The Museum is closed today. We hope to see you soon!
13:00 - 14:30
In English
Guided Tours
Guided Tours for the Blind and the Partially Sighted
Guided Tours for the Blind and the Partially Sighted
Tuesday December 19 2017 - 13:00
Meeting point : Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion – 1380 Sherbrooke Street West
Theme : In the Museum's Collections
Duration : 1h 30
In English
 

Enjoy a stroll through the Museum’s varied collections. Discover the materials, textures and sensations that make the Museum a unique place where everyone can enter into contact with the world of art. 

 

Employing a multisensory approach, specially trained guides give verbal descriptions to help reconstruct images in your mind.

 

These tours will be offered free of charge the third Tuesday of every month.

 

Space is limited to groups of 12. Reserve at least one week in advance: 514-285-2000, option 3.

13:30 - 14:30
Bilingual
Rendez vous
Enjoy a rendezvous with an artwork from our Contemporary Art collection
Enjoy a rendezvous with an artwork from our Contemporary Art collection
Tuesday December 19 2017 - 13:30
Duration : 1h
Bilingual
 

Enjoy a rendezvous with an artwork from our Contemporary Art collection.

(at the level S2 of the Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion).

A mauve carpet will indicate the exact time and place one of our Volunteer Guides will offer a ten-minute discussion about a selected work. 

Steal away for a quiet moment with an artwork; carve out a little time to familiarize yourself with our lovely collection. 

Tuesdays and Wednesday : 13:30, 14:00, 14:30

Included with fee

Marc Cramer
13:30 - 14:30
Bilingual
Rendez vous
Enjoy a rendezvous with an artwork from our Contemporary Art collection
Enjoy a rendezvous with an artwork from our Contemporary Art collection
Wednesday December 20 2017 - 13:30
Duration : 1h
Bilingual
 

Enjoy a rendezvous with an artwork from our Contemporary Art collection.

(at the level S2 of the Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion).

A mauve carpet will indicate the exact time and place one of our Volunteer Guides will offer a ten-minute discussion about a selected work. 

Steal away for a quiet moment with an artwork; carve out a little time to familiarize yourself with our lovely collection. 

Tuesdays and Wednesday : 13:30, 14:00, 14:30

Included with fee

Marc Cramer
13:30 - 14:30
In English
Guided Tours
Pavilion for Peace – Path for Peace
Pavilion for Peace – Path for Peace
Wednesday December 20 2017 - 13:30
Meeting point : Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion – 1380 Sherbrooke Street West
Theme : Pavilion for Peace
Duration : 1h
In English
 

Comprising the Hornstein family’s incredibly generous gift as well as other Museum artworks, this massive collection boasts a wealth of Western art’s masterpieces.

This tour providing an overview of the collection will guide you along the Path for Peace.

Included with Admission to the Collections

Crédits photo: Denis Farley
14:00 - 15:00
In English
Guided ToursIn connection with : Once upon a time ... The Western
Reserved for VIPs – Il était une fois… Le Western – English
Reserved for VIPs – Il était une fois… Le Western – English
Wednesday December 20 2017 - 14:00
Meeting point : VIP Counter
Theme : Once upon a time ... The Western
Duration : 1h
In English

Free activities reserved exclusively for Museum VIPs – Reservation online – https://www.mbam.qc.ca/connexion/

Our Guides lead you on a voyage of discovery into the world of the Western, a film genre

heretofore ignored in terms of the influences it has had on arts, including painting and

photography. This tour will also shed light on Indigenous lives of the past and the present and

the myth of the West – rife with cowboys and stagecoaches – while exploring a possible re-

interpretation of our history…

 

Wendy Red Star (born in 1981), Indian Summer, from the series “Four Seasons,”, 2006, chromogenic print., Collection of Brian Tschumper. Courtesy of the artist
14:30 - 15:30
In French
Guided Tours
Reserved for VIPs – Il était une fois… Le Western
Reserved for VIPs – Il était une fois… Le Western
Wednesday December 20 2017 - 14:30
Theme : Once upon a time ... The Western
Duration : 1h
In French

