At the museum

From Amherst to Atateken

Exhibition — Upcoming

Upcoming Exhibition  On the first anniversary of the renaming of Amherst Street to Atateken, retrace the evolution of this major Montreal artery dating back to the 19th century! Find out who General Amherst was and why his genocidal remarks towards the First Peoples caused so much controversy. In the hope of achieving reconciliation, the City…

Familex Products: From the Factory to your Door

Exhibition — Upcoming

Upcoming Exhibition  Familex products have long been part of the daily lives of many Quebec and Canadian families. Founded in 1928 by Roméo Parent and his wife Laurence Bissonnette, this Montreal-based company manufactured a wide range of household products such as medications, food essences, cosmetics, cleaning products and even insecticides. Until the early 1980s, hundreds…

Benefit Auction

Activity, Diary — May 19th to 30th, 2021

Participate in the 20th auction of the Écomusée! Around sixty works of art of Québécois and Canadian artists are put up for auction for the benefit of the Écomusée du fier monde! The year 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of this annual benefit event! Virtual Auction Starts: Wednesday, May 19, 2021Ends: Sunday, May 30, 2021 at…