The Musée des Beaux-Arts Montréal, or Montreal Museum of Fine Arts in English, is located in four different pavilions along the Golden Mile, the stretch of Sherbrooke Street where the city’s elite once lived. The most recent of the buildings is the Claire and Marc Bourgie Pavilion, which opened in 2011 and is dedicated to Québecois and Canadian art. It also includes a concert hall that incorporates a rare collection of Tiffany stained glass. Perhaps not surprisingly, a strength of one of Canada’s most important art museums is its collection of Canadian art. The landscapes by the so-called Group of Seven, who attempted to create a distinct Canadian style of art rooted in nature, are especially notable.
Admission for The Collection and Discovery Exhibitions is free for everyone 30 and under or 65 and older, and only $12 Canadian dollars for everyone else.
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1380 Rue Sherbrooke O, Montréal, QC H3G 1J5, Canada