Free activities reserved exclusively for Museum VIPs – Reservation online – https://www.mbam.qc.ca/connexion/

Our Guides lead you on a voyage of discovery into the world of the Western, a film genre

heretofore ignored in terms of the influences it has had on arts, including painting and

photography. This tour will also shed light on Indigenous lives of the past and the present and

the myth of the West – rife with cowboys and stagecoaches – while exploring a possible re-

interpretation of our history…

 

Thomas Moran (1837-1926), The Mirage, 1879, Oil on canvas, 63.8 x 158.4 cm. Orange, Texas, Stark Museum of Art, Photo Tom DuBrock
18:00 - 19:00
In English
Guided ToursIn connection with : Once upon a time ... The Western
Reserved for VIPs – Il était une fois… Le Western – English
Reserved for VIPs – Il était une fois… Le Western – English
Wednesday December 20 2017 - 18:00
Meeting point : VIP Counter
Theme : Once upon a time ... The Western
Duration : 1h
In English

Free activities reserved exclusively for Museum VIPs – Reservation online – https://www.mbam.qc.ca/connexion/

Our Guides lead you on a voyage of discovery into the world of the Western, a film genre

heretofore ignored in terms of the influences it has had on arts, including painting and

photography. This tour will also shed light on Indigenous lives of the past and the present and

the myth of the West – rife with cowboys and stagecoaches – while exploring a possible re-

interpretation of our history…

 

Wendy Red Star (born in 1981), Indian Summer, from the series “Four Seasons,”, 2006, chromogenic print., Collection of Brian Tschumper. Courtesy of the artist
18:00 - 19:00
In French
Guided Tours
Reserved for VIPs – Il était une fois… Le Western
Reserved for VIPs – Il était une fois… Le Western
Wednesday December 20 2017 - 18:00
Theme : Once upon a time ... The Western
Duration : 1h
In French

Free activities reserved exclusively for Museum VIPs – Reservation online – https://www.mbam.qc.ca/connexion/

Our Guides lead you on a voyage of discovery into the world of the Western, a film genre

heretofore ignored in terms of the influences it has had on arts, including painting and

photography. This tour will also shed light on Indigenous lives of the past and the present and

the myth of the West – rife with cowboys and stagecoaches – while exploring a possible re-

interpretation of our history…

 

Thomas Moran (1837-1926), The Mirage, 1879, Oil on canvas, 63.8 x 158.4 cm. Orange, Texas, Stark Museum of Art, Photo Tom DuBrock
19:30 - 21:30
Concerts
NATALE A NAPOLI
NATALE A NAPOLI
Wednesday December 20 2017 - 19:30
Duration : 2h

Celebrate Christmas in Italy! The Vesuvius ensemble from Toronto is dedicated to traditional music of the south of Italy, sung in original dialect and accompanied by folk and Baroque instruments. The spirit of Christmas glitters and shines with the treasures of popular and sacred music that have come down to us for centuries through oral tradition. Buon Natale!

11:00 - 12:00
Concerts
BAROQUE CHRISTMAS
BAROQUE CHRISTMAS
Thursday December 21 2017 - 11:00
Duration : 1h

The enchantment and wonder of The Nutcracker have warmed the hearts of young and old since its first performance in 1892. Each of its well-known numbers is a familiar symbol of the holiday season. The astonishing Fung-Chiu Duo round out this Christmas Matinee with the evocative Pines of Rome and Ma mère l’Oye , the latter inspired by French 17th-century fairy tales.

