Temporary exhibitions

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.

Current exhibitions

See our Upcoming exhibitions page to learn more about what is coming to Pointe-à-Callière.

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 25th 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.