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La Balade pour la Paix: An Open-Air Museum
June 5th to October 29th, 2017 - On Sherbrooke street, between the Museum of Fine Arts and the McCord Museum
Designed and organized by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
Sherbrooke Street turns into an open-air museum, inviting everyone to join in a walk for peace through 72 works reflecting the spirit of Expo67.

Created by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, this major international art exhibition will showcase 72 works carrying a message of peace and reflecting the universal values of humanism, tolerance and openness that inspired the creation of Expo67. In addition to commemorating the 50th anniversary of Expo67 and Montréal’s 375th, this open-air exhibition will mark Canada’s 150th.
Credit
La Balade pour la Paix : An Open-air Museum is part of the official program for the 375th anniversary of Montreal. The exhibition was designed and organized by the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts with the support of McGill University. Thanks to the support of the Ville de Montréal, La Balade pour la Paix occupies a kilometre of Sherbrooke Street between the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts and Concordia University, on one end, and the McCord Museum and McGill University, on the other.

Commissariat
The curators for La Balade pour la Paix are Nathalie Bondil, Director General and Chief Curator, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Diane Charbonneau, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Decorative Arts and Photography, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, and Sylvie Lacerte, public art consultant and art historian.

The route was designed by Claude Cormier + Associés, an international landscape architecture firm based in Montreal. The urban furniture is by Quebec industrial designer Michel Dallaire.

Niki de Saint Phalle, Dancing Nana (Rouge d’Orient – Bloum), 1995. François Odermatt Collection, in collaboration with the McGill University Visual Arts Collection. © 2017 Niki Charitable Art Foundation / ADAGP / SODRAC | Charles Joseph, Residential School Totem Pole (detail), 2014-2016. Private Collection. Photo Greg McKee 2016 | Robert Indiana (born Robert Clark), LOVE Blue Green, 1996. Buschlen Mowatt Nichol Foundation, Vancouver Biennale loan. © Robert Indiana / SODRAC (2017). Photo Dave Aharonian | Michel Huneault, Boarding and Departure from Budapest, Hungary, for Germany (detail), from the series “Occident Express,” 2015. Courtesy of the artist. | Darren Ell, Haitian Girls in front of Notre-Dame Cathedral, Cap-Haïtien, Haiti, from the series “Cap-Haïtien and Shada,” 2008. Courtesy of the artist.

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June 5th to October 29th, 2017 40 On Sherbrooke street, between the Museum of Fine Arts and the McCord Museum 1380 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest
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