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June 2019

Darkroom by Edward Hillel

Wed June 26 - Sun September 15
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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  The Museum of Jewish Montreal is thrilled to present Chambre Noire/Darkroom, an immersive art installation by photographer and multidisciplinary artist Edward Hillel. Using archives from his critically-acclaimed 1987 book The Main: Portrait of a Neighbourhood, the artist invites the public into the intimate setting of a figurative darkroom, offering a glimpse into his creative process while reflecting on time, memory and photographic practice. Darkroom/Chambre Noire will run from June 26th until September 15th, 2019. The Museum of Jewish Montreal,…

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September 2019

Klezmer on the Main: Outdoor Concert & Street Festival

Sun September 1 @ 13:00 - 14:00
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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Join us and KlezKanada in welcoming Moritz Weiss and Ivan Trenev from Austria for a free outdoor klezmer concert during the Labour Day weekend street fair along Boulevard St. Laurent! From 1-2 PM on Sunday September 1 we'll have live music right outside our Museum (corner of Duluth and St. Laurent), and from Thursday-Sunday we'll be out from 11:30-6:30 PM with our booth selling delightful gifts from our boutique and refreshing snacks from Fletchers - Espace Culinaire. Duo Trenev & Weiß's…

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Conversations in the Darkroom & Finissage

Thu September 12 @ 17:00 - 21:00
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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  Join us for "Conversations in the Darkroom," an intimate evening with artist Edward Hillel as he discusses his exhibition Darkroom currently on display at the Museum of Jewish Montreal, his artistic practice, and more. Distinguished art critic Nicolas Marvrikakis of Le Devoir will be moderating the event. Stick around after the talk for a drink, a chance to meet the artist and to participate in the full Darkroom immersive experience!

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Vernissage: Iraqi Jewish Voices

Sun September 22 @ 18:00 - 20:00
Musée du Montréal juif | Museum of Jewish Montreal, 4040 St. Laurent blvd. R01
Montréal, Québec H2W 1Y8 Canada
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  The Museum of Jewish Montreal in collaboration with Sephardi Voices proudly presents IRAQI JEWISH VOICES, a multimedia exhibition and exploration of the last generation of Iraqi-born Jews.   Placed in the context of 2500 years of Jewish life in Iraq, this exhibition focuses on the 1930s to 1970s, when state-sanctioned discrimination, violence, and political unrest saw Iraqi Jews leave en masse, many as refugees. The exhibition presents portraits, oral histories, archival images as well as a video projection highlighting…

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