The rhythms of First Peoples
Clientele: preschool / elementary / secondary / welcome class
Dates: Full Year
Duration: 120 minutes
Max. number: 60
Cost: $7,50 per student
The cultures and traditional knowledge of First Peoples have been passed from one generation to the next and are still alive today. Students discover the links between the past and present through the garments and accessories in the exhibition Wearing our Identity – The First Peoples Collection.
Two options are offered, depending on the availability of rooms:
1 Artists introduce students to the music and dance of Aboriginal cultures.
2 Students learn about the traditional knowledge common to the First Peoples culture.
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.
A lunch area is available for a fee of $50.
To reserve, please fill out the form, according to your situation.
Tour Operators and Tourism Professional
514 861-6701, ext. 2234
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A lunch area is available for a fee of $50.Make a reservation