Meet the curator

Wednesday, May 31, from 6 to 7:30 P.M.

A part of the Allan Slaight collection as stored at the American collector's house, which sold it to the McCord Museum, October 2014. Photo: C. Vachon.

Conversation about the exhibition Illusions: The Art of Magic

For the first activity related to the exhibition Illusions: The Art of Magic, the McCord Museum is pleased to welcome Christian Vachon, Curator Paintings, Prints and Drawings at the Museum, and Olivier Kemeid, scenarist of the exhibition, author, director and artistic director of Quat’Sous Theater.

Get behind the scenes of the exhibition and learn more about the acquisition and documentation of the Allan Slaight Collection, as well as about the writing of the exhibition scenario by a man of the theater. They will share their discoveries in this exploration of a unusual but captivating subject.

Free activity.
Presentation in French followed by a bilingual question period.

Location: J. Armand Bombardier Theatre at the McCord Museum.

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