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Halloween Hat Extravaganza

Sunday, October 28
11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Since her coronation in 1952, Queen Elizabeth II has purportedly worn 5,000 hats! Today is your opportunity to make your own most extravagant head creation, to match your Halloween costume. Visit one of our ongoing all-ages activity tables and hear about McMichael spirits in stories our educators are “pulling out of their hats!”.

Halloween Hat Extravaganza and the Queen of Many Hats Schedule:

Children’s Art Workshop: (Artists’ Studio)
Ongoing from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Haunted House: (Thomson Shack)
Ongoing from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Spirit Stories: (Thomson Shack)
12:30 p.m. & 2:30 p.m.

The Queen of Many Hats Storytelling Session: (Founders’ Lounge)
1:30 pn .m.

Children’s Face Painter: (Grand Hall)
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Canadian Heritage

We acknowledge the support of the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage for the special exhibition programs. Nous reconnaissons l’appui du gouvernement du Canada par l’entremise du ministère du Patrimoine canadien pour les programmes d'exposition spéciale.


general public: Included with gallery admission
McMichael members: Free

Reservation: Not required

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