2014 CALENDAR OF FREE ACTIVITIES

Friday, September 26

EXHIBITION OF PHOTOS

Architecture & Innovation in Westmount – Photograph Exhibition

City of Westmount with the Westmount Historical Association – An exhibition of photographs and historical maps, prepared by the Westmount Historical Association, will present Westmount structures which were built to meet the needs of the community in innovative ways. The exhibition will feature the Westmount Public Library (1899), Victoria Hall (1925), the Westmount recreation Centre (2013), the armory of the Royal Montreal Regiment (1925), the ark Glen (1892) and Glen (1906). Admission is free.

From Friday, September 26 to Sunday, October 12
Monday to Friday : 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday : 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: Westmount Public Library
4574, rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Westmount
MétroMétro Atwater and Nos. 24 or 138 buses (get of at Strathcona) or MétroMétro Vendôme

Photo credit: City of Westmount, 2014
New Westmount Recreation Center.

 

Saturday, September 27

EXHIBITION OF PHOTOS

Architecture & Innovation in Westmount – Photograph Exhibition

City of Westmount with the Westmount Historical Association – An exhibition of photographs and historical maps, prepared by the Westmount Historical Association, will present Westmount structures which were built to meet the needs of the community in innovative ways. The exhibition will feature the Westmount Public Library (1899), Victoria Hall (1925), the Westmount recreation Centre (2013), the armory of the Royal Montreal Regiment (1925), the ark Glen (1892) and Glen (1906). Admission is free.

From Friday, September 26 to Sunday, October 12
Monday to Friday : 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday : 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: Westmount Public Library
4574, rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Westmount
MétroMétro Atwater and Nos. 24 or 138 buses (get of at Strathcona) or MétroMétro Vendôme

Photo credit: City of Westmount, 2014
New Westmount Recreation Center.

MUSEUM EVENTS

Ozias Leduc at Bon-Secours

Marguerite Bourgeoys Museum/Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel – Built in 1771, the Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel has had many changes of décor over the years. A guide will show visitors how Ozias Leduc left his mark on Montréal’s oldest chapel. Amateur photographers, don’t forget your camera!

Saturday, September 27
1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. (F) 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. (E)
Duration: 30 minutes

Where: Marguerite Bourgeoys Museum/Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel
400, rue Saint-Paul Est, Old Montréal
MétroMétro Champ-de-Mars
Information: 514 282-8670, ext. 237  |  www.marguerite-bourgeoys.com

Photo credit: Marguerite Bourgeoys Museum
Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel

Tour of the Canadian Centre for Architecture and garden

Canadian Centre for Architecture – Join us for a guided tour of the remarkable building that houses the Canadian Centre for Architecture and the museum’s sculpture garden. Opened in 1989, the new building designed by Peter Rose with Phyllis Lambert, consulting architect, and Erol Argun, associate architect, was integrated with the historically classified Shaughnessy House (1874) designed by William T. Thomas. Its landscape includes the CCA Sculpture Garden designed by Montreal artist-architect Melvin Charney.

Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28
11:30 a.m. (E), 1 p.m. (F)

Where: Canadian Centre for Architecture
1920, rue Baile
MétroMétro Guy-Concordia (Saint-Mathieu exit) or MétroMétro Guy-Concordia
Information: 514 939-7026  |  www.cca.qc.ca

Photo credit: Épreuve argentique à la gélatine - 15,4 x 22,9 cm - PH1987:1107 Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal © Brian Merrett
Shaughnessy House: the large living room of the east residence, Montréal, Brian Merrett, May 16, 1973.

Guided tour of the exhibition “Archeology of the Digital: media and machines”

Canadian Centre for Architecture – The Canadian Centre for Architecture takes visitors on a guided tour of the “Archaeology of the Digital” exhibition. The second exhibition installment of Archaeology of the Digital series explores experimentations from the mid ‘90s where digital equipment was used to create interactive environments or to produce customized designs and representations. Projects include Asymptote, Karl Chu, Bernard Cache, Mark Goulthorpe, Kas Oosterhuis and Lars Spuybroek.

Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28
2 p.m. (E), 3:30 p.m. (F)

Where: Canadian Centre for Architecture
1920, rue Baile
MétroMétro Guy-Concordia (Saint-Mathieu exit) or MétroMétro Guy-Concordia
Information: 514 939-7026  |  www.cca.qc.ca

Architectural tour of the Maison Leber-LeMoyne

Lachine Museum – The Maison LeBer-LeMoyne is a fine example of 17th-century French architecture and the pride of the Lachine Museum. The house and dependency were built between 1669 and 1671 for the fur trade. Let an expert guide take you on a tour of these buildings, considered among the oldest on the Island of Montréal.

Saturday and Sunday, September 27 and 28, October 4, 5, 11 and 12
2 p.m. (F)
Duration: 60 to 90 minutes

Where: Lachine Museum
1, chemin du Musée, Lachine
MétroMétro Angrignon, No. 110
Reservations: 514 634-3478  |  www.museedelachine.com

Photo credit: © Musée de Lachine 
Maison LeBer-LeMoyne.

The Château Ramezay and architecture in Nouvelle-France

Château Ramezay – Based on the Château Ramezay example, visitors will learn about the characteristics of a typical Nouvelle-France house, including the materials and construction methods used. The evolution of building will also be discussed. Guided tour led by historian Bruno Paul Stenson.

