Sunday, May 31, 2009

Montreal Museums Day

A man studies a painting at the MMFA, as he takes part in the annual Montreal Museums Day last year. Photograph by: Allen McInnis, The Gazette

From The Montreal Gazette:

Sunday is Montreal Museums Day, which means 30 museums are offering free admission and six bus routes will take you there, no charge.

It’s a popular event. Last year, attendance hit the 135,000 mark.

The aim is to make culture accessible to all by making a visit to a museum as easy as is humanly possible. Hours are extended: from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Depending on the museum, special activities, including workshops, guided tours and lectures, are offered.

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