Come behind the scenes at the Museum and get a glimpse of the fascinating new exhibitions Pointe-à-Callière has in store!
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.
Pointe-à-Callière will offer a foray into the fascinating world of Agatha Christie—the prolific and world-renowned British novelist, and an extraordinary woman in her day—whose exciting life and literary work are intimately associated with archaeology. In this original and unique exhibition, the Museum will show a new side of Agatha Christie, one in which archaeology played an important role, with the author having married archaeologist Sir Max Edgar Lucien Mallowan who made a significant contribution to the prehistoric chronology of Mesopotamia and carried out several digs in the Middle East, most notably in Iraq and Syria.
An exclusive presentation at Pointe-à-Callière, 120 Centuries Underground. Archaeological Discoveries in Québec will be the first major exhibition dedicated entirely to Québec archaeology. Visitors will be able to admire over 200 significant objects—many of which are being taken out of the province’s archaeological reserve for the very first time—, painting a portrait of 50 years of archaeological discovery in Québec. In collaboration with Québec’s Department of Culture.