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Geneviève Cadieux, Recipient of the prestigious Prix Paul-Émile-Borduas 2018

Geneviève Cadieux, Recipient of the prestigious Prix Paul-Émile-Borduas 2018

Geneviève Cadieux, is a swift-flying comet in the visual arts sphere.   She has helped photography emerge as one of the prime disciplines in contemporary art. “I studied painting at the University of Ottawa, but my practice crystallized in photography, an artistic discipline that allows me to express myself in a more precise way. Without […]

Discover the public artwork by Patrick Bernatchez at Trône Subway Station in Brussels

Discover the public artwork by Patrick Bernatchez at Trône Subway Station in Brussels

The artwork SOL/GROND, by Quebec artist Patrick Bernatchez, is installed at the Trône métro station in the heart of the European capital, Brussels. The integration of this work completes a bold artistic exchange between Brussels Mobility and the Société de transport de Montréal (STM), and symbolizes the strengthened ties that unite Brussels and Montreal, within […]

Moving Dunes in the Sculpture Garden of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Moving Dunes in the Sculpture Garden of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

It is not a mirage: What you are seeing is Moving Dunes, the Montreal Museum of Fine Art’s (MMFA) seventh annual transformation of Du Musée Avenue into a pedestrian street. This latest temporary installation is inspired by the MMFA’s exhibition From Africa to the Americas: Face-to-face Picasso, Past and Present. In place until October 29, […]

The new public art map has arrived!

The new public art map has arrived!

Get the new edition of the public art map and start exploring more than 100 artworks that grace the urban landscape! Since 2013, to the great pleasure of art and architecture lovers, Art public Montréal has published a map of tours to discover public art in Montréal’s central districts. New art recently added to the […]

New partnership between the town of mount royal and Art public Montréal

New partnership between the town of mount royal and Art public Montréal

The Town of Mount Royal and Art Public Montréal are proud to announce their partnership to further showcase various collections of public art of the Greater Montreal area. Four works and three new artists have been added to our collection! Three of these works are located near Connaught Park. Anne Kahane’s Mother and Child was […]

Silo No. 5 illuminated in Leonard Cohen’s honour

Silo No. 5 illuminated in Leonard Cohen’s honour

On the first anniversary of Leonard Cohen’s passing, the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal invites Montreal and Leonard Cohen enthusiasts to come together at the foot of Silo No. 5 to commemorate the remarkable wordsmith. The MAC will be inaugurating a silent, majestic installation by artist Jenny Holzer as part of its Leonard Cohen: Une brèche […]

Projection inspired by a masterpiece by Bruegel l’Ancien

Projection inspired by a masterpiece by Bruegel l’Ancien

The facade of the Grande Bibliothèque comes alive with a monumental interactive video projection depicting The Fall of the Rebel Angels, a work by Pieter Bruegel the Elder. Until November 12th, visitors can admire an adapted version of the canvas of the Flemish school painter, made in 1562. The original is kept at the Royal Museums […]

22 artworks in east Montréal’s schools

22 artworks in east Montréal’s schools

Art public Montréal pursues its objective of making accessible the artistic heritage of Montréal schools. This commitment is realized once again by a major partnership with the Pointe-de-l’Île school board. The Commission scolaire de la Pointe-de-l’Île (CSPI) provides educational services to more than 44 000 students. It owns more than 66 schools and administrative buildings […]

New kinetic sculpture at Concordia

New kinetic sculpture at Concordia

Di-Octo II, created by renowned American artist Anthony Howe, was unveiled on Mackay St. and De Maisonneuve Blvd. W. by Concordia University. Chancellor, business leader and philanthropist Jonathan Wener and wife Susan donate next-generation, eight-metre-high kinetic sculpture to city and Concordia for Montreal’s 375th and Canada’s 150th anniversaries. The towering new Di-Octo sculpture on Sir-George-Williams campus outside the […]

Journées de la culture Public art tour

Journées de la culture Public art tour

As part of the Journées de la culture, join free walking tours to see public art of the McCord Museum and the McGill campus, in collaboration with Art Public Montréal. The McCord Museum and McGill Visual Arts Collection will hold a one-and-a-half-hour outdoor tour that presents a selection of the public art of the two collections. The […]

MOMENTA satellite – Public art tour

MOMENTA satellite – Public art tour

MOMENTA | Biennale de l’image (originally Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal) presents its 15th edition from September 7th to October 12th. For the 2017 biennale, MOMENTA has joined forces with the renowned curator and art critic Ami Barak. Around the statement What Does the Image Stand For?, the theme he has selected provides […]

A public art collection in the schools of the CSDM

A public art collection in the schools of the CSDM

Art integrated into schools forms almost one-fifth of Montréal’s entire public art collection. The artwork located on Commission scolaire de Montréal properties are a significant part of this registry. The Commission scolaire de Montréal is the largest school board in Québec, with more than 210 schools and administration buildings. While this art is found at […]

