Cultural activities


OCTOBER 24 | The Métis Meet the Mi'kmaq | 2 p.m.
Québec Intercultural Storytelling Festival
Mic-Ma’ storyteller Robert Seven Crows and Métis storyteller Ron Evans will bring you on an unforgettable journey through First Peoples stories and experiences.

OCTOBER 30 | Ghosts of the Museum
Go on a spooky nighttime journey with your family at the Museum where ghosts stories and other surprises await you. The Museum will open exceptionally until 10 p.m. In French only. See the activity description in French.

OCTOBER 31 and NOVEMBER 1 | D'Artagnan, Al Capone and the Others celebrate Halloween
Take part in various family activties - crafts, stories and more!

The Métis Meet the Mi'kmaq

Mic-Ma’ storyteller Robert Seven Crows meets Métis storyteller Ron Evans. Weaving between traditional stories, myth, oral history and personal narrative, they will bring their audience on an unforgettable journey through First Peoples stories and experiences, both traditional and contemporary.

This event is part of the Québec Intercultural Storytelling Festival.

Date: Saturday, October 24th
Time: 2 p.m.
Tickets: $10, includes entrance to the Museum.
Independent ticket office on site. Cash only please.

Ron Evans
Ron Evans is a Metis oral historian, mythteller, and teacher from Western Canada. He has travelled widely telling his stories and teaching.  He was raised in the traditional ways of his people, learning from elders. He continues to live this tradition by telling the old stories, which are a basic part of his life, not a performance art. He is the honorary storytelling “elder” of the Québec  Intercultural Storytelling Festival.

Robert Seven Crows
Robert Seven-Crows was born in Lachine, Quebec, departure site of the great Voyageur canoes. His childhood was shared between Gaspé and Lachine. Robert Seven-Crows has worked with First Nations men in the Canadian and Quebec prison systems as a traditional resource person. For many years the “Kumik Elders Lodge”, at Indian and northern affairs Canada, has asked Robert to be present as an elder. With his partner, Joan Pawnee, he has worked with youth in social reinsertion for the Ministry of youth, sports and associative living in France. He is a singer/songwriter, musician, an award winning storyteller and for many years he has participated in festivals in Quebec, Canada, Europe, Lebanon, England, the USA, Africa and New Caledonia.

D'Artagnan and the Others celebrate Halloween!

On the weekend of October 31 and November 1, the Stewart Museum celebrates Halloween by offering exciting family activities related to D'Artagnan, Al Capone and the Others - Weapons and Legends  exhibit!

Dress yourself  in the manner of a famous character from the temporary exhibition or your favorite heroe and get candies! Here's the list of characters to inspire you:
  • D’Artagnan / Cyrano de Bergerac, Don Quixotte, Zorro
  • Lucky Luke / Daltons, Buffalo Bill, Annie Oakley, Butch Cassidy
  • James Bond / Ian Fleming, IXE13
  • Edward Teach ‘’Blackbeard’’, Jack Sparrow, Captain Hook, Mary Jane Read
  • Al Capone / Elliott Ness, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, Monica Proietti (Machine Gun Molly)
  • William Wallace (Braveheart), Guillaume Tell, Thomas Edward Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia), Ernesto Che Guevara


- Guided tour "Halloween Special" of the exhibition with a costumed guide

Guided tours schedule:
IN ENGLISH: 11:15 a.m. and 3:15 p.m.
IN FRENCH: 10:15 a.m. and 2:15 p.m.

- Scavenger hunt for children 4 to 12
- Story Hour: 11 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
- Mask Making Workshop

Date: Saturday October 31 and Sunday, November 2015
Fees: Regular admission fees to the Museum - Please see our Hours and Admission Fees Page .