Art in Montréal from March 6 to 12, 2020

Robyn Fadden

Robyn Fadden is a Montréal-based writer and editor who searches out city secrets, new bands, life-changing art and things to do with her perpetually active kid. Robyn has covered major events for HOUR, MUTEK, ARTINFO, CKUT 90.3FM and more.

Visit major art museum exhibitions and discover incredible local and emerging artists at small galleries in Montréal this week.

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Major exhibitions

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts presents several exhibitions, including About Face and Untamed Colour: Celebrating Jean McEwen. At the Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, see Painting Nature with a Mirror, a portrait of 1980s painting in Canada, Points of Light, 40 years of moving image art, and Cyprien Gaillard's 3D film Nightlife. The Fondation Phi pour l’art contemporain features music-oriented installations and video by British artist Phil Collins, and Eva & Franco Mattes: What Has Been Seen Internet-focused video and sculptural works. Arsenal Contemporary Art hosts Imagine Van Gogh, an immersive experience of the artist's paintings.

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Must-see gallery shows

Galerie de l’UQAM presents climate-change focused These Rooms of Earth and Stones by Michel Boulanger and Katja Davar and Heidi Barkun's in vitro fertilization exhibition Let's Get You Pregnant! The Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery presents multi-artist exhibition In the No Longer Not Yet, operating on the premise that the apocalypse is not to come but ongoing – with a film screening on March 7 and performance on March 8. See film art exhibition When we are, inspired by the third cinema of Patricio Guzman, at SBC Gallery of Contemporary Art.

At La Guilde see Nunavut artist Jessie Oonark's Artworks - Still Very Much Alive and Love-Struck Souls by jeweler Aurelie Guillaume. The Museum of Jewish Montreal presents large-scale photography exhibition Snapshots from the Garden of Eden by Canadian contemporary artist Dina Goldstein. Stop by Mile-Ex cultural space Never Apart to see its winter exhibitions. And there's more art to discover while gallery hopping and antiquing in the city.

Things to do in Montréal from March 6 to 12, 2020

Robyn Fadden

Robyn Fadden is a Montréal-based writer and editor who searches out city secrets, new bands, life-changing art and things to do with her perpetually active kid. Robyn has covered major events for HOUR, MUTEK, ARTINFO, CKUT 90.3FM and more.

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