Saturdays, September 27 and October 4
2 p.m. (F)

Where: Château Ramezay – Historic Site and Museum of Montréal
280, rue Notre-Dame Est, Old Montréal
MétroMétro Champ-de-Mars
Information: 514 861-3708  |  www.chateauramezay.qc.ca

Photo credit: © Château Ramezay – Historic Site and Museum of Montréal, photo: Michel Pinault.

Afrika – Montréal: 80 years of African presence in the Centre-Sud neighbourhood

Écomusée du fier monde – Guided tour of the Afrika – Montréal exhibition and tour the Centre-Sud neighbourhood, where visitors will learn about the history and heritage of the Missionaries of Africa, who have been established on rue Saint-Hubert for 80 years.

Saturday, September 27 and October 4
1:30 p.m.
Duration: 2 hours

Where: Écomusée du fier monde
2050, rue Amherst
MétroMétro Berri-UQAM
Reservations required: 514 528-8444  |  [email protected]

Photo credit: Archives missionnaires d’Afrique
Exposition missionnaire des Pères Blancs.

DISCOVERY WALKING TOURS

Griffintown: Industrial past, an urban canvas

GriffintownHeritage Montréal – Discover one of Montreal’s oldest neighbouroods. Once a cradle of industry and now targeted for redevelopment, what is its future?

Saturday, September 27
2 p.m. (F / E)
Duration : 2 hours

Departure : corner of Peel and Saint-Jacques Street
MétroMétro Bonaventure
Reservations required: 514 286­2662 or
[email protected]  |  www.heritagemontreal.org

Photo credit: Héritage Montréal
New City Gas building.

 

Sunday, September 28

EXHIBITION OF PHOTOS

Architecture & Innovation in Westmount – Photograph Exhibition

City of Westmount with the Westmount Historical Association – An exhibition of photographs and historical maps, prepared by the Westmount Historical Association, will present Westmount structures which were built to meet the needs of the community in innovative ways. The exhibition will feature the Westmount Public Library (1899), Victoria Hall (1925), the Westmount recreation Centre (2013), the armory of the Royal Montreal Regiment (1925), the ark Glen (1892) and Glen (1906). Admission is free.

From Friday, September 26 to Sunday, October 12
Monday to Friday : 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday : 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: Westmount Public Library
4574, rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Westmount
MétroMétro Atwater and Nos. 24 or 138 buses (get of at Strathcona) or MétroMétro Vendôme

Photo credit: City of Westmount, 2014
New Westmount Recreation Center.

Photos of winning buildings 2014

Lauréats 2013See photos and legends of the properties on the Island of Montréal which have won an award for their heritage value and quality maintenance as part of the 2013 Montréal Architectural Heritage Campaign.

Friday, October 10 to Sunday, October 26, 2014
Monday to Friday : 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday : 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Montréal City Hall
275, rue Notre-Dame Est
MétroMétro Champ-de-Mars

MUSEUM EVENTS

Tour of the Canadian Centre for Architecture and garden

Canadian Centre for Architecture – Join us for a guided tour of the remarkable building that houses the Canadian Centre for Architecture and the museum’s sculpture garden. Opened in 1989, the new building designed by Peter Rose with Phyllis Lambert, consulting architect, and Erol Argun, associate architect, was integrated with the historically classified Shaughnessy House (1874) designed by William T. Thomas. Its landscape includes the CCA Sculpture Garden designed by Montreal artist-architect Melvin Charney.

Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28
11:30 a.m. (E), 1 p.m. (F)

Where: Canadian Centre for Architecture
1920, rue Baile
MétroMétro Guy-Concordia (Saint-Mathieu exit) or MétroMétro Guy-Concordia
Information: 514 939-7026  |  www.cca.qc.ca

Photo credit: Épreuve argentique à la gélatine - 15,4 x 22,9 cm - PH1987:1107 Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal © Brian Merrett
Shaughnessy House: the large living room of the east residence, Montréal, Brian Merrett, May 16, 1973.

Guided tour of the exhibition “Archeology of the Digital: media and machines”

Canadian Centre for Architecture – The Canadian Centre for Architecture takes visitors on a guided tour of the “Archaeology of the Digital” exhibition. The second exhibition installment of Archaeology of the Digital series explores experimentations from the mid ‘90s where digital equipment was used to create interactive environments or to produce customized designs and representations. Projects include Asymptote, Karl Chu, Bernard Cache, Mark Goulthorpe, Kas Oosterhuis and Lars Spuybroek.

Saturday, September 27 and Sunday, September 28
2 p.m. (E), 3:30 p.m. (F)

Where: Canadian Centre for Architecture
1920, rue Baile
MétroMétro Guy-Concordia (Saint-Mathieu exit) or MétroMétro Guy-Concordia
Information: 514 939-7026  |  www.cca.qc.ca

Architectural tour of the Maison Leber-LeMoyne

Lachine Museum – The Maison LeBer-LeMoyne is a fine example of 17th-century French architecture and the pride of the Lachine Museum. The house and dependency were built between 1669 and 1671 for the fur trade. Let an expert guide take you on a tour of these buildings, considered among the oldest on the Island of Montréal.

Saturday and Sunday, September 27 and 28, October 4, 5, 11 and 12
2 p.m. (F)
Duration: 60 to 90 minutes

Where: Lachine Museum
1, chemin du Musée, Lachine
MétroMétro Angrignon, No. 110
Reservations: 514 634-3478  |  www.museedelachine.com

Photo credit: © Musée de Lachine 
Maison LeBer-LeMoyne.

