Activities

Aboriginal Dancing and Drumming

Clientele: preschool / elementary / secondary / welcome class
Dates: full year
Duration: 120 minutes
Max. number: 60
Cost: $7,50 per student

The cultures of the First Peoples have endured for centuries. Their traditional knowledge, passed down from generation to generation, is still alive today. Students discover the links between the past and present through garments and accessories in the exhibition Wearing our Identity – The First Peoples Collection.

In the workshop, students experience the rhythms of drum and rattle as they learn about the music and dance of Aboriginal cultures.

Download the complete 2015-2016 educational activities program

Before making your reservation, please prepare the following information:

  • The title of activity chosen;
  • Three possible dates to facilitate the reservation process;
  • Preferred time for your tour, the number of students in your group, their grade level, and the language in which you would like the tour to be conducted;
  • Complete contact information for your organization, including an email address to enable us to send you a tour confirmation notice.

After making your reservation, you will receive confirmation by email. Please acknowledge receipt to confirm the time of your visit and the number of participants.

To ensure the visit goes smoothly, set aside enough time for the cloakroom, snacks and washroom breaks.

Lastly, plan to have one accompanying adult for every 15 students. He or she will be admitted for free of charge.

Changes or cancellations

Unless you notify us of changes 48 hours before the date of your activity, you will be charged for the number of participants indicated in your reservation.

Method of payment

On the day of the activity, the person responsible for the group is asked to proceed to the admissions desk to settle payment. The total amount may be paid via invoice or on site via cash or cheque. Please make your cheque payable to the McCord Museum.

Lunch area

A lunch area is available for a fee of $50.

Information and reservations

reservation@mccord-stewart.ca
514-861-2141

Not to be missed!

Lunch area

A lunch area is available for a fee of $50.

Make a reservation