March Break at PAMA

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) has an exciting line-up of March Break family fun starting March 9 – 15 plus a couple new exhibitions! Plus, don’t miss our March event and workshop opportunities planned for adults.

March Break Family Fun!



Cartoon Character Design with Sean L. Moore

Saturday, March 9, 1 – 2:30 p.m.

Learn how animated characters are created with professional character designer Sean L. Moore, while learning ways to create and design your very own cartoon characters.

Registration is required.

Sean L. Moore - Instagram Square



Family Studio Time: Space

Monday, March 11, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Drop-in instructor-led activity between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. to create your own space-themed art.

Drawing of an alien

Lexy the Rap Dad

Monday, March 11, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Lexy the Rap Dad is an exciting storyteller providing a musical experience for children of all ages! We’ll sing about outer space, robots, dinosaurs and more.

Arrive early, space is limited.

Lexy the Rap Dad



Family Studio Time: STEAM Art

Tuesday, March 12, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Drop-in instructor-led activity between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. and get creative with a STEAM art project.

STEM art

Challenge Island Workshops

Tuesday, March 12, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Learn about the stars above and the constellations they make. Take home your own star wheel to help guide you through the stars! 

  • 11:00 AM workshop
  • 1:00 PM workshop



Family Studio Time: Bubble Art

Wednesday, March 13, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Drop-in instructor-led activity between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. to learn about World Water Day with Public Works and create your own bubble themed artwork.

Bubble drawing


Wednesday, March 13, 11 – 11:45 a.m. and 1 – 1:45 p.m.

The impossible becomes possible with bubbleology. Discover and be amazed by the science and art of the beautiful bubble.

Registration required.

People at the Bubbleology exhibit



Family Studio Time: Twinkly Stars

Thursday, March 14, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Drop-in instructor-led activity between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. and create your own twinkly stars.

Twinkly starts art

Astronomy in Action Planetarium

Thursday, March 14, 11 – 11:25 a.m., 11:45 a.m. – 12:10 p.m., 12:30 – 12:55 p.m., 1:15 – 1:40 p.m., 2 – 2:25 p.m., 2:40 – 3:05 p.m.

Explore a portable planetarium program in an immersive, interactive experience where a professional astronomer or educator takes you on a journey across the universe!

Registration required.  

Lending a (Canad)arm to Space with Glenn McFarlane

Canada Arm photo

Image courtesy of MDA Ltd.  

Thursday, March 14, 1 – 1:45 p.m.

Glenn McFarlane will be speaking about the iconic projects and the work he did during his time at MDA, including working on the Canadarm and International Space Station programs.


Music Night featuring the Brampton Folk Club

Thursday, March 14, 7 – 8:30 p.m.  

Enjoy the musical talents of local artists featuring the Brampton Folk Club. Tonight’s program is inspired by our exhibition “Between the Clouds and the Stars”.

Brampton folk artists



Family Studio Time: Toy Making

Friday, March 15, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Drop-in between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., make your own toy and learn about Japanese Canadian history with a pop-up Mini Museum from the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre. 


Mini Museum Pop-up with the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre

Friday, March 15, drop-in between 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.


Family Floetry Fitness

Friday, March 15, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Welcome to Family Floetry Fitness, where fitness meets fun for the whole family! With movements inspired by the Art Gallery, immerse yourself in the rhythm of Afro-Caribbean beats – Soca, Amapiano, Reggae, Afro beats, and more – as we groove through beginner to moderate dance fitness.





Corn Husk Doll

Saturday, March 16, 10:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Get creative as you make your own corn husk doll in this family workshop guided by Indigenous instructors Patricia Chrisjohn, Liana Canzian, and Austin Chrisjohn (Oneida, Bear Clan), as they teach us about the importance of kindness, accepting differences, and showing love for ourselves and others.

Registration required.

Woman holding corn husk dolls


Sharing Circle & Lunch

Saturday, March 16, 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Parents and caregivers have an opportunity to participate in a Sharing Circle that will follow the Corn Husk Doll workshop.