7 Ways to Appreciate the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec
 

7 Ways to Appreciate the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec

Attractions to discover, June 27, 2016 2016-06-27
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Pierre Lassonde pavilion
Le pavillon Pierre Lassonde
To celebrate the opening of the Pierre Lassonde pavilion, seven new exhibitions will be featured. Built on the prestigious Grande-Allée Avenue in Québec City, the new pavilion of the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec will be an exceptional showcase for the province’s collection of artwork. This architectural masterpiece promises to amaze and invites you on a unique journey into the world of contemporary art.

Decorative, contemporary and Inuit art

Ilipunga. Inuit Art, the Brousseau Collection is a museum exhibition rich in significance and knowledge that presents a collection of Inuit art created by 60 artists from the Great Canadian North. Another exhibition, From Ferron to BGL. Contemporary Art in Québec, has over 80 key works created between 1960 and today by prominent figures in the history of Quebec art. Dig into this retrospective that uncovers the evolution of Quebec’s contemporary art in this innovative, previously unseen panorama. The Decorative Arts and Design in Québec exhibition contains about 145 objects (glasswork, ceramics, furniture, posters, etc.) created by fifty renowned artists.

Large Scale and Jean-Paul Riopelle

Tribute to Rosa Luxemburg
Tribute to Rosa Luxemburg

A 3,000 sq. m. promenade lets visitors admire one of the most influential and representative practices of the contemporary arts scene: installation. The exhibition Installations on a Large Scale will highlight some thirty emblematic installations from Quebec, some of which have never been exhibited, that encourage interaction. Jean-Paul Riopelle. Tribute to Rosa Luxemburg is a work of art presented for the first time since its creation in 1992. Located in the Riopelle Passage, which connects the new pavilion to the rest of the museum complex, this monumental fresco by the famous painter will be displayed in all its length and splendour.

The main pavilion

End your visit with a look at the masterful work of Montréal artist David Altmejd titled The Flux and the Puddle, a remarkable sculpture of Plexiglas that features giants and werewolves. Families will love the Home Sweet Home exhibition as part of the future permanent Family Gallery opening this summer. This immersive journey helps children explore a universe that is both real and imaginary for a multi-sensory experience.

 

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