What to See and Do

Sky High Magic 2016–2017 Series

The Canada Aviation and Space Museum proudly presents Sky-High Magic. Enjoy incredible and uplifting magic shows in the Museum’s theatre. Fun for the whole family!

Free with museum admission.

Eric Leclerc — The Adventures of Mystéric

Eric Leclerc

Sunday, October 30 at 3 p.m.

In this show, Eric takes on the role of the bizarre Professor Mystéric, who uses his magical powers to give kids an educational experience that is both fun and interactive. Presenting his lessons in an exciting way, the Professor creates a stimulating and entertaining learning environment.

Eric Leclerc is a globe-trotting magician who performs feel-good magic for the brain. His popular YouTube videos have had over 10 million views worldwide. He currently co-hosts the game show AU DÉFI on the TFO Network, and is a regular guest on National Geographic's top-rated show, Brain Games. His unique brand of magic and hilarious attitude have made him a two-time winner of the Canadian Magic Championships. Watch for Eric this fall as he stars in YTV’s new show Tricked, going undercover and using magic to prank kids and their friends and families.

Ian Quick — Quicker than the Eye!

Sunday, November 20 at 11 a.m.

Ian Quick has mastered a very special trick: keeping the whole family amazed and entertained! From close-up magic to major stage illusions, Ian combines magic, comedy, and bananas (don't ask!) in this unique interactive show that's sure to please.

Ian Quick has been performing magic since 1992. He has performed internationally, and has lectured at magic conventions in Las Vegas and elsewhere. In addition, he has co-authored one of the magic industry's go-to books for show business, has been a columnist for Magicseen Magazine, and founded Ottawa's premiere children's specialty entertainment company. He has also appeared on dozens of television and radio shows throughout the years.

Chris Pilsworth — Supersonic Magic Show

Monday, February 20 at 11 a.m.

Master Illusionist Chris Pilsworth is known for his incredible and uplifting magic, which takes off into the wild blue yonder. Prepare yourself for a flight of fancy that is guaranteed to make your spirit soar!

“Chris Pilsworth doesn’t simply perform magic tricks. He is an artist, who incorporates magic into a theatrical production. His award-winning magic combines movement, theme and theatre into an impressive package that captivates his audience to make them believe in the magic he performs.” — Joan Caesar, past president of the International Brotherhood of Magicians

Thomas Cadabra and Snowball the Bunny

Sunday, March 12 at 11 a.m.

Thomas Cadabra and his elusive friend Snowball are full of tricks and surprises. Together, they will delight children ages 3 to 6 from beginning to end. With his contagious energy, Thomas delivers a story full of surprises, humour, short magic tricks and active audience participation.

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