On July 8 at 10:00AM | Special Events

Picnic vernissage

Join us for a picnic and outdoor activities in Stewart Park as we celebrate the Art Gallery’s summer vernissage.

Starting at 10 a.m.: Urban Sketchers of Montreal
Sketch Stewart Park, Lake Saint-Louis, and the Cultural Centre.
Paper and pencils will be provided.

11 a.m. to 12 p.m.: Botanical drawing workshop
Learn drawing and watercolour techniques, which you will have a chance to practice during the course of the afternoon.
Age 10 and up.

12 p.m.: Launch of the public piano season Latin jazz and Cuban program Neisy Wilson is a Cuban jazz singer, pianist, and composer. In 2011, she won a Syli d’or for world music with The Cuban Martinez Show.

12 to 2 p.m.: Picnic
Bring your lunch and sit by the water to enjoy the beginning of summer.
Snacks, drinks and ice cream will be available!

1 to 4 p.m.: Friends of Stewart Hall book sale
Proceeds from the used book sale go to the Friends of Stewart Hall Foundation.

1 to 4 p.m.: Art creation workshop
Based on the theme of the new exhibition.
For all.

2 p.m.: Vernissage MAKING A STAND : Revisited Pedestals – Part III
Everyone is invited to the Art Gallery for the vernissage of the exhibition.

3 p.m.: Performance: Déracinement
Choreographed around a large wooden structure such as a house without walls, Déracinement merges architecture of bodies and space to portray the path dancers take prior to leaving their nest.
Choreographer: Chloé Bourdages-Roy

3:30 to 4:30 p.m.: Our Memories Dance
With the help of choreographer Chloé Bourdages-Roy and two artists from the show, participants draw inspiration from their memories to develop their own movements. Between mime and dance, they share their histories and weave together a collective choreography.
For all.

Déracinement
At the top: Myriam Foisy, Joachim Yensen-Martin and Ariane Dubé-Lavigne.
At the bottom: Danika Cormier and Tiffanie Boffa.
Photo: Jackie Hopfinger