The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts It is the oldest art museum in Canada, having been founded in 1860. 2020 was the year in which it was the most frequented art museum in Canada.
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is a museum in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It is the largest art museum in Canada by gallery space. The museum is located on the historic Golden Square Mile stretch of Sherbrooke Street.
The MMFA covers 53,095 square metres (571,510 sq ft) of ground across five pavilions, totalling 13,000 sq m (140,000 sq ft) of exhibition space. The Michal and Renata Hornstein Pavilion for Peace opened in 2016, making the museum campus one of the largest art museums in North America. The permanent collection included approximately 44,000 items in 2013. The Art Association of Montreal's 'reading room' was the precursor of the museum's current library, the oldest art library in Canada.
The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is a member of the International Group of Organizers of Large-scale Exhibitions, also known as the Bizot Group, a consortium which allows the directors of the world's largest museums to exchange exhibits and events.
The museum was established in 1860 and is the oldest art museum in Canada. It was the most frequented art museum in Canada in 2020.
Beaux-Arts Bistro is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Between exhibitions, visit the Beaux-Arts Bistro for a bite to eat! Choose from a variety of snacks, pastries, Quebec-roasted coffee, and specialty teas. For lunch, the Beaux-Arts Bistro offers sandwiches and salads.
Beaux-Arts Bistro is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Michel de la Chenelière International Atelier for Education and Art Therapy expanded in 2016, enabling the MMFA to expand its ambitious educational and community programmes while simultaneously introducing cutting-edge health and art therapy services.
Thanks to the expansion of the Michel de la Chenelière International Atelier for Education and Art Therapy in 2016, the MMFA has been able to expand its ambitious educational and community programmes, as well as introduce novel health and art therapy programmes.