Archive Montreal Blog

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.

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GRANDE Print Art Fair 2017 ARCMTL/ Expozine is proud to present the GRANDE Print Art Fair, gathering more than 60 artists and organizations selling posters and printed art, meet and mingle with the public and showcase the incredible vitality of this artistic community in Montreal. Silkscreen prints, letterpress, engravings, every form and every new trend in printed art will be on display! It’s your only chance each year to discover

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Expo 67 : Avant Garde! at theCinémathèque québécoise, 335 de Maisonneuve E. (corner St-Denis), Montreal Vernissage and projections, May 19, 17h – 22h. Free ! Exhibit : May 19 – 31. Click here to see the Facebook Event. 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

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Expo 67: Avant Garde! Vernissage, June 1, 17h – 21h; exhibit runs June 1 – 30 2017, Free admission. Casa del Popolo, 4873 St-Laurent. The event is part of the Suoni per il Popolo festival. Join the Facebook event! 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

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Montreal literary DIALOGUES Featuring Catherine Kidd, Fortner Anderson, Kelly Nora Drukker, Jean-Luc Bonspiel and Natalie Thibault. In partnership with the Blue Metropolis Festival. $8.00 at the door, Le Divan Orange, 4234 St-Laurent, Tuesday, May 2 2017, 21h-00h. On Facebook. A literary dialogue between Montreal’s past and present, English and French. Poets read literary excerpts set in Montreal itself, from the 1800s to the present day, by a wide range of

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POSSIBLES merges art and civic engagement in the perspective of sustainable community development. Once a month throughout the year 2017, POSSIBLES will present the works of 12 artists from various art disciplines in collaboration with 12 creative partnerships in 12 unusual Montreal venues. Possibles 04 will present a new work by Shawn Cotton and Maude Nepveu-Villeneuve, printed by Les Créations de L’Abricot. Featuring readings and live printing! Free ! Thursday

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Moving? Want to free up some space at home? ARCHIVE MONTREAL will gladly take your old zines, books, magazines, posters, photos, cassettes, films, vinyl etc. for conservation in our huge archive of Montreal culture! If you publish your own books or zines or print posters, we could also add copies of your work to our collection. But who are we? Good question! Our collection includes thousands of independent publications and

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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 the

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Saturday November 14, 3 – 4 pm. Expozine Reading Room, 5035 Saint-Dominique. Free admission. Facebook event ! Based in Berlin, Swedish-French artist duo Anna Hellsgård and Christian Gfeller have been working together since 2001, creating paintings, prints, zines and artists’ books, cementing their reputation as master silkscreeners and innovators of the medium with every new project. Through the years, their desire to never repeat themselves and to create innovative and

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DIGITAL EXPOZINE event: E-books and e-lending for authors and small publishers. Free admission. Tuesday October 27, 6 – 8 p.m., Atwater Library Auditorium, 1200 Atwater Ave. This fall, the people behind the huge Expozine small press fair bring you: DIGITAL EXPOZINE, a series of events exploring the world of digital publishing as it relates to authors and small publishers. This event will cover the creation of e-books and the opportunities

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ARCMTL is proud to be a part of the Contre-Culture : existenences et persistances conference.   Montreal’s davinci magazine, Counter-Culture and the Visual Arts 1975 / 2015 Saturday, October 17 at Artexte ( 2 Sainte-Catherine E., suite 301 ) From 15h à 16h: One Hour, One Book: davinci magazine (Montréal 1973-75) by Louis Rastelli, Director, Archive Montréal. From 16h – 17h: Round table: Counter-Culture and the Visual Arts, from 1975

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MONTREAL SHOWS 1965 – 1975, Concert Posters, Photos and Ephemera Exhibit, September 16 – 20 2015, ART POP, 3450 St-Urbain. Vernissage: Wednesday Sept. 16. Hours: Sept. 16, 17-20h; Sept. 17-18, 11–20h; Sept. 19-20, 11-18h. SPECIAL GATHERING after exhibit Friday Sept. 18, 8 p.m., and Saturday September 19, 6:30 p.m. at site of former New Penelope Café on the block at 350 Sherbrooke, west corner of Bleury. Click here for the

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