Here are 10 exhibitions or installations to see in Quebec.
L'heure mauve by Nicolas Party
L New York visual artist Nicolas Party and singer Pierre Lapointe have joined their creative forces to design the multicolored and sensitive exhibition and its musical score. The former has matched his brightly colored pieces to those in the museum to express the complexity and beauty of the links between man and nature, and the latter has set it all to music. At the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts until October 16, 2022.
World Press Photo Montreal
This unmissable exhibition presents the winning photos of the year selected from nearly 65,000 photos submitted to the jury by 4,066 photographers from 130 countries. At Bonsecours Market in Montreal until October 2, 2022.
Imagined by the Moment Factory team, this outdoor light trail takes us – all in light projections and music – into the customs, values and traditions of the great Huron-Wendat Nation. In Wendake, Quebec.
Photographer Michel Huneault captured the beginnings of the COVID-19 pandemic in Quebec. This exhibition presents moments experienced by citizens, patients and healthcare workers. At the McCord Stewart Museum (Montreal) from September 16, 2022 to January 22, 2023.
An original, surprising and rather taboo subject, the exhibition Oh shit! explores excrement; this universal organic matter through its social history, its issues and its revaluation (yes!). At the Musée de la civilization de Québec until March 26, 2023.
In front of Shary Boyle's Palace of the Self
Canadian multidisciplinary artist Shary Boyle questions here the representation of the Self in our modern world driven by social networks. At the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts until January 15, 2023.
Inuit universe, The collection Raymond Brousseau, Manasie Akpaliapik
Knowing his story (the 65-year-old artist was sent to boarding school as a child and is an ex-alcoholic), visiting this exhibition of sculptures made from whale bones takes on a new and even more moving meaning. At the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, in Québec, until January 8, 2023.
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Attach your tuque!
Selected according to a survey by the Léger firm of 1,000 Quebecers, the themes of this exhibition are the subjects deemed to be the most representative of Quebec uniqueness. Until February 11, 2029 at the POP Museum in Trois-Rivières.
VIKINGS – Dragons of the Seas of the North
This exhibition takes us back to the real life of these peoples by recounting their secrets, their daily life and their beliefs. At the Pointe-à-Callière Museum (Montreal), until October 10.
Dancing Lights That Flew Up To The Universe by Yayoi Kusama
This exhibition by Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is so popular that you have to reserve your places (free) online at least one month in advance. It is made up of sculptures, installations, paintings and the two famous “rooms with infinite mirrors”. At the PHI Foundation and the PHI Center in Montreal until January 15, 2023.