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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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Art is Good for You © Lino
March 18, 2020

Visit the MMFA remotely

Montreal Museum of fine Arts presents Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives
September 14, 2019 - March 29, 2020 - Extension from June 6 to 28, 2020

Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives

Yinka Shonibare, C.B.E. (born in 1962), Pan, 2018
Opening: 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

Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion
November 26, 2019

2020 at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Discerning collectors, photography and First Nations art

Paul Signac (1863-1935), Saint-Tropez. Fontaine des Lices, 1895. Private collection

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

Artwork by Yehouda Chaki

Yehouda Chaki: Mi Makir; A Search for the Missing

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

Manuel Mathieu: Survivance

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

Diane Arbus: Photographs, 1956-1971

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


Walter Schluep (1931-2016), ring, 1967
August 25, 2020 - March 21, 2021

Hidden Treasures: The Sculptural Jewellery of Walter Schluep

Jean Paul Riopelle (1923-2002), Landscape, 1971
September 19, 2020 - February 7, 2021

Riopelle: The Call of Northern Landscapes and Indigenous Cultures

Yann Pocreau (born in 1980), Les Astres, 2018, digital proof.
September 12, 2020 to March 28, 2021

Yann Pocreau: Impermanencies

Victor Pilon (born in 1958), 2019. Photo: April Hickox.
October 15 to Novembre 15, 2020

Sisyphus: A Victor Pilon Creation and Performance

Artwork by Erick Heckel
October 24, 2020 to February 28, 2021

GRAFIK! Five Centuries of German and Austrian Graphics

Artwork by Caoline Monnet
December 12, 2020 to May 2021

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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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

View of the exhibition Thierry Mugler: Couturissime presented at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Mai 7, 2020

Thierry Mugler: Couturissime, the exhibition most visited in Canada in 2019

Photo d'Iris Amizlev, Curator of Intercultural Arts, MMFA.
April 27, 2020

A Curator of Intercultural Arts for the MMFA

A man hold an iPad on which we can see a virtual tour available on the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts mobile app.
April 9, 2020

The MMFA’s virtual visitor numbers skyrocket

Photo of Mélanie Deveault, Director of Education and Wellness, MMFA.
April 8, 2020

Mélanie Deveault named head of the MMFA’S Education and Wellness Division

A woman is testing virtual reality in PRISM, the MMFA's Digital Mediation Innovaton Laboratory
February 27, 2020

The MMFA explores the potential of 5G for Quebec culture

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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