A festive artistic program with KM3

A festive artistic program with KM3

The Quartier des Spectacles Partnership invites Montrealers and visitors to enjoy an unprecedented artistic experience from August 30 to October 15 this year: KM3(pronounced kilomètre cube). The event, part of the official programming for the 375th anniversary of Montreal, is a large-scale public art walk created as part of the celebrations. More than 20 original works will be installed throughout […]

Art is educational at Cégep Marie-Victorin

Art is educational at Cégep Marie-Victorin

In 2006, Cégep Marie-Victorin inaugurated its Parc de sculptures, displaying the work of Jean Brillant for an entire year. Beginning with this first initiative, the cégep continues to develop its sculpture garden today, and it has become a reference point for artistic representation. Of the six artworks on display on campus, six were the result […]

Dougherty’s sculptures : odes to nature in the Botanical Garden

Dougherty’s sculptures : odes to nature in the Botanical Garden

In the Botanical Garden Arboretum, land artist Patrick Dougherty creates in situ monumental pieces from willow branches. Internationally renowned artist Patrick Dougherty invites audiences to discover trees from an artistic and creative angle. Inspired by the incomparable beauties of the Arboretum, the artist will be fashioning two signature pieces “live”. A first composition, entitled Celtic […]

An artistic intervention on the Lachine Canal National Historic Site

An artistic intervention on the Lachine Canal National Historic Site

Wanderer: (re)Marking | Le flâneur : (re)marquer, a project by Douglas Scholes, is presented on the Lachine Canal National Historic Site, June 15–25th. The project approaches the Lachine Canal as an entity, seen through the eyes and actions of the Wanderer, a character created by the artist. As this character, he performs a series of walks […]

Cirque du Soleil unveils an art garden

Cirque du Soleil unveils an art garden

Art public Montréal is proud to announce its partnership with the City of Circus Arts to showcase public works acquired by Cirque du Soleil, the National Circus School and TOHU. Cirque du Soleil – Montréal, June 7th 2017 – Today, to mark the 20th anniversary of its involvement in the St-Michel district, Cirque du Soleil inaugurated an […]

La Balade pour la Paix, uniting the peoples of the world

La Balade pour la Paix, uniting the peoples of the world

The major international public art exhibition La Balade pour la Paix: An Open-Air Museum is open on Sherbrooke Street West. Designed and organized by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA), with the support of McGill University, the exhibition runs from June 5th to October 29th along one kilometre. MBAM –Montreal, June 5, 2017 – Since the theme […]

MURAL Festival 5th edition

MURAL Festival 5th edition

From June 8 to 18, MURAL Festival activities and events take place on Saint-Laurent Boulevard between Sherbrooke Street and Mont-Royal Avenue. Some twenty new murals created this year enhance an already impressive and well-rounded route of artworks from the Quartier des spectacles up to Mile End, adding to the 80 major works created by the Festival […]

Cité Mémoire’s Grand Tableau and three new tableaux unveiled

Cité Mémoire’s Grand Tableau and three new tableaux unveiled

Four new tableaux, creation of Michel Lemieux and Victor Pilon, in collaboration with Michel Marc Bouchard, were unveiled tuesday evening in the Old Montréal. Loosely inspired by people and events that marked the history of Montréal, Cité Mémoire offers a vision of the city that ranges from poetic to playful, through a series of approximately 20 tableaux that […]

Brussels offers the STM a work of art by Adrien Lucca

Brussels offers the STM a work of art by Adrien Lucca

The Montréal half of the cultural exchange between Bruxelles Mobilité and the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) was fulfilled with the unveiling of Soleil de minuit, a work by Franco-Belgian artist Adrien Lucca, at the Place-d’Armes métro station. On June 21, 2015, the first day of summer and longest day of the year, the […]

Lachine, 350 years of history

Lachine, 350 years of history

In 2017, for the 350th anniversary of Lachine and the 375th of Montréal, the Musée de Lachine and Art public Montréal present a new public art tour. Lachine, 350 years of history highlights a selection of works of art that are fragments of Lachine’s history: including the presence of First Nations, colonization of the area […]

New Public Art Map

New Public Art Map

In May 2013, a brand new tool to explore public art was made available to tourists and Montréalers. Titled Plus de 100 œuvres d’art public à Montréal – 5 circuits découverte, the art map was widely distributed throughout the city, and enthusiastically welcomed by art and architecture lovers. To mark Montréal’s 375th anniversary, the map […]

HEC Montréal provides a showcase for public art

HEC Montréal provides a showcase for public art

Press release, HEC Montréal Montréal, May 1st 2017 – HEC Montréal is displaying three public works of art, acquired under the Quebec government program to integrate art into architecture (1% policy), in partnership with Art Public Montréal. HEC Montréal is joining the 45 partners in this group and the School’s public works of art are added to the collection […]

Aéroports de Montréal, new partner of Art public Montréal

Aéroports de Montréal, new partner of Art public Montréal

Press release, Aéroports de Montréal Montréal, March 15, 2017 – Aéroports de Montréal is pleased to be a featured partner of Art Public Montréal’s web site and to draw attention to several original works of art incorporated into the architecture of Montréal-Trudeau airport. “Public art is a way of recreating a vibrant and friendly atmosphere […]

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