“Montreal en Arts”: Art Made Available to the Public
Art – “Montreal en Arts” is back on Sainte-Catherine Street this year for its 19th edition. The street will be transformed into an open-air art gallery until July 1st 2018. The “Montreal en Arts” is a very popular artistic event aiming to democratising the arts by bringing artists to the street to meet the population, art is no longer reserved to the four walls of a museum. Over 160 different artists will be taking part in this years 19th edition, brining to the street of Sainte-Catherine various artistic components.
The event will include exhibitions and sales from certain artists, including painters, photographers, sculptors, illustrators, ceramists, glassmakers and many more. “Montreal en Arts” will offer festival-goers the artistic experience from the inside, as spectators or full participants, the public can contribute to the development of a work, encourage a creation or participate in a performance. There will also be a chance for the public to take part in the creation of a new mural in the Sainte-Catherine neighbourhood area. In addition, there will be various live-paintings, revamping of old furniture, transforming your car into a artistic canvas, as well as live portrait drawings. For more information about the festival, click here to access their official website. Enjoy !