Toys Exhibition

Sunday November 19, 2017 — Sunday March 18, 2018

The Topsy-Turvy Storyland

Experience the amazing universe of the fairy tales that have continued to enchant generation after generation: Little Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Little Mermaid and Cinderella. These stories have been reinterpreted in an immersive and fun space, where young visitors can roam a world turned upside down by a spell cast by an evil fairy godmother who has mixed up the characters and objects from different fairy tales—and caused quite a conundrum in the process!

  • © Marilyn Aitken – Musée McCord Museum
  • © Marilyn Aitken – Musée McCord Museum
  • © Marilyn Aitken – Musée McCord Museum
  • © Marilyn Aitken – Musée McCord Museum
  • © Elias Touil – Musée McCord Museum
  • © Marilyn Aitken – Musée McCord Museum
  • © TheRearMirror.com – Musée McCord Museum
  • © Marilyn Aitken – Musée McCord Museum
  • © Marilyn Aitken – Musée McCord Museum
  • © Marilyn Aitken – Musée McCord Museum
  • © TheRearMirror.com – Musée McCord Museum

To break the spell, children must draw upon their keen observation skills through various activities to find ten lost characters or objects in the different spaces. To reward their hard work, their visit will end in the “enchanted library,” where they will dive into fascinating fairy tales from here and around the world.

With extraordinary stage craft that will delight young and old alike, the exhibition will contain nearly 150 decorative art objects and toys from the McCord Museum collection.

Discover The Topsy-Turvy Storyland with Tammy Verge and Antoine Vézina, the ambassadors of the exhibition.

Not to be missed!

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