In November, the official programming for the 375th anniversary of Montréal continues with the multidisciplinary exhibition Leonard Cohen – Une brèche en toute chose/A Crack in Everything. It features previously unseen pieces that draw on the world, recurring themes and work of the great Montrealer Leonard Cohen.
International Rendez-vous of the Creative Industries
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November 8 to 18th – Avalanche Productions
The MAC presents Leonard Cohen – A Crack in Everything, a major international exhibition presented as part of the 375th anniversary of Montréal. This multidisciplinary exhibition presents a collection of new pieces commissioned from and created by local and international artists that draw on the aesthetic of and recurrent themes from the work of Leonard Cohen.
Plus, for the first anniversary of Leonard Cohen’s death, fans of Montréal and the celebrated poet are invited to gather at the foot of Silo No. 5, on November 7 at 6 p.m., to pay tribute to him. The MAC will inaugurate an imposing, silent work by artist Jenny Holzer.
Du 9 novembre 2017 au 9 avril 2018 – Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
The exhibition TO FIGHT IS TO LIVE!!! is a tribute to the free-thinking Montrealer Éva Circé-Côté (1871-1949). This is an invitation to explore not only the life of the woman who founded the first library in Montreal (1903) and her cultural legacy but also the history of the city that is celebrating 375 years.
November 18th, 2017 until January 28th, 2018 – Maison de la culture Notre-Dame-de-Grâce
To find out more about all events, go to the programming section at http://www.375mtl.com/programmation or download the 375MTL app.
The Society for the Celebration of Montréal’s 375th Anniversary is a non-profit organization whose mission is to organize celebrations and socioeconomic contributions to mark Montréal’s 375th anniversary in 2017. With a focus on promoting Montreal expertise, it acts as a catalyst for local forces in carrying out its mandate: to mobilize the community, implement a funding strategy, rigorously manage public funds, develop quality programming and ensure the visibility of the celebrations.
The Society benefits from the support of the Ville de Montréal, the Quebec government, the Canadian government and private funding from 12 Great Montrealers. For more information, see http://www.375mtl.com.
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