exhibition listings and information

exhibition listings and visitor information

USEFUL LINKS
Montreal Tourism Info
Metro Map and Transit Information (including airport shuttle)
Midnight Poutine (Montreal events, culture, food listings)
Montreal Mirror (News, arts, film)
Réseau Art Actuel (listings and information for artist-run centres in Quebec)
Montreal Art Map (listings and information for galleries and artist centres in Montreal)

EXHIBITIONS (by area) download pdf version

DOWNTOWN (Close to Concordia)
Leonard & Bina Ellen Gallery (until June 11, free)
Ignition. Annual exhibition of recent work by Concordia MFA students
Concordia University, 1400 blvd. de Maisonneuve West, McConnell Library Building.
Metro Guy-Concordia, Tues-Fri 12-6, Sat 12-5, ellengallery.concordia.ca

FoFA Gallery (all works until June 3, free)
Following Giacometti: Painting as Research, Sebastien Fitch (vitrines)
TAKE ME HOME:  Ari Bayuaji | David Butler | Michael Bishop (main gallery)
Intimate Ballad, Kesso-Line Saulnier. (Black box)
Concordia University, 1515 Ste. Catherine St. Ouest, EV Building ground floor.
Metro Guy-Concordia, Mon-Fri 11-7, fofagallery.concordia.ca

Canadian Guild of Crafts
First People’s Festival: Artists from the First Nations (until June 25, free)
1460 Sherbrooke street west, suite B
Metro Concordia, Tues-Fri 10-6, Sat 10-5 guildecanadiennedesmetiersdart.com

Musée des beaux-arts de Montreal
The Warrior Emperor and China’s Terracotta Army (until June 26)
Red Flag: Contemporary Chinese Art in Montreal Collections (until June 5, free)
The Physician’s Eye: Five Centuries of European Master Prints (until Aug 21, free)
The Earth is Blue Like an Orange. Contemporary work from the collection. (until Sept 4, free)
1380 Sherbrooke Street West, Metro Guy-Concordia or Peel
Tues- Fri 11-5, Sat-Sun 10-5. Main exhib also open Wed-Fri until 9pm mbam.qc.ca

**Sunday June 5 Film screening: Hero (China, Hong Kong, Zhang Yimou, 2002, 99 min., French with English subtitles) Free admission.

Canadian Centre for Architecture
Architecture in Uniform: Designing and Building for the Second World War
1920, rue Baile, Metro Guy-Concordia
Weds-Sun 11-6, Thurs 11-9pm (free after 5:30) cca.qc.ca

McCord Museum
90 Treasures, 90 Stories, 90 Years (until Sept 11) An exhibition that brings together a wide range of fascinating artifacts, photos, costumes and ethnological objects from the McCord collection.
The Indian Act Revisited (until Aug 7) Contemporary work by Canadian First Nations artists.
690 Sherbrooke Street West, Metro McGill
Tues-Fri 10-6, Wed 10-9 (free after 5), Sat-Sun 10-5 mccord-museum.qc.ca

DOWNTOWN
Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
Vente de garage (until July 10). Works by 10 Québec artists who have transformed everyday objects into works of art. These works have been specially produced for Vente de garage, a documentary series broadcast by ARTV on Tuesday evenings at 8 p.m. starting May 10.
The Collection on Display (until September 4). Filling the Musée’s eight exhibition halls, the selection will bring together spectacular, major and rarely exhibited works, while creating groupings around specific themes important to contemporary aesthetics.
185, Sainte-Catherine Ouest (corner Jeanne-Mance), Metro Place-des-Arts
Tues-Sun 11-6, Weds 11-9. macm.org

**Friday June 3, Nocturne: on the first Friday of every month from 5 to 9 p.m. Entertaining evenings with live music, bar service and tours of the exhibition galleries. Admission with regular Musée ticket.

Belgo Building
Various commercial and contemporary galleries and artist-run centres
See bettinaforget.com for calendar and complete listings
372, rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, Metro Place-des-arts
Tue-Sat 12pm – 5pm, Wed-Thur until 7pm
From Thursday, April 21st to Saturday, June 4th 2011

**Louise Lemieux-Bérubé : Galerie [SAS] : 372, Sainte-Catherine West suite #416 Montreal (until June 4)  Please note: Louise will be at the Gallery from 4-5 pm on Friday June 3 for informal discussion with her work for Cut on the Bias participants. Louise will join our wider discussion on Sunday. galeriesas.com

Galérie de l’UQAM
Faction d’Anne-Marie Ouellet (until June 11, free)
Université du Québec à Montréal 1400, rue Berri, Pavillon Judith-Jasmin, salle J-R120,
Metro Berri-UQAM, Tues-Sat 12-6. galerie.uqam.ca

OLD MONTREAL
Darling Foundry
Quartett, Le Pont Bridge (until June 5). Video installation 5-8 pm, with on-site performance.
745 Ottawa Street, Metro Square Victoria
Weds-Sun 12-7, Thurs until 10pm (free on Thurs) fonderiedarling.org

ST-HENRI
Parisian Laundry
Band, Adam Pendleton (until June 4, free)
Edge of Illusion, Tia Halliday (until June 4, free)
3550 St-Antoine West, Metro Lionel-Groulx
Tues-Sat 12-5 parisianlaundry.com

PLATEAU MONT-ROYAL
Dazibao
Barda, Frédéric Lavoie (June 2 to 23). A video and sound work which extends an exploration of the relationship between the audible and visual senses.
335, boul. de Maisonneuve Est, bureau 329, Metro Berri-UQAM
Tues-Fri 10-5 dazibao-photo.org
**Opening Thursday, June 2 at 5pm

La Centrale
Tejal Shah (June 3 – July 3)
4296, boulevard Saint-Laurent, Metro Mont-Royal
Tues-Sun 12-7 pm lacentrale.org
**Opening Friday, June 3 at 7pm

MILE-END
Articule
grandeur nature, Marie-Michelle Deschamps and Karen Elaine Spencer (until June 12)
262, avenue Fairmount Ouest, Metro Laurier
Wed-Sun 12-5 pm articule.org

Centre Clark
You can’t be an artist if you are afraid of getting dirty (intro), Yuki Higashino
Moitié-moitié : une exposition 50% Guillaume La Brie (both until June 11)
5455, avenue De Gaspé – espace 114, Metro Rosemont
Tues-Sat 12-5 clarkplaza.org

SAINT-LAURENT
Musée des maitres et artisanats du Quebec
Fibres Boréales. The tapestries in this exhibition represent the woven visual explorations and meditations on northern light and the aurora borealis by Francine Chartrand, Denise Coker, Thoma Ewen, Hope Maclean, Krystyna Sadej and Phyllis Wedding (until June 5)
EXPO 6 + 1, Chinese Contemporary Art (until June 12)
615, avenue Sainte-Croix, Saint-Laurent borough, Metro Du Collège
Weds-Sun 12-5 mmaq.qc.ca

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