The Beatles in Montréal is an exhibition on the Montréal stopover of this legendary British group that revolutionized pop music around the world, and that also had a profound influence on musical trends that took root right here in Montréal and throughout Québec. Designed as an exhibition-experience, The Beatles in Montréal uses this musical event as a starting point for an examination of Montréal history and the emergence of “yéyé” music in 1960s Québec.
Pointe-à-Callière presents two to three new local or international temporary exhibitions every year. They introduce visitors to the history of Montréal, Quebec and the rest of Canada, but also some of the world’s great civilizations. Over the years, the Museum has forged bonds with many leading international museums, who have worked in partnership with Pointe-à-Callière and loaned us items from their valuable collections. The Museum is proud of these privileged dealings that have allowed us to present a wonderfully varied program for our visitors.
See our Upcoming exhibitions page to learn more about what is coming to Pointe-à-Callière.
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.