Family Saturday at VOX

View of the exhibition Skawennati. Teiakwanahstahsontéhrha’ | We Extend the Rafters, VOX, from October 28, 2017 to January 20, 2018.

Photo: Michel Brunelle.

Family Saturday at VOX
On Saturday, December 9, 2017
from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Free admission


Skawennati. Teiakwanahstahsontéhrha’ | We Extend the Rafters. Children's exhibition.
2017.10.28 - 2018.01.27

“My name is Iotetshèn:’en, and I live on Earth—usually. For now, we are travelling to the first meeting of the five nearest, friendliest planets in our galaxy. I have been invited on this historic voyage because I have a special power…”  

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VOX invites you to time travel with your kids! Come discover our third children’s exhibition—Teiakwanahstahsontéhrha’ | We Extend the Rafters, designed specifically for kids aged 5 to 11 by Mohawk artist Skawennati—a futuristic saga set in 3025 yet firmly rooted in the ancestral Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) confederation story and featuring historical figures such as Tekanawí:ta, Jacques Cartier, and a president addicted to Twitter… Our visual arts’ facilitators will be on site to welcome you all day: a guided tour of the installation and original collective workshops will encourage young and mature viewers alike to (re)learn history from an Indigenous perspective and imagine how all people can contribute to the world of tomorrow.