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Events in Art and Archaeology

Benoit Aquin: Mégantic in Pictures
MONTREAL  •  Mégantic in Pictures  •  18 February - 24 May 2015
 

Montreal photographer Benoit Aquin is concerned with climatic catastrophes, as evidenced by his series Tsunami (2004) executed in Indonesia, and Haiti (2010-2011). Environmental disasters are also among his concerns: global warming in Quebec’s Far North (2005) and the food crisis in Egypt in 2007. In 2008 he won the prestigious Prix Pictet for the images in his series The Chinese ‘Dust Bowl (2006-2007).

benoit aquin Exclusion Zone - Fence
Benoit Aquin:  Fence. The exclusion zone

To illustrate the competition’s subject – water – he chose to depict drought resulting from human activity. In this regard, it is not surprising that he was drawn to the tragedy in Lac-Mégantic. The exhibition Mégantic in Pictures features forty photographs that reveal the photographer’s empathy with his subject. Thirteen photographs from this series – which are being exhibited in Canada for the first time – were presented last summer at the Rencontres d’Arles as part of a retrospective of the four winners of the Prix Pictet. The photograph Exclusion Zone from the series Mégantic was selected by The Guardian as one of the fifteen best images in this annual festival of photography.



Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal Web site


Contact: Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal
1380, rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Montréal, Quebec
Canada
Tel: (1) 514 790 12 45

Around 1914: Design in a New Age
TORONTO  •  Royal Ontario Museum  •  29 March 2014 - 21 March 2015
 
 

Around 1914: Design in a New Age is a display of the design and decorative arts created around the period of the 1914. 

This original exhibition includes over 100 objects from the ROM's European Decorative Art collection. Works of the era's key designers and critically and historically renowned craftsmen, including Christopher Dresser, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Archibald Knox, Louis Comfort Tiffany, Frank Lloyd Wright, Emile Gallé, Carlo Bugatti, Georg Jensen, Otto Wagner, and Josef Hoffmann are included in the exhibition.

 



Royal Ontario Museum Website


Contact: Royal Ontario Museum
100 Queen’s Park, Toronto,
ON  M5S 2C6
Canada
Tel: (1) 416 586 80 00

The Patriotism of Death: Propaganda Posters from World War I
MONTREAL  •  Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal  •  11 November 2014 - 29 March 2015
 
 
Opening on Remembrance Day of the hundredth anniversary of the War to End All Wars – in which 37 million were injured and 8.5 million lost their lives – this exhibition of war posters produced during World War I by Canada, France, Germany, England and the United States is presented in connection with From Van Gogh to Kandinsky: Expressionism in Germany and France, 1900-1914. The twenty large sheets selected from the collections of McGill University Library and the Museum show the distinctive dramatic approaches and types of graphic media used by opposing national governments to encourage their citizens to enlist, raise funds and contribute to the war effort

Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal Website


Contact: Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal
1380, rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Montréal, Quebec
Canada
Tel: (1) 514 790 12 45

Events in Classical Music

The Symphony During the Age of Enlightenment
MONTREAL  •  Bourgie Hall  •  27 - 28 February 2015
 

J.S. Bach: Ouverture et extraits de l’opéra Amadis de Gaule, W.G39

F.J. Haydn: Sinfonia concertante in B flat Minor for oboe, bassoon, violin and cello

J. Mysliveck: Concertino in E flat Major

W.A. Mozart: Symphony No. 34 in C Major, K.338 

Les Violons du Roy @en
Reinhard Goebel, conductor
Vincent Boilard, oboe
Mathieu Lussier, bassoon



Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal Web site



Detailed schedule information:
19h30

Contact: Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal
1380, rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Montréal, Quebec
Canada
Tel: (1) 514 790 12 45

Events in Pop Culture and Cinema

Colin James
TORONTO  •  Massey Hall  •  6 March 2015
 
Colin James
with special guest Scott Helman

Massey Hall Website



Detailed schedule information:
8:00 pm

Contact: Massey Hall
178 Victoria Street
Toronto, ON
 M5B 1T7

Tel: (1) 416 872 42 55

Amelia Curran: with special guest Ariana Gillis
TORONTO  •  Massey Hall  •  6 March 2015
 
Amelia Curran
with special guest Ariana Gillis

Massey Hall Website



Detailed schedule information:
8:30 pm

Contact: Massey Hall
178 Victoria Street
Toronto, ON
M5B 1T7

Tel: (1) 416 872 42 55



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