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Published on July 22, 2016

The Museum is Art Public Montréal’s partner for August!

Our Sculpture Garden features 22 sculptures from the modern period to today

Throughout the month of August, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts will partner with Art Public Montréal to help more of you discover one of the most important public art collections in the city.

Our collection features internationally renowned artists, including: David Altmejd, Valérie Blass, César, Dale Chihuly, Aaron Curry, Jim Dine, Kosso Eloul, Sorel Etrog, Joe Fafard, Barry Flanagan, Elisabeth Frink, Antony Gormley, Fernand Léger, Henry Moore, Mimmo Paladino, Jaume Plensa, Jean-Paul Riopelle, Armand Vaillancourt and Colleen Wolstenholme.

The Sculpture Garden helps the Museum reinforce the importance of public art in the city. All of this is made possible by key art collectors, such as CGI and Max and Iris Stern, as well as support from the City of Montreal and the Ville-Marie borough.

The Museum offers guided tours of the Sculpture Garden: Free with purchase of a ticket to see the collection

Tuesdays:
FR – 2:30 p.m.
EN – 2 p.m.

Fridays:
FR & EN – 2:45 p.m.

Sundays:
FR & EN – 2:30 p.m.

Flash lunchtime tours exclusively for VIP members:
FR – 12:15 p.m.
EN – 12 p.m.

A dance floor on Avenue du Musée!

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts chose architect’s Jean Verville work, Plancher de danse – Dance Floor, to enliven Avenue du Musée from May-October 2016. The pedestrian walkway is pattered with thousands of golden footsteps—an homage to the mosaics in the exhibition Pompeii—creating a golden path that reflects the progress of human life. This giant dance floor is a festive installation, but it also reminds us that an urban space is a human space.

The Museum has organized numerous outdoor events during the month of August. Like our Facebook page for updates—you won’t want to miss these exclusive activities!

Upcoming events:

August 10, 5-9 p.m. - Salsa Folie

August 13, 12-2 p.m. - Bal Musette

August 24, 5-9 p.m. - An Explosive Aperitivo at the Museum

August 26, 12-2 p.m. - Lunch Beat

Photo Maxime Brouillet
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