OTTAWA – The Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa let free its 25 000 next visitors from Thursday.
This has been made possible thanks to the support of the Fondation du Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, announced Tuesday the director general of the Museum, Sasha Suda, by issuing a press release.
The free access applies to both the whole of the national collection as temporary exhibits.
“We have shifted the route of the visitors to make the distance physical clearer and easier, said Sasha Suda. Our staff will wear personal protective equipment and hand sanitizers and masks are readily available.”
The Museum has stressed that this initiative coincides with the re-opening of Àbadakone | Fire continual | Continuous Fire, the exposure of aboriginal art internationally, which has been extended until 4 October. It includes the works of 60 artists from 40 nations, ethnic groups and tribes from 16 countries, including Canada.