Don’t miss a unique opportunity to discuss the most exciting and current topics in collecting during a three-day intensive from June 9 to June 11, 2023 in downtown Montreal.

This unique edition for young adults will give you the opportunity to meet and discuss with several players in the art world in Montreal, including collectors, gallery owners and artists.

Together, we will explore how to create meeting spaces for emerging collectors.

  • Can you start an art collection without being an expert?
  • Is it possible to invest in art without a big budget?
  • Are all questions good to ask during a visit to a gallery?

Who is this session for?

This program is free and is aimed at young adults aged 18 to 25 who wish to start a collection of contemporary art, or who wish to immerse themselves in the world of collecting! No previous experience required.

Program Highlights:

  • Friday June 9, 12:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.: Visit of the Giverny Capital corporate collection
  • Saturday June 10, 12:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.: Meeting with gallerists and curators
  • Sunday June 11, 12:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.: Visit of the exhibition spaces and artists’ studios of the Fonderie Darling

Snacks are included! You will also get free admission to the MAC.


Reserve your place by email: [email protected]. Places are limited. By registering, you confirm that you are available for the 3-day program. Each meeting will take place in a different location, near downtown Montreal.

Questions regarding the program or accessibility requirements? Write to us at [email protected]


Léah Snider, Responsable SéminArts at the MAC
Belinda Etienne, contemporary art collector.

SéminArts is an educational program that offers an introduction to collecting contemporary art offered by the MAC for more than 13 years, thanks to the invaluable collaboration of the Claudine and Stephen Bronfman Family Foundation.