Flora et Fauna: the MEM kicks off its 43rd photo contest!

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This article was updated on February 16, 2022.

The MEM - Centre des mémoires montréalaises (formerly the Centre d’histoire de Montréal) is once again calling upon professional and amateur photographers to take part in its popular photo contest. The theme of this 43rd edition?  “Flora and Fauna.” 

The contest

This year, the contest focuses on photographing the diversity of Montreal's flora and fauna. Capture images of the plants and animals (domestic or wild) that bring the city to life. From pets in parks to foxes in forest, and from foliage to flowerbeds, let nature be your inspiration! Submit your masterpiece to the MEM before September 15, 2022, for a chance to win one of the four fabulous prizes up for grabs. 

The prizes

First prize – offered by Tourisme Montréal 

A $2000 photography contract with Tourisme Montréal 

Second prize – offered by Photo Service 

A $1000 gift certificate from Photo Service 

Third prize offered by Space for Life (Espace pour la vie) 

A Space for Life Multi Pass for one year to the five Space for Life museums, valid for a maximum of 2 adults and 3 children. 

A VIP visit to the Botanical Garden which includes access to the nursery greenhouses, for a maximum of five people. The prize includes a visit to the outdoor gardens (during the high season, May 1 to October 31) and the greenhouses. The value of the third prize is $500.  


Special prize – offered by the Conseil jeunesse de Montréal 

(For participants aged between 12 and 30.) 

Gift certificates from Signé Local ($250) and the Coopérative les Librairies indépendantes du Québec ($250) 


For more info, visit the MEM website. 

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