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Enjoy March Break at PAMA - For Everyone
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By Super Admin
Published on 03/4/2014
 
Brampton - If you’re looking for something fun for the kids to do during March Break, the Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) has a number of activities for all ages.

Brampton - If you’re looking for something fun for the kids to do during March Break, the Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) has a number of activities for all ages. Each day, PAMA is offering instructor-led drop-in activities, free with admission. Families can make and take home creative projects inspired by some of PAMA’s Museum and Art Gallery exhibitions.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Drop-in activities are available on the weekends before and after the break, March 8 – 9 and 15 – 16, from 1 – 5 p.m.  During the weekdays (March 10 – 14) activities will be available from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Saturday, March 8 and Sunday, March 9

Positive and Negative 

  • Join us as we dive into the world of black and white art! Inspired by the Leonard Hutchinson exhibition in the Art Gallery, visitors will create fun positive and negative silhouettes.

Monday, March 10

  • Paint landscapes with acrylic paint on canvas with inspiration provided by The Tree exhibition.
  • Early settlers had creative and artistic ways of making everyday objects. Join us in the Museum classroom to make your own objects with inspiration from Peel history.

Tuesday, March 11

  • Create your own wordless story using simple printmaking techniques. This activity is inspired by George Walker’s The Mysterious Death of Tom Thomson exhibition.
  • Have you ever wondered if there are fossils in Peel? Join us to learn more fun facts about Peel’s natural history.

Wednesday, March 12

  • Construct your own superhero costume – inspired by the True Patriot: The Next Generation of Canadian Superheroes exhibition.
  • Build your own town and discover why the early settlers chose Peel to build their community.

Thursday, March 13

  • Create your own storyboard with simple printmaking techniques inspired by the George Walker exhibition, The Mysterious Death of Tom Thomson.
  • Make your own crazy quilt – inspired by quilts on display in the Peel Gallery.

Friday, March 14

  • If you could have super powers what would they be? Design you own superhero inspired by the True Patriot: The Next Generation of Canadian Superheroes exhibition.
  • Design your own pierced tin pattern, inspired by lanterns in the Museum collection.

Saturday, March 15 and Sunday, March 16

From Sheep to Wool

  • Do you ever wonder how things are made?  Early Settlers made everything by hand – even their clothes! This Museum Drop-in family activity will lead you though the process of turning sheep’s wool into yarn. Families will be able try their hands at carding and spinning wool.

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PAMA Admission Rates:

Adult (ages 16 – 59 inclusive) - $4.50
Students (with valid student card) - $3.50
Seniors (60+) - $3.50
Families (up to 2 adults and up to 5 children/students) - $10
Child (ages 0 – 5 inclusive) - Free 
Member - Free