The Musee des Beaux-Arts or Museum of Fine Arts in Montreal has free permanent exhibitions and many prominent traveling exhibits.
The Musee des Beaux-Arts or Museum of Fine Arts in Montreal has free permanent exhibitions and many prominent traveling exhibits. The collection is spread over 4 pavilions and a new addition is in the making. The Michal and Ronata Hornstein Pavilion displays Mediterranean archaeological finds as well as Asian and Islamic art. The Jean-Noel Desmarais Pavilion displays art from the Middle Ages to contemporary times, through the Belle Epoque and Modern Art schools. The striking Liliane and David Stewart Pavilion is for decorative arts from the Renaissance through Art Nouveau, Art Deco, Modernist and Post-Modernist eras. The collection includes furniture, silverware, glass, ceramics, metal, enamels, textiles, and jewelry. The Claire and Marc Bourgie Pavilion showcases Canadian art, from quaint Inuit artifacts to Aboriginal art, Modern and Post-Modern canvases and sculptures by renowned artists such as Paul-Émile Borduas, Jean-Paul Riopelle and Claude Tousignant.
1380 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC, Canada
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