The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is reopening next week

Feb 4 2021, 7:10 am

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) is opening its doors to the public next week.

Four exhibitions will be presented as of February 11 that are “brimming with artistic discoveries and reflections on the major issues of our time will be presented.”

In an email shared with Daily Hive, the MMFA says the museum will premiere the major exhibition Riopelle: The Call of Northern Landscapes and Indigenous Cultures, along with the discovery exhibitions GRAFIK! Five Centuries of German and Austrian Graphics, Yehouda Chaki: Mi Makir; A Search for the Missing and Manuel Mathieu: Survivance.

The MMFA says they are “delighted” to allow guests to revisit the museum and say they have put “every measure in place to ensure visits are highly enjoyable, exclusive yet intimate, and, above all, safe.”

The museum says “all recommendations” issued by the Quebec government and the Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CNESST) have been implemented. Wearing a face covering is mandatory during the entire visit to the MMFA, and sanitization stations will be set up throughout the facility.

In preparation for their MMFA outing, visitors must purchase their tickets online and select the date and time of their visit. Visitors can reserve tickets as of February 9 to “have a safe, enjoyable experience.”

 

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The MMFA will be open Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. The museum’s cloakroom will not be open, and visitors will be asked to keep their coats with them throughout their visit.

The museum’s boutique will remain open, but the Beaux-Arts Bistro, the Beaux-Arts Restaurant, family workshops, the Art Hive, theWKSHP 15-20 space, the PRISME Digital Mediation Innovation Lab and Thursdays at the Museum workshops will remain closed.

On Tuesday, Quebec Premier François Legault gave the go-ahead for museums, businesses, and salons to reopen across the province as of February 8.

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