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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.

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