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SéminArts Advanced Series: Winter & Spring 2019


The Advanced SéminArts Series was designed to complement the introduction to collecting contemporary art SéminArts series offered in collaboration with the Claudine and Stephen Bronfman Family Foundation. It allows to further explore the world of art through thematic sessions offered à la carte and open to all.


5 evening sessions on Wednesdays February 20, March 6, April 24, May 1 and on Sunday, June 16, 2019

Wednesday, February 20, 2019
from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
University Galleries: Concordia University FOFA Gallery
In English
Location: FOFA Gallery, Concordia University
Online registration

  • Faculty of Fine Arts’ gallery mandate with Jennifer Dorner, Director
  • Material Trace, Undergraduate Student Exhibition with Catherine Deschamps-Montpetit, Exhibition Coordinator
  • Tour of open studios of Master of Fine Arts candidates

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Fine Art Auction House
In French (Q&A in French or in English)
Location:  Heffel Fine Art Auction House
Online registration

  • Behind the scenes of an auction house with Tania Poggione, Director
  • Online Auctions with François Hudon, Manager of Online Auctions, and Marie-Hélène Busque, Manager
  • Unveiling of works offered in the March Online Auction

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 
Collecting contemporary photography
In English
Details to come
Online registration

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Framing of contemporary works on paper
In French (Q&A in French or in English)
Location: Encadrex 
Online registration

  • Meeting with Rémi Bédard, president and collector
  • Framing workshop tour
  • Examples of works to frame: photographs, prints, drawings 

Sunday, June 16, 2019
from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Living with art; an art of living
In French (Q&A in French or in English)
Location: in the countryside, near Drummondville 
Registration: this session is full

  • Meeting with Bernard Landriault and Michel Paradis, passionate collectors
  • Tour of Les Abouts house, creation of architect Pierre Thibault
  • Discovery of contemporary works of art 

Additional information

Two sessions in English
Three sessions in French with bilingual Q&A

Sessions on Wednesday evenings, excepts for the last one on a Saturday afternoon.

$45 (tax included) per session / $40 (tax included) for MACarte holders
More Info

514 847-6244
[email protected]

About SéminArts

SéminArts is an educational program consisting of five sessions offered in collaboration with the Claudine and Stephen Bronfman Family Foundation. In an atmosphere that encourages discussion and the sharing of ideas, each session introduces participants to various players in the art world, including artists, art experts, private collectors, corporate collectors, dealers, exhibition curators, museum curators, etc.

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