REVOLUTION: Take a ride back into the Life of the 60’s
REVOLUTION – The Museum of Fine Arts in downtown Montreal is currently holding an exposition called REVOLUTION happening from June 17th until October 9th. It is a multifaceted exposition which explores different facets of the 1960s society and behaviour, including the consumerist society the manifestations which happened against Viet Nam war, the movement for civil rights, the sexual revolution, experimentation with LSD and other drugs, legendary concerts such as Woodstock and the environmentalists of the 60s.
REVOLUTION will retrace the ideals and aspirations towards the end of the 1960s expressed through music, cinema, design and art. To follow the exposition in detail, you will be provided with headphones which synchronize with the sound and the image according to your location in the rooms. You will be immersed into the streets of London, where fashion never ceases to reinvent itself, as well as in the heart of May 1968 in Paris, or in San Francisco during the Summer of Love, or submersed into the Woodstock Festival.
If you’re budget is tight and you’re planning to visit REVOLUTION this coming week, the museum is hosting a karaoke night on Wednesday 13th where you’ll be able to discover the exposition for half price. You’ll able to dance and sing along to karaoke music from the 60s and 70s in French or English. The bar will open at 5pm and wine and beers will be offered for FREE if you come wearing 60s inspired clothes and accessories! Click here for the Facebook event.
Where: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts 13800 Sherbrooke H3G 1J5
When: 10am until 5pm until October 9th
How much: Tickets for the regular viewings are 15$ if you’re between 13 and 30 years old and 23$ if you’re aged from 31 above.
Website for more details.