Next fall, La Velocité des lieux, the largest public artwork in Montréal, a large fixed wheel 60 feet tall designed by the contemporary art trio BGL (Jasmin Bilodeau, Sébastien Giguère, Nicolas Laverdière), will be inaugurated. The artists, who represented Canada at the 56th Venice Biennale with the work Canadassimo, are working on the monumental work […]
Ville de Montréal
From September 11 to 21, discover – or rediscover – the artworks around you. Join the Public Art Treasure Hunt by registering for one of the five 90-minute tours offered free of charge in the Ville-Marie Borough. Places are limited, so reserve yours now! Métro Tour: leaves from the Champ-de-Mars station; ends at the Berri-UQAM […]
Three teams are left in the running in the competition for a public art project at Parc des Rapides to mark the 100th anniversary of the foundation of the former municipality of LaSalle: Jacques Bilodeau and Claude Cormier + Associés Carlos et Jason Sanchez and NIPpaysage Jonathan Villeneuve + Vlan paysages + Contexture This project will create a structure for the park and […]
Unveiling of the digital artwork “Chorégraphies pour des humains et des étoiles” at the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium in Espace pour la vie
Thursday, 23 January 2014 — This evening, the Ville de Montréal proudly unveilsChorégraphies pour des humains et des étoiles, the first digital artwork in its public art collection, created specially for the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium at Espace pour la vie. Created by Mouna Andraos and Melissa Mongiat, this unusual installation invites visitors to enter a […]
Public Art Bureau
The Public Art Bureau has been devoted for more than 25 years to acquisitions, conservation, and promotion of the artworks in the Ville de Montréal’s public art collection. Today, the collection includes more than 315 artworks, integrated into public spaces and municipal buildings.