Guided tour of the Religieuses Hospitalières de Saint-Joseph Chapel and organ concert

Musée des Hospitalières de l’Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal – Discover this unique neoclassical style chapel, which is part of a large architectural ensemble that includes the monastery of the Religieuses Hospitalières de Saint-Joseph and Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal. Enjoy this 19th-century place of worship, built by architect Victor Bourgeau, and music by an experienced organist.

Sunday, September 28
1 p.m. and 3 p.m. (F)
Duration: 1 hour 30

Where: Musée des Hospitalières de l’Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal
201, avenue des Pins Ouest
MétroMétro Sherbrooke, No. 144 bus or MétroPlace-des-Arts Métro and Nos. 129 and 80 buses, or No. 55 bus
Reservations required: [email protected] or 514 849-2919  |  www.museedeshospitalieres.qc.ca

Photo credit: Musée des Hospitalières de l’Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal

CULTURAL CENTER EVENTS

Guided tour of historic Stewart Hall

Pointe-Claire Cultural Centre – Stewart Hall – You are invited to visit this beautiful building built in 1916 and located on the banks of Lake Saint‑Louis. Discover the history of the property and the people who built and lived in this magnificent house. Let yourself be inspired by the determination of the people who saved it from demolition and gave it a new life. In fact, Stewart Hall became the Pointe-Claire Cultural Centre in 1963 and has since been the focal point of the cultural life of the community with regular concerts, performances and cultural workshops. Stewart Hall Art Gallery is located on the 3rd floor. The 2nd floor houses the Reading and Documentation Room and the Art Rental and Sales Service and the Boutique.

Sunday, September 28
1:30 p.m. (F), 3 p.m. (E)

Where: Pointe-Claire Cultural Centre, Stewart Hall
176, chemin du Bord-du-Lac – Lakeshore, Pointe-Claire
Reservations required : 514 630-1220 as of September 14.
Refreshments will be served after the visits.
Information : 514 630-1220

Photo credit: Pointe-Claire Cultural Centre

FAMILY-ORIENTED ACTIVITIES

Architectural treasure scavenger hunt at Stewart Hall

Pointe-Claire Cultural Centre - Stewart Hall – Families are invited to discover the architectural elements of the superb building that houses the cultural centre. Each child who completes the scavenger hunt will receive a prize.

Sunday, September 28
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Pointe-Claire Cultural Centre, Stewart Hall
176, chemin du Bord-du-Lac – Lakeshore, Pointe-Claire
Information: 514 630-1220

Photo credit: Pointe-Claire Cultural Centre, Stewart Hall

DISCOVERY WALKING TOURS

Altered or vanished heritage!

Cité historia – Discover the altered or vanished heritage of Sault-au-Récollet Village. Visitors have an opportunity to reflect on the protection and evolution of legacies and buildings in a city-designated heritage site. Experience a growing legacy.

Sunday, September 28
2 p.m. (F)
Duration: 1.5 hour

Departure: Cité historia – Musée du Sault-au-Récollet (Maison du Pressoir)
10865, rue du Pressoir
MétroMétro Henri-Bourassa, No. 69 bus, boulevard Gouin eastbound (get off at Parthenais)
Information: [email protected] or 514 850-4222  |  www.citehistoria.qc.ca

Photo credit: Cité Historia

Pointe-Claire Village

Société pour la Sauvegarde du patrimoine de Pointe-Claire – This tour of La pointe claire and of the Village, will allow you to discover the evolution of this area since its origins as a French colony. The history of Pointe-Claire and its first inhabitants will be related and historic houses, which bear witness to the changing eras, will be described. The tour includes the windmill of 1709-1710.

Sunday, September 28, October 5 and 12
1 p.m. (F / E)

Departure: Saint-Joachim Church
2, avenue Sainte-Anne
Information: [email protected] or 514 693-9114  | 
www.patrimoinepointeclaire.org

Photo credit: Société pour la Sauvegarde du Patrimoine de Pointe-Claire

Rue Jean-Talon, a crossroads of cultures

Montréal Explorations – Jean-Talon has been at the crossroads of cultures in Montréal for over a hundred years. In the early twentieth century, French Canadian parishes multiplied in the current neighbourhoods of the Petite-Patrie and Villeray, Anglo-Protestants and Jews attended English-language schools, and the Irish had their churches and lacrosse stadiums. Italians founded the Madonna della Difesa parish, Jewish synagogues wove their way into the urban fabric and the first Arabic-speaking immigrants settled on Saint-Hubert or Saint-Denis streets. Discover the rich ethnic diversity of this street, which remains vital and lively to this day

Sunday, September 28
9:30 a.m. (F)
Duration: 2 hours

Departure: in front of 110, rue Jean-Talon ouest (corner of Saint-Urbain Street)
MétroMétro Jean-Talon
Reservations required: [email protected] 
www.montrealexplorations.org

Sources or photo credit:
1. Rue Jean-Talon and Casa d’Italia. Photo credit: Bernard Vallée, 2013
2. Entrance of Club Shamrock . Source: postcard, circa 1900, BAnQ

 

Monday, September 29

EXHIBITION OF PHOTOS

Architecture & Innovation in Westmount – Photograph Exhibition

City of Westmount with the Westmount Historical Association – An exhibition of photographs and historical maps, prepared by the Westmount Historical Association, will present Westmount structures which were built to meet the needs of the community in innovative ways. The exhibition will feature the Westmount Public Library (1899), Victoria Hall (1925), the Westmount recreation Centre (2013), the armory of the Royal Montreal Regiment (1925), the ark Glen (1892) and Glen (1906). Admission is free.

