This winter at Pointe-à-Callière!

Photos: Samuel Tremblay-Boucher
This winter, Pointe-à-Callière is paying tribute to brilliant illustrator and director Frédéric Back. A visionary artist and environmentalist Back directed 9 short films and won two Oscars for his animated shorts Crac! and The Man Who Planted Trees.

Watercolours, sketches, archival photos, personal objects… step into the wonderful world of this great artist who devoted his talent and sensibility to his fight for the planet.
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VIRTUAL LECTURE
QUIET PLEASE, WE’RE LAUGHING: THE VITAL ROLE OF CLOWNS IN THE HOSPITAL SETTING 🤡
Friday, January 28, noon
Live on Facebook
For this second lecture coinciding with the It’s Circus Time! exhibition, Pointe-à-Callière welcomes Alfonso Santarpia, a clinical psychologist and professor at the Université de Sherbrooke, along with professional clown Caroline Simonds, founder of the “Le Rire Médecin” association in France, to discuss the crucial role of the circus arts in our society.

In collaboration with the Instituto Italiano di Cultura Montreal
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COMING SOON
FAVOURITES! THEIR COLLECTIONS ON DISPLAY
Pointe-à-Callière’s new exhibition opens on February 24, 2022!
THE POINTE-À-CALLIÈRE MEMBERS’ BOOK CLUB!
FREE AND OPEN TO EVERYONE!
Sunday, January 23, 11 am
Zoom Webinar
In French only
WITH LOUISE POTHIER, POINTE-À-CALLIÈRE CURATOR AND CHIEF ARCHAEOLOGIST
Through the various perspectives of some twenty different authors—seasoned archaeologists and historians—working under the direction of Louise Pothier, Montréal, capitale tells the exceptional story of the archaeological site of St. Anne’s Market and the Parliament of the United Province of Canada.
Archaeologists Hendrik Van Gijseghem and François Gignac, who contributed to the book, will also be part of this book club event.
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After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the webinar. For further information, please contact: fondation@pacmusee.qc.ca

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