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Record sum of over $2 million raised at the 63rd edition of the Museum Ball

November 18, 2023

The 1,000 guests of the 63rd edition of the Museum Ball enjoyed an evening immersed in the creative world of visionary artist Marisol (1930-2016) and the exuberance of the 1960s and 1970s.


The MMFA Foundation’s prestigious annual fundraiser, presented by Scotiabank, was once again met with outstanding support from an engaged community. A record sum of more than $2 million was raised to benefit the Museum’s main priority areas: programming, the enrichment of its collection, the maintenance and development of its educational and art therapy programs, and accessibility.

The highly anticipated event was co-chaired by Charles Emond, President and CEO of the CDPQ, and France Margaret Bélanger, President, Sports and Entertainment of Club de hockey Canadiens.

The artistic direction of the spectacular gallery transformation is credited to Valentine Hinfray and Alexandra Briand-Soucy. Various other galleries were designed by artists Cyndie Belhumeur, Nicolas Grenier and MissMe as well as the architecture firm NÓS.

This annual fundraiser represents an opportunity for its guests to actively contribute to the community and development of this grand museum – a place where people come together and exchange; a place that’s accessible and inviting to everyone, that celebrates art and allows us to dream of a more just and inclusive world. I’m profoundly moved by this demonstration of support, generosity and solidarity towards the Museum.

says Jo-Anne Duchesne

Director General of the MMFA Foundation


The next edition of the Ball will be held on October 26, 2024. Tickets can be reserved now at:

Presenting Sponsor of the 2023 MMFA Ball

Photo-Booth Sponsor

After-Ball Partner

Hospitality Partner

Lounge-Area Partner

Reserve your tickets

The next edition of the Ball will be held on October 26, 2024.

Book your tickets now at or by phone at 514-285-1600, ext. 307.

A woman in an evening dress is walking up a staircase.

Become a sponsor

Discover all partnership opportunities with the Museum Ball by contacting Émilie Lucas, at or 514-285-1600, ext. 105.

Your donations are essential

As a not-for-profit organization, the Museum largely relies on your donations to fulfill its cultural and social mission.

Thank you to the management of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts for its support, as well as to all of the Museum's employees who collaborated in the realization of this important fundraising event.

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