11:00 - 12:00
In English
Guided ToursIn connection with : Once upon a time ... The Western
Western
Western
Thursday December 21 2017 - 11:00
Theme : Once upon a time ... The Western
Duration : 1h
In English
 

Our Guides lead you on a voyage of discovery into the world of the Western, a film genre heretofore ignored in terms of the influences it has had on arts, including painting and photography. This tour will also shed light on Indigenous lives of the past and the present and the myth of the West – rife with cowboys and stagecoaches – while exploring a possible re-interpretation of our history…

 

Included with admission to the exhibition

Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902), Emigrants Crossing the Plains, 1867, Oil on canvas, 152.4 x 243.8 cm, Oklahoma City, National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, gift of Jasper D. Ackerman. Image courtesy of the Dickinson Research Center
13:00 - 13:45
In English
Guided Tours
Thursdays at the Musem
Thursdays at the Musem
Thursday December 21 2017 - 13:00
Meeting point : Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion – 1380 Sherbrooke Street West
Theme : In the Museum's Collections
Duration : 45 minutes
In English
 

At the Museum, we firmly believe that people are never too old to learn and grow through art and culture!

Every Thursday, people aged 65 and over can enjoy free access to our encyclopaedic collections as well as a plethora of free activities designed especially for them. While these various activities are self-contained, when combined they offer an opportunity to explore every aspect of your creativity. 

Ranging from guided tours of the featured collection to art workshops, our varied programming has something for everyone. 

 

13:30 - 14:30
In English
Guided ToursIn connection with : Once upon a time ... The Western
Western
Western
Thursday December 21 2017 - 13:30
Theme : Once upon a time ... The Western
Duration : 1h
In English
 

Our Guides lead you on a voyage of discovery into the world of the Western, a film genre heretofore ignored in terms of the influences it has had on arts, including painting and photography. This tour will also shed light on Indigenous lives of the past and the present and the myth of the West – rife with cowboys and stagecoaches – while exploring a possible re-interpretation of our history…

 

Included with admission to the exhibition

Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902), Emigrants Crossing the Plains, 1867, Oil on canvas, 152.4 x 243.8 cm, Oklahoma City, National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, gift of Jasper D. Ackerman. Image courtesy of the Dickinson Research Center
14:00 - 15:00
In French
Thursday at the museum
Musical Workshop – Chants de Noël en Nouvelle-France
Musical Workshop – Chants de Noël en Nouvelle-France
Thursday December 21 2017 - 14:00
Meeting point : The Salon - Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion
Duration : 1h
In French
 

Passes are available on the day of the visit at the admission (Lobby Hall Desmarais)
Meeting point, Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion, Level 2, Lounge

At the Museum, we firmly believe that people are never too old to learn and grow through art and culture. 

Every two months, people aged 65 and over can enjoy free access to our encyclopaedic collections as well as a musical activity designed especially for them. Developed in collaboration with the Arte Musica Foundation, this programme is an original way to explore the themes in the Museum’s exhibitions through music. 

Hear ye! Hear ye! Good people! Come and hear the most beautiful Christmas tunes in New France. The sweet song of the shepherds and the instruments of the past will resound again, for the pleasure of all! Come and discover this repertoire and sing along with musicians PhilippeGélinas and Lise Roy.

Passes are available on the day of the visit at the admission 

14:00 - 16:00
Bilingual
Thursday at the museum
Creative Workshop – Paper Cut-out Tealight Holder
Creative Workshop – Paper Cut-out Tealight Holder
Thursday December 21 2017 - 14:00
Meeting point : Michel de la Chenelière International Atelier for Education and Art Therapy
Duration : 2h
Bilingual
 

At the Museum, we firmly believe that people are never too old to learn and grow through art and culture!

Every Thursday, people aged 65 and over can enjoy free access to our encyclopaedic collections as well as a plethora of free activities designed especially for them. While these various activities are self-contained, when combined they offer an opportunity to explore every aspect of artistic creativity. 

Ranging from guided tours to art workshops, our varied programming has something for everyone. 

Cut out delicate patterns in paper to make a tealight holder. Perfect for the holidays! 

