There’s a lot happening around town today. So get out there and enjoy what the city has to offer at these Montreal events.
Take a step back in time and relive Expo 67 at the Esplanade de la Place Des Arts.
Expo 67 is an interactive experience composed of colourful archival video footage projected onto giant screens. The installation was created by Karine Lanoie-Brien and will take visitors on a journey to relive the best moments from the Exposition.
The display will include 435 linear feet of screen space, 65 speakers, and thousands of clips from archives.
Where: Esplanade de la Place Des Arts
When: September 18 to 30, 2017. Nightly screenings at 8 pm, 8:45 pm, 9:30 pm and 10:15 pm.
Montreal’s art scene is getting even better with the addition of KM3 (pronounced kilometre cube) a free participatory walking tour of art installations around the city.
This kilometre long public art trail is located at Quartier des Spectacles and is part of Montreal’s 375th-anniversary celebrations.
Get up close and personal as you walk through the streets to view 22 works of public art created by artists in Quebec and all over the world.
Where: Quartier des Spectacles
When: Until October 15, 2017
Jardins Gamelins, Montreal’s resident summer garden, is hosting free outdoor yoga sessions each week for the entire summer. “Yoga en Plein Air,” invites Montrealers to practice yoga outdoors at Jardin Gamelins for free. The outdoor sessions are run by Yo-Yoga and take place every Tuesday morning from 7:30 am until 8:30 am.
When: Tuesdays from 7:30 am to 8:30 am
Where: Place Emilie-Gamelin, 1500 Rue Berri
Officially set to open September 8, 2017, this year’s Gardens of Light theme is “Between sky and water.” Thus, the 2017 exhibition will focus on nature, and more specifically, on the five elements of water, earth, fire, wood, and metal.
When: September 8 – October 31, 9 am to 9 pm
Where: Montreal Botanical Garden, 4101 Rue Sherbrooke Est.
As part of Montreal’s 375th-anniversary celebrations, Sherbrooke Street has been temporarily turned into an open-air museum. According to the website, it gives Montrealers “the chance to soak up a spectacular world-class public art exhibition.” What are you waiting for?
Where: Sherbrooke Street West between the McCord Museum and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
When: Now until October 2