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Pointe-à-Callière, the Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History, is presenting a world exclusive: The Etruscans – An Ancient Italian Civilization, an exhibition giving visitors an opportunity to learn about and admire this people, so important in the evolution of humanity and Mediterranean cultures and that even today remains one of the most fascinating civilizations of that era. Presented in the all-new exhibition spaces in the Mariners’ House, it is one of the 20 special events organized by Pointe-à-Callière in 2012 to mark its 20th anniversary.
Pointe-à-Callière raised $155,000 from generous guests, donors and sponsors at the 16th edition of the Montréal Builders Club dinner that took place on May 14th. This year’s event, organized by the Pointe-à-Callière Foundation, was hosted by Honorary Chair Richard Béliveau, PhD in Biochemistry, Director of the laboratory of molecular medicine and a researcher in the neurosurgery department at Montréal's Notre-Dame hospital (CHUM).
Pointe-à-Callière, the Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History, presents the 10th edition of Cultural Feast, a free outdoor event featuring performances, presentations, food kiosks, tastings, talks, and demonstrations highlighting the cultural diversity of the Montréal landscape. This cultural activity is one of the 20 big events Pointe-à-Callière is presenting to mark its 20th anniversary in 2012.
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.