Musee des Beaux-arts de Montreal has put together one of the best collections of fine art in North America. The musuem moved ... More
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Musee des Beaux-arts de Montreal has put together one of the best collections of fine art in North America. The musuem moved to its present location just before the World War . The Jean-Noel Desmarais building holds most of the temporary exhibits while the permanent collection lies in the Benaiah Gibb building across the street. The museum also stages special programs such as Wednesday evening lectures, noontime and evening concerts, and films.
The collections were very good but not as extensive as I'd hoped for the museum of such a wonderfully diverse, cosmopolitan city. Some renovations were being done so maybe that contributed to it.
I'd go again though.
I love the museum and I'e been there several times. The permanent exhibits are amazing and the temporary shows are half price on wednesday evenings. Nice thing to do in the middle of the week, followed by a latte and some dark chocolate at Vasco de Gamma on Peel.
Both a major Japanese style and avant garde painter, Insho Domoto [1891 1975] received the order of cultural merits in
1961 and was responsible for the contemporary architecture of the museum (established in 1965) located at the bottom of ...
The selection of exhibits at Houston's Museum of Fine Arts covers both modern and ancient art and represents the talent
of artists from Europe, Africa, Asia, Oceania and the Americas. You will find Frederic Remington's fine Western art mingling ...
Rumored to have once been the house of a politician from the Chosun Dynasty, this building is now the abode
of artworks. Particularly frequented by foreign visitors, the Kyung in Art Gallery is a popular venue for upcoming artists ...