La P’tite Manif

As part of its cultural program, Manif d’art 9 — The Quebec City Biennial has designed special events for children. La P’tite Manif offers children and their families a range of activities in various parts of the city.

Bibliothèque Gabrielle-Roy

350 Saint-Joseph Est st.
Quebec City


Children’s Exhibition

From February 15 to March 25, Manif d’art 9 presents the exhibitionVOYAGE DANS LE BLEU, des vagues aux étoiles, as well as creative workshops specially designed for our young audiences.

– Come enjoy this soothing and fun educational space, letting your imagination roam free into the celestial blues and the oceanic hues!


des vagues aux étoiles

This small exhibition is an invitation to dream, to escape, to immerse oneself in the immensity of the sea and the sky. This installation is inspired by the grandeur of nature where a child’s imagination may travel freely.

February 15 to March 25 – Free
Place des enfants of the Bibliothèque Gabrielle-Roy
Opening hours of the library
Information – 418 641-6789, ext. 4433


Creative workshops for children

Imaginary Landscape

During the Biennial, the Manif d’art team invites children to imagine and create a fantastical and captivating landscape using a variety of artistic techniques. This creative workshop will lead to the creation of a surprising work of infinite shades of blue inspired by the themes and work of several artists in this ninth edition of the Biennial.

From February 18 to March 1st and from March 11 to March 22 – Free
Petite scène of the Bibliothèque Gabrielle-Roy
Information and reservations – 418 641-6789, ext. 4433



Workshop on tour in Quebec City libraries

Over here, night owls !

On March break, our team is inviting children to create an accordion-book inspired by the work of Swedish artist Britta Marakatt-Labba. Using a variety of artistic techniques, they will enjoy illustrating their own story, real or imagined, of a night spent under the stars.

March 2 to March 10
Free, upon reservation



Discovery-rally of works presented at Manif d’art 9 and Mois Multi

Questions were inserted in the exhibition labels of the Biennial and Mois Multi. Send us your answers by April 21, and you could win a prize!

Activity presented in collaboration with Mois Multi.

541 Saint-Vallier Est st., Québec
4th floor, room 451



Thematic Creative Workshops

Thematic creative workshops will be held in collaboration with four members of the Méduse cooperative. They are inspired by the theme of the Biennial and the original story Le voyage de Shikuan, le petit esprit du printemps.


Video animation workshop

La Bande Vidéo
February 23 and March 23
Admission: $2


Photography workshop

March 2 and 30
Admission: $2


Modeling workshop

L’Œil de Poisson
March 9 and April 6
Admission: $5


Print workshop

March 16 and April 13
Admission: $5


2328 Royale Avenue
Quebec City



Technical Exploration Workshops

During these creative workshops, artists will work with young and old alike as they explore the techniques that were used to give shape to the works presented in the Fragmented Landscapes exhibition, including collage, printmaking, and carving.

➤ To book your tickets, please contact Sophie Lemelin-Guimond – 418 641-6471 or


Workshop with Marie-Fauve Bélanger

Exploration of molding techniques. This workshop is designed for small groups of participants aged between 10 and 12 (a parent may accompany them). They will learn to make clay molds and create small colourful sculptures.

February 23 – 9:30 am to noon


Workshop with Isabelle Demers

Exploration of collage techniques. At this workshop, young participants aged 10 and over, as well as adults who
wish to accompany them, will create 3D collages.

March 23 – 9:30 am to noon


Workshop with Sarah Booth

Exploration of printmaking techniques. The workshop is aimed for young participants aged between 12 and 17, as well as adults who wish to accompany them.
April 6 – 9:30 am to noon