From Friday, September 26 to Sunday, October 12
Monday to Friday : 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday : 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: Westmount Public Library
4574, rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Westmount
MétroMétro Atwater and Nos. 24 or 138 buses (get of at Strathcona) or MétroMétro Vendôme

Photo credit: City of Westmount, 2014
New Westmount Recreation Center.

Photos of winning buildings 2014

Lauréats 2013See photos and legends of the properties on the Island of Montréal which have won an award for their heritage value and quality maintenance as part of the 2013 Montréal Architectural Heritage Campaign.

Friday, October 10 to Sunday, October 26, 2014
Monday to Friday : 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday : 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Montréal City Hall
275, rue Notre-Dame Est
MétroMétro Champ-de-Mars

Tuesday, September 30

EXHIBITION OF PHOTOS

Architecture & Innovation in Westmount – Photograph Exhibition

City of Westmount with the Westmount Historical Association – An exhibition of photographs and historical maps, prepared by the Westmount Historical Association, will present Westmount structures which were built to meet the needs of the community in innovative ways. The exhibition will feature the Westmount Public Library (1899), Victoria Hall (1925), the Westmount recreation Centre (2013), the armory of the Royal Montreal Regiment (1925), the ark Glen (1892) and Glen (1906). Admission is free.

From Friday, September 26 to Sunday, October 12
Monday to Friday : 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday : 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: Westmount Public Library
4574, rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Westmount
MétroMétro Atwater and Nos. 24 or 138 buses (get of at Strathcona) or MétroMétro Vendôme

Photo credit: City of Westmount, 2014
New Westmount Recreation Center.

Wednesday, October 1

EXHIBITION OF PHOTOS

Architecture & Innovation in Westmount – Photograph Exhibition

City of Westmount with the Westmount Historical Association – An exhibition of photographs and historical maps, prepared by the Westmount Historical Association, will present Westmount structures which were built to meet the needs of the community in innovative ways. The exhibition will feature the Westmount Public Library (1899), Victoria Hall (1925), the Westmount recreation Centre (2013), the armory of the Royal Montreal Regiment (1925), the ark Glen (1892) and Glen (1906). Admission is free.

From Friday, September 26 to Sunday, October 12
Monday to Friday : 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday : 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: Westmount Public Library
4574, rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Westmount
MétroMétro Atwater and Nos. 24 or 138 buses (get of at Strathcona) or MétroMétro Vendôme

Photo credit: City of Westmount, 2014
New Westmount Recreation Center.

CULTURAL CENTER EVENTS

Be your own guide – Launch of the self-guided tour of Stewart Hall

Pointe-Claire Cultural Centre – Stewart Hall – We are happy to launch our new self-guided and virtual historical tour of Stewart Hall. As you walk through Stewart Hall, you will be able to scan the QR codes in the different rooms with your smartphone or iPod Touch. This will allow you to access videos which will tell you the story of these rooms and show you beautiful historical photos. For those of you without a smartphone or similar device, don’t worry, we will lend you one for the duration of your visit! This fall, be your own guide!

During the launch, you will be invited to do the tour and to view, in presence of the director, the documentary 50 Years of Creativity. This documentary on Stewart Hall was directed by Marc Schultz with financial help from the Friends of Stewart Hall. The documentary will be presented in a loop from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wine and cheese will be served.

Wednesday, October 1
From 5 to 7 p.m.
(The self-guided tour will be available at all times during the Cultural Centre’s opening hours, according to the availability of the rooms)

Where: Pointe-Claire Cultural Centre, Stewart Hall
176, chemin du Bord-du-Lac – Lakeshore, Pointe-Claire
Information : 514 630-1220

Photo credit: Pointe-Claire Cultural Centre

Ciné – Art : Le Horse Palace

Pointe-Claire Cultural Centre – Stewart Hall – Directed by Nadine Gomez. Between the abandoned factories and crumbling buildings of Griffintown lies Montréal’s oldest stable, last remnant of a bygone era. Since its aging owner has decided to sell the place, the days of the Horse Palace are numbered. Presented by the Conseil des arts de Montréal en tournée and les Films du 3 mars.

Wednesday, October 1  
7 p.m. (English and French with English subtitles)       

Where: Pointe-Claire Cultural Centre, Stewart Hall — Reading and Reference Room
176, chemin du Bord-du-Lac – Lakeshore, Pointe-Claire
Information : 514 630-1220

Photo credit: Pointe-Claire Cultural Centre

 

Thursday, October 2

EXHIBITION OF PHOTOS

Architecture & Innovation in Westmount – Photograph Exhibition

City of Westmount with the Westmount Historical Association – An exhibition of photographs and historical maps, prepared by the Westmount Historical Association, will present Westmount structures which were built to meet the needs of the community in innovative ways. The exhibition will feature the Westmount Public Library (1899), Victoria Hall (1925), the Westmount recreation Centre (2013), the armory of the Royal Montreal Regiment (1925), the ark Glen (1892) and Glen (1906). Admission is free.

