PAMA Kids and Family

PAMA is a place for children to explore their artistic talents and learn about Peel's history and heritage. We offer a variety of workshops, programs and camps suitable for children ages 6 to 12+. Caregivers must accompany children unless otherwise noted. 

Weekend Family Activities

Saturdays and Sundays, 1 - 4:30 p.m.

Guide your family through art projects that inspire creativity. These drop-in activities are included in the cost of PAMA admission and members are free.

  • Nov. - Celebrate our 50th anniversary and create something special
  • Dec. - Add to our Community Heart Garden in support of reconciliation

PAMA Kids P.A. Day

Drop by for a great day of creation plus explore our historic spaces. Included with admission and members are free. Caregivers must accompany children.
  • Nov. 16, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Flashback Friday! Celebrate our 50th Anniversary by creating a landscape inspired by Art at PAMA: 50 Years of Collecting.

Winter Break, Fun in the Sun

Family Fun Days

Third Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Family time adventures happen here. Join us every month for a day full of creativity. Included in the cost of PAMA admission, guardians must accompany children.
  • Nov. 17 - Celebrate our 50th Anniversary with art inspired by our collection, 1 - 4:30 p.m. 
  • Dec. 15 - Turn your clay figurines into a short animation using stop motion animation techniques, 1- 4:30 p.m.
Inspire creativity through these hands-on activities that take place on Family Fun Days: Family Art and Stories, 2:45 - 3:45 p.m., Family Fun Activity and Colouring Room, 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m (drop-in). 


Winter Break, Fun in the Sun

Brighten up your winter break and take a #staycation at PAMA! Escape the cold and enjoy some 'fun in the sun' themed drop-in activities.
  • Monday, Dec. 24, 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - "Do you want to build a snowman?" No? How about a sand castle! Come for a beach day and build your very own sand sculpture.
  • Thursday, Dec. 27, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Grab your passport as we head to the tropics. Experiment using colourful washes and wax-resist techniques to create a tropical, abstract watercolour painting inspired by Canadian artist John Meredith!
  • Friday, Dec. 28, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Enjoy your sunny destination. Create a warm, sunny landscape on a custom tote bag inspired by printmaking artists from our collection.
  • Monday, Dec. 31, 10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - Enjoy what nature has to offer as we explore the Bruce Trail.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 2, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Go exploring under the sea and find out what kind of creatures would have lived in what is now Peel thousands of years ago?
  • Thursday, Jan. 3, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Using warm colours, watch your cold winter day turn into a warm summer one!
  • Friday, Jan. 4, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Stop by and smell the roses. Make your own long-stemmed rose with modeling clay and personalize it with your "autographed stamp" just like the Dales Estate.  
Included with the cost of PAMA admission and members are free. Caregivers must accompany children.
Winter Break

Please Note: Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult except where noted.

View all events and register online

You can register for one of our workshops or classes by calling (905) 791-4055 to speak with a Customer Service Representative.

You can register in person at any Service Peel counter located at 9 Wellington Street East.