Exterior View, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

About the Museum


Interior View, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Marc Cramer

Interior View, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Exterior View, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Exterior View, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Interior View, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
MBAM, DF-MBAM

Interior View, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Interior View, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Marc Cramer

Interior View, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Interior View, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Marc Cramer

Interior View, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Interior View, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Marc Cramer

Interior View, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) is Quebec's most-visited museum and one of the most popular museums in Canada, welcoming a million visitors each year. Its encyclopedic collection, which is on display in five pavilions, covers such subjects as international art, world cultures, decorative arts and design and Quebec and Canadian art. The Museum also hosts innovative temporary exhibitions on arts, music, film, fashion and design. In November 2016 the Museum debuted the Michal and Renata Hornstein Pavilion for Peace, which features The Michel de la Chenelière International Atelier for Education and Art Therapy, the largest educational complex in a North American art museum. 

Collection Highlights


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Otto Dix

Portrait of the Lawyer Hugo Simons
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Hyacinthe Rigaud

Modello for the "Portrait of Louis XIV in Royal Ceremonial Robes"
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Christian Luycks

Banquet Still Life with Silver and Gilt Vessels, a Nautilus Shell, Porcelain, Food and Other Items on a Draped Table
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Christopher Dresser

Teapot
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Prudence Heward

At the Theatre
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts : Collection Highlights
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Otto Dix

Portrait of the Lawyer Hugo Simons, 1925
tempera and oil on plywood
MMFA, purchase, grant from the Government of Canada under the terms of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act, gifts of the Succession J.A. DeSève, Mr. and Mrs. Charles and Andrea Bronfman, Mr. Nahum Gelber and Dr. Sheila Gelber, Mrs. Phyllis Lambert, the Volunteer Association and the Junior Associates of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Mrs. Louise L. Lamarre, Mr. Pierre Théberge, the Museum's acquisition fund, and the Horsley and Annie Townsend Bequest. Photo MMFA, Brian Merrett
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Christine Guest,MBAM, DF-MBAM

Hyacinthe Rigaud

Modello for the "Portrait of Louis XIV in Royal Ceremonial Robes", 1701
oil on canvas, 55 cm x 45 cm
MMFA, purchase, gifts of W. Bruce C. Bailey in honour of Hilliard T. Goldfarb, and of Dan Mayer, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts' Volunteer Association Fund, the Museum Campaign 1988-1993 Fund, and the Serge Desroches, Hermina Thau, David R. Morrice, Mary Eccles, Jean Agnes Reid Fleming, Geraldine C. Chisholm, Margaret A. Reid, F. Eleanore Morrice, Harold Lawson, Marjorie Caverhill, Harry W. Thorpe and Mona Prentice Bequests.
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Christian Luycks

Banquet Still Life with Silver and Gilt Vessels, a Nautilus Shell, Porcelain, Food and Other Items on a Draped Table, c.1650
oil on copper, 80.7 cm x 99.5 cm
MMFA, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Michal Hornstein.
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Christopher Dresser

Teapot, c.1879
silver plate, ebony, 563,7 g
MMFA, purchase, Movable Cultural Property grant from the Department of Canadian Heritage under the terms of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act, the Museum Campaign 1988-1993 and Deirdre Stevenson Funds
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Prudence Heward

At the Theatre, 1928
oil on canvas, 101.6 cm x 101.6 cm
MMFA, purchase, Horsley and Annie Townsend Bequest. Photo: MMFA, Brian Merrett
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