Cycle 3

Cultural invitation

Graffiti at the Gallery

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Viva Vida Art Gallery

April, 2023 to June, 2023

Teaching personnel (teacher (all), visual arts teacher)

All types of classroom, AMSFA’s Targeted Schools, French sector and English sector

Période d'inscription : from March, 13th to March 28th, 2023 at 1:00 pm

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Intentions for Cultural Invitations

  • To allow children and students from an elementary school in a disadvantaged Montréal area, access to artistic and cultural venues, as well as to meaningful and varied experiences
  • To increase their participation, as well as that of their families, in the cultural and social life of Montréal

Requirement for Participation

  • Authorization from school administrator
  • Registration for a team of: 2 classes
    Each participant must complete a registration form.
    Make sure each of your colleagues has completed theirs.

    Incomplete registration compromises your participation.

If you do not meet the criteria for the minimum number required to participate in this offer, please contact the resource person.

General Selection Criteria

In view of the popularity of certain project proposals and the number of spaces, selection criteria have been retained:

  • A proportional representation of the targeted schools of the two English-language school boards in Montréal as a priority, and of the three French-language school service centers depending on the spaces available
  • A representation of the cycles
  • The participation of the individual in other offers of artistic and cultural mediation (current school year)
  • The participation of the school in other offers of artistic and cultural mediation (current school year).


Students will be invited to spend half a day at the Viva Vida Art Gallery in Pointe-Claire. They will get a tour and learn about the art gallery. They will then immerse themselves in a visual art activity, led by the artist and owner, Nedia El Khouri. Students will learn how to create graffiti tags on a brick like canvas, each having an opportunity to express themselves as artists.

The offer includes an experimentation component.


A date will be chosen between the school and the art gallery, based on availability from April to June, 2023.

Time: Mornings - Activities will take place from 9:45 to 11:45

Location: Viva Vida Art Gallery

Total number of classes or groups: 16
This offer is available in French or English.

Costs covered by the organizations

A Montréal School for All covers the following costs:

  • Access to activities
  • Transportation - Organization and fees

Costs covered by the school: none

A Montréal School For All

Contact person
Nancy Saltarelli :

Partner: Viva Vida Art Gallery

All partners are committed to respecting the current health measures defined by Public Health and the CNESST in their various activities.

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