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 November 8th 2011 to April 22nd 2012

With its exclusive presentation of Colours of India, Pointe-à-Callière, the Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History, offers a voyage into a mosaic of landscapes, ethnicities, and beliefs that have shaped Indian life, artistic expression, and culture. Through this exhibition—which coincides with the Year of India in Canada—Pointe-à-Callière is seeking to convey the importance of India’s cultural and religious heritage.

 

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From May 18th to October 16th 2011

With its To Your Health, Caesar!  Wine and the Gauls exhibition, Pointe-à-Callière will be celebrating one of the oldest and most splendid of all human accomplishments:  wine!

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From December 7th 2010 to April 24th 2011

A cultural, entertainment and, of course, shopping mecca, St. Catherine Street tells us the story of its 250-year long history.

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From June 7th to November 14th 2010

This international exhibition, the largest on Easter Island in recent years, will display over 200 pieces from the precious collections of some twenty European and North American lenders. The early Rapanui (Easter Island is now known as Rapa Nui, and its people as Rapanui), reached the island in about 1000 CE. In addition to the famous enormous stone statues, they created a host of other objects, including little-known but fabulous wood carvings, all of them testifying to absolutely remarkable creativity, artistry and technical skills.

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From June 29th to August 29th 2010

The exhibition 100 Years Underground salutes a milestone in the history of electrification and telecommunications in Montréal: the 100th anniversary of the Commission des services électriques de Montréal (CSEM) and its underground network.

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