Featured - Temporary exhibitions

From December 12th 2014 to April 26th 2015
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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 October 15th 2014 to January 30th 2015

In August 1914, Great Britain went to war with Germany, consequently leading to the involvement of Canada and the other British Dominions. Reactions were strong in Montréal as the world entered into a terrible conflict.

Montréal put its industrial resources to work for Europe. For the first time in their existence, local businesses became engaged in military mass production: ships were transformed into battle cruisers, and the Angus shops made shells and casings. Montréal provided food, clothes, shoes, and funds for Europe, and these unprecedented exports helped improve the city’s economic situation.

From January 15th to March 29th 2015

Two publications
A prestige publication on the Greek 
collection, and a catalogue featuring an overview of the themes addressed and the main objects presented in the exhibition.  

Tours and activities: 
Activities and tours for adult groups and school groups, hosted by professional guides, from December 2014 to April 2015. During school break, reproductions of ancient Greek objects are showcased in an archaeological dig activity for young people from February 28 to March 8, 2015.

From January 15th to March 26th 2015

Five free lectures presented at Pointe-à-Callière by international specialists on Ancient Greece, on January 15 and 29, February 26, and March 26, 2015 at 2 pm. In French only.

From February 5th to February 19th 2015

Major Figures of Ancient Greece (in French)

On February 19th 2015

The history of ancient Greece and the flavours of modern Greece come together for just one evening at Pointe-à-Callière. It’s an experience you won't want to miss!

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