Contemporary Art

Collection of the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal
Guided tour of ongoing shows
What is contemporary art?

March 23, 2016: Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal

The Artist’s Studio

Visit to an artist’s studio
Meeting with the artist and viewing of works yet to be shown
How does the artist address the collector’s and the dealer’s expectations?

April 6, 2016: Philippe Caron Lefebvre

The Art Gallery

Meeting with a gallery owner
Tour of ongoing show and gallery vault
What is the relationship between dealer, collector and artist?

April 20, 2016: Claridge

The Corporate Collection

Meeting with a corporate collection curator
Tour of a corporate collection
How and why does a company collect contemporary works of art?

May 4, 2016: Galerie Nicolas Robert

The Private Collector

Meeting with an art collector
Discovery of a private collection
How and why does one become an art collector?

May 18, 2016

Additional Information

Fees :

$225 (tax included)
15% off for MACarte holders

Please note :

SéminArts is also offered in French.


Conducted in an atmosphere conducive to discussion and the sharing of ideas, this educational program gives participants a chance to discover the art world and the workings of the art market through five sessions with various players in the arts community, including artists, gallerists, private collectors, corporate collectors and exhibition or museum curators. In addition to its scheduled series, SéminArts regularly offers à la carte activities (tour of Art Toronto, visits to other types of art venues, meetings with diverse stakeholders).

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