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Activités culturelles

SPECIAL EVENT

Monday, September 10
7 to 8.30 p.m. IN FRENCH

ENCOUNTER WITH
MICHEL ONFRAY


Come meet the French philosopher and author for an open discussion of the major themes addressed in his work during an exchange with the Montreal public.

Special Location
Bourgie Hall, 1339 Sherbrooke Street West

A presentation of Escales Improbables de Montréal and Usine C, with the collaboration of Éditions Flammarion. The encounter has been co-organized in partnership with the Consulate General of France in Quebec in connection with the presentation of the show La sagesse des abeilles.


GUIDED TOURS OF THE COLLECTION: THERE’S SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!

TREASURES FROM THE MUSEUM’S COLLECTION
Until December 30

Featuring Quebec and Canadian art, European paintings and sculptures, and African, Pre-Columbian, Asian and Islamic works, the Museum’s encyclopedic collection is a true treasure trove. These guided tours are a great way to discover the Museum’s landmark works.
THE NEW SCULPTURE GARDEN
Until September 30

The Museum’s Sculpture Garden has been expanded.
It displays some twenty works by renowned Canadian and international artists. In the company of our Guides, learn more about the unique aspects of public art and how contemporary artists are transforming urban spaces with a view to reaching an ever-wider public. Be sure to catch the temporary installation by Claude Cormier.
DIVERTIMENTO: ON THE LIGHTER SIDE
Until December 30

The Museum is a place to spend enjoyable moments and make new discoveries. Find out for yourself on light-hearted tours like “Someone Is Waiting for You in the Car” or “You’ve Got the Blues.” These thematic tours explore a dozen works from an unexpected angle and provide insightful comments. Join in the fun!

Tuesday to Friday


IN FRENCH

1.30 p.m. / Treasures from the Museum’s Collection
2 p.m. / The Sculpture Garden

IN ENGLISH

2 p.m. / Treasures from the Museum’s Collection
2.30 p.m. / The Sculpture Garden




Sunday


IN FRENCH AND ENGLISH

1.30 p.m. / Divertimento: On the Lighter Side

2.30 p.m. / The Sculpture Garden

N.B. Tours of the Sculpture Garden are featured until September 30.


Meeting place for all tours:
Lobby of the Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion
Free admission

Arte Musica

Michiel van Musscher (1645-1705), Portrait of a Lady Playing a Lute (detail), 1680, oil on canvas. MMFA gift of Lord Strathcona and family. Photo MMFA, Jean-François Brière
Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), Head of a Neapolitan Girl (detail), 1881, oil on canvas. MMFA, Adaline Van Horne Bequest. Photo MMFA, Brian Merrett

LECTURES

Thursday, September 13,
From 5 to 7 p.m.
"When the Eye Listens" Series
Portraits féminins du Musée en musique

Part 1: de l’Antiquité au XVIIIe siècle (in French)
By François Filiatrault



Thursday, September 20
From 5 to 7 p.m.
"When the Eye Listens" Series
Portraits féminins du Musée en musique

Part 2: XIXe et XXe siècles (in French)
BY Claude Nadon

In the spirit of the musical stroll through the galleries offered by the new audioguide, we recommend, in two separate encounters, a stop at some thirty portraits associated with a distinct piece of music that highlights each of these women.

FREE ADMISSION

First-come, first-served.
Maxwell Cummings Auditorium



NOW AVAILABLE!

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Afternoons at the M Boutique and Bookstore

On Wednesday, September 19,
from 2 to 4 p.m.
, meet with Tony Gaudette, Milan Cuisine founder and designer, to discover a line of modern, sophisticated culinary objects that reflect a rich heritage.