DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition

Journey from sketch to screen


Dragons, 2010. Artist: Pierre-Olivier Vincent ©.

At the Montreal Science Centre, go behind the scenes of DreamWorks Animation’s most celebrated animated films. Spend time with Shrek, Alex and the gang from Madagascar, Hiccup and Toothless from Dragons, Po from Kung Fu Panda and Eep from Croods, and many more in this fully immersive adventure into the world of animation.

Find all of the family’s favourite characters in this engaging globetrotting exhibition and explore — from sketch to screen — the secrets behind the making of these fantastical story environments. Discover exquisite concept art, maquettes, illustrations and backdrop designs. As you wander through the many realms of the DreamWorks universe take the opportunity to fly on a dragon’s back or create a short movie, experiment with lighting effects or control the facial expressions of your favourite characters.


Trolls, 2016. Artist: Timothy Lamb ©.

Explore the talent and creativity that inspired these popular films through over  400 original art objects and drawings. Learn how these cherished characters came to life through never-before-seen material from the DreamWorks archives. Immerse yourself in the storylines of these beloved animation films and watch a renowned filmmaker present a walk-through of a classic scene from Shrek on a gigantic digital storyboard. A one-of-a-kind and wondrous voyage into the DreamWorks imagination that will enchant the entire family.

$5 discount on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, from 5pm to 9pm, during the DreamWorks evenings (exclude permanent exhibitions).

The Montreal Science Centre is located on King Edward Pier, in the Old Port.

For more information, including ticket prices: www.montrealsciencecentre.com    514-496-4724

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