SéminArts is an educational program consisting of five sessions offered in collaboration with the Claudine and Stephen Bronfman Family Foundation. It offers you a rare opportunity to meet various players in the art world. 


5 evening sessions on Wednesdays October 3 and 17, November 7 and 21, and December 5, 2018


Primary market / secondary market

Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location: Galerie Simon Blais

  • Presentation of Galerie Simon Blais and the artists it represents
  • Tour of Jean McEwen ̶  Poèmes barbares and Refus global  ̶  70th anniversary (1948-2018) shows
  • Discussion about the difference between modern and contemporary artists, the primary and the secondary market


Contemporary artistic practices: painting today 

Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2018, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Location: Anthony Burnham’s studio

  • Meeting with Anthony Burnham and studio visit
  • Slide show presentation titled: Painting after Photoshop
  • Q & A and discussion


Artistic mediums: Prints

Date: Wednesday, November 7, 2018, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Location: BAnQ Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie

  • Presentation of the main techniques of printmaking through the Mémoire de papier show
  • Study of original prints at the reading room
  • Tour of the storerooms and information about the preservation of works on paper


Institutional Collection: MAC Collection

Date: Wednesday, November 21, 2018, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Location: Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal

  • Presentation of the MAC collection and management of acquisitions with Marie-Eve Beaupré, curator of the collection
  • Visit of the paintings vault with Anne-Marie Zeppetelli, collections and information resources manager and digital cultural plan manager


University Galleries: Leonard & Bina Ellen Gallery at Concordia University

Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Location:  Leonard & Bina Ellen Gallery at Concordia University

  • Leonard & Bina Ellen Gallery mandate and collection
  • Tour of Vincent Meessen. Blues clair show with Michèle Thériault, director and curator
  • Public Programs and Education with Robin Simpson