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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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Jean Paul Riopelle (1923-2002), Point de rencontre – Quintette (polyptych), 1963, oil on canvas, 428 x 564 cm (5 panels). Centre national des arts plastiques, Paris. Inv. FNAC 90069. © Estate of Jean Paul Riopelle / SOCAN (2020). Photo CNAP
February 11 - September 12, 2021

Riopelle: The Call of Northern Landscapes and Indigenous Cultures

Manuel Mathieu (born in 1986), The Gardner Mané, 2019
February 11 - March 28, 2021

Manuel Mathieu: Survivance

Artwork by Yehouda Chaki
February 11 - March 14, 2021

Yehouda Chaki: Mi Makir; A Search for the Missing

Artwork by Erick Heckel
February 11 - July 3, 2021

GRAFIK! Five Centuries of German and Austrian Graphics

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

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

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

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

Ecologies: A Song for Our Planet

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

Yann Pocreau: Impermanencies

Artwork "Maniwaki" by Caroline Monnet.

Caroline Monnet: Ninga Mìnèh

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

Sisyphus: A Victor Pilon Creation and Performance

Exhibitions on tour

View of the exhibition Love Is Love: Wedding Bliss for All à la Jean Paul Gaultier at the Museum of Contemporary Art de Belgrade (MSUB), Serbia.
November 21, 2020, to March 2021

Love Is Love: Wedding Bliss For All à la Jean Paul Gaultier

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

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.

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

February 22, 2021

MMFA x Black Joy MTL // Art in Celebration of Black Cultures

October 29 and November 5, 19 and 26, 2020

Rethinking the Museum

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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February 21, 2021

This Spring Break, Reconnect with the MMFA's Collection of Quebec and Canadian Art

Portraits of Yves Théoret, Natalia Bojovic and Carolina Calle Sandoval.
February 16, 2021

Appointments to the MMFA

Painting "Cattleya Orchid and Three Brazilian Hummingbirds" (1871) by Martin Johnson Heade (1819–1904)
February 12, 2021

The pandemic forces the MMFA to cancel its montreal presentation of the exhibition "The Origins of the World"

View of the exhibition Riopelle: The Call of Northern Landscapes and Indigenous Cultures. Photo MMFA, Denis Farley
February 3, 2021

The MMFA reopens February 11, 2021

January 11, 2021

The MMFA Extends Free Access to its Virtual Exhibitions

December 15, 2020

Acquisitions that enhance the diversity of the MMFA’s collection

Products selections from the MMFA's Boutique and Bookstore
December 3, 2020

Launching an online boutique and reopening the MMFA's Boutique and Bookstore

The Museum's Gift of the Holidays
December 1st, 2020

Museum's Gift of the Holidays: the MMFA offers its exhibitions virtually

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

Stéphane Aquin, MMFA's Director

Painting "At the Theatre" of Prudence Heward.

Highlights of the collection

Cover of the MMFA's annua report 2018-2019

Annual Report 2018-2019

Bourgie Hall

Bourgie Hall

Bourgie Hall announces its online concerts until April 2021

Bourgie Hall
November 20, 2020

Bourgie Hall will remain closed until January 2021, but invites you to support local artists

Bourgie Hall
October 29, 2020

Bourgie Hall remains closed to the public until November 23, 2020

Bourgie Hall, credit Tam Lan Truong
September 30, 2020

Bourgie Hall suspends its live concerts from October 1 to October 28

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