Whether you’re visiting with a school group, researching a project, or looking for fun games and activities to enjoy, there’s something here for everyone!
Come to visit Spadina campus with your class and experience a 100% French immersion journey.
Our cultural department offers various workshops and activities that inspire learning in students.
Through our workshops, activities and special exhibitions, our programs encourage students to practice and improve their skills in French as a second language.
Find resources at the French bookstore La Mosaique, located in the campus.
Primary – secondary schools of GTA
Group size: 20 to 50 children.
Depending on its size, the group can be split into 2.
As part of the Signature Canada 150 project entitled “Dictée P.G.L. 150: Travelling through History”, Dictée P.G.L. and the Ligue Nationale d’Improvisation (LNI) will be travelling the country in May 2017.
The tour will be stopping in Toronto on May 23.
Alliance Française Toronto and Fondation Paul Gérin-Lajoie cordially invite you to a half-day of activities to celebrate Canada’s history and Francophonie, and improvisational theatre.
In the morning, the LNI’s comedians will be leading improv workshopslasting an hour and a half. These workshops are an ideal opportunity for introducing students to improvisational theatre or building on skills they might already have.
From noon to 1 p.m. students will be able to enjoy an improv match. Comedians from the LNI will improvise on historical topics and popular French expressions. Note that 25% of the improv sketches will be in English.
The improv match will take place from noon to 1 p.m. on the theatre stage.
(Free admission, but space is limited).
All year round
Whatever your size group, age of visitors, skill in French, there is a program that matches with the public.
- Design your program by choosing your activities among our options.
- Contact us to confirm your choices and the day of your coming.
|French Cinema||30 min - 120 min||$5|
|Exhibition tour||20 min||Free|
|Bookstore visit||20 min||Free|
|Crepes and Madeleines tasting||20 min||$5 (min. group of 50)|
Our campus is host to the official movie theater for ONF, and our extensive film catalogue offers a wide selection of French movies (subtitles in english) for young audiences.
Duration: 30 min – 120 min.
Each screening is introduced by a member of the cultural department.
2016 - 2017: Showtimes by appointement. Contact us to choose your movie and your time.
Tel: 416-922-2014 #37
October 26 2017
Avril et le Monde Truqué (2016)
Cartoon - 1h45 - PG12
1941. Napoleon V reigns over France, where, like everywhere else on the globe, scholars and scientist are mysteriously disappearing, depriving humanity of major inventions.
In this strange world, April, a young girl, sets out to find her scientist parents, who have disappeared. Who has been kidnapping the scholars and scientists for decades? And for what sinister purpose?
November 30 2017
Le Petit Prince (2016)
Cartoon - 1h47 - General audience
A little girl lives in a very grown-up world with her mother, who tries to prepare her for it. Her neighbor, the Aviator, introduces the girl to an extraordinary world where anything is possible, the world of the Little Prince.
December 21 2017
Astérix et le Domaine des Dieux (2015)
Cartoon - 1h26 - General audience
In order to wipe out the Gaulish village by any means necessary, Caesar plans to absorb the villagers into Roman culture by having an estate built next to the village to start a new Roman colony.
January 25 2018
Un Monstre à Paris (2012)
Cartoon - 1h22 - PG8
An animated movie set in Paris in the year 1910 and centered on a monster who lives in a garden and his love for a beautiful, young singer.
February 23 2018
La Famille Bélier (2015)
Movie - 1h46 - PG13
A girl, who lives with her deaf parents, discovers that she has the gift of singing.
March 29 2018
Belle et Sébastien (2013)
Movie - 1h44 - PG10
A six-year-old boy and his dog look to foil a Nazi effort to capture French Resistance fighters.
April 26 2018
Cartoon - 1h20 - Inspired by Jacques Tati - PG10
A French illusionist finds himself out of work and travels to Scotland, where he meets a young woman. Their ensuing adventure changes both their lives forever.
May 31 2018
La Rafle (2010)
Movie - 1h55 - General audience
A faithful retelling of the 1942 "Vel' d'Hiv Roundup" and the events surrounding it.
June 21 2018
Entre les Murs (2008)
Movie - 2h08 - Palmes d'Or Cannes 2008 - PG13
Teacher and novelist François Bégaudeau plays a version of himself as he negotiates a year with his racially mixed students from a tough Parisian neighborhood.
Exploring the Gallery Pierre Leon
Our exhibitions hide some unexplained mysteries or are inspiring for quizzes.
Young visitors are invited to disclose them in a ludic way.
A meeting with the artist can also be arranged, when he/she is a Toronto resident.
Duration: 20 min.
Discovery of the French Bookstore
At La Mosaique bookstore, a book is not only a book. They are opportunities to visit magic worlds, and have adventures with exciting heroes. Through storytelling, young readers will be invited to discover new books.
Duration 20 min.
Chantal Vechambre, one the most famous French chefs in Toronto, invites our visitors to taste her delicious crêpes and madeleine cakes.
2 crêpes + 2 madeleines for $5/child.
(Pour 50 enfants au minimum)
TTC station : Spadina
Bus Stop : Lowther Avenue.
Galerie Pierre Leon can accommodate up to 50 children for a lunch (no table or chair). When weather permits, lunch can be enjoyed in Jean Sibelius Park (located 550 m. from the campus).
Children are invited to bring some pocket money for shopping at the bookstore.
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