From Friday, September 26 to Sunday, October 12
Monday to Friday : 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday : 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: Westmount Public Library
4574, rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Westmount
MétroMétro Atwater and Nos. 24 or 138 buses (get of at Strathcona) or MétroMétro Vendôme

Photo credit: City of Westmount, 2014
New Westmount Recreation Center.

Friday, October 3

EXHIBITION OF PHOTOS

Architecture & Innovation in Westmount – Photograph Exhibition

City of Westmount with the Westmount Historical Association – An exhibition of photographs and historical maps, prepared by the Westmount Historical Association, will present Westmount structures which were built to meet the needs of the community in innovative ways. The exhibition will feature the Westmount Public Library (1899), Victoria Hall (1925), the Westmount recreation Centre (2013), the armory of the Royal Montreal Regiment (1925), the ark Glen (1892) and Glen (1906). Admission is free.

From Friday, September 26 to Sunday, October 12
Monday to Friday : 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday : 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: Westmount Public Library
4574, rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Westmount
MétroMétro Atwater and Nos. 24 or 138 buses (get of at Strathcona) or MétroMétro Vendôme

Photo credit: City of Westmount, 2014
New Westmount Recreation Center.

Saturday, October 4

EXHIBITION OF PHOTOS

Architecture & Innovation in Westmount – Photograph Exhibition

City of Westmount with the Westmount Historical Association – An exhibition of photographs and historical maps, prepared by the Westmount Historical Association, will present Westmount structures which were built to meet the needs of the community in innovative ways. The exhibition will feature the Westmount Public Library (1899), Victoria Hall (1925), the Westmount recreation Centre (2013), the armory of the Royal Montreal Regiment (1925), the ark Glen (1892) and Glen (1906). Admission is free.

From Friday, September 26 to Sunday, October 12
Monday to Friday : 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday : 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: Westmount Public Library
4574, rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Westmount
MétroMétro Atwater and Nos. 24 or 138 buses (get of at Strathcona) or MétroMétro Vendôme

Photo credit: City of Westmount, 2014
New Westmount Recreation Center.

MUSEUM EVENTS

Architectural tour of the Maison Leber-LeMoyne

Lachine Museum – The Maison LeBer-LeMoyne is a fine example of 17th-century French architecture and the pride of the Lachine Museum. The house and dependency were built between 1669 and 1671 for the fur trade. Let an expert guide take you on a tour of these buildings, considered among the oldest on the Island of Montréal.

Saturday and Sunday, September 27 and 28, October 4, 5, 11 and 12
2 p.m. (F)
Duration: 60 to 90 minutes

Where: Lachine Museum
1, chemin du Musée, Lachine
MétroMétro Angrignon, No. 110
Reservations: 514 634-3478  |  www.museedelachine.com

Photo credit: © Musée de Lachine 
Maison LeBer-LeMoyne.

The Château Ramezay and architecture in Nouvelle-France

Château Ramezay – Based on the Château Ramezay example, visitors will learn about the characteristics of a typical Nouvelle-France house, including the materials and construction methods used. The evolution of building will also be discussed. Guided tour led by historian Bruno Paul Stenson.

Saturdays, September 27 and October 4
2 p.m. (F)

Where: Château Ramezay – Historic Site and Museum of Montréal
280, rue Notre-Dame Est, Old Montréal
MétroMétro Champ-de-Mars
Information: 514 861-3708  |  www.chateauramezay.qc.ca

Photo credit: © Château Ramezay – Historic Site and Museum of Montréal, photo: Michel Pinault.

Afrika – Montréal: 80 years of African presence in the Centre-Sud neighbourhood

Écomusée du fier monde – Guided tour of the Afrika – Montréal exhibition and tour the Centre-Sud neighbourhood, where visitors will learn about the history and heritage of the Missionaries of Africa, who have been established on rue Saint-Hubert for 80 years.

Saturday, September 27 and October 4
1:30 p.m.
Duration: 2 hours

Where: Écomusée du fier monde
2050, rue Amherst
MétroMétro Berri-UQAM
Reservations required: 514 528-8444  |  [email protected]

Photo credit: Archives missionnaires d’Afrique
Exposition missionnaire des Pères Blancs.

DISCOVERY WALKING TOURS

When rue Sherbrooke was lined with orchards and large villas

Société d’histoire et de généalogie du Plateau – earn about the original section of rue Sherbrooke, from Bleury to Saint-Denis, the old buildings and few villas that have stood the test of time.

Saturday, October 4
1:30 p.m. (F)

 

Departure: corner of rue Sherbrooke Ouest and
avenue du Parc, northeast corner
MétroMétro Place-des-Arts
Reservations required: [email protected] ou 514 844-3160  |  www.histoireplateau.org

Photo credit: Huguette Loubert
Maison Buchanan.

 

Sunday, October 5

EXHIBITION OF PHOTOS

Architecture & Innovation in Westmount – Photograph Exhibition

City of Westmount with the Westmount Historical Association – An exhibition of photographs and historical maps, prepared by the Westmount Historical Association, will present Westmount structures which were built to meet the needs of the community in innovative ways. The exhibition will feature the Westmount Public Library (1899), Victoria Hall (1925), the Westmount recreation Centre (2013), the armory of the Royal Montreal Regiment (1925), the ark Glen (1892) and Glen (1906). Admission is free.

