The fabulous destiny of the paintings of the Abbés Desjardins
This exhibition in 2017 highlights the bicentennial of the arrival in Canada of some 200 paintings done by renowned artists in the 17th and 18th centuries. These paintings, confiscated during the French Revolution and reunited by clergyman Philippe-Jean-Louis Desjardins.
Discover the photographer Philippe Halsman (1906-1979), specialist of portrait and photo report. Meet the personalities of the 20th century: Alfred Hitchcock, Duke Ellington, Marilyn Monroe, Richard Nixon, Albert Einstein, just to name a few!
Carl Trahan. Because There is Night
MNBAQ Contemporary Art Award
See the first solo exhibition of Carl Trahan in a museum.
Vanitas art in the MNBAQ collection
Découvrez des œuvres de différentes époques dont la particularité est de faire réfléchir sur l’aspect transitoire de notre présence en ce monde. Des œuvres qui évoquent le passage du temps, les cycles immuables et la disparition.
Family time at the museum! Discover a forest of Grimms’ fairy tales, dress up as wolf, as mouse or as fox and discover mysterious objects... An immersive exhibition realized in association with the artist Vicky Sabourin.
From Ferron to BGL
Contemporary Art in Québec
More than 60 key works from 1960 to today by essential figures in the history of Québec art. An innovative panorama of the history of Quebec's contemporary art.
Decorative Arts and Design in Québec
An exhibition devoted exclusively to Québec design and fine crafts will bring together some seventy-five objects (glasswork, ceramics, furniture, posters, etc.) by fifty artists who have left their mark on the past sixty years of Québec’s history.
Inuit Art. The Brousseau Collection
An exceptional display providing a whole new experience of Inuit art, with a selection of more than 100 works from the Brousseau Inuit Art collection from the past sixty years.