Passes are available on the day of the visit at the admission 

11:00 - 12:00
In English
Guided ToursIn connection with : Once upon a time ... The Western
Western
Western
Friday December 22 2017 - 11:00
Theme : Once upon a time ... The Western
Duration : 1h
In English
 

Our Guides lead you on a voyage of discovery into the world of the Western, a film genre heretofore ignored in terms of the influences it has had on arts, including painting and photography. This tour will also shed light on Indigenous lives of the past and the present and the myth of the West – rife with cowboys and stagecoaches – while exploring a possible re-interpretation of our history…

 

Included with admission to the exhibition

Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902), Emigrants Crossing the Plains, 1867, Oil on canvas, 152.4 x 243.8 cm, Oklahoma City, National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, gift of Jasper D. Ackerman. Image courtesy of the Dickinson Research Center
13:30 - 14:30
In English
Guided Tours
Pavilion for Peace – Path for Peace
Pavilion for Peace – Path for Peace
Friday December 22 2017 - 13:30
Meeting point : Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion – 1380 Sherbrooke Street West
Theme : Pavilion for Peace
Duration : 1h
In English
 

Comprising the Hornstein family’s incredibly generous gift as well as other Museum artworks, this massive collection boasts a wealth of Western art’s masterpieces.

This tour providing an overview of the collection will guide you along the Path for Peace.

Included with Admission to the Collections

Crédits photo: Denis Farley
14:00 - 15:00
In English
Guided ToursIn connection with : Once upon a time ... The Western
Reserved for VIPs – Il était une fois… Le Western – English
Reserved for VIPs – Il était une fois… Le Western – English
Friday December 22 2017 - 14:00
Meeting point : VIP Counter
Theme : Once upon a time ... The Western
Duration : 1h
In English

Free activities reserved exclusively for Museum VIPs – Reservation online – https://www.mbam.qc.ca/connexion/

Our Guides lead you on a voyage of discovery into the world of the Western, a film genre

heretofore ignored in terms of the influences it has had on arts, including painting and

photography. This tour will also shed light on Indigenous lives of the past and the present and

the myth of the West – rife with cowboys and stagecoaches – while exploring a possible re-

interpretation of our history…

 

Wendy Red Star (born in 1981), Indian Summer, from the series “Four Seasons,”, 2006, chromogenic print., Collection of Brian Tschumper. Courtesy of the artist
14:30 - 15:30
In French
Guided Tours
Reserved for VIPs – Il était une fois… Le Western
Reserved for VIPs – Il était une fois… Le Western
Friday December 22 2017 - 14:30
Theme : Once upon a time ... The Western
Duration : 1h
In French

Free activities reserved exclusively for Museum VIPs – Reservation online – https://www.mbam.qc.ca/connexion/

Our Guides lead you on a voyage of discovery into the world of the Western, a film genre

heretofore ignored in terms of the influences it has had on arts, including painting and

photography. This tour will also shed light on Indigenous lives of the past and the present and

the myth of the West – rife with cowboys and stagecoaches – while exploring a possible re-

interpretation of our history…

 

Thomas Moran (1837-1926), The Mirage, 1879, Oil on canvas, 63.8 x 158.4 cm. Orange, Texas, Stark Museum of Art, Photo Tom DuBrock
10:15 - 11:00
Bilingual
Family Activities
Four handed workshop: Peekaboo! Tell me a story. (mixed technique)
Four handed workshop: Peekaboo! Tell me a story. (mixed technique)
Saturday December 23 2017 - 10:15
Meeting point : Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion – 1380 Sherbrooke Street West
Duration : 45 minutes
Bilingual
 

The four handed workshop is custom-designed for young children (2 to 5 years) and their parents.

In this workshop, children will produce a fictional character in his or her environment.  

Passes distributed from 10 a.m., the day of the activity, at the ticket counter.