From Friday, September 26 to Sunday, October 12
Monday to Friday : 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday : 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: Westmount Public Library
4574, rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Westmount
MétroMétro Atwater and Nos. 24 or 138 buses (get of at Strathcona) or MétroMétro Vendôme

Photo credit: City of Westmount, 2014
New Westmount Recreation Center.

MUSEUM EVENTS

Architectural tour of the Maison Leber-LeMoyne

Lachine Museum – The Maison LeBer-LeMoyne is a fine example of 17th-century French architecture and the pride of the Lachine Museum. The house and dependency were built between 1669 and 1671 for the fur trade. Let an expert guide take you on a tour of these buildings, considered among the oldest on the Island of Montréal.

Saturday and Sunday, September 27 and 28, October 4, 5, 11 and 12
2 p.m. (F)
Duration: 60 to 90 minutes

Where: Lachine Museum
1, chemin du Musée, Lachine
MétroMétro Angrignon, No. 110
Reservations: 514 634-3478  |  www.museedelachine.com

Photo credit: © Musée de Lachine 
Maison LeBer-LeMoyne.

From one Island to the other: Internment of British-Italians in Montréal –
Lecture and guided tour by Maryse Bédard (in French)

Stewart Museum – During World War II, there were 25 civil and military internment camps in Canada. Camp S/43, located in the British military structures on Sainte-Hélène Island (1824-1870), was one of them. This camp operated between July 1940 and November 1943 and was home to 349 Italian internees from Great Britain. This lecture, followed by a guided tour, will examine the reasons for internment and living conditions at Camp S/43.

Sunday, October 5
2 p.m. (F)
Duration: 1.5 hour
Held rain or shine

Where: Stewart Museum
20, chemin du Tour-de-l’Isle, parc Jean-Drapeau
MétroMétro Jean-Drapeau closed. Shuttle No. 820 from Longueuil; shuttle 877 from Berri-UQAM and Papineau
P7 parking ($) next to the Museum
Reservations required: [email protected] or 514 861-6701, ext. 233  |  www.stewart-museum.org

Photo credit: Stewart Museum (ANC. PA 176622)
Italian prisoners working under guard at Île Sainte-Hélène.

DISCOVERY WALKING TOURS

Pointe-Claire Village

Société pour la Sauvegarde du patrimoine de Pointe-Claire – This tour of La pointe claire and of the Village, will allow you to discover the evolution of this area since its origins as a French colony. The history of Pointe-Claire and its first inhabitants will be related and historic houses, which bear witness to the changing eras, will be described. The tour includes the windmill of 1709-1710.

Sunday, September 28, October 5 and 12
1 p.m. (F / E)

Departure: Saint-Joachim Church
2, avenue Sainte-Anne
Information: [email protected] or 514 693-9114  | 
www.patrimoinepointeclaire.org

Photo credit: Société pour la Sauvegarde du Patrimoine de Pointe-Claire

Architecture & Innovation in Westmount – A Walking Tour

The City of Westmount, in collaboration with the Westmount Historical Association – Join a guided walking tour focusing on structures located in the vicinity of Westmount Park which were built to respond to the needs the community in innovative ways. It will include the Westmount Public Library, Victoria Hall, the Westmount Recreation Centre, the Royal Montreal Regiment Armoury, Glen Arch, and the Glen Power Station, and will feature a short visit to the Library and a tour of the new Recreation Centre.

Sunday, October 5
1 p.m. (E), 1:30 p.m. (F)
Duration : 2 hours
Tours will be offered, rain or shine, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Departure: Gallery of Victoria Hall
4626, rue Sherbrooke Ouest
MétroMétro Vendôme or bus 24
Information : 514 989-5226

Photo credit: City of Westmount, 2014
New Westmount Recreation Centre.

DISCOVERY BUS TOUR

Pointe-Claire: A Village, A City

Centre culturel de Pointe-Claire - Stewart Hall – Come and discover the history of Pointe-Claire. A private shuttle will take you on a journey through the different areas of the city. Through stories, anecdotes and legends intertwined with historical information, you will be introduced to the various phases of the development of Pointe-Claire. Evolving from rural parish and summer resort to modern urban centre, the city maintained its village charm which is characterized by numerous parks, the beautiful shores of Lake Saint-Louis that border its territory to the south, splendid architectural treasures and strong community spirit.

Sunday, October 5 
11 a.m. (F), 2 p.m. (E)

Departure: Centre culturel de Pointe-Claire – Stewart Hall
176, chemin du Bord-du-Lac – Lakeshore, Pointe-Claire
Reservations required : 514-630-1220 (starting Sunday, September 14)

Photo credit: Pointe-Claire Cultural Centre

 

Monday, October 6

EXHIBITION OF PHOTOS

Architecture & Innovation in Westmount – Photograph Exhibition

City of Westmount with the Westmount Historical Association – An exhibition of photographs and historical maps, prepared by the Westmount Historical Association, will present Westmount structures which were built to meet the needs of the community in innovative ways. The exhibition will feature the Westmount Public Library (1899), Victoria Hall (1925), the Westmount recreation Centre (2013), the armory of the Royal Montreal Regiment (1925), the ark Glen (1892) and Glen (1906). Admission is free.

From Friday, September 26 to Sunday, October 12
Monday to Friday : 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday : 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: Westmount Public Library
4574, rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Westmount
MétroMétro Atwater and Nos. 24 or 138 buses (get of at Strathcona) or MétroMétro Vendôme

Photo credit: City of Westmount, 2014
New Westmount Recreation Center.

