Lectures : The McCord’s Inside Stories - McCord Museum

Lectures Series

Photo: © Laura Dumitriu, 2017

The McCord’s Inside Stories

In this lecture series, the McCord Museum’s curators and other specialists explore the stories behind the Museum’s rich, diverse collections. 

Talks will conclude with a bilingual question period, followed by tea offered by DAVIDs TEA, and refreshments.

2018-2019 Season:

Façades of a Thousand and One Stories

Tuesday, October 2, 2018, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.


  • Hélène Samson, PhD, is Curator, Photography, and has curated the McGill College Avenue exhibition since 2007.
  • Nathalie Houle, MA, is an art historian and researcher who worked on the exhibitions Notman: A Visionary Photographer (2016-2017) and Montreal Storefronts (2018).

Hélène Samson, 2017 © Laura Dumitriu

Aislin: Contemporary Quebec in Cartoons

Tuesday, February 12, 2019, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Lecturer: Christian Vachon is Curator, Paintings, Prints and Drawings, and has curated various exhibitions, including Cartooning Calamities!and Aislin: 50 Years of Cartoons.

Christian Vachon, 2017 © Laura Dumitriu

Get your Tartan On!

Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Lecturer: Cynthia Cooper, Curator, Dress, Fashion and Textiles, takes a particular interest in fashion entangled within Canadian and Quebec identity projects.

Cynthia Cooper, 2017 © Laura Dumitriu

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