11:00 - 16:00
Bilingual
Family Activities
Drop-in workshop: Make a wish (mixed technique)
Drop-in workshop: Make a wish (mixed technique)
Saturday December 23 2017 - 11:00
Meeting point : Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion – 1380 Sherbrooke Street West
Duration : 5h
Bilingual
 

Our most flexible activity: drop in whenever you want, anytime between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., to enjoy this creative family break for young and old alike. Adapted for children 6 years ans older.

In this workshop, families will be invited to create a garland of stars.

Places are limited. First come, first served.

11:00 - 12:00
In English
Guided ToursIn connection with : Once upon a time ... The Western
Western
Western
Saturday December 23 2017 - 11:00
Theme : Once upon a time ... The Western
Duration : 1h
In English
 

Our Guides lead you on a voyage of discovery into the world of the Western, a film genre heretofore ignored in terms of the influences it has had on arts, including painting and photography. This tour will also shed light on Indigenous lives of the past and the present and the myth of the West – rife with cowboys and stagecoaches – while exploring a possible re-interpretation of our history…

 

Included with admission to the exhibition

Albert Bierstadt (1830-1902), Emigrants Crossing the Plains, 1867, Oil on canvas, 152.4 x 243.8 cm, Oklahoma City, National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, gift of Jasper D. Ackerman. Image courtesy of the Dickinson Research Center
11:15 - 12:00
Bilingual
Family Activities
Four handed workshop: Peekaboo! Tell me a story. (mixed technique)
Four handed workshop: Peekaboo! Tell me a story. (mixed technique)
Saturday December 23 2017 - 11:15
Meeting point : Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion – 1380 Sherbrooke Street West
Duration : 45 minutes
Bilingual
 

The four handed workshop is custom-designed for young children (2 to 5 years) and their parents.

In this workshop, children will produce a fictional character in his or her environment.  

Passes distributed from 10 a.m., the day of the activity, at the ticket counter.

13:00 - 14:00
Bilingual
Family Activities
Themed workshop: Wrapping it up!
Themed workshop: Wrapping it up!
Saturday December 23 2017 - 13:00
Meeting point : Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion – 1380 Sherbrooke Street West
Duration : 1h
Bilingual
 

Themed workshops are an opportunity for families to enjoy creative experiences together, inspired by the current major exhibition or the Museum’s collections. Adapted for children 6 years ans older.

In this workshop, families will be invited to create a personalized wrapping paper.

Passes distributed from 10 a.m., the day of the activity, at the ticket counter.

 

14:00 - 15:00
In English
Guided ToursIn connection with : Once upon a time ... The Western
Reserved for VIPs – Il était une fois… Le Western – English
Reserved for VIPs – Il était une fois… Le Western – English
Saturday December 23 2017 - 14:00
Meeting point : VIP Counter
Theme : Once upon a time ... The Western
Duration : 1h
In English

Free activities reserved exclusively for Museum VIPs – Reservation online – https://www.mbam.qc.ca/connexion/

Our Guides lead you on a voyage of discovery into the world of the Western, a film genre

heretofore ignored in terms of the influences it has had on arts, including painting and

photography. This tour will also shed light on Indigenous lives of the past and the present and

the myth of the West – rife with cowboys and stagecoaches – while exploring a possible re-

interpretation of our history…

 

Wendy Red Star (born in 1981), Indian Summer, from the series “Four Seasons,”, 2006, chromogenic print., Collection of Brian Tschumper. Courtesy of the artist
14:30 - 15:30
In French
Guided Tours
Reserved for VIPs – Il était une fois… Le Western
Reserved for VIPs – Il était une fois… Le Western
Saturday December 23 2017 - 14:30
Theme : Once upon a time ... The Western
Duration : 1h
In French

Free activities reserved exclusively for Museum VIPs – Reservation online – https://www.mbam.qc.ca/connexion/

Our Guides lead you on a voyage of discovery into the world of the Western, a film genre

heretofore ignored in terms of the influences it has had on arts, including painting and

photography. This tour will also shed light on Indigenous lives of the past and the present and

the myth of the West – rife with cowboys and stagecoaches – while exploring a possible re-

interpretation of our history…

 

