From September 27 to 30, 2018, from 11 am to 7 pm, Dorchester Square.
From 11 am to 19 pm
Meet our art mediation team that is on site every day! 9 cultural mediators will be on site throughout the event to provide insight into the artwork created by these 21 young artists. Self-guided tours focused on exchange and discussions to gain a better understanding of contemporary art.
“Discussions on artwork acquisition” with Éric Devlin, art dealer
Thursday and Friday, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. (length: 1 hour) – Number of participants: 10 (reservations required) (Click here) – FREE
Interested in starting a collection? Whether as a passion, as an investment, to build a family estate or to gain personal wealth, acquiring artwork is no easy matter. Éric Devlin, art dealer, offers to share his insights with those who wish to create their first art collection.
An up-close-and-personal encounter that is sure to answer all your questions about purchasing contemporary art in today’s world.
“Raising awareness of contemporary art”
Friday, Saturday, Sunday – Start times: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (length: 30 minutes) – Number of participants: 12 – FREE
The goal of this workshop is to eradicate prejudice towards contemporary art, which is often perceived as out of reach, complex and selective. Must you be an expert to appreciate a work of art? Must art be beautiful? Does the creation of art involve work? Have you ever asked yourself these questions? Our mediators tackle the stereotypes of contemporary art using artwork created by the 21 exhibiting artists and iconic pieces from art history. A mediation tool adapted to all viewpoints, from beginners to experts.
“Discovering art as a family”
Saturday and Sunday – Start times: 12:00 p.m. – 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. (length: 30 minutes) – Number of participants: 12 – FREE
This family workshop will help you observe, interpret and understand the modules’ 21 artist proposals. People of all ages, well versed or not in the contemporary arts, are invited to deepen their knowledge during a fun tour which sheds light on the great movements in art history.
“The lil’ viewers workshop” designed for downtown childcare centres
Thursday and Friday, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (length: 1 hour) – Number of children: 10 – FREE
For children ages 3 to 5, this workshop offers a playful introduction to creation. The young viewers will spend over one hour exploring the fantastic worlds in the 21 exhibition modules. A great way for young ones to develop their observation skills, creativity and autonomy. A round-trip journey into the heart of ultra-contemporary creations to sharpen their artistic eye.