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"The Howl" Musical Masquerade

A Halloween Masquerade

DATE: Monday, October 24, 2022

TIME: 1:00 pm

GRADES: All Ages (costumes encouraged!)

COST: Free

 

“The Howl”….music, costumes, and Halloween all come together in this engaging concert for youth and families. Juno winner Norman Foote brings out the fun and musical side of the Halloween tradition. The Howl Masquerade concert is where singers, costumes, and Halloween all come together in an awesome event for youth and families. Norman leads the entire theatre with his engaging songs, stories and humour. Everyone gets into the spirit of this colourful, creative and neighbourly spectacle. Featured with Norman is an animated wall of costumed howlers. So put together your costume or mask and weʼll see you there!

Esplanade Education Programs for Families

PD Days

PD Days (Ages 5-12): Full days from 9:00am–4:00pm  (drop off begins at 8:30 am and pick up ends at 4:30 pm)
With our unique PD Day offering, children get the benefit of multiple community based learning resources in one program. In the morning, children will explore the exhibitions of the Esplanade and take part in play-based projects where they can exercise their imaginations, while developing their creative thinking and problem-solving skills. In the afternoon, we walk kids across a block away to the TREX Space where they have the opportunity to see the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program in action!

Registration Link: http://buy.tixx.ca/PDDays2022

February Break

Art Days available daily all February Break! Using the same format as our PD Day offering, children get the benefit of multiple community based learning resources in one program. In the morning, children will explore the exhibitions of the Esplanade and take part in play-based projects where they can exercise their imaginations, while developing their creative thinking and problem-solving skills. In the afternoon, we walk kids across a block away to the TREX Space where they have the opportunity to see the Alberta Foundation for the Arts Travelling Exhibition Program in action!

Registration Link: http://buy.tixx.ca/ArtDays-FebruaryBreak

Art Box

Get out of the box and get inspired with unconventional and experimental art activities. This experience is about the journey, not the destination, so get bright, get bold, get messy and have some fun!
Art couldn’t get any cooler with this latest Art Box experience! This winter get inspired with local chainsaw artist Marina Cole as she demonstrates ice carving! Following this demonstration Marina will give you some pointers on hand tool techniques before you try chipping and carving your own small block of ice.

Family Art Box is geared toward little ones and their adult companion, the winter project is recommended for ages 7+, under adult supervision.

Registration Link: http://buy.tixx.ca/ArtBox

Backstage Pass

Looking for something fun to do with the family? Try our Family Backstage Pass for an experience tailored to interest both you and your kiddos! Explore light and sound, as well as pulleys and stage mechanics in motion. Discover hidden and rarely seen spaces, then get ready in style in our dressing room before taking the stage for a wrap up family dance party complete with lights and music like you have never heard and seen before! Recommended for ages 7+ and their adult companion

Registration Link: http://buy.tixx.ca/BackstagePass

Stories Uncased

First explore our gallery as a family with a scavenger hunt then get a closer look at specially selected artifacts brought out of the Esplanade and Medalta “vaults” so that you can discover their stories.  Now that you know just how special our collections are, learn about how we keep them safe.
Help Esplanade and Medalta staff fight against the “Agents of Deterioration”! You won’t need a cape, just maybe some white gloves and a little imagination, as you investigate these museum menaces through examples, hands on learning and demonstration experiments. Help us to defend against damaging physical forces, ultraviolet light and creepy crawlies! Recommended for ages 7+

Registration Link: http://buy.tixx.ca/StoriesUncased