Thomas Moran (1837-1926), The Mirage, 1879, Oil on canvas, 63.8 x 158.4 cm. Orange, Texas, Stark Museum of Art, Photo Tom DuBrock
14:30 - 15:30
Bilingual
Rendez vous
Enjoy a rendezvous with an artwork from our Contemporary Art collection
Enjoy a rendezvous with an artwork from our Contemporary Art collection
Saturday December 23 2017 - 14:30
Duration : 1h
Bilingual
 

Enjoy a rendezvous with an artwork from our Contemporary Art collection.

(at the level S2 of the Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion)

A mauve carpet will indicate the exact time and place one of our Volunteer Guides will offer a ten-minute discussion about a selected work.

Steal away for a quiet moment with an artwork; carve out a little time to familiarize yourself with our lovely collection.

Saturdays and Sundays: 14:30, 15:00, 15:30

Included with admission

Marc Cramer
14:30 - 15:30
Bilingual
Family Activities
Themed workshop: Wrapping it up!
Themed workshop: Wrapping it up!
Saturday December 23 2017 - 14:30
Meeting point : Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion – 1380 Sherbrooke Street West
Duration : 1h
Bilingual
 

Themed workshops are an opportunity for families to enjoy creative experiences together, inspired by the current major exhibition or the Museum’s collections. Adapted for children 6 years ans older.

In this workshop, families will be invited to create a personalized wrapping paper.

Passes distributed from 10 a.m., the day of the activity, at the ticket counter.

 

11:00 - 11:45
Bilingual
Family ActivitiesIn connection with : Once upon a time ... The Western
Witch Buffaloes, The Great Hare, Master Coyote and Great Uncle.
Witch Buffaloes, The Great Hare, Master Coyote and Great Uncle.
Sunday December 24 2017 - 11:00
Meeting point : Little Western
Theme : Once upon a time ... The Western
Duration : 45 minutes
Bilingual
 

Encounter this mythical bestiary in song and story in the Little Western space. 

13:30 - 14:15
Family ActivitiesIn connection with : Once upon a time ... The Western
Witch Buffaloes, The Great Hare, Master Coyote and Great Uncle.
Witch Buffaloes, The Great Hare, Master Coyote and Great Uncle.
Sunday December 24 2017 - 13:30
Meeting point : Little Western
Theme : Once upon a time ... The Western
Duration : 45 minutes
 

Encounter this mythical bestiary in song and story in the Little Western space.

MBAM Denis Farley
13:30 - 14:30
In English
Guided Tours
Pavilion for Peace – Path for Peace
Pavilion for Peace – Path for Peace
Sunday December 24 2017 - 13:30
Meeting point : Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion – 1380 Sherbrooke Street West
Theme : Pavilion for Peace
Duration : 1h
In English
 

Comprising the Hornstein family’s incredibly generous gift as well as other Museum artworks, this massive collection boasts a wealth of Western art’s masterpieces.

This tour providing an overview of the collection will guide you along the Path for Peace.

Included with Admission to the Collections

Crédits photo: Denis Farley
14:30 - 15:30
Bilingual
Rendez vous
Enjoy a rendezvous with an artwork from our Contemporary Art collection
Enjoy a rendezvous with an artwork from our Contemporary Art collection
Sunday December 24 2017 - 14:30
Duration : 1h
Bilingual
 

Enjoy a rendezvous with an artwork from our Contemporary Art collection.

(at the level S2 of the Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion)

A mauve carpet will indicate the exact time and place one of our Volunteer Guides will offer a ten-minute discussion about a selected work.

Steal away for a quiet moment with an artwork; carve out a little time to familiarize yourself with our lovely collection.

Saturdays and Sundays: 14:30, 15:00, 15:30

Included with admission

Marc Cramer