Fleurs Sauvages

Exhibition — May 8th to July 26th, 2020

Urban space generally isn’t the first thing we think of when we think of flowers. And yet there is such a thing as a Montreal flora, blooming even in heavily urbanized neighbourhoods like the Centre-Sud. The Fleurs Sauvages exhibition invites you to become immersed in Montreal’s ethnobotanical heritage through works of art, memory objects, and…

Pushing Back at Fate – Return

Diary, Exhibition — June 7th to August 30th, 2020

The Écomusée du fier monde reopens its doors on Sunday, June 7 to once again present Pushing Back at Fate: Poverty, Families and Institutions, an exhibition that explores the history of confinement as a form of intervention most common among the poor and destitute. The history of working-class Montreal neighbourhoods has been marked by numerous…

Circuits urbains – Déjouer la fatalité

Activity — July 5th to September 6th, 2020

  Dans le cadre de l’exposition Déjouer la fatalité : pauvreté, familles, institutions, parcourez les rues du Centre-Sud pour apprécier la richesse de son patrimoine institutionnel. Les circuits seront menés par une membre de l’équipe de recherche du Centre d’histoire des régulations sociales (CHRS). Dates : Dimanche 5 juillet 2020à 13 h 30 Dimanche 2…