Spring Break 2022

Enjoy a family-friendly experience at the Museum

March 29, 2022 to April 2, 2022

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People walking up a ramp in the museum.

CMHR, Aaron Cohen

Event details

Join us during Spring Break. Free admission for kids 12 and under!

Family‐friendly performances and extras planned.

Admission is free for kids 12 and under from Tuesday, March 29 to Saturday, April 2, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For visitors over 12 years old, a ticket to the Museum is required.

Timed ticketing is in place to ensure space and comfort for all visitors throughout the entire Museum.

Cost:

Free for kids 12 and under

Location:

Throughout Museum

Throughout the week

Discovery Activity for Families booklets, available on Level 1

Before you explore the galleries, ask for our Discovery Activity booklet at the Coat Check on Level 1. This booklet takes you on a journey of discovery and fun as you explore the Museum's galleries! 

Enjoy short animated films on Level 7

Check out the family‐friendly films from the National Film Board on Level 7. This collection of short films brings human rights to life through animation. Watch as an oddly shaped domino struggles to belong, a boy can’t get the rest he needs, and a young man goes on a journey of self‐discovery. Let our staff know which film you’d like to see first!

Stop for lunch! 

From March 30 to April 2, treat the family to a kid‐friendly lunch at the Macaroni Bar in the Bistro. Or try a tasty crepe; both sweet and savoury options available. Other menu and snack items, including grab’n’go options also available. Bistro hours: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Family‐friendly entertainment

Bring the kids to see family‐friendly entertainers from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 30 to Friday, April 1, 2022.

Entertainment Schedule

Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Time: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Free bilingual performances for families featuring local Francophone talent including music, dance and magic!

Space is limited, so be sure to reserve your free tickets!

Reserve your family’s tickets!

Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate daycare groups and large bookings at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Detailed schedule:

Host: TiBert le Voyageur

1 p.m. – Ça Claque!

A showcase of Franco‐Manitoban and Métis artists who share their love of French Canadian Métis folklore — traditional as well as contemporary — through music and dance.

1:45 p.m. – Magic with Patrick Gregoire

Patrick is an award‐winning magician whose shows are fun, energetic and amazing. So get ready for an interactive and wild magic show!

2:20 p.m. – Sing along with Mimi and Coco

Bilingual sing and dance along to favourite childhood songs.

2:45 p.m. – TiBert le Voyageur (Rob Malo)

Raised in a Franco‐Manitoban Métis family, Malo shares his passion for history and culture through traditional music and storytelling.


Date: Thursday, March 31 2022

Time: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Free performances for families featuring local Indigenous talent!

Space is limited, so be sure to reserve your free tickets!

Reserve your family’s tickets!

Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate daycare groups and large bookings at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Detailed schedule:

Host: TiBert le Voyageur

1 p.m. — Ivan Flett Memorial Dancers

These Métis siblings share their passion for dancing and add their own special twist to the Red River Jig. You can’t help but join in!.

1:45 p.m. – Don Amero

Don Amero is an engaging storyteller, singer‐songwriter, performer and three‐time Juno Award nominee. Amero, who is of Cree and Métis heritage, has been recognized for his advocacy work within Indigenous communities and beyond, including his participation as a youth mentor for the Winnipeg Jets and True North Youth Foundation’s "Project 11".

2:20 p.m. – Summer Bear Dance Troupe

Summer Bear Dance Troupe performs Indigenous dances such as the Grass Dance, the Traditional, the Fancy Feather and Shawl Dance, the Hoop Dance and the Jingle Dress.

2:45 p.m. – TiBert le Voyageur (Rob Malo)

Raised in a Franco‐Manitoban Métis family, Malo shares his passion for history and culture through traditional music and storytelling.


Date: Friday, April 01 2022

Time: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Free family‐friendly music, dance and drumming.

Space is limited, so be sure to reserve your free tickets!

Reserve your family’s tickets!

Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate daycare groups and large bookings at this time. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Detailed schedule:

Host: TiBert le Voyageur

1 p.m. – Momentum Dance

A unique performance featuring ground acrobatics, aerial hoop, juggling and dance to entertain and awe.

1:45 p.m. – Hinode Taiko

Hinode Taiko’s blend of driving rhythms, lively choreography, and intoxicating energy speaks irresistibly to the heart and soul.

2:20 p.m. – Jessee Havey and the Banana Band

A fun and new kid’s music group fronted by Grammy and Juno Award‐winning singer, songwriter, and ukulele player Jessee Havey of The Duhks.

2:45 p.m. – TiBert le Voyageur (Rob Malo)

Raised in a Franco‐Manitoban Métis family, Malo shares his passion for history and culture through traditional music and storytelling.


Saturday, April 2, 2022

12 p.m. to 3 p.m. – Marc Arnould and Suzanne Kennelly

Musician and vocal duo Marc Arnould and Suzanne Kennelly will perform live at Cloud Coffee on Level 5. Enjoy local talent, along with your latte.

(No tickets required)

12 p.m. to 3 p.m.– ArtsJunktion

Stop by the Stuart Clark Garden of Contemplation mid‐way through your visit to do some crafting with the folks from ArtsJunktion. Learn how to create your own pom poms and buttons.

(No tickets required)

Please note that these programs are subject to change or cancellation without notice.