Outdoor activities

The Urban Forest

The Urban Forest is back for an 9th year on Victoria Street –pedestrianized for the occasion– between Sherbrooke Street West and President-Kennedy Avenue.

From May 21 to October 13, 2019

Thanks to its urban furnishings, its public piano and the food trucks that will regale more than one visitor at lunchtime, the Urban Forest will without a doubt be the ideal place to kick back and relax in the heart of downtown Montreal!

A rich, diversified and completely free program of events will also be offered to passers- by all throughout the summer period.

All Summer


  • Happy Hour Pop-Up with Exeko
    Every Wednesday – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    Discuss and exchange around the Museum’s Photography collection.

July and August

  • Morning Yoga with The Art of Living
    Tuesdays and Thursdays – 7:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m.

    Start your day with a morning yoga class in the stimulating atmosphere of the Urban Forest.
  • Musique Nomade Concerts
    Every Wednesdays – 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

    Discover the musical worlds of Indigenous artists from all horizons. In partnership with avec Musique Nomade.

  • Pianos in unison
    Thursday, August 22 – 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m.
    To highlight the 85th birthday of Quebec musical giant Jean-Pierre Ferland, Le petit roi will be played simultaneously in Montreal and in various regions of Quebec. On this occasion, the McCord Museum welcome pianist Paulo Bottas.
  • Vélo Paradiso
    Wednesday August 28 – 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    Wapikoni Mobile’s travelling cinema is at the McCord Museum! Activate this projector-bike to view an original selection of short films and video clips by Wapikoni Mobile and Musique nomade, selected by Indigenous guest curators.


Not to be missed!

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