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Temporary closure of the MMFA

In accordance with the directives issued by the Government of Quebec, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, as well as the M Boutique and Bookstore, will be closed to the public from Thursday, October 1 to Monday, January 11, 2021.

If you had reserved one or more tickets to visit the Museum during this period, three options are available to you:

  • You can receive a full refund of your ticket.
  • You can keep your ticket and postpone your visit to a date when the Museum has reopened.
  • Alternatively, you can opt to support the MMFA by making a donation to its Foundation.

As of now, it is possible to indicate your choice by completing the following form.

We will miss your presence at the Museum and hope to see you back very soon! While we wait to be able to welcome you back to the Museum, we invite you to check out the variety of digital content available via The Museum from home page of our website. Subscribe to our newsletter, and follow us on Facebook and Instagram to catch all our virtual cultural offerings and keep up with news of the resumption of our activities.

As we have done since last June, the MMFA will continue to offer visitor experiences of the utmost in safety and enjoyment, in full compliance with the health standards set forth by Quebec’s public health department.

The Museum's Gift of the Holidays

While waiting to welcome you back to the Museum, we prepared a little something for you: until January 11, 2021, you can enjoy free access to 3D virtual tours of four of our banner presentations. Enjoy an immersive experience, explore the various spaces and take a virtual stroll of the galleries as you uncover the hidden treasures within.

The Museum's Gift of the Holidays
Museum Foundation

Help us pursue the social and humanist work of your Museum. Every donation counts.

From November 15 to December 31, 2020, your donation to the MMFA Foundation will be doubled thanks to the support of generous patrons.

Marie-Michèle Vaillancourt, donor since 2017 and volunteer guide since 2016

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The Michel de la Chenelière International Atelier for Education and Art Therapy makes it possible for the MMFA to consolidate its developmental focus on art therapy and well-being. All actions put in place are aimed at the same goal, namely to promote the well-being of a variety of groups, whether or not they have special needs.

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Header video credits Serge Lemoyne, Dryden, 1975. MMFA, purchase, the MMFA’s Volunteer Association Fund. © Estate of Serge Lemoyne / SOCAN (2020) | Ron Martin, Ultramarine Blue, 1971. MMFA, purchase, the Canada Council for the Arts' Acquisition Assistance Program. © Ron Martin, CARCC (2020) | Guido Molinari, Green-blue Bi-serial, 1967. MMFA, purchase, Horsley and Annie Townsend Bequest. © Estate of Guido Molinari / SOCAN (2020) | Jim Dine, At the Carnival, 1996. MMFA, promised gift in honour of Phyllis Lambert. © Jim Dine / SOCAN (2020) | Yinka Shonibare, C.B.E., Pan, 2018. Loan from a private collection. © Yinka Shonibare, C.B.E. / SOCAN (2020) | Dale Chihuly, Ruby Pineapple Chandelier, from the series “Chandeliers & Towers”, 2013. MMFA, purchase in tribute to Liliane M. Stewart, made possible by the F. Cleveland Morgan Fund and the MMFA's Volunteer Association Fund. © 2020 Chihuly Studio / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / SOCAN, Montréal. © Stephan Balkenhol / SOCAN (2020). © A. R. Penck / SOCAN (2020)

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