GRANDE Print Art Fair and Montreal’s first annual Printed Art Festival
ARCMTL was very proud to present the first annual GRANDE Print Art Fair, a gathering of more than 50 artists and organizations from Montreal’s printmaking and poster art community. It was held on Saturday May 7, 2016 at 5445 de Gaspé, capping off Montreal’s first annual Printed Art Festival (Festival des Arts Imprimés de Montréal).
Archive Montreal has been gathering up and archiving local concert posters and flyers since it was founded in late 1998. For the most part, posters and flyers are acquired not long after they have served their main purpose of promoting a specific event, exhibit, demonstration or social cause. Staff and friends of ARCMTL regularly take down such posters from the walls of cafés, record stores, store entrances—or even from theContinue 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 >
Here are a few photos of the first annual GRANDE Printed art and poster fair, held as part of the Montreal Printed Art Festival, on May 7, 2016 at 5445 de Gaspé. You can click on the following link to see the list of more than 50 artists, workshops and groups took part. For more information, visit the website for the Montreal Printed Art Festival or its Facebook page.Continue Reading >