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2011-11-16

During the month of December, young and old alike are invited to come meet St. Nicholas, Lucy, Befana, and Santa Claus at Pointe-à-Callière, the Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History. While visiting the archaeological remains, children will meet these four Christmas characters who will explain how the holidays are celebrated in their homelands.

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2011-11-08

Par Hélène Capodano-Cordonnier, Adjointe au Conservateur du Musée départemental des Arts asiatiques de Nice. Propos recueillis à Paris en juillet 2011

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2011-11-03

With its exclusive presentation of Colours of India, Pointe-à-Callière, the Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History, offers a voyage into a mosaic of landscapes, ethnicities, and beliefs that have shaped Indian life, artistic expression, and culture. Through this exhibition—which coincides with the Year of India in Canada—Pointe-à-Callière is seeking to convey the importance of India’s cultural and religious heritage.

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2011-10-13

The archaeological digs in Place D’Youville Ouest, in Old Montréal, have now been completed for this year, and Pointe-à-Callière is pleased to announce the results of the 2011 dig campaign. At the same time, the Museum is delighted to unveil a fascinating and unique donation: the Royal coat of arms that hung in the first permanent Parliament of the “United Province of Canada,” also known as United Canada.

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2011-10-13

Watch a short film on the archaeological digs on Place D'Youville, on the site of St. Ann’s Market, later the home of the Parliament of the United Province of Canada.

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