Musée national des beaux-arts: Frida is waiting for you on Monday!

Musée national des beaux-arts: Frida vous attend lundi!

After the Museum of civilization last week, the tour of the national Museum of fine arts (MNBAQ) of déconfiner. Starting next Monday, the public will be able to reconnect with the works of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, and with those of the three exhibition of its national collection deployed at the pavillon Pierre-Lassonde buildings.

For the moment, there are only the pavilion glass of the Grande Allée, which will be open to the public. The complete opening of the museum could only be done in the fall, while other pavilions will be used this summer for day camps.

Inside, visitors will need to follow the same protocol as in all the other museums, imposed by public health, such as responding to questions about the health to the input, to sanitize their hands and follow the path arrow at the inside of the rooms, observing the aloofness.

It is also necessary to make the purchase of tickets time-stamped prior to the visit, since the museum has reduced its capacity to 80 people at a time, rather than 200. Since the tickets go on sale on June 13 last year, more than 3300 visitors have already planned their exit museum.

A few tickets are still available to be purchased on the same day, for the passers-by who decide at the last minute.

Despite the new protocols, we feel that the museum has had the desire to leave a large freedom to the visitors inside the rooms, found The Newspaper on Monday, during a visit to press.

“We wanted a time in the museum, people live an experience of relief, peace, and where one is not distracted by everything that happens to us in this time “, stressed the director general Jean-Luc Murray. For him, it is “ideal conditions” to reconnect with the item


If there is a good news, despite the three months of closure, is that the MNBAQ keeps between its walls of the exceptional exhibition Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and the modernism of the mexican until September 7, then she should have left the site since 18 may. “What luck to have retained ! “welcomed on many occasions the director-general on Monday. “But it has been quite a saga. ”

For the exhibition retains all its meaning despite the marked trail suggested, the museum has even reshuffled the order of a few works, including the famous self-portraits of Frida Kahlo, the most run of the exhibition.

The exhibition Turner and the sublime, dedicated to the painter Joseph Mallord William Turner, will be inaugurated in September, in the same room.

Otherwise, the exposures Of the Ferron to BGL. Contemporary Art in Québec, inuit Art. The collection Brousseau, Ilippunga and decorative Arts and design from Quebec are also available. The museum has other exhibitions to highlight the national collection.

Please note that the café museum, now under the leadership of the Group Eating Pleasure, will be open to the public.

The MNBAQ opens its doors on Monday, June 29, 10 h. tickets are on sale at

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