Cultural activities


2015 CALENDAR

JUNE 24 to SEPTEMBER 6 | Come and play!
Relax, have a picnic and play games on a beautiful historic site.

SEPTEMBER 23 | Lecture ''The Bootleggers’ War in Quebec during American Prohibition (1920-1933)'' | 1:30 p.m.
This lecture, held in partnership with Les Belles Soirées de l’Université de Montréal, is presented by historian Laurent Busseau.

SEPTEMBER 26 and 27 | Journées de la culture
Crossing Steel at the Stewart Museum! Ludic experience of sword combat techniques in front of a camera.  

OCTOBER 24 | The Mic-Mac’ meet the Métis | 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!

Belles Soirées : The Bootleggers' War in Quebec during American Prohibition (1920-1933)



Production Line, Dawes Brewery Lachine, QC, around 1920
MP-0000.587.94, McCord Museum

Lecture by historian Laurent Busseau and presentation of selected objects from the Museum's collection, held in partnership with Les Belles Soirées / Les Après-Midi  aussi de l'Université de Montréal.
***In French only***

Activity related to D'Artagnan, Al Capone and the Others - Weapons and Legends .

Date: September 23, 2015
Time: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
To get tickets, visit the Belles Soirées' website

Guest presentation
Laurent Busseau, M.A. (History), Certificate in Journalism (Université de Montréal), is an independent historian and lecturer in the Eastern Townships (Historien sans Frontière) who works with regional communities. He has also taught a course on the History of the Eastern Townships at the Université du troisième âge (UTA Sherbrooke) since 2010.


Journées de la culture: Crossing Steel at the Stewart Museum!



Promotional postcard for the film Les trois mousquetaires by Henri Diamant-Berger, 1921, published by Pathé Consortium Cinéma Paris.

Take part in the creation of a sword fight scene just like in the movies through a workshop offered by Jean-François Gagnon, Fight Master.  Learn various movements while following security rules. You’ll be immersed in a cinematic adventure in front of a camera. Lights, Camera!

***ACTIVITY OFFERED IN FRENCH ONLY***

Dates: September 26 and 27
Time: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Duration: 2 hours
Public: 14 years and +

Entry to  D’Artagnan, Al Capone and the Others exhibition is included for the participants.

Activity by reservation only:
Please contact us from Monday to Friday: 514 861-6701, ext. 233 or by email: ngilbert@stewart-museum.org Places are limited.
Observation allowed without reservation.

Guest presentation
"Fight Master" Title Holder, accredited by "Fight Directors Canada", Jean-François Gagnon is a designer of fighting and stunts for Stage, Film and Television.

The Mic-Ma’ Meet the Métis


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

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!

The Museum invite you to dress in the manner of a famous character from the temporary exhibition or your favorite heroe.

ACTIVITIES FROM 10 A.M. TO 5 P.M.

- Guided tour "Halloween Special" of the exhibition with a costumed guide
- Scavenger hunt for children 4 to 12
- Mask Making Workshop
- Candy offered to costumed visitors

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