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In addition to its temporary exhibitions, Pointe-à-Callière offers all kinds of activities throughout the year: cultural events, lectures, symposia and special programs. It’s an exciting line-up of attractions, some of them free, that give you a chance to appreciate history, archaeology and Montréal’s many delights, both summer and winter.

Coming activities and events

From May 28th to September 1st 2014

From May 29 until September 1st, the pedestrian space on Place D’Youville, which surrounds the Museum, will once again be decked out for the summer season, with comfortable Adirondack chairs and picnic tables where people can stop fora bite to eat. 

From May 29th to August 20th 2014

The Museum is once again taking part in this project, which enjoyed great success last year, by inviting pianists and anyone else to come perform outdoors on a piano that will be specially decorated by artist Poli Wilhelm, maling it a true work of art.

Weather permitting, available for musicians and amateurs from May 29 to August 20 (10am-4pm).

From June 2nd to November 30th 2014

Paper was invented in China sometime during the four centuries of the Han Dynasty, which began 200 years before the Common Era. At the time, paper was made from a blend of mulberry bark, hemp, and rags. A well-kept secret for a very long time, the recipe for paper finally made its way to Europe near the end of the 12th century. The Chinese were also the first to use paper money, and Marco Polo described this discovery—which he made while on his epic journey at the end of the 13th century—in his Description of the World.

On August 2nd 2014

As part of Archaeology Month, Pointe-à-Callière is presenting a lecture on underwater archaeology.

On August 3rd 2014

On Sunday, August 3, young people and their families are invited to a big event that shares a theme with the permanent Pirates or Privateers? exhibition… 

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