After Hours at the McCord
Thursday, September 28, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
After Hours at the McCord – Montreal of the Future: 1967-2067
After Hours at the McCord
Take a leap into the future of Montreal –as imagined in 1967 at Expo 67– and jump into 2067 to imagine tomorrow’s future! Presented by the National Bank, After Hours at the McCord will have you trekking through time and space, just like Marty McFly at the wheel of his DeLorean!
Spend the evening picturing fashion and the city of the future. Experience the effervescence that was Expo 67 like you’ve never experienced it before and challenge your senses by immersing yourself in our uniquely inventive workshops. And you’ll do all that with a glass in hand. Surprises await you along with close to $1,500 in door prizes.
Catch this last opportunity to visit the Fashioning Expo 67 exhibition which runs to October 1st, 2017 and treat yourself to exclusive guided tours.
FREE FOR MUSEUM MEMBERS!
RESERVE YOUR PLACE – One free drink! (Membership card required)
GENERAL ADMISSION – ONE DRINK INCLUDED!
Advance sale $16 / $20 at the door. Ticket non-refundable.
Not a Young McCord Member yet? Wait no longer: special rate of $25 – Offer non-cumulative with other current promotions.
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On the program:
- Live 3D Printing
Learn 3D printing techniques with 3D Branches and watch live recreations of Expo 67’s most durable symbols. Come away with your own free Man and his World keychain (while quantities last).
- The Future of Fashion: Montreal’s next wave of young designers.
Watch creations in the making as students from the CEGEP Marie-Victorin School of Fashion envision tomorrow’s styles right before your very eyes.
- Paint Your Way Back to the Future
See the future as it was imagined back in the 1960s with Montreal artist Maxilie Martel-Racicot aka Mono Sourcil Art and take part in the making of a group fresco.
- Expo 67 in 2017
Travel with the Mini Rail and take in the fleeting sights of Expo 67 as recreated in 3D, an immersive experience presented by the Centre d’Histoire de Montreal.
- Robotic Music
Immerse yourself in the futuristic ambiance of DJ Millimetric’s minimal set.
- The Senses Lab
Put your senses to the test and experience a range of tastes and smells. Learn more about their evolution with the help of researchers from the Université du Québec de Trois-Rivières.
Contest! Correctly identify the different tastes and smells, and you’ll have a chance to win a ticket to the Expo 67 themed exhibitions at the Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal or the Montreal museum of fine arts.
- Playful Laboratory: Build your District
Picture tomorrow’s urban space and create the eco-friendly city in which you would like to live in 50 years’ time with the Quartier Durable building-block game and enter the fun and portable world of WASA games.
- Montreal 200 Years From Now
What would a Montreal set 200 years in the future look like in your mind’s eye? Use the contact number to send us your most novel and perhaps even your wildest ideas. A new leaf will attach itself to a virtual branch of the Tree of Dreams created by Lucion Media.
- Expo 67 in Virtual Reality
Put on your BLVD virtual reality helmet and wander through the Expo 67 Labyrinth Pavilion.
Space Ice Cream: Get a taste of outer space by enjoying a dehydrated ice cream served up by a Cosmodome Astronaut.
And to quench our time traveler’s thirst and whet the appetite, take a tour of our various refreshment booths: Invasion Cocktail, Boldwin Beer and Le Vin dans les Voiles.
Created by Chef Jonathan Garnier and his crew, challenge the laws of nature and unravel the mysteries of chemistry with the molecular cuisine of La Guilde Culinaire Traiteur.
Capture your best moments at La Petite Touche’s GIF booth.
CLOSE TO $1,500 IN PRIZES
Share your favorite snapshots of the evening on social networks using the #5a9McCord hashtag and in the not too distant future you may be in the running to win prizes worth $1,500 including:
- A biosphere made of resin and printed on site in 3D by 3D Branches.
- A guided tour of Habitat 67.
- A team-building activity for twelve people offered by the Cosmodome.
EXCLUSIVE GUIDED TOURS – THIS EVENING ONLY
Fashioning Expo 67
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On the Expo 67 site, creativity and design went hand and hand with modernity. Re-immerse yourself in that visionary universe through the era’s most notable innovations.
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