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Patricia Lachance
Maude N. Béland
Media Relations Officers
presse@mbamtl.org

Media visits

Pursuant to our COVID-19 prevention measures, members of the media must submit an accreditation request to presse@mbamtl.org 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
Upcoming [Virtual edition available starting December 1, 2020]

Riopelle: The Call of Northern Landscapes and Indigenous Cultures

Paul Signac (1863-1935), Saint-Tropez. Fontaine des Lices, 1895. Private collection
Virtual edition available from December 1, 2020, to January 11, 2021

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

Artwork by Yehouda Chaki
Upcoming [Virtual edition available from December 1, 2020, to January 11, 2021]

Yehouda Chaki: Mi Makir; A Search for the Missing

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

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

Artwork by Erick Heckel
Upcoming

GRAFIK! Five Centuries of German and Austrian Graphics

Upcoming

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

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

Ecologies

Walter Schluep (1931-2016), ring, 1967
Upcoming

Hidden Treasures: The Sculptural Jewellery of Walter Schluep

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

Yann Pocreau: Impermanencies

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

Sisyphus: A Victor Pilon Creation and Performance

Artwork by Caoline Monnet
Upcoming

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

December 15, 2020 - May 2, 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

October 29 and November 5, 19 and 26, 2020

Rethinking the Museum

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

EducArt
September 20, 2017

EducArt

News

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

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

November 21, 2020

MMFA decision on the Riopelle space project

This is not a Ball 2020
November 17, 2020

Successful result for This is Not a Ball, the MMFA Foundation’s first virtual auction

November 12, 2020

Never-Before-Seen Riopelle Work Coming to the MMFA

Screen shot of Laurent Duvernay-Tardif's video in which he unveils his favorite artwork of the MMFA's Foundation auction This is Not a Ball
November 9, 2020

Laurent Duvernay-Tardif, Florence-Agathe Dubé-Moreau, Diane Gistal, and Marie-Justine Snider share their favourite items up for bid in the MMFAs “This is Not a Ball”

This is not a Ball 2020
October 21, 2020

This is Not a Ball: The first online auction to benefit the MMFA

October 19, 2020

New Release / Riopelle: The Call of Northern Landscapes and Indigenous Cultures

October 15, 2020

Stéphane Aquin named new Director General of the MMFA

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Michal and Renata Hornstein Pavilion for Peace
2016

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

Bourgie Hall exterior
2011

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

1991

Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion

Liliane and David M. Stewart Pavilion
1976

Liliane and David M. Stewart Pavilion

Michal and Renata Hornstein Pavilion by night
1912

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
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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