Holiday Activities - McCord Museum

From November 16, 2019, to January 5, 2020

Holiday Programming

From November 16, 2019, to January 5, 2020, a wide range of activities will entertain the entire family and create magical memories.

Admission to the Museum and family activities are free for children aged 12 and under.

ENCHANTED WORLDS

Every day, from November 16 to January 5
Relive the magic of Ogilvy’s mechanical holiday window displays with Enchanted Worlds. Visit The Mill in the Forest, on Victoria Street near Sherbrooke, and The Enchanted Village, inside the Museum. A presentation of IÖGO nanö.
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It’s Your Move!

Board Games: Larger Than Life

As of December 8
For its 10th anniversary, the McCord Museum’s traditional family exhibition invites you into the world of board games -which are more popular now than ever with young and old alike- with It’s Your Move! Board Games: Larger than life. A presentation of Télé-Québec, in collaboration with Randolph.
Recommended for children aged 3 to 9.
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The Adventure at the Museum

At all times
Discover the Museum, en famille! Children receive a free backpack loaded with materials to enhance their visit. The Adventure at the Museum, presented by Hydro-Québec, encourages families to work as a team as they explore the Museum’s rich collections.
Recommended for adults with children ages 2 to 9.
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Creative Workshop: It’s your World

Sundays, from November 17 to December 15, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Every day, December 21 to January 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
In this workshop for the exhibition It’s Your Move! Board Games: Larger than Life, children are invited to design a world and project themselves into it. Create a giant world or a mini world—you decide!
Recommended for children aged 3 to 9.
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Story Hour

Saturdays and Sundays, from November 16 to December 15, at 3:30 p.m. in English and at 11 a.m. in French
Every day, from December 21 to January 5, at 3:30 p.m. in English and at 11 a.m. in French
Children of all ages can indulge their curiosities and enrich their imaginations with legends and tales about the objects on display.
Recommended for adults with children ages 2 to 9.
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Enchanted Music with I Musici de Montréal

December 21 and 22, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
The famous chamber music ensemble is back at the J.A. Bombardier Theatre, where listeners will relive the magic of its legendary Tudor Hall concerts at Ogilvy, performing winter songs and holiday classics.

All ages. General rate: $20. Space limited, reservation required.
Free for children under 12 and Members of the McCord Museum.
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Choirs and Holiday Tunes

Saturdays, November 16 to December 14, at 11 a.m.
Come and listen choirs sing songs of the holiday season on Victoria Street!
All ages.
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Passe-Partout Family Karaoke

Sunday, December 15, at 10 a.m.
A karaoke session for the young and the young at heart will feature famous nursery rhymes from the television show Passe-Partout.
Recommended for children aged 3 to 6. Children will receive a Passe-Partout party bag.
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Adèle’s Room: Meet the author

Fridays, December 27, and January 3, at 2 p.m.
When she’s playing, little Adèle forgets about everything! Author Marie Barguirdjian will come tell you the story of Adèle, inspired by the toys in the McCord Museum’s collection, for the Museum’s 10th annual toys exhibition. In this workshop, the power of the imagination reigns supreme!
Recommended for children aged 3 to 9. A book signing will follow the activity.
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TOY DONATIONS: WELCOME! WANT TO PLAY?

Until January 5, 2020
In collaboration with the Centre social d’aide aux immigrants, you’re invited to drop off a toy that you’re ready to give up in our donation box while sharing a memory in a card provided to you. These toys will be given to families who have recently settled in Montreal. Openness, sharing, inclusion, support: it’s what the holiday season is all about!
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Free for children

Free admission at all times to children under 12 years of age and younger courtesy of the Fondation J.A. DeSève.

Not to be missed!

The Adventure at the Museum

Treat yourselves to a family outing! Presented by Hydro-Québec.

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