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Media visits

Pursuant to our COVID-19 prevention measures, members of the media must submit an accreditation request to in order to obtain a time-date stamped pass.

Exhibitions on view

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June 6, 2020

Ports of Exile, Home Harbours: A virtual exhibition to rebuild the memory of exiled Jews

Yinka Shonibare, C.B.E. (born in 1962), Pan, 2018
November 9, 2019 (temporarily closed)

The Stephan Crétier and Stéphany Maillery Wing for the Arts of One World

Marie-Claude Bouthillier (born in 1960), Cards on the Table with Marinette, Fourteen Playlets, 2016-2017
July 2, 2019 - May 24, 2020 (temporarily closed)

Contemporary Artists at Play: Flirting with Codes, Tricks and Subterfuge

Mecky van den Brink (born in 1950), brooch, 1983-1984
April 2, 2019 - June, 2021 (temporarily closed)

Avant-garde Montrealers: Jewellery, Glass and Ceramics as Envisioned by Gallerists Jocelyne Gobeil, Elena Lee and Barbara Silverberg

Upcoming exhibitions

Paul Signac (1863-1935), Saint-Tropez. Fontaine des Lices, 1895. Private collection
July 4 to November 15, 2020

Paris in the Days of Post-Impressionism: Signac and the Indépendants

Artwork by Yehouda Chaki
Fall 2020

Yehouda Chaki: Mi Makir; A Search for the Missing

Manuel Mathieu (born in 1986), The Gardner Mané, 2019
Fall 2020

Manuel Mathieu: Survivance

Jean Paul Riopelle (1923-2002), Landscape, 1971
Fall 2020

Riopelle: The Call of Northern Landscapes and Indigenous Cultures

Isabelle Hayeur, Limulus from the series "Underworlds", 2014


Diane Arbus, Teenage couple on Hudson Street, N.Y.C., 1963, 1963

Diane Arbus: Photographs, 1956-1971

Walter Schluep (1931-2016), ring, 1967

Hidden Treasures: The Sculptural Jewellery of Walter Schluep

Yann Pocreau (born in 1980), Les Astres, 2018, digital proof.

Yann Pocreau: Impermanencies

Victor Pilon (born in 1958), 2019. Photo: April Hickox.

Sisyphus: A Victor Pilon Creation and Performance

Artwork by Erick Heckel

GRAFIK! Five Centuries of German and Austrian Graphics

Artwork by Caoline Monnet

Caroline Monnet: Ninga Mìnèh

Exhibitions on tour

Model wearing La Chimère gown designed by Thierry Mugler.
May 25 - August 30, 2020

Thierry Mugler: Couturissime

Education and art therapy

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The Michal and Renata Hornstein Pavilion for Peace, level S2 – Rainbow Hall, with murals by the art collective MU. The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
November 4, 2020

The Michel de la Chenelière International Atelier for Education and Art Therapy

group of children during a school outing at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
February 17 to 21, 2020

The MMFA Encourages Kids to Succeed in School - Hooked on School Days

From left to right: Patricia Boyer, Educational Programs Officer – Families and Schools, MMFA; Linda Goossens, Educational Programs Officer – Volunteer Guides, MMFA; Benjamin Simon, Deputy Head of the Cultural Mediation Department, Centre Pompidou; Gildas Landot, Research Officer with the Public Development Service, Centre Pompidou; Virginie Mathurin, Art and Cultural Education Officer, Directorate General of Heritage, Ministry of Culture, France; Nathalie Bondil, Director General and Chief Curator, MMFA; Thomas Bastien, Director of Education and Wellness, MMFA; Nathalie Steffen, Head of the Workshops and Visiting Lectures Department, Louvre Museum; and Laura Solaro, Training Design and Programming Officer, Louvre Museum. Montreal, November 11, 2019.
January 27, 2020

Le Musée fait école - The MMFA and the Louvre Museum are joining together to value innovation in education and amplify the social role of museums

Sharing the Museum, MMFA.
September 25, 2019

The MMFA is celebrating 20 years of its sharing the Museum program

The kindergarten class from Guy-Drummond school at the MMFA.
April 18, 2019

School at the Museum, a pilot project that reinvents school

From left to right: Michel de la Chenelière, President, Fondation de la Chenelière, and great patron of the MMFA; Dr. Johanne Blais, member of the board of directors, Médecins francophones du Canada (MFdC); Dr. Hélène Boyer, Vice-President, MFdC; Directrice générale of MFdC; Nathalie Bondil, Director General and Chief Curator, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA); Dr. Diane Poirier, President, MFdC; Nicole Parent, Director General, MFdC; and Thomas Bastien, Director of Education and Wellness, MMFA; at the Médecins francophones du Canada convention, Montreal, October 10, 2018.
October 11, 2018

MMFA-MdFC Museum Prescriptions: Museum visits prescribed by Doctors

September 20, 2017


The Art Hive. Photo MMFA, Christine Guest
March 29, 2017

First Art Hive in a museum at the MMFA


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June 26, 2020

The MMFA, Musée POP, DigiHub and Musée de la civilisation join forces to create innovative digital solutions for all Quebec museums

June 17, 2020

Kids' Podcast La vie secrète de l'art Wins a Prix NUMIX

June 12, 2020

Full Spotlight on Contemporary Indigenous Art

June 11, 2020

Never Was Average X MMFA: Black Skin and Art

Artworks "72%Match: Barnett Newman, Dyonisius, 1949" by Adam Basanta and "Ideas in Things (Antarctic Peninsula)" by Jessica Houston
June 10, 2020

The MMFA’s Young Philanthropists’ Circle celebrates five years of acquisitions at Papier

sarcophagus and x-rays from the MMFA exhibition Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives. Photo MMFA Denis Farley.
May 29, 2020

As of June 6, you can at last return to the MMFA

Wednesday, June 3, 12:30 EDT

Live Discussion: Touring the exhibition 'Thierry Mugler: Couturissime' in Unprecedented Times

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts' new website, viewed on a mobile phone, held by two hands.
May 20, 2020

New website for the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Michal and Renata Hornstein Pavilion for Peace

The Michal and Renata Hornstein Pavilion for Peace: Early to Modern International Art | Education and Wellness

Bourgie Hall exterior

Claire & Marc Bourgie Pavilion: Quebec and Canadian Art | Bourgie Hall


Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion

Liliane and David M. Stewart Pavilion

Liliane and David M. Stewart Pavilion

Michal and Renata Hornstein Pavilion by night

Michal and Renata Hornstein Pavilion

Painting "At the Theatre" of Prudence Heward.

Highlights of the collection

Photo of Nathalie Bondil.

Nathalie Bondil, Director General and Chief Curator of MMFA


'Manifesto for a Humanist Fine Arts Museum' by Nathalie Bondil

Cover of the MMFA's annua report 2018-2019

Annual Report 2018-2019

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