Activities

Cultural Activities

Educational Activities

Outdoors Activities

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Programming at the McCord Museum

The activities are free and do not require a reservation unless otherwise indicated.
Seating is limited. Members can make reservations.
You can also find information about activities in the Urban Forest on the back of this brochure.

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SEPTEMBER

This month, activities are linked to the exhibition Music - Quebec: From Charlebois to Arcade Fire

Screening

Wednesday, September 10 at 6 p.m.
In French, followed by a bilingual question period.
J.A. Bombardier Theatre

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C'est la première fois que j'la chante. Mazouz, 1988, 49 min
A documentary about Félix Leclerc with images taken from five films produced by the NFB in the 1950s. The artist's son, Martin Leclerc, will introduce the screening.

Moderator: Sylvain Ménard

Member of the Museum? Reserve seats at screenings by calling 514-398-7100, ext. 520.

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After hours at the McCord

AFTER HOURS

THE SOUNDTRACK TO YOUR THURSDAY EVENING

First edition: Thursday, September 11 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
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Discover a new way to enjoy the early evening with friends and colleagues that combines music, cocktails and culture! Visit the current exhibitions at the Museum, have a drink at the bar, savour tidbits from famous Renoir Restaurant, chat in a relaxed atmosphere and listen to a live well-known DJ. It's a unique event in Montreal that also enables you to network with other young professionals. Welcome to After Hours @ the McCord, not your traditional bar scene.

The first edition of the event, on Thursday, September 11, will be a celebration of Music as part of the exhibition Music - Quebec: From Charlebois to Arcade Fire. Catherine Pogonat and Philippe Fehmiu will be behind the decks spinning their eclectic sounds and contagious rhythms.

Tickets are on sale at a special price of $15, and give you access to all of the exhibitions. Museum Members are admitted free. Would you like to become a Member? You can join after you arrive for the evening, and we'll reimburse your ticket. No reservation is required for Members.

Book today!

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Course: Quebec Popular Music in Time and Place

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Offered in partnership with the PACE program (Personal and Cultural Enrichment) of McGill University's School of Continuing Studies.

J.A. Bombardier Theatre

This course combines lectures, listening sessions, discussions, guided exhibition tours and observation under the direction of Christopher M. Jones. It is designed to enhance professional and personal development by promoting knowledge and practical skills.

September 12, 13 and 20, 2014
Course in English: Quebec Popular Music in Time and Place
Details and registration

September 26, 27 and October 4, 2014
Course in French: La musique populaire québécoise en temps et lieu
Details and registration

 

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Screening

Wednesday, September 17 at 6 p.m.
In English with French subtitles, followed by a bilingual question period.
J.A. Bombardier Theatre

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Ladies and Gentlemen, Mr. Leonard Cohen, Donald Brittain, Don Owen, 1965, 41 min.
This documentary paints an informal portrait of poet, novelist and songwriter Leonard Cohen, sometimes in public with fans, sometimes alone or with his family and friends.The guest will be André Ménard, artistic director of the
Festival International de Jazz.

Moderator: Sylvain Ménard

Member of the Museum? Reserve seats at screenings by calling 514-398-7100, ext. 520.

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Belles Soirées in the Afternoon with Université de Montréal

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
In French, followed by a bilingual question period.
J.A. Bombardier Theatre

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L'histoire d'une société se raconte en musique
The history of a society is told through music. A dialogue with historian and specialist in Quebec song, Sébastien Desrosiers.

Details and registration

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Double Screening with the NFB

Wednesday, September 24 at 6 p.m.
In French, followed by a bilingual question period.
J.A. Bombardier Theatre

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Harmonium in California, Robert Fortier, 1972, 28 min.
This documentary, full of colour and sound, follows the highs and lows of a trip taken by a group of musicians wanting to see if their culture can cross borders. The guest will be Serge Locat, former keyboardist for Harmonium.

Chantons maintenant, Claude Jutra, 1956, 29 min.
This is a short film dedicated to Canadian song in French, bringing together the talents of Félix Leclerc, Lionel Daunais, Anna Malenfant, Dominique Michel and Pierre Beaudet.

Moderator: Sylvain Ménard

Member of the Museum? Reserve seats at screenings by calling 514-398-7100, ext. 520.

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Les Journées de la culture - Stories and Traditions of First Peoples

Sunday, September 28, 2014 from 10:30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The activities are presented in French and English.
Free access to the activities and to the exhibition Wearing our Identity - The First Peoples Collection.

Aboriginal stories and legends
Sylvain Rivard presents legends of yesterday and today.

First Peoples ancestral knowledge
Workshop in the art of beadwork inspired by First Nations.

Multidisciplinary Aboriginal artist Sylvain Rivard sheds light on a variety of First Peoples traditions through stories and demonstrations of the art of beadwork. Let yourself be inspired, and make a bracelet using an ancient technique.

In addition, a treasure hunt, specifically designed for the exhibition Wearing our Identity - The First Peoples Collection, allows children and their parents to discover the rich collection of Aboriginal objects while having fun.

 

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OCTOBER

After Hours at the McCord with Sony Canada

Thursday, October 9, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Atrium

Discover a new way to enjoy the early evening with colleagues and friends combining music, cocktails and culture in a setting that departs from the traditional bar!

Take the opportunity to visit current exhibitions, have a drink at the bar, chat in a relaxed atmosphere and dance to a DJ.

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Artist Tour Guide: McCord
A Performance by Maria Hupfield

Saturday, October 18 at 1 p.m.
Exhibition Hall: Wearing our Identity. The First Peoples Collection
Exhibition admission fees apply for this event.

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Part of the Performing the Archive colloquium organized by the ACC (Aboriginal Curatorial Collective).

Lenght : 30 minutes.

 

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City Talks series 2014-2015

First discussion - Architecture: an out-of-reach luxury for Montreal?

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 6 p.m
In French with a period of questions in French and English
J.A. Bombardier Theatre

Why is Montreal incapable of building significant cultural facilities?
What explains the gap between intentions and results?

City Talks is a four-part series of lectures where Montreal's leading thinkers and builders share their points of view oncurrent practical urban issues affecting Montrealers. All the talks are introduced by Suzanne Sauvage, President and Chief executive Officer at the McCord Museum and moderated by Dinu Bumbaru, Policy Director of Heritage Montreal.

Take a critical look at the future. Discuss and debate issues related to our city. The lectures are open to the public and followed by drinks and conversation.

Future discussions:

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 6 p.m.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 6 p.m.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 6 p.m.