Tuesday, October 7

EXHIBITION OF PHOTOS

Architecture & Innovation in Westmount – Photograph Exhibition

City of Westmount with the Westmount Historical Association – An exhibition of photographs and historical maps, prepared by the Westmount Historical Association, will present Westmount structures which were built to meet the needs of the community in innovative ways. The exhibition will feature the Westmount Public Library (1899), Victoria Hall (1925), the Westmount recreation Centre (2013), the armory of the Royal Montreal Regiment (1925), the ark Glen (1892) and Glen (1906). Admission is free.

From Friday, September 26 to Sunday, October 12
Monday to Friday : 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday : 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: Westmount Public Library
4574, rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Westmount
MétroMétro Atwater and Nos. 24 or 138 buses (get of at Strathcona) or MétroMétro Vendôme

Photo credit: City of Westmount, 2014
New Westmount Recreation Center.

Wednesday, October 8

EXHIBITION OF PHOTOS

Architecture & Innovation in Westmount – Photograph Exhibition

City of Westmount with the Westmount Historical Association – An exhibition of photographs and historical maps, prepared by the Westmount Historical Association, will present Westmount structures which were built to meet the needs of the community in innovative ways. The exhibition will feature the Westmount Public Library (1899), Victoria Hall (1925), the Westmount recreation Centre (2013), the armory of the Royal Montreal Regiment (1925), the ark Glen (1892) and Glen (1906). Admission is free.

From Friday, September 26 to Sunday, October 12
Monday to Friday : 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday : 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: Westmount Public Library
4574, rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Westmount
MétroMétro Atwater and Nos. 24 or 138 buses (get of at Strathcona) or MétroMétro Vendôme

Photo credit: City of Westmount, 2014
New Westmount Recreation Center.

Thusday, October 9

EXHIBITION OF PHOTOS

Architecture & Innovation in Westmount – Photograph Exhibition

City of Westmount with the Westmount Historical Association – An exhibition of photographs and historical maps, prepared by the Westmount Historical Association, will present Westmount structures which were built to meet the needs of the community in innovative ways. The exhibition will feature the Westmount Public Library (1899), Victoria Hall (1925), the Westmount recreation Centre (2013), the armory of the Royal Montreal Regiment (1925), the ark Glen (1892) and Glen (1906). Admission is free.

From Friday, September 26 to Sunday, October 12
Monday to Friday : 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday : 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: Westmount Public Library
4574, rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Westmount
MétroMétro Atwater and Nos. 24 or 138 buses (get of at Strathcona) or MétroMétro Vendôme

Photo credit: City of Westmount, 2014
New Westmount Recreation Center.

Friday, October 10

EXHIBITION OF PHOTOS

Photos of winning buildings 2014

Lauréats 2013See photos and legends of the properties on the Island of Montréal which have won an award for their heritage value and quality maintenance as part of the 2013 Montréal Architectural Heritage Campaign.

Friday, October 10 to Sunday, October 26, 2014
Monday to Friday : 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday : 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Montréal City Hall
275, rue Notre-Dame Est
MétroMétro Champ-de-Mars

Architecture & Innovation in Westmount – Photograph Exhibition

City of Westmount with the Westmount Historical Association – An exhibition of photographs and historical maps, prepared by the Westmount Historical Association, will present Westmount structures which were built to meet the needs of the community in innovative ways. The exhibition will feature the Westmount Public Library (1899), Victoria Hall (1925), the Westmount recreation Centre (2013), the armory of the Royal Montreal Regiment (1925), the ark Glen (1892) and Glen (1906). Admission is free.

From Friday, September 26 to Sunday, October 12
Monday to Friday : 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday : 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: Westmount Public Library
4574, rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Westmount
MétroMétro Atwater and Nos. 24 or 138 buses (get of at Strathcona) or MétroMétro Vendôme

Photo credit: City of Westmount, 2014
New Westmount Recreation Center.

Saturday, October 11

EXHIBITION OF PHOTOS

Photos of winning buildings 2014

Lauréats 2013See photos and legends of the properties on the Island of Montréal which have won an award for their heritage value and quality maintenance as part of the 2013 Montréal Architectural Heritage Campaign.

Friday, October 10 to Sunday, October 26, 2014
Monday to Friday : 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday : 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Montréal City Hall
275, rue Notre-Dame Est
MétroMétro Champ-de-Mars

Architecture & Innovation in Westmount – Photograph Exhibition

City of Westmount with the Westmount Historical Association – An exhibition of photographs and historical maps, prepared by the Westmount Historical Association, will present Westmount structures which were built to meet the needs of the community in innovative ways. The exhibition will feature the Westmount Public Library (1899), Victoria Hall (1925), the Westmount recreation Centre (2013), the armory of the Royal Montreal Regiment (1925), the ark Glen (1892) and Glen (1906). Admission is free.

From Friday, September 26 to Sunday, October 12
Monday to Friday : 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday : 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: Westmount Public Library
4574, rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Westmount
MétroMétro Atwater and Nos. 24 or 138 buses (get of at Strathcona) or MétroMétro Vendôme

Photo credit: City of Westmount, 2014
New Westmount Recreation Center.

