Moon Landing Festival

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 (Sat. 12–7:30 pm & Sun. 12–6 pm)
• Moon Crater Sketching (Sat. 2:30, 3:30, 4:30, & 5:30 pm)
• Hoop Dancing Class with Lisa Odjig (Sat. 3 pm)
• Bollywood Dancing Class with Sanskriti Arts - Garba (Sat. 7:30 pm)
• Garba Dancing Class with Sanskriti Arts (Sun. 4 pm)
• Light Display: Lunar Landing Experience

Sky Watching
• ROM's Travelling Planetarium (Sat. 2, 3, 4, 5 pm & Sun. 12, 1, 2, 3, and 4 pm, cost: $5, at ICT, ages 5+)
• Solar Viewing with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (Sat. 2–8 pm)
• Planet and Star Viewing with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (Sat. 8–10 pm)

Live Music
• Saturday, July 20 | 2–11pm:
iskwē | Absolutely Free ft. Gurpreet Chana | Barnes/Woldemichael Ethiopian Jazz Quartet | Grace Scheele | DATU
• Sunday, July 21 | 2–6pm:
Adria Kain | Amir Amiri, Amir Koushkani, Farzad AttarJaffari | Baobá

Talks and Film
• TALK: Systems Sounds reveal how they made music from the sounds of the universe (Sat. 12:45 pm)
• KIDS' TALK: How to Get to the Moon with Faizan Rehmatullah (Sat. 3:30 pm, ages 14 and under, at ICT)
• TALK: Back to the Moon: The Past, Present, and the Future of Lunar Exploration with Faizan Rehmatullah (Sun. 3:30 pm, ages 16+, at ICT)
• FILM: For All Mankind (Sat. 2 pm & Sun. 12 pm)

Inside the Museum
• Architecture Tours
• Gallery Tours
• Special $10 admission to #MoonTO

• Food Vendors (Sat. 12–10 pm & Sun. 12–6 pm)
• Artisan Market (Sat. 12 –6 pm & Sun. 12–6 pm)

A shuttle bus will loop from downtown to the Museum with stops at:
• Double Tree by Hilton (108 Chestnut St.)
• The Neighbourhood Organization (18 Thorncliffe Park Drive)
• Ontario Science Centre (770 Don Mills Rd.)
• Aga Khan Museum (77 Wynford Drive)

Join the event on Facebook here.

Presented by the Aga Khan Museum with support from the Government of Canada, Ontario Government, Ontario Arts Council, and Modern Niagara.

Programming partners Small World Music Society, Wavelength Music Series, Gros Morne Summer Music, The Music Gallery, Labyrinth Ontario, Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, and Montreal Centre – Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.