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INUIT MODERN EXHIBITON DAZZLES THE MCCORD MUSEUM

When a polar bear created with hundreds of oyster shells greeted me at the entrance of the McCord Museum’s powerful new show, Inuit Modern, I knew I should be prepared to see something out of the ordinary…

MCCORD MUSEUM PRESENTS A NEW VIEW OF MONTREAL

Want to see Montreal differently? Visit Montreal’s McCord Museum and view it through a pinhole. Guy Glorieux shows his beautiful images at the world premiere of Impressions of a City, Montreal Through a Pinhole, including the largest photograph ever installed at the McCord…

TOYS EXHIBIT KICKS OFF CHRISTMAS AT THE MCCORD MUSEUM

It’s almost that time of year and, as always, toys are at the top of many Christmas lists. TOYS 2, the exhibit at Montreal’s McCord Museum from November 18 to March 11, is a delight for both the young and young-at-heart. I followed the path of tiny cat paws painted on the museum floor and they led me to this charming new show…

FALL FOR THE MCCORD MUSEUM’S NEW EXHIBITS

Fall is a must-visit season at the McCord Museum, with famed photographer Edward Burtynsky’s panoramic look at oil and a high-tech way to discover the history of Montreal…

ARMAND VAILLANCOURT EXHIBITION IS YOUNG AT HEART

The Montreal Jazz Festival’s Galerie Lounge TD in the Quartier des Spectacles now has a fabulous, fun and free show featuring Armand Vaillancourt, a Quebec artist-icon. I recently the chance to meet Armand for the Montreal Buzz…

ROGER FEDERER TALKS MONTREAL AND ROGERS CUP

When I met tennis superstar Roger Federer for the Montreal Buzz, he was 29. By the time you read this, he will be 30, as he had his birthday in our fair city, where he is playing in the Rogers Cup…

JOHN CURRIN AT DHC/ART IN MONTREAL

In Montreal, DHC/ART is a go-to destination for the finest in international contemporary art. The gallery brings the most famous artists in the planet to our ville, like the subtly subversive painter John Currin. I had the chance to chat with him recently…

3 HOT MONTREAL GALLERIES

Three hot Montreal galleries offer radically different art. From pretty pastel paintings of the Canadian west to rock star references and collector edition prints from a videographer/techie, from a renowned Quebec artist to a Canadian landscape legend, these works will amaze you…

East meets West at Festival AccesAsie

AccèsAsie celebrates the 16th edition of Asian Heritage Month. The Festival offers events ranging from energetic – break dancers – to meditative – monks and mandalas.. The Festival ends with the dismantling of a beautiful coloured sand mandala, which has been carefully constructed over four days by six Tibetan monks.