Expo 67: Avant Garde!
Two events highlighting avant-garde art at Expo 67:
Exhibit opening, June 1, 5 – 8 pm, Casa del Popolo, 4873 St-Laurent, exhibit runs June 1 – 30, free admission.
Arcmtl is proud to present Expo 67: Avant Garde! 50 years ago this month, Montreal hosted the largest gathering of avant-garde art and design ever seen! Expo 67 was the 20th century’s most successful World’s Fair, taking place during a time of both social and artistic upheaval around the world. Visit Arcmtl for more information, and check out Arcmtl’s interviews on this website’s blog such as this one with François Dallegret about their Expo involvement and the 1967 Montreal arts scene. Part of the Suoni per il Popolo festival.
Screening and exhibit, May 19, Cinémathèque québecoise, 335 de Maisonneuve E.. Exhibit runs from May 19 – 31.
On July 28, 2017, ARCMTL mounted a poster art exhibit in collaboration with Greenland during their 77 Montreal punk music festival. Held outdoors on a beautiful mid-summer day on Parc Jean-Drapeau, this was the first edition of this punk festival. The Montreal punk scene has for many years been known as being particularly nostalgic, with many fans of old-school punk, including bands from the early days of punk in 1977.Continue Reading >
A recent documentary film, Montreal New Wave, to which Archive Montreal contributed archival materials, gave us a great excuse to pull out rare and mostly forgotten gems from the New Wave years. Over the course of four special programmes leading up to and during the film’s premiere and current theatric run, Montreal Sound Ark featured thematic shows presented here in music-only podcasts with a photo gallery after the playlists andContinue Reading >
On July 28, 2017, ARCMTL mounted a poster art exhibit in collaboration with Greenland during their 77 Montreal punk music festival. ARCMTL selected posters from its collections as well as from various local artists and collectors to cover the era from the early days to the early 1990s. Greenland covered a wall of their own punk concert posters starting from the early 1990s when they began putting on shows. TheContinue Reading >