City Talks - Special Edition
Wednesday, June 3, 2020, at 6 p.m.
Griffintown – Evolving Montreal
In conjunction with the exhibition Griffintown – Evolving Montreal showcasing the photographs of Robert Walker, the McCord Museum and Héritage Montréal are organizing a debate on the recent transformation of this neighbourhood. The site of intense, controversial real estate development, this urban district with a rich past has seen its landscape change radically over the last decade. What lessons can be learned from the large-scale gentrification that is still continuing? How has it affected the neighbourhood’s identity and urban fabric?
Montreal in Transition is a photographic commission program run by the McCord Museum aimed at documenting Montreal’s ongoing urban transformation. For the first series, photographer Robert Walker has chosen to focus on Griffintown. In the coming years the Museum will be commissioning some well-known local photographers to explore the changes occurring in a neighbourhood of their choice.
City Talks – Special Edition
For an eighth year, the City Talks series offers a space for thought and discussion on contemporary issues that affect Montrealers: heritage, urban planning, metropolitan reality… Come share your viewpoint on our city.
Free activity, seating is limited.
Location: J.A. Bombardier Theatre, McCord Museum
Member privilege: Reserve your seat!
Heritage Montréal privilege: Réserve your seat!
Museum Members can make reservations for activities. They also have unlimited free access to the McCord Museum, Stewart Museum, and a host of other privileges. Become a Member today!
Not to be missed!
Be an insider
Subscribe to our mailing list, and be the first to know about our exhibitions and activities.Subscribe now
Members benefit from unlimited free access to the McCord and Stewart exhibitions, and many more privileges.Become a Member now