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About Us

The Montreal Art Centre is a not-for-profit community arts centre. Since 2010 we have been the home to hundreds of member artists working in over 50 open and private studio spaces, plus additional shared Co-Op Members shared spaces. We are located in Griffintown at 1844 William Street, in a historic patrimonial building built in 1879.

Our mission is to support, assist and promote locally based visual and performance artists. For our professional member artists we understand the challenges faced in their difficult chosen career path. For our emerging, amateur and hobby artists, we bring our members together in a strong collaborative community. We work diligently to support mutual areas of interests and goals. 

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OUR VISION

The Montreal Art Centre is dedicated to serving as an important resource for helping our local artists succeed and grow in their endeavors. We provide various participating membership programs to benefit our locally based artists’ community. We foster friendships and cultivate strategy to always be strengthening and helping to improve our artists’ development and skills.

WHAT WE DO

The Montreal Art Centre is dedicated to serving as an important resource for helping our local artists succeed and grow in their endeavours. We provide various participating membership programs to benefit our locally based artists’ community. 

OUR COMMUNITY

Since 2010 the centre has grown to include hundreds of current and past member artists. Over 200 art exhibitions have taken place, displaying and offering for sale thousands of works of art to the Montreal general public.  Each year The Montreal Art Centre hosts important art exhibitions, musical performance concerts, lectures and cultural events.

Montreal Art
Centre and Museum’s
10th Anniversary

In celebration of the Montreal Art Centre’s 10th anniversary and the Ruth Orkin centennial year, we are proud to announce an extraordinary exhibition titled An American Girl in Italy that will take place in 2021.

The exhibition is named for the iconic photograph taken by New York photojournalist Ruth Orkin, in Florence, Italy, in 1951. At this event, the Montreal Art Centre will introduce its new Italian Renaissance gallery completed in 2021.