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Pointe-à-Callière, presents Samurai – The Prestigious Collection of Richard Béliveau, a fascinating foray into the rich and complex world of these mythical warriors who ruled Japan for 700 years. The exhibition examines various facets of the lives of the samurai, who were both warriors and art lovers. For the very first time, Richard Béliveau has agreed to put his vast collection—one of the most impressive in the world—on display, and he chose Pointe-à-Callière to do it. The exhibition is one of the 20 major events planned by Pointe-à-Callière to celebrate its 20th anniversary.
Written by Richard Béliveau and published by
Libre Expression and Pointe-à-Callière, the Montréal Museum of
Archaeology and History, Samurai. Exquisite Warriors is a book that
offers a foray into the captivating world of the samurai, and which was
produced in conjunction with the exhibition Samurai – The Prestigious
Collection of Richard Béliveau.
Pointe-à-Callière is proud to mark the opening of an exhibition resulting from a fruitful partnership between the Museum and the École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS). Entitled Now for a Dow! The Story of a Montréal Brewery, the exhibition is being presented at the INGO Innovation Centre, the Dow complex’s former brewing tower, which today belongs to the ÉTS.
Starting May 1st, 35 museums and organizations are taking part in Montréal, City of History, an event that, for the first time, brings together under one banner a special program of activities highlighting Montréal history throughout 2012. Over 60 activities for all audiences will be held from now until December 31.
On May 17, Pointe-à-Callière, located at the birthplace of Montréal,
celebrates its 20th anniversary on the same day that Montréal marks its
370th. The month of May will be overflowing with inspiring events
surrounding both the Museum’s anniversary and that of the city!