George Romney, British, 1734–1802, Robert, 9th Baron Petre Demonstrating the Use of an Écorché Figure to His Son, Robert Edward, 1775–1776. Oil on canvas. Levy Bequest purchase, 1994; 1994.004.0001LB. Photography by John Tamblyn. Lent by: McMaster Museum of Art, McMaster University, Hamilton
We have lots of ways for families to explore and enjoy 100 Masters: Only in Canada.
Interactive Mini-tour Booklets
Choose your own adventure…pick one of four thematic exploration booklets written just for kids and families: Heroes and Hunting, Collectibles and Curiosities, Art Detective, Fashionista. Try one, then try another. Each adventure is a one of a kind experience!
Kid’s Exhibition Trail
Follow the trail of fun and interactive exhibition labels created just for kids and families. Enjoy exploring an exciting selection of masterworks from museum and gallery collections only in Canada and only at the WAG til August!
Mingle with the Masters Family Sunday
Sunday, June 2, 1:30-4pm • Hey kids! You can view the work of Rembrandt, Picasso, van Gogh, and other great artists, then "meet" them, courtesy of actors from PTE. You can play art games in the rooftop sculpture garden, watch movies in the Muriel Richardson Auditorium, and see actress Heather Madill bring some of the artworks to life. You can take your picture posing as artist Michiel Sweerts or Rembrandt's elegant lady. And of course, you can create your very own masterpiece in the family interactive zone. Does this sound like an amazing afternoon or what!! Tell your parents or grandparents. • members $10 per family, non-members $20 per family (2 adults and up to 4 children under 18)
Interactive Family Tours
Sundays at 1pm. May 12, July 14, August 11 • Kids, bring your family and friends to the WAG for a fun tour of 100 Masters: Only in Canada. A WAG facilitator will take you on an exciting and interactive journey through an exhibition brimming with masterworks from across Canada! Included with Gallery admission.
Girls' Night Out
Friday, May 17, 6pm to 8pm • Brownies, Sparks, and Girl Guides are invited to meet the masters during this fun-filled night of exploring and art-making. Call 204.789.1290 to reserve a spot.