Aga Khan Museum: Moon Landing Festival (Saturday)

Moon Landing Festival
Saturday, July 20, 2019 - 12:00pm to 10:00pm

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the lunar landing with live music, dancing, art, a food fair, and an artisan market!

At 10:56 pm on July 20, 1969, humans first set foot on the Moon, expanding the limits of humanity. Now to celebrate 50 years since that milestone, we’re hosting a two-day festival, featuring live music, a food fair, artisan market, and family-friendly activities. Join us for a weekend full of lunar-inspired fun!

Interactive Art
• Sonic Orbiter by System Sounds: make your own tunes by ‘playing’ the craters of the Moon (12:00pm–7:30pm)
• Moon Crater Sketching (2:30pm, 3:30pm, 4:30pm & 5:30pm)
• Hoop Dancing Class with Lisa Odjig (3:00pm)
• Bollywood Dancing Class with Sanskriti Arts - Garba (7:30pm)
• Light Display: Lunar Landing Experience

Sky Watching
• ROM's Travelling Planetarium (2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm & 5:00pm, cost: $5, at Ismaili Centre Toronto, ages 5+)
• Solar Viewing with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (2:00pm–8:00pm)
• Planet and Star Viewing with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (8:00–10:00pm)

Live Music
• 2:00pm–11:00pm: iskwē | Absolutely Free ft. Gurpreet Chana | Barnes/Woldemichael Ethiopian Jazz Quartet | Grace Scheele | DATU

Talks and Film
• PREMIERE VIDEO SCREENING – Juno-winning tenor Jeremy Dutcher's debut music video, shot on location at the Museum for the track, Mehcinut (4:30pm)
• TALK – Giant Leaps: Music of the Moon with System Sounds (1:00pm)
• KIDS' TALK: How to Get to the Moon with Faizan the Rocket Scientist (3:30pm, ages 14 and under, at Ismaili Centre Toronto)
• FILM: For All Mankind (2:00pm)

Inside the Museum
• Architecture Tours
• Gallery Tours
• Special $10 admission to our exhibition The Moon: A Voyage Through Time

• Food Vendors (12:00pm–10:00pm)
• Artisan Market (12:00pm–6:00pm)

Who can attend: Everyone
Fee: Free
Registration: Not required
Organized by: Aga Khan Museum, RASC - Toronto Centre and RASC - Montreal Centre 
Location: 77 Wynford Dr, Toronto, ON (Free shuttle bus from downtown with 5 convenient stops)