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City Talks

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 6 p.m.

Harry Sutcliffe, Old fort and Jacques Cartier Bridge, from St. Helen’s Island, Montreal, about 1935. Gift of Peter, Paul, Robert and Carolyn Sutcliffe, M2011. © McCord Museum

Illuminating Montreal: Innovation or Saturation?

City Talks

There have been a growing number of installations as well as projection and illumination projects in the city as we rediscover the night-time urban landscape. What are the repercussions and benefits of this creative strategy for the city’s nightlife?


  • Sakchin BessetteCo-founder, Executive Creative Director, Moment Factory
  • Josianne Poirier, Ph.D Student in Art History, Université de Montréal.
  • Conor Sampson, Architectural lighting Specialist, CS Design, OAQ

City Talks is a series of lectures bringing  together city thinkers  and builders to share their views on current practical urban issues affecting Montrealers.

The lectures are followed by an informal and friendly chat over a glass of wine.
Location:  J. Armand Bombardier Theatre at the McCord Museum

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Upcoming lectures:

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 6 p.m.: Montreal Under Construction! A Design Opportunity?

Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 6 p.m.: Entertainment Districts: a Viable New Driver of Urban Development?

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 6 p.m.: Cultural Diversity and City Development: a Human Landscape with an Urban Identity?

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