Power Kids: Off to the Races


Jan 29, 2017
3:00 PM until 5:00 AM


This workshop is inspired by Jonathas de Andrade's film O levante (The Uprising) (2003), which features a rare racing event in the city of Recife, Brazil. After discussing the contrast between rural and urban cultures of Recife we will create our own rubber-band powered horse-drawn carts out of wood, string and modelling clay. We will then re-enact the horse-drawn cart race from the film, racing our horses for the first-place prize of a trophy!

Registration: Call 416.973.4949 to reserve your spot at a Power Kids session today. Please note that each session is capped at 36 participants and registration is strongly recommended as spaces fill up quickly.

On the Day: Power Kids begins promptly at 3PM and ends at 5PM, any spaces that have been reserved but not claimed by 3:10PM will be released to drop-in participants. Caregivers are expected to join their children in all activities.

Tours and workshops are led by Nadijah Robinson, Power Kids Family Programs Coordinator and assisted by Erica Cristobal, Power Kids Teaching Assistant.




View map The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery
231 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON

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