Previous exhibitions

Pointe-à-Callière has put on many exhibitions over the years, including various international exhibitions in partnership with some of the world’s leading museums. A number of these shows left their mark on Montréal’s cultural landscape. Here is a summary of these exhibitions that took visitors on fabulous journeys through space and time.

From December 8th 2015 to April 17th 2016

This original exhibition is focusing on an exceptional woman whose unusual life and compelling novels left their mark on international literature. The exhibition looks at Christie through her work, her imagination and her world, including archaeology. It is one of the major international events being held to mark the 125th anniversary of the famous novelist’s birth on September 15, 1890.

From February 18th 2015 to January 3rd 2016

Snow is a delightful, invigorating new temporary exhibition on the subject of snow and all its charms and frustrations, love or hate it! Snow is an integral part of our environment, after all, and an inextricable aspect of our nordicity. It shapes our lives for several months every year.

From May 30th to October 26th 2015

An international exhibition that will give visitors a unique opportunity to get up close to authentic material remains of the great Aztec civilization: The Aztecs, People of the Sun. These remains are both numerous and magnificent, if not completely stunning. The diversity and significance of the objects in this exhibition will make for an illuminating experience—a foray into the impressive and sometimes unsettling world of the Aztecs. In collaboration with two of Mexico’s largest museums: the National Museum of Anthropology and the Templo Mayor Museum.

From December 12th 2014 to April 26th 2015

Pointe-à-Callière Presents the World Première of the Largest Exhibition on Ancient Greece Ever Produced in North America

The exhibition spans over 5,000 years of Greek history and culture and takes visitors on an exceptional and fascinating journey back to the origins of the cradle of Western civilization, its heritage and the traces it has left in the hearts and minds of the Greek people.

From October 23rd 2013 to January 4th 2015

The exhibition Lives and Times of the Plateau will look back at the development of this emblematic Montréal neighbourhood, and the innovations stemming from it. Through objects, photographs, film excerpts, literary and theatrical works, and music, the exhibition will showcase the area’s architectural evolution, major social events that took place there, and the many artistic works born in the neighbourhood.

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