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As part of Archaeology Month, which takes place from August 1st to 31st, 2013, Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal Archaeology and History Complex and its partners are pleased to announce the launch of a new health and safety awareness guide for archaeological work in Québec.
The Pointe-à-Callière Foundation raised $200,000 at its recent Montréal Builders Club benefit evening, on June 3. The evening was hosted by Honorary Chair John LeBoutillier, Chair of the Board of Industrial Alliance and the first President of the Foundation.
Pointe-à-Callière, Montréal’s Archaeology and History Complex, is proud to announce that it will be pursuing its activities on the Place D’Youville Pedestrian Space for the second year in a row. The group Replay The Beatles will kick off the festivities with a musical performance during the official inauguration, which will take place on Thursday, June 6 at noon on Place Royale. The public is invited to attend this launch, at which representatives of the City of Montréal and numerous partners will also be in attendance.
Pointe-à-Callière, presents A Cultural Feast—a free outdoor event featuring
activities, food kiosks, tastings, talks, and demonstrations—showcasing
the cultural diversity of the Montréal landscape. This year, street food
and the themes of two temporary exhibitions currently being presented
at the Museum, The Beatles in Montréal and The Tea Roads, will be
highlighted through various activities and presentations.
As part of Montréal Museums Day on Sunday, May 26, Pointe-à-Callière is inviting the public to visit Montréal’s birthplace, relive the effervescent 1960s when The Beatles came to town, explore tea in all its forms, and celebrate Montréal’s cultural diversity. For the occasion, admission to all permanent exhibitions, the Yours Truly, Montréal multimedia show, and the temporary exhibition The Tea Roads will be free of charge. Visitors wishing to see The Beatles in Montréal exhibition will be admitted at the cost of a ticket to one of the Beatles’ Montréal concerts in 1964: $4.50.