art form workshop related to the current temporary exhibit or to one of the museum’s featured permanent collections. (Updated 03/01/17) Four-handed workshop: “A Gap in the Clouds” (mobile)…

Winter Workshops at TOHU

FIRST SATURDAYS UNTIL APRIL 1 – The creative instinct of young FALLA enthusiasts will surely get a boost of energy! From October to May, workshops combining plastic arts, storytelling and music will have the 3 to 12-year-old explore diversity as well as stories that make Montreal. Additional info at http://tohu.ca/en/season/event/2016-2017/kids-falla/ Rendez-vous tous les premiers samedi…

Girl Guides: A Way to Do It All!

The beginning of the school year is almost upon us and it’s time to start thinking about extracurricular activities. There’s so much to pick from: soccer, dance, gymnastics, skating, hockey, language classes, robotics, and the list goes on. How can anyone possibly be expected to choose? What if I told you there is one activity…

Nature trekking on the island

Thanks to the STM for permission to reprint this article from their newsletter, http://www.stm.info/en/offers-and-outings/newsletter What if we suggested you take a trip to the great outdoors? This summer, you’d be amazed how far and wide an STM bus can take you! By the water’s edge in Lasalle The Parc des Rapides is an island of…

Cité Mémoire

FROM MAY 18 -A creation by Michel Lemieux and Victor Pilon, in collaboration with Michel Marc Bouchard. Loosely inspired by the history of Montreal, Cité Mémoire invites you to meet a host of characters who’ve witnessed the city’s evolution first-hand. Poetic, dreamlike and occasionally playful, the tableaux come alive with images, words and music. Projected…

CCA Family Workshop Fun

Montreal on the Cheap regularly promotes the frequent and free Family Workshops at the Canadian Center of Architecture (CCA), but somehow they still fly under the radar of many people. Perhaps it’s the out-of-the-way location of the CCA, tucked below St. Catherine St. beside the Fort St. entrance to the expressway. Perhaps it’s that many people…