Friday 28, Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 April 2017
Blue Met Festival
As part of the Blue Met Festival, the McCord Museum offers a series of talks with exceptional authors and artists.
- The awarding of the First Peoples Literary Prize to David Treuer, an Odjibwe author, followed by a discussion with Duncan McCue.
Friday, April 28 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. (in English). Free and open to all.
- Round table: Can a Society Really Make Peace with its Past?, With Marcello Fois, Marc Bergère, Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette, Fabien Deglise and Marta Carraro.
Friday, April 28 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. (in French). Price: $10. 15% discount for Museum Members. Buy your tickets.
- Round Table with Aislin. The famous cartoonist will discuss with Matt Zimbell and return to his career.
Saturday, April 29 from 11 a.m. to noon. Tickets: $10 for the round table only / $20 to access the round table and the current exhibitions at the Museum, including Aislin: 50 Years of Cartoons. 15% discount for Museum Members. Buy your tickets.
- The Words to Change Award Ceremony to Imbolo Mbue, followed by a discussion between the author and Jeanette Kelly.
Sunday, April 30 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. (in English). Free and open to all.
- Songs and tales with Sylvain Rivard, author and illustrator specialized in First Nations arts and cultures, at the heart of the exhibition Wearing our Identity – The First Peoples Collection.
Saturday, April 29 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in French and Sunday, April 30 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in English. Free and open to all.
Ticket holders for the award ceremonies, or the round table, will be able to visit the exhibition Wearing our Identity – The First Peoples Collection for free.
Not to be missed!
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