CALL FOR PROPOSALS : A TRIBUTE TO ALANIS OBOMSAWIN

As part of its collection of murals entitled Montreal’s Great Artists, MU highlights the creative minds and forces who have made outstanding contributions to the local, national and international reach of Montreal’s cultural scene. In 2018, MU wishes to pay tribute to the great cinematographer Alanis Obomsawin. The mural will be created in the Peter-McGill
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OFFRE D’EMPLOI – Caméraman, monteur, documentariste

Emploi étudiant – Caméraman, monteur, documentariste *Pour postuler, vous devez être éligible à une subvention salariale d’Emploi Été Canada (30 ans et moins, promesse de retour à l’école à temps plein à l’automne). MU cherche à combler un poste d’emploi d’été dans le cadre du programme d’Emploi d’été Canada, pour une durée de 7 semaines,
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Discover the artworks that will be at our auction during 2018 benefit evening

CALL FOR PROPOSALS mural – Town of Mount-Royal

The Town of Mount Royal (the Town) wants to make a large-scale mural on a wall of its curling club. The mural should commemorate the Town’s sports heritage. The curling club is located at 5, Montgomery Avenue; the blank wall in question faces the arena on 1050, Dunkirk Road. MU has been commissioned to produce
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OFFRE D’EMPLOI – Caméraman, monteur, documentariste

Emploi étudiant – Caméraman, monteur, documentariste *Pour postuler, vous devez être éligible à une subvention salariale d’Emploi Été Canada (30 ans et moins, promesse de retour à l’école à temps plein à l’automne). MU cherche à combler un poste d’emploi d’été dans le cadre du programme d’Emploi d’été Canada, pour une durée approximative de 6
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Découvrez ici les oeuvres proposées pour l’encan de notre soirée-bénéfice 2017

 

Elizabeth-Ann Doyle recipient of the NPO Manager Award at Gala des femmes d’affaires du Québec 2016.

Article in Les Affaires on Elizabeth-Ann and MU following this prize (in french).

Come paint a new mural with us!

SUNDAY JULY 24 – 1pm to 5pm HYDRO-QUÉBEC’S GUY SUBSTATION (ST-JACQUES STREET AT THE RICHMOND CORNER) OPEN TO ALL! MU is now producing a new mural from artist Roadsworth on the concrete walls surrounding Hydro-Québec’s Guy substation in the borough of Sud-Ouest. On Sunday July 24  you are all invited for a participative painting day
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Discover the Latin Quarter’s murals with Portrait Sonore

This summer, MU partnered with Portrait Sonore, a free mobile app, to help you discover 30 of its murals that adorn the Latin Quarter. This collaboration, which is supported by the borough of Ville-Marie, is a result of the desire to use art’s social aspect to highlight the stakeholders and the issues that are involved
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    MU invites you to celebrate its 10th anniversary! In the spirit of MU’s murals it promises to be an eclectic, unique and colourful night. THURSDAY, MAY 12th, 2016 – 6 pm Location : Usine C – 1345, Lalonde ave, Montreal, QC H2L 5A9 Impressive and refined cocktail reception, live murals, color, silent auction
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MU is hiring — Summer jobs!

This summer again, MU will be hiring emerging artists to fill a few positions with the aim of offering valuable apprenticeships. Please share! Read all the details here (in french)

Free guided tours!

The Montréal Urban Ecology Centre (MUEC) is offering an opportunity for citizens to explore their city on foot through Jane’s Walk. MU is inviting citizens to discover the Quartier Latin’s murals. Register for free (under Ville-Marie) for our interesting guided tours!

Call for proposals | 100th anniversary of Montreal North

  In celebration of the centennial anniversary of Montreal North, MU, in partnership with the borough of Montreal North, will produce a mural that will span the western wall of the Maison culturelle et communautaire and the Rolland arena. MU is inviting artists to submit their proposals : three to seven artists will be selected to
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Call for proposals | Mural @ TMR

  MU is inviting artists to submit their proposals for a large-scale mural at the heart of the town as part of a Conseil Muniscolaire which brings together twelve sixth grade students from different schools in the area, each elected by their peers in their respective establishments, to experience democracy firsthand. The mural should be inspired
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Call for Proposals | Savoie Avenue

  MU is inviting artists to submit their proposals for Walls to Words, a mural art project for the revitalization of Savoie Avenue  in partnership with Ville-Marie Borough and Société de développement du Quartier Latin. Theme: Ode to literature Objectives: >Celebrate local and international literature; >Highlight the neighbourhood’s history (Université de Montréal, UQAM, etc.), the centennial
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This is it! Summer 2014, here we come!

**** This is it! MU STARTED TO PAINT AGAIN! Summer 2014, here we come! **** Rafael Sottolichio is summer 2014 first artist to pick up the brush again to transform public spaces with mural art. He is putting the final touch to his mural in tribute to Michel Tremblay (started last fall) in the borough of Plateau-Mont-Royal.

MADO parle de MU!

Notre Mado Lamotte nationale, renommée drag diva, nous invite au coeur du Village gai de Montréal pour nous faire explorer ce quartier qu’elle fréquente depuis toujours. Ce dernier guide de la collection Marcher Montréal avec un artiste de Sgräff nous propose trois balades pour découvrir les beautés cachées du secteur. Deux murales de la série
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And Then There Was Light !

MU is very excited to announce three new murals at Habitations Jeanne-Mance are now enhanced by lighting. You can now admire five out of seven murals produced by MU in this housing complex after sunset. Rare are the murals in Montreal which benefit from such a special treatment. This is why MU feels really lucky
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A taste of travel and adventure!

This youth mural about traveling is timely : it definitely makes you want to go exploring around during the upcoming summer holidays. It was created by students of Paul-Gerin-Lajoie-d’Outremont HighSchool (secondary V) during extracurricular mural art workshops offered this winter by MU.

New Youth Mural @ Félix-Leclerc!

You will certainly be charmed by the mural created by students of Félix-Leclerc HighS chool (secondary V). They managed this tour de force during extracurricular mural art workshops offered this winter. Do not miss the making of video shot in stopmotion: The theme of the mural is our artistic identity. The composition is based on the
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Carlito Dalceggio and MU exhibited !

Last summer, the artist Carlito Dalceggio created the mural LE MEILLEUR DES MONDES NOUVEAUX produced by MU at Habitations Marie-Victorin in Rivière-des-Prairies. To celebrate this legacy, the library of Rivière-des –Prairies is presenting an exhibition about the artist from May 24th to August 31rd, 2014.  Several of his artworks will be exhibited and the successful
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MU @ CHROMATIC JUNIOR

Our artists and art educators will be on top of the mountain this sunday, May 25th for the family event Chromatic Junior : Young kids will have fun creating a colorful mural on a little playhouse by scraping the black surface to allow color to spring to life! The event is free for the whole
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MU @ Montreal Museums Day

  MU will be celebrating the Montréal Museums Day this Sunday !  From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., we will be on the Promenade des Artistes in Quartier des spectacles (métro Place-des-Arts) to create a collective mural inspired by exhibitions’ walls. Come be part of this ephemeral museum in the making ! Check out the whole program here

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