Musee d'art contemporain de Montreal, Montreal

3.4
#16 of 64 in Museums in Montreal
Award winning Musee d'art contemporain de Montreal remains Canada's only museum dedicated to contemporary performing and visual arts. Founded in 1964, the museum devotes temporary exhibitions to rising contemporary artists, both Canadian and international. Soak in the sense of endlessness in the sleek and beautifully lit rooms exhibiting contemporary photographs, videos, paintings, sculptures, and works on paper. The museum restaurant offers fine dining in a modern minimal environment. Stop by the gift shop and take away a piece the museum's elegance in a souvenir. Take a look at our Montreal online trip itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Musee d'art contemporain de Montreal and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • I have visited this museum a number of times on past trips to Montreal. I have always found it worthy of a short visit of about half a day, which was also the case on this most recent visit. I had.....  more »
  • Did not see the permanent collection, and am not sure they have one. Three exhibitions were excellent  more »
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  • Really nice place, if you go to the museum get their before 3 PM and do looks of walking around. Can't wait to gi back
  • Post Modern Art New bright colourful art in various media: painting, mixed media, sculpture, video and interactive made by living artists are showcased using materials like plastic, metal, glass, along with more traditional materials like paints and ceramics. One installation with many light bulbs gradually lighted up when hands touched its control. Another dark room had multiple video screens showing a famous American actress acting in diverse characters in her many films.

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