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Maude N. Béland
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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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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

Manuel Mathieu (born in 1986), The Gardner Mané, 2019
September 17, 2020 - March 28, 2021

Manuel Mathieu: Survivance

Online exhibition

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
Temporarily closed

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

Upcoming exhibitions

Fall 2020

Fall exhibitions at the MMFA

Artwork by Yehouda Chaki
Octobre 7, 2020 - March 7, 2021

Yehouda Chaki: Mi Makir; A Search for the Missing

Novembre 21, 2020 - March 21, 2021

Riopelle: The Call of Northern Landscapes and Indigenous Cultures

Artwork by Erick Heckel
November 28, 2020 to March 21, 2021

GRAFIK! Five Centuries of German and Austrian Graphics

March 20 – June 27, 2021

The Origins: The Rise and Fall of Nature in the Age of Darwin

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 Caoline Monnet

Caroline Monnet: Ninga Mìnèh

Exhibitions on tour

Model wearing La Chimère gown designed by Thierry Mugler.
May 25, 2020 - February 28, 2021

Thierry Mugler: Couturissime

Novembre 10, 2020 - February 14, 2021

The Origins. The Rise and Fall of Nature in the Age of Darwin

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.

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

August 6, 2020

The MMFA’s Family Weekend: Fun in the Sun

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



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September 18, 2020

Pierre Bourgie appointed to the Board of Trustees of the MMFA and designated to succeed Michel de la Chenelière

Trois affiches réalisées par Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, acquises par le MBAM : La Revue blanche, May Milton et Divan Japonais
September 8, 2020

The MMFA is given three celebrated Toulouse-Lautrec posters

August 28, 2020

MMFA Board Sets the Record Straight and Calls for More Reserve

July 30, 2020

'Sailboats', a Poetic Installation by Collectif Escargo on Du Musée Avenue

Monday, August 3 and 10, 2020

The MMFA Opens its Doors to the Healthcare Workers

Michal and Renata Hornstein pavilion
July 20, 2020

Statement by the MMFA's Board of directors

part of MMFA's International Art collection located at the Michal and Renata Hornstein Pavilion for Peace
July 16, 2020

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts offers its full cooperation with the firm commissioned by the Minister of Culture and Communications

Pavillon Jean-Noël Desmarais
July 15, 2020

Appointment of Mary-Dailey Desmarais backed by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts’ Curatorial team

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

Cover of the MMFA's annua report 2018-2019

Annual Report 2018-2019

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