5 things to do in Montreal today: Wednesday, September 7

Sep 7 2016, 3:21 pm

From the last day of Burger Week to a downtown celebration of culture and music, here is everything you need for your social calendar today.

Le Burger Week

What: Returning in Montreal for its fifth edition from September 1st to September 7th, Le Burger Week 2016 will also be taking place, simultaneously, in Quebec City, Toronto, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Vancouver and Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Some of the star burgers you can expect in Montreal include Jukebox Burgers’ “The Georgia Burger”, Burger Royal’s “Legend of the fall”, Art:brgr’s F… Burger!”, and Blackstrap BBQ’s “Le Pig Mac” to name but a few.
When: September 1 to September 7
Where: Various locations

Elegenza: Italian Fashion Since 1945

What: This extensive exhibition celebrates the work of the most important Italian fashion designers post-WWII. Organized by the Victoria & Albert Museum in London in collaboration with Holt Renfrew, it’s safe to say that this is one of the best art exhibits in Montreal this summer. The exhibit features clothing, accessories, photographs, magazines, drawing, and film clips on a multitude of designers and their creations, and you have three weeks left to see it.
When: Any day of the week, until September 25
Where: McCord Museum, 690 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest

OUMF Festival

What: OUMF is Montreal’s celebration of musical and artistic discovery. The 6th edition will take place on St.Denis Street, in Quartier des Spectacles. Get ready to experience literature, knowledge, and music.
When: September 7 to September 10
Where: Various locations

World Press Photo

What: The 11th edition of Montreal’s World Press Photo will showcase the photography from the winners of the most prestigious professional competition in the world.
When: August 31 to October 2
Where: Bonsecous Market, 325 de la Commune Street East

Learn about the history of First Nations at the McCord Museum

What: The McCord Museum, Montreal’s foremost social history museum, is home to an extraordinary collection of First Nations artifacts. On Wednesday nights after 5pm, admission to the museum is free, so be sure to check out the permanent exhibition, “Wearing Our Identity: The First Peoples Collection.”
When: Wednesday nights after 5 pm
Where: 690 Rue Sherbrooke Oues