MUSEUM EVENTS

Architectural tour of the Maison Leber-LeMoyne

Lachine Museum – The Maison LeBer-LeMoyne is a fine example of 17th-century French architecture and the pride of the Lachine Museum. The house and dependency were built between 1669 and 1671 for the fur trade. Let an expert guide take you on a tour of these buildings, considered among the oldest on the Island of Montréal.

Saturday and Sunday, September 27 and 28, October 4, 5, 11 and 12
2 p.m. (F)
Duration: 60 to 90 minutes

Where: Lachine Museum
1, chemin du Musée, Lachine
MétroMétro Angrignon, No. 110
Reservations: 514 634-3478  |  www.museedelachine.com

Photo credit: © Musée de Lachine 
Maison LeBer-LeMoyne.

Home, Sweet Chez Nous – Architecture of Nouvelle-France homes

Château Ramezay – One can earn a degree in history without ever knowing about the homes people lived in long ago. Lecturer and historian Bruno Paul Stenson sheds some light on Nouvelle-France homes and explains how they were built and maintained.

Saturday, October 11
2 p.m. (F)

Where: Château Ramezay – Historic Site and Museum of Montréal
280, rue Notre-Dame Est, Old Montréal
MétroMétro Champ-de-Mars
Information: 514 861-3708  |  www.chateauramezay.qc.ca

Photo credit: Habitation de Québec, Samuel de Champlain — Numérisation d'une page du livre : The works of Samuel de Champlain in six volumes, Toronto, The Champlain Society, 1925

 

Sunday, October 12

EXHIBITION OF PHOTOS

Photos of winning buildings 2014

Lauréats 2013See photos and legends of the properties on the Island of Montréal which have won an award for their heritage value and quality maintenance as part of the 2013 Montréal Architectural Heritage Campaign.

Friday, October 10 to Sunday, October 26, 2014
Monday to Friday : 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday : 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Montréal City Hall
275, rue Notre-Dame Est
MétroMétro Champ-de-Mars

Architecture & Innovation in Westmount – Photograph Exhibition

City of Westmount with the Westmount Historical Association – An exhibition of photographs and historical maps, prepared by the Westmount Historical Association, will present Westmount structures which were built to meet the needs of the community in innovative ways. The exhibition will feature the Westmount Public Library (1899), Victoria Hall (1925), the Westmount recreation Centre (2013), the armory of the Royal Montreal Regiment (1925), the ark Glen (1892) and Glen (1906). Admission is free.

From Friday, September 26 to Sunday, October 12
Monday to Friday : 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday : 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: Westmount Public Library
4574, rue Sherbrooke Ouest, Westmount
MétroMétro Atwater and Nos. 24 or 138 buses (get of at Strathcona) or MétroMétro Vendôme

Photo credit: City of Westmount, 2014
New Westmount Recreation Center.

MUSEUM EVENTS

Architectural tour of the Maison Leber-LeMoyne

Lachine Museum – The Maison LeBer-LeMoyne is a fine example of 17th-century French architecture and the pride of the Lachine Museum. The house and dependency were built between 1669 and 1671 for the fur trade. Let an expert guide take you on a tour of these buildings, considered among the oldest on the Island of Montréal.

Saturday and Sunday, September 27 and 28, October 4, 5, 11 and 12
2 p.m. (F)
Duration: 60 to 90 minutes

Where: Lachine Museum
1, chemin du Musée, Lachine
MétroMétro Angrignon, No. 110
Reservations: 514 634-3478  |  www.museedelachine.com

Photo credit: © Musée de Lachine 
Maison LeBer-LeMoyne.

DISCOVERY WALKING TOURS

Pointe-Claire Village

Société pour la Sauvegarde du patrimoine de Pointe-Claire – This tour of La pointe claire and of the Village, will allow you to discover the evolution of this area since its origins as a French colony. The history of Pointe-Claire and its first inhabitants will be related and historic houses, which bear witness to the changing eras, will be described. The tour includes the windmill of 1709-1710.

Sunday, September 28, October 5 and 12
1 p.m. (F / E)

Departure: Saint-Joachim Church
2, avenue Sainte-Anne
Information: [email protected] or 514 693-9114  | 
www.patrimoinepointeclaire.org

Photo credit: Société pour la Sauvegarde du Patrimoine de Pointe-Claire

Saint-Léonard : heritage at risk

Montréal Explorations – Discover the old Cité coopérative canadienne française of Saint-Léonard-de-Port-Maurice, a postwar social and urban reform project that is gradually being erased and absorbed by new oversized mansions in this heritage neighbourhood with a little-known history. This walk will address the question how to adequately protect small and recent heritage areas – and how to protect our heritage in general – as rare examples of bygone eras, whether we approach the issue from an urban planning perspective or as part of a social movement.

Sunday, October 12
9:30 (F)
Duration: 2 hours

Departure: in front of the Saint-Léonard Church,
5525, rue Jarry Est
MétroMétro Jarry, then bus 193 Jarry (stop at Jarry / Aimé-Renaud)
MétroMétro Cadillac, then bus 32 Lacordaire Nord (stop at Lacordaire / Jarry)
Reservations required: [email protected] 
www.montrealexplorations.org

Sources or photo credit:
1. Blessing of the 250th house of Coopérative d’habitation canadienne française of Saint-Léonard, 1958 Source: Library of Saint-Léonard
2. Aerial view of Saint-Léonard-de-Port-Maurice and the Coopérative d’habitation canadienne française, 1958 Source: Library of Saint-Léonard

 

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